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

Second Colonization of Africa

They came bearing the Bible, a strange new faith we knew nothing of. They came with a new way of learning that perplexed our people, a completely different system from ours that actually added very little to what we already knew. They came with this interesting way of healing ailments that awed even our own … Continue reading Second Colonization of Africa

Theresa May Resignation: Lesson for African leaders

I still dream of a day an African leader will voluntarily step down for failing to live up to his or her promise to the electorate, to the people. I dream of a day an African leader will resign for failing to to keep their promise to the people in their manifestos. Sometimes I wonder … Continue reading Theresa May Resignation: Lesson for African leaders

Different Worlds Photo (22)

I've been telling you guys about this special delicacy in my community: chiswa, prepared from white ants, and here it is -- photo. This particular ones are captured at night on an anthill, unlike the other white ants which are captured during daytime, and from anywhere not necessarily on an anthill.

IAAF Semenya ruling discriminatory: How’s she to blame for higher testosterone levels?

Someone, or rather IAAF, should explain to me how Caster Semenya, the Olympic 800 meters champion, is to blame for having higher testosterone levels. Isn't that discrimination of the highest order! I think it's totally unfair, like Semenya herself rightly put it after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week dismissed her appeal … Continue reading IAAF Semenya ruling discriminatory: How’s she to blame for higher testosterone levels?