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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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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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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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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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Night Out
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A Night on the Town

When the government proposed social distancing and staying at home as measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 crisis, there came, as usual, an online war between the introverts and the extroverts. The introverts contended that this was their time …

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Ritual Healer
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The Ritual Healer

Dear Reader, the events I am about to describe here happened way before we knew that such a thing like coronavirus existed. So do not fear that I went against common sense and ignored directives on social distancing. In fact, …

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Enemies of Progress
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Enemies of Progress

We are our own enemies of progress.

Over the Christmas holidays, a prominent Kenyan professor posted a photograph of himself and his family on a beach holiday in Malindi.  Of course, Kenyans spewed vitriol and venom directed at the …

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Helpless Hannah Husband
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Helpless Hannah Husbands

“My husband is a Helpless Hannah!” exclaimed Muni.

This had all started as a casual conversation after we were done with the official business of our chama meeting.  This was not one of the usual chamas where we contributed funds …

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