Author: Magunga Williams

The last time I was in a fight must have been six years ago, and the only reason I did it is because this other dude decided he could fling my then girlfriend across the room. I mean, at that point, even Jesus would clench a fist. Since then, however, I have not been in a fight, which when I think about it, is quite remarkable for me because I have an impatient temper. It fires up fast and hot. About three weeks ago, I was this close to switching off the lights on some dude in Parklands, and here…

Coward of the county via @theMagunga
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It is too early in this story to be telling lies, so allow me to accord this intro with the dignity of honesty; I lied.  When I met Munyaka at some event in Riverside Drive and told him “Yeah, I would like to join your hiking troupe sometime”, I did not mean a single one of those words. It is like when you meet one of your school mates from primary school after twenty years and you say, “We should get the old gang together and have a drink one of these fine days”, you do not intend for them…

The place of ostriches via @theMagunga
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When I first met Phyllis, she belonged to my elder brother. I had seen Nimrod with others before, so I knew this one was never going to last either. And she didn’t. Her best days were behind her. She is old, you see, and always had a problem somewhere. Always making those near death noises, the ones that you hear and you know someone needs to be opened up. Again. And so Nimrod – naturally – would leave Phyllis at my place when he left the country for work. But because I wasn’t exactly attracted to her, I would also…

Phyllis via @theMagunga
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What is the truth, and at this point, who will it help?” Her mother – Pamela – sought after the truth of Tom Mboya’s death until the day she ran out of air. Would it be fair to expect Maureen and her siblings to also pursue the same?

Baba Maureen via @theMagunga
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