MY STRUGGLES WITH THE MERU LANGUAGE

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“Muuga” “Muuga mûno” “Keke! Ka wî gûkû?” “Ummm…ndejîre îcho.” “I bûû bwega ni. Ûcokete rî? ” “Naarua .” “Nîu nii. Kethania okinya.” “Nkabakethia.” The above paragraph is an example of someone speaking Kimeru to me. Not with me but to me. I have lived on this earth for 22 years and as noticed by those […]

WAITING FOR HER

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Andrew stood next to the M-pesa shop, his hands in his pockets as he tried to save himself from the blistering cold of the night. It was 9 pm and he had been waiting at the matatu stage for the last hour and a half. Nancy hadn’t picked any of his calls and his phone […]

#occupyNairobi

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#occupyNairobi Venue: Courtyard, National Museums of Kenya. Nairobi. Date: 21st – September -2013 Time: 7:30 pm Tickets: 500 KeS #ocuppyNairobi is the title for this year’s stir-up, the premium event at the Storymoja Hay Festival . Last year, The School Bell Rang .  This year, a storm is brewing deep in the oceans of art. […]