My Child

  My child, my unborn child, My unconceived child, the apple of my eye, I welcome you into the world, A little nervous, but my spirits high.   Child I know the world you coming into, it's cold, No place for a child, rich or poor, Had progress, not enough to keepyou safe far from … Continue reading My Child

200 Years Ago

  23:23 hours, I pass this young man, In a dimly-lit street on my way home, Selling sugarcane, trying to earn, Wheelbarrow half-empty, should go home.   I move on, my head in another world, Unlived dreams haunting, broken promises, Mama says, start a family before you bald, Empty bed awaits, Valentines spent nothing on … Continue reading 200 Years Ago

Kenya Music Industry: Jua Cali only OG

In Kenya, when you mention "OG", the first thing that comes to mind for most people is Khaligraph Jones. The word OG has become synonymous with the rapper. Most people, including a close friend of mine think that's his name. One day while talking about the TV series "Power", I referred to 50 Cent (Curtis … Continue reading Kenya Music Industry: Jua Cali only OG

Ocean and Land relationship: War looming

Today as the world marks World Oceans Day, I found myself musing over the kind of relationship the world Oceans must have with Land. And the more I thought about it, the more I realized it must really be porous. When I thought of water pollution and all the water "unfriendly" materials; the plastics and … Continue reading Ocean and Land relationship: War looming

Kenya New Currency: Is Kenyatta’s statue a portrait?

Kenyans are divided on whether the first president, mzee Jomo Kenyatta's statue on the new notes is a portrait or not, and whether it should be completely phased out like the Constitution demands in Section 231 (4) that bans the portraits of individuals. The new notes were officially unveiled during the Madaraka Celebration in Narok … Continue reading Kenya New Currency: Is Kenyatta’s statue a portrait?