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Kenyans Never Heal

By Kokooyo  (booksie.com)

Kenya'll Never heal is a play on the acronym KNH also known as Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya's largest and busiest referral hospital. I recently visited KNH to visit a sick neighbour after many years of avoiding the place because I have all through my formative years come to associate it...

Short Story | Updated Feb 27, 2013 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Kenyan,Politics

To Africa With A Dream

By Olga Marlin  (booksie.com)

In the late 1950s, Opus Dei sought to begin apostolic work in Africa. A group of young women from various countries moved to Kenya with the aim of starting a school, one open to women of all races and beliefs, the first of its kind. Olga Marlin, who was one of those young women, tells the story...

Book | Updated Aug 1, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Olga,Marlin,Hilda,Van,Stockum,Uhuru,Strathmore,University,Womens,Education,Africa,Kenya,Kianda,Colllege,Kenyan,Independence,Jose,Maria,Escriva

First Words Mean A Lot

By James Gueth  (booksie.com)

They say first impressions last... but it all starts with the first words, especially with... women. Say the wrong word and you get the boot!

Essay | Updated Jan 14, 2010 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3
Tags: Life,James,Ouma,Kenyan,Writing

EVERYMAN'S REGRET

By James Gueth  (booksie.com)

I am yet to meet a man who claims he understands a woman!

Essay | Updated Dec 14, 2009 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Blame,It,On,Adam,Kenyan,Writing,James,Ouma,Humor,Life,Women

A MAN HAS ONE MOOD

By James Gueth  (booksie.com)

Every man has one mood where a woman is concerned. It doesn't take a genius to know what this mood is.

Book | Updated Dec 5, 2009 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Relationships,Men,And,Women,James,Ouma,Kenyan,Writing,Humor,A,Man,Has,One,Mood

WORDS FOR SALE!!!

By James Gueth  (booksie.com)

I stumbled upon these just the other day!!!

Essay | Updated Dec 5, 2009 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Words,For,Sale,New,Humor,James,Ouma,Kenyan,Writing

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CONTAIN YOUR SALT

By James Gueth  (booksie.com)

Abstaining from sex is so hard yet it is within grasp...

Poetry | Updated Dec 2, 2009 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 3
Tags: James,Ouma,Life,Kenyan,Poetry,Abstinence,Contain,Your,Salt

HEADS, SHOULDERS, KNEES AND TOES

By James Gueth  (booksie.com)

Hypocrisy is not seeing a coin as having three sides.

Poetry | Updated Nov 22, 2009 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Heads,Shoulders,Knees,And,Toes,Nursery,Rhymes,Life,James,Ouma,Kenyan,Writing,Religion

RINGTONE

By James Gueth  (booksie.com)

Damn, these cell phones where one can choose a ring tone for different people. My Nokia (I am told it is a Nokia 1200-something) comes with a ring tone known as WAITING. I set it to a girl whose call I had been waiting for....

Poetry | Updated Nov 22, 2009 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Nokia,1200,Waiting,Ringtones,Kenyan,Poetry,James,Ouma,Women,Life

A PAIR OF SCISSORS

By James Gueth  (booksie.com)

A pair of scissors fascinates me. It has a fulcrum (is it called this?) where the two opposing blades have to meet as they grind one another to cut something. I wish I could say this in mother tongue, so nothing gets lost in translation!!!

Poetry | Updated Nov 22, 2009 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: Poetry,Kenyan,James,Ouma,Life,Scissors,Unity

WHAT IS FREEDOM?

By James Gueth  (booksie.com)

Freedom is a very funny commodity. Some think freedom absolves them from responsibility yet this is far from the truth. You might be free to say, smoke, but then THOSE ARE YOUR LUNGS!

Poetry | Updated Nov 22, 2009 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Poetry,Freedom,Lungs,Life,Choices,Kenyan,James,Ouma

The Phases Of Nairobi City

By James Gueth  (booksie.com)

The city of Nairobi has a way of putting a face to every individual. This depends by the way you react to things, people, issues, your dressing and image

Poetry | Updated Nov 12, 2009 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Humor,Nairobi,Thieves,Prostitutes,City,Life,Kenyan,Poetry

TRIBALISM STARTS AT THIRTY

By James Gueth  (booksie.com)

There are about 43 tribes in Kenya and tribalism is a social evil that has been deeply etched in the mind of most Kenyans. This article explores one of the aspects by which other Kenyans know one is from a different tribe.

Article | Updated Nov 1, 2009 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3
Tags: Kenyan,Tribalism

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Technology Transfer: Getting Kenyan Industries Out Of The Woods

By John Wanjora  (booksie.com)

There has been a wide disconnect between research in institutions of higher education and local industries in Kenya, which has for long hindered effective transfer of technology.

Short Story | Updated Jul 6, 2007 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Technology,Transfer,Kenyan,Industries,Industrialisation

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In Defence Of Kenyan Assembled Computers

By John Wanjora  (booksie.com)

The fact that Kenyan assembled computers are rarely advertised in the mainstream media doesn’t negate their existence...

Short Story | Updated Mar 15, 2007 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Wanjora,Kenyan,Computers,John,Locally,Assembled,Technology,It

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