Substitute Teacher

Hey there. How has your day been? I hope it was as successful the way you wanted it. My name is Kazungu Kahindi, that does not mean much now, given I am new to you. However, Antony entrusted you to my care while he is away chasing dreams and the perfect bus pictures-he’s always had…

MV-JUVENNA: The Ship That Sunk.

“Chief, I thought I’d arrive late but I got to the diggz just on time. Three hours shy off the curfew hour. The only thing I will need right now is some Bourbon to calm my nerves. I feel sad that the ship sunk. There was no way whatsoever I would have saved it. The…

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Today is the second day of October. It takes me back to when I was 18 years old. What a magical time in my life. Fresh into college & ready to rock the world.I, however, wasn’t ready to get cheated on and crash land into reality. It was all avoidable, if only I had the…

Answers?

Sometime back I visited a friend. Us taking that journey was not only an act of visitation but also an act of mourning. Our pal had lost his father. When we arrived he hugged us and said nothing. He turned his gaze away from us and held his head down for some minutes. He then…

Next Life

In our next life, we wish to be rich. No, wealthy to be precise is the correct word. There is nothing noble in poverty. It withers away the day and night, for the invariable sauerkraut of greens. We want to dress nice, without having to sacrifice our meals. We want to travel the world and…

Don’t Get Married Before

Let us say you are 25 and above, or rather you hit the above mid 20 crisis. Time to time hints have been thrown around by your folks, uncles, and pals who have walked that path ahead of you. That path of, “unaoa lini?” or “unatuletea mtu lini?” In short they are asking you when…

To Have A DNA or Not?

One dubious mistake most men make is to under estimate a woman’s capacity for deceit. Others suffer from deep-rooted insecurities. They would rather hurt comfortably in lies rather than bearing the free weight of the truth. Such calibers of men tie their worthiness to a woman’s approval, and are but half-men, simps. Getting a DNA…

Flume

To the man who believeth that men are naturally promiscuous and the woman who sells herself to the highest bidder shalt never feel safe in any relationship. This is because of them not being able to discover the power of reason. They are both slaves to their emotions. Belief in the faculty of logic has…

Nairobi’s Traffic

Nairobi traffic jam is too slow today. But that is the least of Neville’s worries. His work contract elapses in a month and a half. He is behind on schedule on his car payments. Three days ago the bank sent him an email. Again: “How would he survive?” Neville revs up his Subaru. Traffic is…

My Hands Are Full.

Being born an African, one does not know peace. When you are born an African American you only need to fight one major bigotry – racism. When you are born an African you fight the world. Every prejudice you can conjure, I suffer. I cannot fight for you, my hands are full. We share a…