Coming to birth: True story

You remember my sister, right? The one I used to write to you guys about, and her pregnancy ordeal, and her gruesome miscarriage sometimes last year. Guess what? She conceived again, and she's almost coming to birth. She's in the last stage of her pregnancy, and very strong and exhilarated. This time around she ain't … Continue reading Coming to birth: True story

African Culture: Time to drop off the negative and irrelevant

Recently I read Blossoms of the Savannah, a novel by H. R. Ole Kulet, where he addresses the elusive concerns of female genital mutilation (FGM) and early marriages among the Maa community of the Massaiand and I couldn't help concurring with him on a number of issues, especially where he says culture is dynamic and not … Continue reading African Culture: Time to drop off the negative and irrelevant

A Letter to Nat Geo WILD

April 22, 2019 Director, Human Resource National Geographic Headquarters 1145 17th Street NW Washington, D.C. 20036 Dear Sir/madam, I'm writing to humbly request for a job opportunity in your organization. But first I would like to commend you guys for the wonderful job you are doing of informing us of the world we live in, … Continue reading A Letter to Nat Geo WILD

Murdered University Students: cause of rising cases in Kenya

First, before the murder of female university students started to grab national headlines like after every three months, there was only the isolated case of Mercy Keino, a university of Nairobi student whose disfigured body was discovered on Waiyaki Way in 2012 after she attended a party hosted by Kiambu Governor, William Kabogo at Wasini Luxury … Continue reading Murdered University Students: cause of rising cases in Kenya

Wife Battering in Nairobi, Kenya

Yesterday I met a friend who I hadn't seen in a long time, on my way to "hustle", and he asked me if I was sick or had somehow started using marijuana. I was puzzled and at the same time felt some slight tinge of irritation. I thought it was rude of him, friend or … Continue reading Wife Battering in Nairobi, Kenya