By Immanuel Lokwei, (With The Recent Ethnically Charged-Tana River Massacre In View, Is It Time We Give Up Hoping For A Unified Kenya?) How are we, as Kenyans from different ethnic backgrounds, going to celebrate the ethnic diversity in our country and yet uphold in practice our newly adopted identity, that of “Kenyans-extraordinaire?” Let us … Continue reading Ethnicity and Nationalism: Are The Two Concepts Reconcilable in Our Kenya Today?
Month: September 2012
Paradise Love – A Film About Kenya’s Sex Tourism – Old White Women and Exploited Poor Kenyan Boys
"On Kenya’s beaches they are known as "sugar mamas": European women who seek out African boys selling love to earn a living. Teresa, a 50-year-old Austrian woman, travels to this vacation paradise. Paradise: Love tells of older women and young men, of Europe and Africa, and of the exploited, who end up exploiting others. Ulrich … Continue reading Paradise Love – A Film About Kenya’s Sex Tourism – Old White Women and Exploited Poor Kenyan Boys
Tullow offers Kenyans scholarships in Oil studies: Will Turkana Benefit?
Tullow offers Kenyans scholarships in Oil studies - Business Daily News In Summary The 10 Kenyan beneficiaries were drawn from both the public and private sector and will be studying a range of subjects from Exploration Geophysics and Petroleum Engineering to Oil and Gas Law and Environmental Science at top universities such as Robert Gordon … Continue reading Tullow offers Kenyans scholarships in Oil studies: Will Turkana Benefit?
Hopes for Food Security on the Way for Turkana County
By Kablit Sam - Youth Agenda, Kenya. Turkana County has always been considered the most hunger stricken regions of our country. References have always been made that Turkana people have always opted to eating dog and cat meat. Whenever Hunger is declared a national disaster, Turkana tops the charts; whenever African Union Leaders meet in … Continue reading Hopes for Food Security on the Way for Turkana County
The Marriage Between Kenyan Intellectuals and Politicians: So We Basically Want To Fuck With Kenya
By Immanuel Lokwei, Perhaps when people think of intellectuals, what comes to their minds are individuals whose daily activities amount to nothing more than the practice of their “expertise.” But can intellectuals, whatever our definition of them may be, do more than the mere scope of their intellectual capacity mandates? Is there such a thing … Continue reading The Marriage Between Kenyan Intellectuals and Politicians: So We Basically Want To Fuck With Kenya
12 killed in renewed Tana River clashes – KTN News
The death toll of Tana Delta clashes has risen to twelve after one victim succumbed to gunshot wounds at Malindi District Hospital. Eleven others died in the Friday morning clashes between two warring communities at Chamwana Muma village in Tana Delta.
THE ILEMI TRIANGLE – A BEACON OF PEACE TURNED INTO CAUSE OF CONFLICT
By Kablit Kiu Sam- Youth Agenda Kenya, Turkana my county, my pride, Ilemi Triangle our beacon of peace, to all our neighboring countries; Ethiopia and the youngest Nation South Sudan, the Ilemi Triangle make us share a boarder point. The Ilemi Triangle marks the NO MAN’S LAND that separates the three countries; it is here … Continue reading THE ILEMI TRIANGLE – A BEACON OF PEACE TURNED INTO CAUSE OF CONFLICT
PRISM 3, no. 3: In Somalia, Kenya Risks Death by a Thousand Cuts
PRISM 3, no. 3: In Somalia, Kenya Risks Death by a Thousand Cuts.
Mombasa Peace Initiative – KTN News – A Message Of Hope
"It was breath of fresh air in Mombasa today and a sigh of relief as Muslim religious leaders went to church to join Christians in a gesture of peace. The churches they visited were packed as the Muslims and Christians listened to messages of peace and sermons from the church leaders, following last week's riots … Continue reading Mombasa Peace Initiative – KTN News – A Message Of Hope
“I fell ill last night, for my poetry these days is about fire and bullets.”
Oh Men, I have not been able to do my best for poetry, I don’t know what has gone wrong with me, I fell ill last night, for my poetry these days is about fire and bullets I now feel like a storm with thunder and lightening I feel like a castaway. I would like … Continue reading “I fell ill last night, for my poetry these days is about fire and bullets.”