BLACK LIVES DO MATTER; We just want to live.

You know, with all that’s been going on; I’ve tried to be mum, to not say what’s on my mind but I’ve failed. I’ve failed because that morning when I saw the infamous George Floyd video, I wept. I wept and ugly cried. Not because am an African American, or an American citizen… or living […]

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COVIDIOCRACY: Being a Coronavirus Screw Up!

During this pandemic, humanity and the basic humanness has been put to the test in more than one ways. Stores ran out of ; wait for it… Tissue paper!! Of all the things to grab during the ‘apocalyptic’ times; human brilliance pointed to Tissue paper as the most critical for the species’ survival. Other than […]

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DRIVING THROUGH BOTSWANA

Oh Botswana ! I’ve been to Botswana twice now, and I must say; she has been really good to me on both visits! THE ROADS. The first thing that struck me when I stepped onto Bots was how good their roads are; in comparison, of course, to our Kenyan roads. Also, the organization and order in […]

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6 FOODS YOUR VAGINA BEGS FOR.

We are basically what we eat; and we smell of what we eat. For us ladies, this adds an extra load on us as we tend to have one very choosy Queen down there that has a myriad of demands and sure knows how to throw a proper tantrum (in the form of infections). This […]

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4 REASONS TO HATE VALENTINES DAY.

Yes… that time of the year is here… The time of chocolates, roses, cupid’s arrows and heart festooned greeting cards… The time most dreaded by most if not all singles.  And I, being the Queen of the Singledom, definitely loathe Valentines day. Who came up with such a day and why on earth would they […]

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WHAT IF WE WERE MORE INTENTIONAL??

Its quite correct to say that my 2020 has just begun; I literally feel like it’s the 31st so HAPPY NEW YEAR! This year beginning, I’ve been thinking a lot about Intentions and Being Intentional; can’t blame me, I took some law class and one of the basic I learnt was that Intention is really […]

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THE FACE OF THE RACE! THE FACE OF THE CONTINENT!

Because by making you the Face of the Race and the Continent’s reference point, they automatically made you the Defender of the Race and the Continent’s Activist. You are to carry these emblems high up; wave them higher with such pride. Shout louder and stronger for your motherland. Let them call you The Angry Black Woman. Let them act surprised and shocked at how aggressive you are. Never let this deter you; never let their perception of civilization silence you as it definitely never silenced the slave owners nor the colonizers.

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GENGE TONE – RESHAPING KENYAN CULTURE?

Lets talk about Genge tone. I won’t lie; I love genge tone. Its catchy, its refreshing, its such a vibe and just makes you wanna move. But like most of us, I never really listen or even understand whatever those kids are singing. I have no idea for instance what “pekejeng” means or sjui “design […]

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WHAT IF YOU’RE THE LOVE OF YOUR LIFE??

I was listening to Button Poetry and there was this beautiful poem of “When Love arrives” by Phil Kaye & Sarah Kay. Then, my overthinking self-got to work and I just thought about the whole notion of love, the one, marriage, life partners etc etc. What if… just like gender and all other social norms, […]

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