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The Queue

You can learn a lot from just standing or sitting in a queue. When you are forced to queue for hours, the idle chitchat of others in the queue serves as very useful entertainment. If you are next to some …

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Absence is Not Goodbye

Indeed, absence is not goodbye for am I not back as promised to satisfy your curious minds with tales of Flash and matatu businesses? So, where was I in my story?

I recollect.

The weekend came and went and …

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A Man Cannot Cry

For those who are expecting a scandalous tale about a man crying for something or over something, you have clicked the wrong link. There is nothing special about the title of this blog – it is click bait. I just …

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An African Does Not Die!

Dear reader, after almost a years’ hiatus, I am back to scribbling. I had decided not to bore you with the details of why I went MIA but because I enjoy torturing you with long prose and unnecessary loquaciousness, I …

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House Hunt
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The House Hunt

We have a new neighbour at house number 44 in Hekima Estate. Her name is Mali. She is a laboratory technician and her husband is a doctor at St Kizito Hospital in Nairobi. He was recently transferred from St …

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Wakhaba Will Marry
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Wakhaba Will Marry


Wakhaba Will Marry; A Novel by Didi Wamukoya

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“Wakhaba will marry. Anaya, are you listening to me? Wakhaba will marry and if it is not you, then it will be somebody else.

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My Honorific Titles

An honorific is a term that prefixes or suffixes a person’s name and shows honor and respect when addressing that person. Most, if not all, of the honorifics we use formally today were inherited from the west. However, in our …

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I Am Multi-Skilled: Lessons From the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our lives. It has greatly impacted on the way we work, socialize and worship. Further, it has wreaked havoc on our economies, industries and well-being. Until a vaccine is found, we shall have to adapt …

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Race: Why is My Skin Colour So Terrifying?

I was born and grew up in Nairobi, Kenya and attended public schools from primary level all the way to university. In Kenya, people of other races often attended private schools and went to university abroad. There were Indians who …

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Night Club
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A Night Club in Town

We paid our bill and left Desalech Kitfo. You remember the couple I told you about, the Ethiopian lady and her Indian beau who joined our party? Well, they followed us out of the restaurant like we were in the …

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