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Why you need to attend Africa Nouveau Festival this weekend

Why you need to attend Africa Nouveau Festival this weekend

This weekend the Africa Nouveau festival takes place at the Ngong’ Racecourse Waterfront. This is definitely one of the biggest contemporary art festivals in the country – if not the biggest. Creatives drawn from all over the continent will have three days to showcase the […]

Kenya’s Gangsta Story Retold #TEFBadassery

Kenya’s Gangsta Story Retold #TEFBadassery

The world is full of unbelievable gangsta stories from the likes of Al Capone, Frank Lucas, John Gotti and many more. These are men who’ve risen up the ranks in the world of crime and earned themselves notoriety across the globe. Stories of gangstas, both […]

Kenyan stories brought to life on stage #TooEarlyForBirds

Kenyan stories brought to life on stage #TooEarlyForBirds

Kenya’s history is filled with lots of stories of amazing individuals who left a mark, however little or big, on the course of the country. Most of these stories will not be told in history classes or mainstream media thus the creative community is stepping […]

Let us Pray

Let us Pray

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. Let us pray Oh God of all creation Bless this our land and nation Justice be our shield and defender May we dwell in unity, Peace and […]

Blame it on our education system

Blame it on our education system

Like all rants, I haven’t thought out this post to a definite conclusion. There is an aching somewhere in my body, a need to just let this out of my system and hope that whoever reads this will get the message I am trying to […]

A Poem Untitled #Kenya #Politics

A Poem Untitled #Kenya #Politics

Rain drops of water, showers away the shame.   Pain full of anger, looking for people to blame.   Tears streams down my face, heart picks up the pace.   Fears haunting our dreams, lost we are, it seems.   Love is just a fable, […]

For Boys Who’ve considered Committing Suicide

For Boys Who’ve considered Committing Suicide

Only a slave mourns his master.   I shed no tears for chivalry, as real men don’t cry hold the tears in, till it forms a noose round your neck the weight of the world on your shoulder but feeling every least bit like Atlas […]

I hate your tribe

I hate your tribe

I hate your tribe For like the ancient kipande, you wear it as the symbol of your identity Not as a source of pride but a factor of discrimination Causing a rift to divide this nation Use it as reason to wage a war you […]

Open Letter to Kenya’s Political Class

Open Letter to Kenya’s Political Class

Honorable Ladies and Gentlemen, I won’t beat about the bush about this. Get your heads out of your a**es and see what is happening to our beloved country. We, the citizens of this great land, are living in slavery – our master is the fear that like […]