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Multifaceted Georgetown: The Nigga, the Chinese and the Japanese

Born and raised in the midst of the ever-churning mental tempest known as Africa, one becomes a captive to the ceaseless cyclone of retrospection and the daunting specter of what lies ahead.

My journey into the heart of Penang’ began with an unexpected delight – an Indian lady, my Grab driver. Just like my Ipoh hosts, she actually spoke to me.


It’s Night Time in Ipoh

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I am not a god. I am not an assistant of creation. If I understood creation I would be close but I don’t understand it so I am not a god. That’s why my nature really surprises me. ‘You have dominion over everything in this world’, I was told. But I have never had any intention to get acquainted with a lot of these creatures.


Kericho in a Rich Man’s World

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I am not a fan of change. I am a willing buyer of comfort and convenience. If it feels safe, it stays safe. But sometimes, even the devout fall for temptations. Such was the fight in my mind at my temporary apartment in Kuala Lumpur. The alluring landscapes of Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands were calling but my heart stayed connected to Kuala Lumpur.


Greatest TV Shows of All Time: My List

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As a passionate TV enthusiast, I’ve embarked on countless adventures through the realm of television, immersing myself in stories that have left an indelible mark on my entertainment journey. Today, I am thrilled to unveil my all-time favorite TV shows that have captivated my imagination, stirred my emotions, and left me yearning for more.

From epic fantasy sagas to gripping crime dramas,


Doing well in school is nothing to be proud of

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Bitange Ndemo the Kenyan Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium and the European Union and a former professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Nairobi, citing an article by Olivia Goldhill (Doing well in school is nothing to be proud of) noted how high achievers feel validated when results correspond to their achievements. Referring to this study by Olivia Goldhill,


Stick and Boots: The Gangster Paradigm

Hiking is improperly but necessarily expensive if you prefer to get out of it alive of course. The mountains, in their natural beauty, dressed in evergreens right up to their crowns of silver-white are very attractive. Walking through them, however, and up their summits is a delicate balance between life and death. The line gets even thinner when you decide to do it cheaply.


Meet Abel Mutua: The Storyteller With Juice

If you say you’re somebody’s fan, well, that gets tested most when the chips are down, not when the said person is riding high on the updraft of victory. That explains why all celebrities and notable individuals camouflage in the false sense of success to avoid the sneer and piercing eyes of their ‘haters’ as they call them. Did I say all celebrities?


East African girls are snacks

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Woman, Beautiful, Girl, Portrait, Young, People, Man

East African girls are snacks. So when I walked into this Eritrean restaurant on a Saturday morning, I had the Menu figured out. Just Snacks. But when the devil was banished from heaven many centuries ago, he, actually, she, fell comfortably on cushions in Nairobi. She made the city her HQ.

Now listen, every man wakes up twice.