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If You Precede...

Life is fickle. Death is eternal and cruel. Some of us being true believers see life after cremation but that doesn’t make the passing of a loved one any easier. 753 more words


panafrised reblogged this on Collecting Africa.

Dreams in a Time of War: A Childhood Memoir by Ngūgī wa Thiong’o

Date Read: March 22nd 2015

Published: 2010

Publisher: Vintage Books

Pages: 256

The Blurb

Ngūgī wa Thiong’o is born the fifth child of his father’s third wife, in a family that includes twenty-four children to four different mothers. 632 more words

African Literature

ARCHITECTURE: The Forgotten Masterpieces of African Modernism

A field of triangular roofs pokes up above the horizon on the outskirts of Dakar, like a forest of wigwams that have been baked to stone under the scorching sub-Saharan sun. 1,105 more words


Rating Kenya's Presidents

Jomo Kenyatta’s regime was corrupt, illiberal and competent. Moi’s was corrupt, illiberal and mediocre. Kibaki’s was corrupt, liberal and competent. So, Moi scores zero out of three.

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East Africa

Islam and African Culture.

You know it’s really appalling how people, especially parents react after learning that their son or daughter has converted to Islam. They castigate them, hate them, marginalize them and some go to the extent of cutting off family ties with them. 437 more words



Kisumu for the last couple of years has been doing well development wise. With the expansion of Kisumu international airport, the glory of Kisumu has continued to shine and now is a town which enjoys a city status. 545 more words