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Designer Clitoris not FGM - the hypocrisy

Designer clitoris, the latest craze hitting the prestigious Harley Street and other private clinics, as the outcry on FGM reaches global peaks.  The practice of cosmetically enhancing the appearance of a vagina is huge business and cosmetic clinics have never been busier.   533 more words

Africa

On Salim Junior and death

Light has dimmed on one of the most gifted musicians in the history of the Agikuyu. The King of mugithi, a title that so befit him, will never again thrill his fans with that wonderfully melodious voice. 427 more words

My Take

Kenya: Rifts in the Rift

Source: The Economist

DRIVE west out of Nairobi and you quickly realise how astonishing the topography around the Kenyan capital is. After an hour or so crawling in traffic past tea fields and farmers selling sheep skins and fresh vegetables, motorists suddenly find themselves on an escarpment from which the land simply drops away. 825 more words

Conflict

Kudos to the gutsy Sally Jacobs for her incredible biographical research on Barack Obama Snr. The book titled “The other Barack” is about the life of the father of the POTUS (Barack Obama Snr.).

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Another -ism for your vocabulary

You’ve heard abouth racism, anti-Semitism and sexism – but have you heard of tribalism?

Kenyans divide their population into at least 42 different tribes. Inter-tribal marriages are common, and one’s own tribal membership is usually indicated by that of one’s father. 604 more words

Kenya

With K1 fully in Jubilee, Maliba Must Defect to ODM

I have been following Mathare Constituency politics for a while now, and I’ve decided to share something about it.

The constituency, which was formerly part of Starehe constituency, has six wards four of which are manned by ODM. 599 more words

Kenyan Politics