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The Creation of the African Boogeyman

The setting of this story is in the beautiful Kenyan highlands of the 1950s, where British colonists had fallen in love with a beating sun, fertile earth, and the majestic Mount Kenya at the heart of it all in the 1920s. 2,014 more words

African History

A Christmas Present - In The Lord's Good Time

The week before Christmas, I bought myself a present of 3 female Kunekune piglets, about 12 weeks old, from a breeder down south near Whangarei. 748 more words

Scripture Quotes

It all begins now!!!

This is my first post from the the “Foothills of Mt Kenya”. The day is rainy, therefore, the Mt Kenya is fully hidden by the clouds. 137 more words


A Mission for E-State

I had the unusual pleasure of sharing a commute with an ardent Rasta of Kikuyu descent. Amidst the pledges to His Imperial Majesty Haille Selassie and laurels for puffing Sativa. 705 more words

Dedan Kimathi

The other side of Tom Mboya you Never Knew

Tom Mboya is the most misunderstood man in history. I don’t celebrate him. He betrayed our people.

He fought Legio Maria, the only religion known to deal with evil spirits. 363 more words

Social Issues

Esther Clift’s African Blog Series; Part 2 'The concept of Mzee and Heshima'

Esther Clift is a Consultant Practitioner Trainee in Frailty with Health Education Wessex. This is the second part of a four part BGS blog series about her time in Africa. 463 more words

Community Care

New Acquisitions: August 2015

The Archives & Special Collections Department announces the recent addition of several items to our collections.

Gypsy and the other poems by James Baldwin, illustrated by Leonard Baskin, limited edition, published by Gehenna Press, 1989. 80 more words

New Collection