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What Happens To You After Men Have Gone Back Their Wives?

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Reading Time: 6 minutes  A village in the middle of nowhere celebrates the achievement of one of their daughters who just passed her national exams and has now been called to a renown university in Nairobi. She carries the hopes of an entire people. And off she goes to the big city. She knows she…

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One Does Not Break The Hand Of A Farmer.

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Reading Time: 6 minutes“Mūrīmi ndaunagūo gūoko.” Said a person who I have neither heard nor seen. I am not even sure if that is the correct way to write what they said, but of importance here is life…  sorry I mean… of importance here is that you understand what he is saying. For you my…

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Pain Cannot Accurately Be Defined.

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Reading Time: 5 minutesI tend to think that life is a kite suspended in air. One moment in this direction, the other moment in that direction. I don’t know how yours is. But mine changed just like a kite in the wind that day, a day that will forever be fresh in my memory. I…

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Let Us Not Forget The 80s, 90s & Early 2000s.

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Reading Time: 5 minutesThe air they breathed was contaminated with sadness and death. The environment was littered with desperation and confusion. And the sky? Well it was was pregnant with disease and it poured down on them fear. Word had spread like wildfire. A mystery murrain was here, and it was not only terrifying but…

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Men Must Talk.

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Reading Time: 5 minutesIt was a Glenlivet 15 that Joe (not his real name) liked to have when he felt the way he was feeling today. He had concluded that it was the only drink that understood him, met his needs and provided him a shoulder to cry on. Not that he cried though, because…

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Few Things Last Forever.

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Reading Time: 5 minutesHad he not looked in that direction, Oliver would never have know what the essence of life is. He was not sure whether he had seen a prettier girl in his life ever before. He wasn’t even sure whether he had seen a girl before in his life (apologies, he often doesn’t…

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You Know What, Fuck It!

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Reading Time: 3 minutesHe said my blog was down, that it bores him when he has to come here looking for beautiful new stories then he has to bear the disappointment of finding none. He emphasised that consistency is very important if I am to make my blog a success. He continued to say that…

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Does Your Wallet Make You Happy?

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Reading Time: 5 minutesOn a little stool near the glass table lies a brown wallet. It was bought one random evening on a street in South B at 9PM in the night. Oliver assumes that the Maasai who he bought it from had walked all the way from Kajiado to South B (72.6 km) just…

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Don’t Gaze At Ceilings, It’s A Trap!

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Reading Time: 4 minutesA little SQ somewhere in South B is a cremation chamber. Global warming has decided to warm this tiny overpriced structure a little bit more than anywhere else. It is very quiet, this place. A silence that has a dullness in it. But is there anything as complete silence? Is there not…

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Content Creation VS Content Retention.

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Reading Time: 4 minutesAs a content creator, I believe that video is the future of communication. You can already see it. Over the past few years, there has suddenly occurred a need by social media companies to create live statuses and live streaming. WhatsApp brought to us WhatsApp status – which is essentially a place…

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A Little Fish & Its Mother.

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Reading Time: 5 minutes“I want you to take this cheque to a man called Murathe. Specifically to him. Make sure that it his hands that touch this envelop next from your. You will find him at Family bank Kenyatta Avenue. Is it clear?” Instructed a big man in a pure cotton shirt that was definitely…

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A Desperate Woman & A Man With A Steak.

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Reading Time: 6 minutesOne day, a desperate woman hastened to go home to her children. Everything in her mind was a buzz: moving in random directions and random speeds at random times. She was experiencing a mixture of feelings; impatience, fear, regret, hopelessness, a bit of hope, determination, resentment and many other confused feelings. She…

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Who Doesn’t Love An Office Job.

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Reading Time: 8 minutes To be honest, there’s little pride in doing a dirty job. Ask anyone who does a dirty menial job they’ll tell you. If there was a possibility for them to do a ‘clean’ job, they’d sure as death jump on it. [Not that I cannot hear your thoughts wondering what dirty…

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