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Sportpesa Chronicles

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Reading Time: 6 minutesCuriosity killed the cat. Wrong. Curiosity taught the cat a lesson. Right. When everyone was talking about the World Cup, guess what I was talking about…. thee World Cup. Let me share a little experience I had with you. Well, I have less than 200 friends. 70% of these friends bet on…

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Because Of Pizza

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Reading Time: 5 minutesNothings turns a modern day girl ON more than some slimy mrenda mixed with bitter managu eaten with brown ugali. She will fall head over heels with you if you serve her boiled sweet potatoes and uji for breakfast in bed. Let me tell you a secret that you never knew: girls…

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A Degree? A Mentor? – Which Is Best?

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Reading Time: 4 minutesWhat’s the difference between; Susan who completes high school and joins Nairobi University and graduates with a bachelors degree in ABC, and Oliver who finishes high school and goes straight into mentorship? Well, Susan is better placed than Oliver. She has gone to a prestigious university and spent more than 4 years…

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Shitbags!

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Reading Time: 6 minutesPolitics is not my thing, but I know at least one thing – Kenyan politicians are, well, shitbags! Forgive me for insulting someones mother, father or spouse, but I refrained myself from using harsher words. See, ever since I became conscious of the world, I began to notice things. I could hear…

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A Street Lamp

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Reading Time: 6 minutesHave you heard of smart cities? Do you know what they are? Or how they work? Or what makes them smart? If you have, ever imagined our Kenyan cities transforming from what they are to smart cities? Wouldn’t they be amazing? I stumbled upon the the term the other day as I…

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Mr. Pilsner Bottle

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Reading Time: 4 minutesMommy, Daddy, I do not know whether I write this for you, or for the reader who is a parent or an aspiring parent. I write it anyway. … I thank God for you, mom. I do not know how I would be without you, dad. It is through your collaborative efforts…

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Non-Issue – #1

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Reading Time: 5 minutesThis is one of those weird blogs that you will ever come across. Trust me. And for anyone who I might offend here, please let your eyes read no more at this moment. Please note that I have warned you in advance and anything you do after my warning is solely on…

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10th Most Dangerous City In Africa – #1

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Reading Time: 6 minutesDark pregnant clouds hung lowly as the once calm breezes turn into frenzied winds. I watch as carelessly littered papers swirl in the twisting dust devils, high and higher up the dark sky they go. The air is filled with noises of working engines, hooting cars, distant sirens, constant bangs from this…

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Teach Africa

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Reading Time: 5 minutesIn my last post , I talked about the 17 sustainable development goals set by world leaders in the summit of 2015. I went further to state what in my view are the best ways to achieve these goals. In this blog post, I will focus on one of the two things that I…

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The UN Summit of 2015

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Reading Time: 4 minutesWhat if the world had no poverty, zero hunger, clean water and sanitation, improved access to good health care, good quality education for every child and we’d solved the climate problem? What if our world achieved gender equality, reduced inequalities, decent work and economic growth, affordable and clean energy, responsible production and…

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Morality – Why We Are Missing The Point

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Reading Time: 4 minutesOn 11th and 12th of April, 2018, twitter was flooded with people expressing their disgust over how teenagers take and post on social media. Tweeting under the hashtag #ifikiewazazi, Kenyans condemned while some were shocked at the rot that is with these millennials. A quick look at Kenyan instagram accounts will show you…

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Expose Your Stupidity

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Reading Time: 3 minutesI can write, but I can’t write. I can type, but I cannot write. I am unable to construct a correct English sentence. Listen, I struggle to organize my thoughts and flow with them. That’s not it yet. You see, normal people can speak at least some English – you can hear it. I…

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