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Social Media; the Driver of Narcissistic Entitlement

Social media has greatly transformed our culture.  It has changed the way we listen, converse, interact, build and sustain relationships.  It is said that adults now spend, on average, three hours per day on social networking and messaging platforms.   Social …

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Fitina: A Treatise on Malicious Manipulation of Information

If there is something I have learnt from very early in life, it is to keep away from fitinaFitina is a social disease that wrecks relationships, destroys families and leads to serious crimes of passion.  Woe unto you …

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The Night Runner Matthew Smith and Other Village Stories

January is here and I am back from a long and restful holiday in my village of Matungu.  I had a good time with my extended family, eating food fresh from the farm, taking long walks in the evenings …

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The Complexities of the Inferiority Complex

We often read in the press and see for ourselves high ranking individuals suffering from superiority complex and resorting to ridiculous, violent and uncalled for actions against unsuspecting members of the public.  Actions have included ear pulling, nose pinching, brick …

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The World Is Yet To See God’s Limits of Exploitation

I knew Messiah from a young age.

Back then, he went by the name Masii. I cannot really say that we grew up together because he grew up in the village and I in the city.  We always went to …

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Deboarding Hostile Passengers

Dear Reader, I will not bore you with unnecessary introductory remarks.  I know that you are all eyes, waiting to know how the story of Janet and her husband ended.

Janet continued with her story:

“The next day I underwent …

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Riding the Journey of Life With A Hostile Passenger

“Why do we as a culture hold on to toxic relationships?”

This, Dear Reader, was a question asked by my sister-in-law one Friday afternoon as we watched the lunchtime news.  A news item came up about a woman who …

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Body Shaming: The Elephant in the City

Let us talk about the elephant in the city.  Why is body shaming an acceptable practice?  Why do we give these body shaming bullies an audience?  Why do we give them an ear and egg them on when they turn …

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The Hekima Business Community Kioskers

I read an Article the other day where Bob Collymore (may his soul rest in peace) informed us Kenyans in no uncertain terms that we were plagued, afflicted, infected beyond cure with what is known as “Kiosk Mentality”.  …

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In Nairobi, The Customer is Always Wrong

Nairobi is a very large city teeming with all sorts of businesses, from the fashion industry, to the motor industry, to the culinary industry and the flesh industry. With competition among businesses, each business owner has to go that extra …

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