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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...

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...

Miseh Segero

In my dreams, I am standing right at the heart of one of the most important soccer stadiums in the world Maybe Camp Nou, or Wembley I can’t hear my heartbeat over the sound of a...

Catarina

The way this story ends is I end up in Barcelona, wondering how I can learn Spanish in 10 days, looking around this sunny seaside city in awe that somehow, my little unassuming...

Mama Cera

He’s back home and I don’t know what to tell him I never know what to tell him anymore Nothing I say helps Nothing I do makes a difference I look at the baby in the corner...

Baba Maureen

Here is how Maureen remembers it It was a weekend - and this she knows because she was not in school She was eight years old, you see, and that is how eight-year-olds break down...

Bob

"Did you have a graduation party" she asked We were on our way to a graduation party for one of her friends in Umoja I was driving, and she was riding shotgun This car I inherited...

Child of Sagana

I have been wearing a marvin for so long, I cannot even remember the days when I did not need to wear it But people, when they see me around campus for the first time, they think...

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