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The Legacy of Kenya’s Ultimate Statesman- Tom Mboya

Great people never die indeed. They live on for eternity

The Audacious Rectitude of Nyakiyaism

1381889_777375955625193_1804732298_nA husband, father, statesman and a Hero. Thomas Joseph Odhiambo Mboya also (popularly) known as Tom Mboya played with gusto, his short but immensely cardinal role on the stage of life, leaving behind a legacy larger than history and life combined.

As fate would have it, his life and aspirations were cut short by an assassin’s bullet. But neither the emptiness of the grave nor the passing of time has succeeded in robing him the honour of the global icon he was and still is posthumously. Yes, they stalked and eventually killed him for his beliefs and convictions but as they say, “they can only kill the body” because as long as history lives, his “ideas shall never perish.”

45 years after his death, Mboya still lives among us. His charisma, brilliance and foresight are here with us pretty much as though he was alive and leading the nation he…

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Life · Love · Miscellanious · Poems

When I was Young

When I was young, I thought we would all grow to the 80s and beyond, and achieve all our childhood dreams.But now I know it is not so, for some have gone before.I thought that life is structured and directed.It is more to the contrary. And many live unconsciously, some resigned to fate.But the course… Continue reading When I was Young

Articles · Life · Short Stories

Malia and Talia

They were deeply engrossed in conversation. The two ladies sat by the steps leading to the upper rooms. They both had pink coats but one was a bit brighter than the other. Their names were Malia and Talia, sisters by blood. Malia was a second year student in Egerton University while Talia was in the… Continue reading Malia and Talia

Articles · Inspiration · Life · Love

What about Love? And Loving.

Love is one of the most written and spoken of subjects in the history of the world. Not only of mankind for it can also be seen and found in the animal kingdom. Love is therefore universal to all living beings. Or to a majority. Sceptics will term it a weak thing to possess and… Continue reading What about Love? And Loving.

Life

The Arrow of Time

Some days your mind tends to go back to the past in a journey of self-reflection. To reflect on the steps, decisions and experiences that you have gone through so far. Some bring a smile to your face, others a frown, others a laugh or even a sigh of relief or regret. Sometimes we think… Continue reading The Arrow of Time

Life · Love · Short Stories

A Ray of Light

The evening sky was scarily dark. The clouds hang low and even despite it being 5pm in the evening, the whole vicinity was already dark. Chicken had even started going to their roosts thinking that the night was already. People hurried about to milk the cows and collect firewood in readiness for the evening food… Continue reading A Ray of Light

Short Stories

Paradise Lost (Part II)

(He then decided to brush away any thoughts from his mind lest he lose the way again. And especially, of the experience that impacted him today. On the experience that made him late. An experience he thought he would never find himself in. An experience with a lady…. ) He finally arrived at his house… Continue reading Paradise Lost (Part II)