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Moving the goalposts

At the age of six, I was learning to use the words uncle and aunty loosely They didn’t necessarily have to mean a blood relative, but rather someone who spent their time a lot...

Roses for Jean-Pierre

There was a time when phones had memories smaller than a pup’s Mine was a hand me down from my elder brother; a Nokia that opened up like a laptop, with a keypad arranged just...

Jinamizi

When I think about it, the most pivotal moments of my career have been shaped by someone asking me, “Can you sing” The first one was Chizi Everyone knew Chizi It was hard to...

George Ojwaya

Your heart doesn’t immediately stop when you’re dying I would never have known this, had I not almost died If anything, it drops, like a feather blown gently by the wind...

The itch from Nyamasaria

As a young kid growing up, you go about doing the things growing up kids do You are a little troublemaker It comes with the territory But the constitution is very clear You go...

The Grandfather

That is not how he had thought he would die It is not even the place he thought he would be when he finally returned his soul to its owner above Granted, he had not really thought...

David Majak

It’s always hot The heat is unprecedented We sweat all the time, without the privileged benefit of air conditioning or rainfall You can’t really get comfortable This is what...

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