Reflecting on Pan African Women’s Day, 2020

Reflecting on Pan African Women’s Day, 2020

I attended the Pan African Women’s Day forum at Olympic Primary School in Kibra. It was such an eye-opening experience for me. I arrived just before noon. Next to the hall where the event took place was a booth for registration and some items for sale such as Upendo...
Kasee Dumpsite

Kasee Dumpsite

I recently visited Dandora Dumpsite on a writing assignment. Every time I see the site, it remains depressing and a heart-breaking situation. 45 years later it still stands yet it was declared full in 2001. Here I met a few people among them were Kasee and Teke, both...
Glimpses of Saba Saba @30

Glimpses of Saba Saba @30

About 11.00 a.m. Ukombozi Library. Central Business District, Nairobi. As I walk down the flight of stairs leading to the library, I bump into Marley a comrade who comes from Kawangware, an informal settlement located in the western side of Nairobi. Marley is sweating...
The Undying Spirit of RPP

The Undying Spirit of RPP

FoundationRelease Political Prisoners (RPP) Pressure Group was founded in 1991. The original mission of the pressure group was to compel the authoritarian KANU regime under President Daniel Moi to release 52 persons jailed in the 1980s on “political’ charges – charges...

Where Were You?

Where were you,When in 2010,We voted in a New Consititution?We the people,Demanded a break from the past… Where were you?When the volcanoes erupted,Forming beautiful lands,And rich soils that multinationals crave for? Where were you?When at Wagalla they lined people...