With colonial flags lowered in African countries, we ushered in a new era of hope and aspirations and Africa Day marked on May 25 every year is expected to be a day of celebrating the continent’s achievements of that freedom.…
Sometimes I wonder what the world would have been like if Adam had led Eve around in circles on the issue of a lifetime commitment. I was thinking about it because my mind had been preoccupied with concern for my…
Here where I sit, I still remember how impatient my mother was regarding my bachelor status. Her patience had become as scarce as democracy is in Africa. Her vocabulary seemed limited as it consisted of only about five words: ...
STARING as innocently as his looks, he had asked me, “Baba mbona wale watu wanaumana mdomo?” The young boy, speaking in Swahili, wanted to know why the couple he saw on the television were “biting each other’s mouths”. ...
At ONE point or the other, we will become footprints in the journey of life. Some will fade as soon as we enter our graves while others will inspire generations to come. This is as it should be. But the…
"It's not what you think…Let me explain." The echo of this statement is as familiar as the demands for salary increase in mining companies. It’s a statement that has been used by hoi polloi who found themselves having to justify…
We have heard complaints regarding poor service delivery; a rude supermarket attendant; how long a call center-agent kept a client waiting on the line; the unprofessional nature of a company operations or how close a pedestrian was ...
What would make a person wish to exchange places with the social media? Is it the desire to be intelligent? Not at all: social media is a product of human ingenuity. Then, could it be the need to be all…
Mother nature has always been kind to us. We are the once who constantly harm our environment and somehow manage to get away with it sometimes - but not always. I think I was among the happiest persons when...
What a chameleon has in common with a man is the ability to change and suit personal interests: especially where so much is at stake. And while a chameleon would change colours to camouflage them from dangers, a man would…
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