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Published on February 27, 2012 No Comment

Obviously Nyeri women are mad about something their men are doing. Were the recent cases rare acts of revenge for past ills or were they a product of unchecked abusive behavior that had been ongoing? Women are by nature nurturers and caregivers, and when they resort to acts of violence they cannot be ignored.


Published on January 1, 2012 No Comment

Yogi Patano had a perpetual misunderstanding with his wife. This always translated into bitter exchange of words and flurry of adrenaline- charged activities. They could break furniture, electronics, deface each other’s cars, or make dents on their house walls during their fits of rage.


Published on November 18, 2011 No Comment

Kenyans are faced with not only the mother of all elections, but also uncertainty as to when to elect our president, senators, governors, MPs, kanjoras, and a whole caboodle of elective posts.

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Published on November 16, 2011 No Comment

I have heard many a woman complain that their men became ‘monsters’ as soon as they hit the jackpot. When money starts flowing, problems flow into the relationship with it.


Published on April 10, 2011 No Comment

There is panic in our beloved country. It is so tangible you can feel it in ladies’ conversations along the streets of Nairobi and in their voices when they call in to radio stations to discuss relationship issues.


Published on March 13, 2011 No Comment

There is this man that I will call Evans. He is the man who spells trouble for every woman in every corner of the universe and that is why we seek help today.


Published on February 23, 2011 No Comment

Just to refresh your mind, Baba Soni had lived in the US for 25 years before the bug to relocate back home started to bite him a few years ago. He finally made it a reality last year and his story was told in these pages a while back.

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Published on February 23, 2011 No Comment

For trying to change that irresponsible boy into a respectable man, every woman should own up, beat her breast and confess, “Mea Culpa, Mea maxima culpa.”


Published on February 8, 2011 No Comment

When I ponder on the happenings in my village, I am cognizant of the fact that what is happening there is a microcosm of the bigger village. For you see, outside of my village is the inside of another global village.


Published on January 21, 2011 No Comment

One can listen with empathy to Edna’s story. A successful banker in Nairobi turned almost into a beggar just because her address changed from South B Nairobi, to South Boston.

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Published on January 16, 2011 No Comment

“I have reached the end of my rope,” Edna sounded a woman defeated. “I have to make a concrete decision ASAP.” I could not fail to notice her lips twitching with trepidation. This was three Sundays ago when I met with Edna after a church service.

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Published on January 10, 2011 No Comment

Nobody knew where he came from, his age, or his relatives. What everybody knew was that Maiko had been around for as long as the village had existed. His tribe was also a mystery to many since he would not divulge his birth place.

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