Fantasy , Mkate Nusu
The Muse

Rickety! Rickety! Rickety! Bump! Bump! Bump! The bus hobbled on the rough road. The journey out of Ragada had only begun but Osborne was already bored. The hobbling was making him dizzy and he was craving some sweet potatoes and fried liver for some reason. It was 7am; they had only been on the road

Mkate Nusu , Tragedy
This is It

Kibe wiped the misty mirror and looked dead into it, his eyes were puffy and red, his skin was drooping and the grey hair seemed to be overtaking his face.  His alarm rang again, he sighed. It was 4.30 am. He lifted himself from the sink and flexed, his chubby frame jiggling in the mirror

Brand Storytelling , Branding , Entrepreneurship
Why are you in Business? Really, Why?

The last few weeks I am beginning to meet very interesting clients. The initial plan for these particular client meeting is simple; we were going to discuss how we could work together to build and communicate their brand story. As the conversation progresses, I realise the clients aren’t sure about their brand offering. It is

Life , Odengo Living
Emily

I crashed last week, the motivation once again was gone and I felt overwhelmingly depressed. There was one day last week that I genuinely felt suicidal.  I remember, I was looking for something to wear in my wardrobe,and for a moment, I felt excited at the thought of ending it all. I felt genuine relief at

Flash Fiction , Mkate Nusu , Thriller
Botched Escape

Obiero had been floating for days in the middle of Lake. His mouth was dry, white and cracked. He had only come too almost toppling over the boat with his rash rise. He thought he was in his bed. He felt a sharp pain on his forehead. He cupped it with his steadier hand. His

Life
Election Day 2017

My friend George had called me on Sunday and asked me if I could join him in the queue early on Tuesday to vote. When I mean early, I am not taking about poll station opening time at 6 am- early. Noooooo. I am talking 3.30 am /4 am in the queue waiting for the

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