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VI. A Farewell to Henry

»Shift down!« I anxiously tell my dad.

My father tries to shift into second gear. Henry’s gearbox, however, replied with an aggressive grinding noise.

»Shift down, Shift Down, SHIFT DOWN« I yell at my dad. 2,514 more words

Turkana Politics

With Kenya’s elections being held in August 2017, the oil industry is seen to be a key factor in Turkana. The two main contenders for the Governor’s seat are Josphat Nanok, who is the current governor, vying on an Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) seat and John Munyes, the current senator, vying on a Jubilee seat. 266 more words

Great Lakes Region

Jesus, the Joy-Bringer

Many of us will struggle with joy because we have the wrong impression of what brings joy. We have this impression that real joy is self-induced. 170 more words



I saw them
Protruding ribs
Scaly thighs
Spelt the darkness
In which they dwell
No food
No water
No family
You call it life… 105 more words


Isiolo Council of Elders Cautions Politicians

The Isiolo Council of Elders has cautioned politicians to desist from using people masquerading as council of elders to issue inflammatory and divisive utterances that could be a recipe for chaos. 191 more words

Isiolo County


In the only bar in Illeret we meet a friendly (jovial) looking fellow called Chris. He bought some beers and asks for a ride home. We agree and ask in return a spot to pitch our tent. 965 more words



We get up the next morning at first light. We head up north because we heard of a small village called Moité, that’s not indicated on the map, were we could buy some drinking water. 1,481 more words