By Immanuel Lokwei, Good tidings such as additional oil discoveries are welcome but the shadow of the ugly cloud, whose epicenter hovered over Westgate Mall several days ago, still lingers on. The event cannot be forgotten; the dent it has created on Kenya’s history should be kept visible for generations to come and even for … Continue reading To Be or Not To Be [A Kenyan Terrorist], That’s My Conundrum!
By Immanuel Lokwei, About God we know or so we claim, but about Friedrich Nietzsche - a 19th century philosopher whose unfortunate death was preceded by chronic insanity –his thoughts only gained acclaim they deserve posthumously. Widely known for his quote “God is Dead”, now that he died the joke runs that God on his … Continue reading (AFRICAN?) GOD IS DEAD, OR IS IT NIETZSCHE WHO’S DEAD?
By Immanuel Lokwei, It is quite obvious that economic inequality stems not necessarily from lack of resources but from a weakness and supposedly a bias that permeates the leadership organ that governs distribution of these resources. In the wake of oil discoveries in Turkana County, another even more essential resource has been discovered: the aquifer … Continue reading Waiting for A Visionary “Sankara”
By Immanuel Lokwei, Such would have been the lived philosophy of my old comrades and schoolmates within Kapseret and the surrounding Kabongo area had alcohol not taken a heavy toll on their physiques and debilitated their capacities to do work to the fullest extent of their potentials. There is this famous inn, much like a … Continue reading Alcohol, Can Thou Be Our Good?