Culture , Kenya
100 Years of Indian Culture

Earlier last month I was graciously invited to a special event, the centenary celebrations of the Hindu SSDS temple in Nairobi. The temple was established by Indian settlers, on Thursday 26th July 1917 in what was then called Duke Street – now Ronald Ngala street, in Nairobi’s Central Business District (CBD). They further built a

Flash Fiction , Mkate Nusu , Thriller
Conquered

Gunshots pierced the air, women and children scuttled like roaches across the city streets dodging bullets. An occasional scream of agony as flesh and bone was shattered by flying shrapnel and debris. A woman lay in the middle of the street, one leg was trapped underneath huge concrete debris, and her free leg was broken

Inspiration , Life Lessons
Monday Reflections

The past three days were intense. What started off as a studio recording on Friday ended up being a long discussion about race, spirituality and African History. This conversation made me realise just how much information is out there, how much we all need to study to enlighten ourselves about who we really are as

Inspiration , Life Lessons
Rediscover You

I was craving some fiction after reading two non-fiction books in January and I finally got a book that I have fought to put down. The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso shares the story of two octogenarian widows who can’t stand each other until an event compels them to change. These women have faced

Flash Fiction , Mkate Nusu
Scarred – Runinga Town

Mwende sat in the sandpit staring at the wind as it blew the trees from side to side when the wind got strong, she would scoop some sand in her little bucket and toss it over her head enjoying the whip of the sand. It tickled her; she giggled ecstatically. The nanny, Susan, was seated



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