Did you know that the Kenyan constitution gives every child the right to a name? The Bill of Rights in the Kenyan Constitution (Article 53) clearly outlines the rights of children, including the right of every child to free and compulsory basic education, the right to basic nutrition, and the right to shelter and health … Continue reading The Shocking Names Kenyan Parents Give Their Children
Are you a Christian? How do you know? Are you sure? What criteria do you use to tell if someone is a Christian or not? What are the "essential doctrines" or "fundamentals" that one must agree with and believe to be considered a true convert? And one more thing: Does the devil possess any of these … Continue reading Is Satan a Christian?
We have all passed through that stage. We didn't understand why our parents wouldn't let us sleep over at a friend's house, or why we had to brush our teeth, or eat our vegetables and make our beds. All our confused and pained "whys" were quickly silenced by mum's firm "Because I said so". Of course, … Continue reading Revised and Updated: Should Women Be Pastors?
It is NOT true that women in Kenya and the world earn less than men for doing the same job.
If you are in Kenya and want something to rant about online, our beloved matatus will never disappoint you. The industry is fresh fodder for daily frustration, both to those who use them and those who are privileged enough to drive themselves around. The government seems to have given up on "enforcing" the various laws … Continue reading How to Tame Kenya’s Rogue Matatus
The Pokot culture is deeply rooted in pastoralism. Our attitude towards and perception of cattle can only be compared to that of the modern society towards gold or money. We believe,therefore, that all cattle in belong to us.
A question that has probably lurked in the mind of anyone who has followed the unfolding story of bullying at Alliance High School is this: How could students who perform so well academically descend to such depths of brutality? The name Alliance High School is synonymous with academic excellence in Kenyan secondary school education. It … Continue reading Educated Savages: Why Enlightened Kenyans Resort to Primitive Acts