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What's in a Name?

What's in a Name?
It’s a curious thing we Kenyans do. Implicitly decide on what constitutes a proper name. Often when I’m asked my name – I simply answer Mwihaki. But across the country, in hospitals, at the bank, on the phone, one answer has come back – no your…

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Unlearning,learning and mastering

Unlearning,learning and mastering
Teaching creative writing can be an uphill task, especially if your students are competent in their mother tongue and struggling in English. Its even harder when all their lives they have been socialised to believe that English is superior to their 'vernacular'. I hate that word, morpho-pragmatically, in each and…

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PUKA

The ocean does not strife to be like the tree, even though the latter is high up there with all the views. The cat is fine, just living in the comfort of a house while the Lion roam freely in the wild. They're true to themselves. We lost our identity…

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