My Rwandan Dynamite

My Rwandan Dynamite

I am a falling dried leaf with tears dried out and sadness soaked in. In A Long Way From Paradise Surviving the Rwandan Genocide,  Leah Chishugi has illustrated painful scenes that have drenched my heart and burst my bubble of what I believed or wanted to believe that was YET contrast to the Truth. The Real [...]

My Somali Woman

My Somali Woman

I'm seated calmly on my bed charmed by the rhythmical drum beats of the rain. It's Christmas Night and I couldn't help but close this glorious day with the few pages remaining on my Desert Dawn read. Waris Dirie took me through a final night ride that exposed me once again to the struggle, the pain, [...]

Behind closed doors

Behind closed doors

A secret is like a locked door always under surveillance with access control. Different secured technologies are used to ensure what is behind that door is only leaked out  to those authorized to. Beyond that, it becomes a risk; a risk one would not want to to run into. That is why some people would [...]

Her Struggle, Her Strength

Her Struggle, Her Strength

After reading  Desert Flower by Waris Dirie and recalling her story from one time or another,  I can't help but clench my knees, feel imaginary pain because of fear and die inside because of how women can be caved and weakened in the African Society. My Candid Words... The Woman in Africa! Not vivid enough due to [...]

Tells his Kenyan tale

Tells his Kenyan tale

In the tropical climate of the beautiful country Kenya lives a man; a leader; a father; a husband; a brother; a son; an African man. He is known of his eloquent voice across different television channels, his sleek look and high sense of humor. After the launch of his new book I had an itchy trigger [...]