Except, this time I have no mother to go home to. She’s not ati dead. But there is nothing she can do. Even Mother Karua has limits. And Jack Dorsey is not her cousin – trust me, I asked. So I am stuck out here in the cold.
Browsing: COVID Series
President Magufuli is a sad lesson of the illusion of invulnerability and indestructibility that newly-minted dictators revere.
As told to Magunga by Mammy, a 22-year-old girl living in Bungoma.
The call came in when I was at my cousin’s place. It was during those early days of the pandemic…
The pandemic started beating on us like the rain – slowly at first, then in torrents.
Not their real names, obviously.
(a meditation on grief and the things that keep me up at night)
I had seen enough from China and Italy to know what was coming. I had watched, read and heard enough
until we can meet again, this will be enough.
There is nothing easy about going to war with an enemy you cannot see.