Flash Fiction , Life , Mkate Nusu
Prank like Ali

The cold woke Ali up, he had no idea how he had got out of the box to the cold smelly pavement. His body began to shudder from the cold. He looked up at the city clock an arm’s length away; it was 5.30am the morning crowd had began to flock in to the city.

Life , Mkate Nusu
Pango: nostalgia and a quick slap back to reality

I was overwhelmed with a sense of pride when I walked through the gates of my alma mater; Pangani Girls High School. The last time I had walked through those gates, I was going to collect my school leaving and KCSE certificate. My intention was never to return. Like most, I had enjoyed the social

Crime , Flash Fiction , Mkate Nusu
Mob Justice

Mwende woke up in the middle of the night. She had no idea why, but whatever it was pissed her off, it was the first time in nearly 6 weeks that she was finally able to fall asleep. The wind was blowing hard, flicking her blinds violently, she could hear screaming outside. She rolled her

Conversations with Mama , Mkate Nusu
She Says: Weed is Cultural

When my mum was a little girl periodically my great granddad would send her to look for a specific type of small pebbles. Every time she would ask what they were for, he would chew her out for questioning an adult. The answer was always, “go and ask your mother, you shouldn’t ask your granddad

Life , Mkate Nusu
Kenya’s Electoral Circus

I told my sister that my mind was made up; it would only change by an act of God. I was done with Kenya’s 2017 election. The presidential candidates guffaw. All the way down to the other 5 political positions of Governor, MP, Women’s representative, MCA and senator. I was done, no one spoke policy,

Flash Fiction , Mkate Nusu , Tragedy
Fat Chance

“Henry! Are you at home?” “Yes Dad. Why?” “Turn on the TV to Citizen.” “What for Dad?” “Just watch it Henry!” “Fine!” Henry lets off with a sigh and hangs up. Henry reaches out to the coffee table for the remote. “What the hell is this all about this time?” he grumbled as he turned

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