Mama, You Never Taught Me To Love Myself

Not so long ago, I was a small child.I looked up to you, I tagged along.Not too long ago, I was a little girl.And I cried daily over matters of no weight.Yet, you never showed me your tears,Whether you cried in litres, jugs or tanks.Mama, you placed me before your needs.You never told me toContinue reading “Mama, You Never Taught Me To Love Myself”

Mt. Kenya: The Abode of the Gikuyu God.

Mt.Kenya is the tallest mountain in Kenya, standing at 5,199m. It has three peaks;Nellion, Batian and Lenana. My tribe, the Agikuyu, believe that their God, Ngai, resides on this mountain. The first man and woman, Gikuyu and Mumbi, lived at the foot of the mountain. Its peak can now be seen from as far asContinue reading “Mt. Kenya: The Abode of the Gikuyu God.”

Why Every African Should Be Rich: Lessons From an African Childhood

There is one unique thing about every person in the dark continent; we all had a Jumanji kind of childhood. Well, if you are in Africa and you have no idea what I’m talking about, it’s either you are a highborn* or you’ve never heard of Jumanji. But come to think of it… Jumanji soundsContinue reading “Why Every African Should Be Rich: Lessons From an African Childhood”