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Kenya’s Youth – Gold full of impurity By Walter Odondi

Mr. Otieno, an elderly man in Nyatike village in Migori county, is leaning on his shovel, with a sack on his back carrying his tools and his work clothes. He is wearing a hat that reveals his wrinkles, a testimony of the struggles he has faced. Otieno is one of…

My Great and Beautiful Village, Itibet

My village sounds like… Motorbikes beeping fast and loud, People talking happily, Bird songs all day, Children singing Kipsigis songs, Tea Collection Lorries beeping all afternoon, At night, the dogs bark and scare us. My village feels… Like a golden tea harvest, Beautiful like a sunset, Friendly like the ants…

Let us seal the disconnect between parents and youth By Koigi Mugo

When the word parent is uttered in any setting, what clicks in our minds is ‘provider’ who strives to pay school fees, rent and offer pocket money on request. In our context, precisely the African, parents consider themselves having ‘done’ their role by paying school fees and providing necessary non-financial…

The Musings of a Millennial

I was grateful for the rains but with it came traffic. Traffic had become so bad that one fateful Saturday night, a distance that I would have spent an hour took us twelve hours. We ended up sleeping on Mombasa road. Traffic had become terrible I was now spending at…
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