My Nairobi, My Story (Short Stories)

I Just Got Mugged. From Murumbi’s to Muthaiga Police to Mathari Hospital

Reading Time: 6 minutes You know how you know when something’s about to happen to you? Well… I have been thinking that someone is going to rob me for the past one month. I thought I was going to get robbed as I was leaving the house. I thought about it at Murumbi’s. It’s that inner voice; instinct, that has been preparing me for this moment.

Bangi Huchizisha?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Swali imeishi kuwa, Bangi huchizisha? Tactile hallucinations – a perception of having seen, heard, touched, tasted or smelled something that wasn’t actually there…Remember that for later. Growing up, nilipenda kusoma both for class na novels, with time this changed nikakuwa fascinated na obsessed with books and whatever they may hold. Watimo ameniona through this na …

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Lame the Movie Premiere’s In Eldoret

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lame revolves around a pair, Lame and Tasha who are trying to present their proposal to a group of sponsors for funding but struggle to do so as Lame’s clumsiness and bad timing keeps getting in the way. From spilling tea on Tasha to pushing her into a pool of mud, this movie kept the audience not only entertained, rib-cracked but also set a standard for how Kenyan movies are produced and celebrated by their own.

Reflections on April 3rd 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes We can only hope that this raises greater awareness around the need for reforms, whether in housing or policing or the economy itself, as banks are getting cash infusions to keep them afloat while SME’s are not. I feel sad for all the women who run small businesses like saloons who have now been robbed of an income with very little hope of a government interest free loan to keep their business afloat and food on their families table. But we continue to endure, however heavy loads can and do break backs, so we hope this crisis doesn’t end with more women being crippled.

My #jichoche2020 Story: 5 Years Ago I was Having The Worst Week of My Life. I Wrote A Poem.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today is a special day. At exactly 20.20 Nairobi hours, on the 20th of January of 2020 (sounds special right) I will post my #jichoche2020 story. Today I found a poem I wrote five years ago. On the 14th of May 2015, titled ‘Just A Week’. It was not just fancy writing but bleeding my …

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