The Mogadishu Gunia Marathon

“… Simple farming tools. They were all that were needed that night. Thanks to simple farming tools, blood flowed down tributaries. I couldn’t help but unleash the athlete in me that night, criss-crossing narrow alleys and jumping over what was once a shanty. Dogs howled into the night as the carnivorous excitement began. Men in …

Swingin’ Five Under the Moonlight

“……Swingin’ Five under the Moonlight, So as to hear more keys than Alicia as the year prepared to begin……….. Nothing was as magical at that time, I thought as I gazed upon the Full Moon, with the beautifully scattered, yet delicate clouds amplifying more of the moonlight, and the occasional twinkle of the stars, some …

#JusticeForNefertiti: A True Story

Medical negligence is when a medical practitioner behaves in a way that violates the code of medical ethics, resulting in fatal injury/death to that patient. FACT: Article 43 of the Kenyan Constitution says everyone has the right to receive the best healthcare services, which includes the right to get health care services such as reproductive …

Kenyan Timing

The night is given to those now, who feel the tranquil quiet that this curfew now brings to the streets of many suburbs here in Nairobi. Around 10pm, it had gotten darker, and the constellations had already started showing. Suddenly, constellations began taking shapes they had never taken before. One constellation was even moving, which …

Mteja Wa Nambari Uliyopiga…..Ni Chokoraa kwa Sasa.

I lived in fear of mine the whole time. The only mistake I committed was running on instinct to help up an old lady who tripped on some stones during an ongoing memorial service, and fell so badly she cut herself on the ankles, and bruised one cheek. Not a single adult rose from their …

If COVID-19 happened in the 80’s

Kenya can be quite interesting. And yes, in both sides of the coin. To Kenyans, based on the fact that the coin would be more interesting, they wouldn’t at first think both sides of the coin represented both positive and negative aspects & perspectives. Though, what again do you expect from a nationality now identified …

Ndoto za Banglapesa

Around 2am, it had gotten mysteriously darker, and the constellations had already started showing. Suddenly, constellations began taking shapes they had never taken before.One constellation was even moving, which was of an aeroplane, and it was illuminated as if it was a blueprint.Many constellations began taking that aeroplane shape, lighting up the sky as the …

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