Rows of corn and potato stalks extend beyond sight;
Amidst young kales, thick spinach increase with green.
The hour is both long and bright;
Among Peasant sense of hard work is keen. 87 more words
1 week, 2 days
Brave as he was, he could not bring down from the West foe;
General ndua died in a stormy battle many years ago.
While young, he had talent to serve the state… 10 more words
2 weeks, 6 days
THE BATTLE OF MUKUYUNI (November 1895)
Commander Mwana wa Muka dared defy formidable foes
Million arrows when ordered shot forth from eager bows.
The invaders were gathered like a forest of trees at Mukuyuni military base; 31 more words
3 weeks, 6 days
62 years ago, a revolutionary force awoke myriads of assaulted spirits:
Bildad Kaggia dared to defy colonial agents in power high.
All voices mute, a lone whisper cared to stir with unequaled wits, 34 more words
One last gaze over our shoulders, and we part ways.
From this hour onwards we are become bitter foes;
Oh! We’ll miss sentiments exchanged in heat of vernal days. 26 more words
A traitor, he’s deplored from year to year;
The deeds of mwatu wa ngoma still attracts scorn and disgrace to his name.
General Mwana wa muka’s patriotism, in contrast, has no peer, 13 more words
THE BATTLE OF IVETI (august 1898)
To our regret, her ambition was not fulfilled
Loyal although she was, she fell in to disgrace.
General Syonguu was perfectly in the art of war skilled… 49 more words
1 month, 1 week