Opinion

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Losing a loved one

I know how mama looks at the basket she used to carry food to her sister in hospital. She’s too strong for tears but I know it has taken time to heal up those...
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Defining Infidelity

In a relationship, there is always one thing you fear. Something you would rather never encounter: infidelity. It’s the deal breaker in all relationships. You...
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The name game

When we hear of kids called ‘Blessing’ or ‘Redemption’, there’s always that moment where you’re like ‘no, seriously, what’s your name?’ ...
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Politicizing Religion

I happened to tune in to the vice-presidential debate that aired on KBC and by the time it was done I was largely disappointed and somewhat angry. Throughou...
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Picking the right emcee

Sadia Ahmed hosting a past Wamathai Spoken Word Whenever I go for events, I like to sit back and observe how it all goes down. I like watching how the artis...
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This thing called age

I was watching KTN’s Livewire the other day and the discussion was about age in politics. The debate was largely centered on William Ruto saying the CORD ...
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Introverts and dating

Image via There is no straw heavy enough to break the camel’s back as the straw of ‘Is this a date or not?’ To those who are more forward than the res...
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Of half baked cookies

So there has been a lot of hullaballoo about some politicians and fake degrees from universities. The number of people who buy degrees in Kenya is quite hig...
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Vulgarity vs Humor

Have you ever had a conversation with someone who says something then they laugh but all you can think is “in what world does being vulgar make you funny?” ...
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Apocalyptic Kenya

Light bulbs, phones, television, radio, cars, and computers: once upon a time they never existed. In the last two centuries, they have not just become items of ...
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Sex and the word NO

Image via I rarely watch news, but when I do I see things that put my mind into overdrive, I analyze situations and ask any questions. KTN aired the story o...
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The face of Nairobbery

It happened really fast. Had I not been paying attention, I would have missed it entirely. He grabbed the phone right from her hands and within seconds, he wa...
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Taking it to the ballot

A few months ago had you asked me if I was voting, I would have shrugged and said “What’s the point? Will it even make a difference?” I would then slip in...