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United.

United. The states are united The kingdom united.   Why then, is it a bother, To unite mother Africa?   There is something Against unity hovering.   As the united gain. Exploiters endure pain.   Theirs a wholesome gain The disunited are in pain.   They never want you united Yet they are tightly united. …

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AWAKEN

AWAKEN By Mary Nyanduko When you embrace the filth in your life, it will stay. When you sweep it away, it will go. When you clean the recesses of your mind, they will shine. And when you embrace fear, it will Clasp-It will burden you with a small mind and clenched fists. A timid approach. …

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Our way.

Our way. Africa you are the underdog Your leaders have to play ball Or else we bring you war.   You have to lower your head Or else it will get shaved Mutineers will be replaced.   You have to know your place Don’t mess with our space Or interrupt ours a pace.   It …

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Color and Food: Find Out  Which Color is Good for You

Color and Food: Find Out  Which Color is Good for You By Mary Adhiambo There are about 40 essential nutrients that one must eat to maintain health. There are many more that are not essential to life but are necessary. Imagine nutrition as a house. The 40 essential nutrients are the basics – walls, roof …

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Why does an Apple a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

Why does an Apple a Day Keep the Doctor Away? By Priscilla Kona The gigantic army major was wasted and bedridden, his prognosis very poor; stage four throat cancer. He wonders, could this be because of all the years of grilled meat and whisky? Most people adore animal foods because of their superior flavor and …

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Three stones

Three stones. A community would cook Only three stones it took.   They would put a pot On three stones on top.   As the potted food boiled The stones they’d surround.   Enjoying the emanating heat Many stories would heat.   Wisdom would be passed History would be narrated.   One day visitors came …

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There’s more to “I Want a Baby” Syndrome

There’s more to “I Want a Baby” Syndrome By Wasilwa Sitati Recently, Gabriel Dinda penned an article on why the “I want a baby” notion is not only dangerous to the stability of the family but to the society as a whole. I concur with his view. This article contributes to the debate. However, please note …

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If you are not reading good literature, you are rotting

If you are not reading good literature, you are rotting By Gabriel Dinda To be honest, I can’t put this any better. If you are not reading good books, you are rotting. From the head. The rot is inward out. Sooner or later, everyone will experience it. Do you know what happens to a fresh …

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The Scar

The Scar Bitten but not written, The frothing pain that’s hidden, Memories juggling yet still fresh, A long time event still unbrushed, That day, That Pain, Still burning within, The Scar! Hustles that become tussles, Yet none could make him Jason, Not even his name, Nor his ancestral fame, Could give him a job, The …

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