Kenya stories, books, poems, and more

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“If we desire a society of peace, then we cannot achieve such a society through violence. If we must desire a society without discrimination, then we must not discriminate against anyone in the process of building this society. If we desire a society that is democratic, then democracy must… Read More
The terms loner, tough, rancher, independent, and successful best describe Millie Shitanda. A widow and loving mother of Jamie. Jamie, her 5-year-old daughter is living proof of the impeccable love she once experienced. She wears her father’s features beautifully. It’s impossible to miss the resemblance! Victor, just like many men,… Read More
This is a true story. I met Tahu, the main character while he was managing a used book store in Dorchester, Massachusetts while I was taking a local bus across town and stopping for an escape into the world of fiction. He told me the hilarious story of how his… Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 05, 2016

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taken from my book, "I Gotta Find My Mind" Read More

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taken from my book, "I Gotta Find My Mind" Read More

Book / Young Adult

January 03, 2016

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Chitundu is a 17 year old boy who lives with his mother and sister, Bishara. He is entrusted with a precious heirloom; a feather from a blue macaw. He guards it well, not wanting to face his mother's wrath. However, when it falls into the wrong hands, Chitundu must do… Read More

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Baseless attacks by the lunatic fringe Read More

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Sometime i feel like a nut lol you remember that commercial. Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

October 01, 2012

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Michael, a missionary priest in Kenya, has just killed Munyasya, a retired army officer. It might have been an accident, but Mulonzya, a politician resentful of the power of foreigners, tries to exploit the tragedy for his own ends. Boniface, a young church worker, and his wife, Josephine, have just… Read More

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John is an idealist. He turns his back on a successful legal career in London to return to his home in Migwani, a small, poor town in eastern Kenya. His ambition is to assist his country’s development, to create a model that others might emulate. But in trying to rediscover… Read More

Book / Travel

September 01, 2012

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In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first arc he carved with his thumb stopped a little red pickup that took him over the horizon. Like his mythical hunter companion, Orion, he was on a vision quest, propelled… Read More
A personal note from the Author of Bridge of Time by Missy. Read More
Recently Debonairs Pizza Kenya, in conjunction with dining revolution Eatout Kenya, ran a ‘Win Free Debonairs Pizza for a Year’ competition on Facebook which created a huge amount of publicity for the brand. The next step of the competition involved a challenge called the Debonairs Pizza ‘Bake Off.’ Read More

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dedicated to two great people I met in College...as they told me about their countryside of Kenya! Read More

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Into the clearing I stepped. I had noticed it on an earlier occasion on one of my solo expeditions into the deeper, denser parts of the area surrounding our rotunda. Read More
A funny story based on real events at my dreadful jobs. I hope that there is some kind of deeper meaning here too, but hey, at least my job exposes me to some characters! Read More
In 1957 I was a typical suburaban house wife living outside of Washington, D.C. The next thing I knew, I was flying across the Atlantic with my husband and three children, headed for Africa. My book chronicles the two years I spent in Kenya during its last days as a… Read More

Book / Young Adult

April 17, 2008

Reads: 184

Comments: 1

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Kenya lost her parents, and is enslaved. Will this 16 year old survive her biggest battle in her life, against her fate? Read More
Kenya's business community has a role to play in peace building. Read More
The line between genius and failure is not only knowing where to get new ideas, but also partnering to get your novel products to the market. Read More
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