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  • Wed, 22nd May 2013
    It's the rainy season in the region and as we all know, rain stirs lots of trouble for humanity. For instance, in some places thieves take advantage of night rains to break into people's homes because they are assured of two things; first, they know it's very unlikely that anyone will hear them and second, the possibilities of TANESCO misbehaving when it rains are very high. Besides, how many... [Continue reading]
  • Wed, 15th May 2013
    On Saturday the 27th April, 2013 will be a day never to be forgotten by many who knew the now Late Senator Mutula Kalonzo of Mbooni Constituency, Makueni County in Kenya. I remember I was at the office putting together some documents I needed for an event we were organizing, when I had this sudden impulse to switch on the TV just to see what was going on in the world. As soon as it was on, the... [Continue reading]
  • Tue, 7th May 2013
    Every week that passes I try to look back to see what improvements I made to my life (if any), either directly or indirectly. This past week I can easily say that the one great thing I did for myself was to make up my mind to change my general outlook of life (not an easy thing to do though). This came about after attending the 1st Marketer’s Night this year held on 25th April, 2013. If you... [Continue reading]
  • Mon, 29th Apr 2013
    You may have read this story before like I have, but for some reason today it really touched me. Hope it has the same effect on you. Her name was Mrs. Thompson. As she stood in front of her 5th grade class on the very first day of school, she told the children a lie. Like most teachers, she looked at her students and said that she loved them all the same. But that was impossible, because there in... [Continue reading]
  • Tue, 23rd Apr 2013
    Sometimes I sit back and wonder how we used to survive without calculators, mobile phones (now upgraded to smartphones), Internet and most importantly, Google! I don’t know how we did it then but if we were taken back to those days, I wonder how many of us would still be sane. We have gotten so much used to letting gadgets “think” for us in the name of working smart that most of us have forgotten... [Continue reading]
  • Sat, 20th Apr 2013
    I used to think I had my stuff together. Then I got married.... Marriage is great, but it literally rocked everything I knew. I quickly realized my basic goal in life, prior to getting married, was to simply remain undisturbed. This “disruption” came suddenly and was disguised as a 5-foot-nothing Swedish-Filipino woman. When I decided I’d rather not live without her, I proceeded to ask her to... [Continue reading]
  • Tue, 16th Apr 2013
    It is interesting how human beings tend to not communicate with certain people until they find themselves caught up in a situation that requires them to “remember” those people arises. I admit, I have done this severally, and even you, if you will be honest with yourself will admit that there are people you have in your phonebook that you haven’t spoken to in years; some you probably can’t even... [Continue reading]
  • Wed, 10th Apr 2013
    It’s hard to believe three are gone and we are onto the forth already. Doesn’t it seem to you like it’s just the other day we were ushering in the New Year? Well, believe it or not, like the corporate world would say, Quarter One of 2013 is gone and we are now seven days into Quarter Two. Even before we go further into this article, I have a probing question for you; did you achieve the short... [Continue reading]
  • Mon, 8th Apr 2013
    Each one of us has a different view of what Easter means to them; for some, it’s the first long weekend after New Year, which automatically brings with it a much needed break from the hassle and bustle of trying to hit targets for Quarter One. For others it’s a nice opportunity for them to enjoy quality time with friends and relatives, while for others, it is a great time to achieve a goal from... [Continue reading]
  • Tue, 19th Mar 2013
    I don’t know about you but for me, whenever I can, I try learning something new every day; at least something that edifies me. As you know, one of the places you can get unrestricted information is obviously the internet, and depending on how knowledgeable (or not) you are, you will be able to decide what is true and what is not from what you find on the internet. Like someone said, not... [Continue reading]
  • Thu, 14th Mar 2013
    Cheating doesn’t mean you have to kiss, meet or have sex with a third party. Once you find yourself deleting texts, whatsapp messages, BBM messages, e-mails, etc so your partner won't accidentally see them, then yes, you are already there. If you choose to send secret flirtatious inbox messages on facebook or DMs on Twitter to your friends, aka partners in flirting,  then you are already cheating... [Continue reading]
  • Tue, 12th Mar 2013
    It's been a week of tension and uncertainty no doubt caused by the elections that have been going on in one of our East African countries, Kenya. As people turned out in large numbers to vote, it was obvious from the small talk being engaged as they queued that memories of the post election violence that happened in 2008 were still fresh in people's minds. You could also tell from the massive... [Continue reading]
  • Tue, 5th Mar 2013
    Can you believe that as you read this article (if you are reading it today, 3rd March, 2013), 62 days are gone? It’s hard to believe two are down and we are already on the third month of 2013. As I always say, I’m grateful to the Almighty God for giving me another chance to see a new day, a new week and in this case, a new month. It is an opportunity for you and I to create a new thing in our... [Continue reading]
  • Thu, 28th Feb 2013
    Haven't read the book but I intend to get an e-copy of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus soon…. All the same, when I look at the title I guess the writer must have been as confused as I am at some of the differences between Men and Women; and I don't just mean the physically visible biological differences. This has led me to thinking back to the time when God was creating the world. Well,... [Continue reading]
  • Mon, 25th Feb 2013
    It’s been a long week and certainly, the weekend could not have come at such an opportune moment. All the same though, the week that has just ended could not have been as crazy as the valentine week was. It was hard to believe the week had exactly seven (7) days just like all the rest. For some reason it felt like that week had longer hours than normal. Well, I guess I will blame this feeling on... [Continue reading]
  • Tue, 19th Feb 2013
    Disclaimer: Not my original work. Morning Sis, My name is RWANDA..Your small bro...This letter is a bit long...but anyway, how are You? Hope you are good...Just like Me... Sis,It's long since we talked but this letter is urgent ! You have to do what I say! Sis, in April 1994, the worst happend to Me. After the death of My President, Juvenal Habyarimana, who was a TUTSI, My people went totally... [Continue reading]
  • Tue, 12th Feb 2013
    Sometimes when I feel somewhat stressed out, I like standing by the roadside to watch cars passing. I know that sounds loony but to be honest, I find it very entertaining for two reasons: one, I get to see new models of cars I haven’t seen before, and two, I get to play a game I call “spot the couple”. I know the first reason is clear enough but for the second reason, I can almost hear you ask, “... [Continue reading]
  • Wed, 6th Feb 2013
    This month could not have started on a better day; on a Friday. I woke up on this day feeling so elated and ready to face the day as well as the shortest month in the calendar. Thank God It's February! Welcome to February, also known as the month of love. The month I celebrate my birthday...(Read my birthday post here)  What I did not know is that this day would prove to be the one day I would be... [Continue reading]
  • Sun, 3rd Feb 2013
    Sometimes when I look back at my life its difficult to believe how far I've come. It's not been an easy path but today I humbly admit it's ALL been God. All of it. I would not have made it this far if I had been on my own; on my own meaning without God's guiding hand upon my life. I would have died 36years ago, when I was only 2years old....but that's a story for another day. I may not have grown... [Continue reading]
  • Tue, 29th Jan 2013
    Do you ever sit back and wonder how things would have been if you were someone else? Or where you would be in your life today if certain situations in your life had never happened? Well, that is the line of thought I was having on Thursday when I had the great honor of meeting a young lady who made me change my perspective of this life we live.  She is a young woman, in her late twenties but when... [Continue reading]
  • Tue, 22nd Jan 2013
    When I was growing up, I used to say I’d be a veterinary doctor, simple because I loved animals so much that seeing them in pain would make me shed tears. As I grew up into adulthood I realized that there is a difference between doing something because you like it and doing something because you have a passion for it. I discovered I really did not have a passion for the practice, though I was... [Continue reading]
  • Thu, 17th Jan 2013
    I've been thinking of writing this post for the longest but I didn't have the right introduction for it until last evening. I love music and despite the fact that I have thousands of different genres of songs on different portable storage devices, I enjoy the element of surprise provided by the radio. There's nothing like tuning in to your favorite FM dial only to find one of my favorite songs... [Continue reading]
  • Mon, 14th Jan 2013
    When I was growing up, among the many things I wanted to be was a pilot. Why, because I used to find planes fascinating. I still do and I'm not ashamed to admit it. This therefore means that I get overly excited any time I board a plane, and for me, the bigger the bird and longer the journey, the greater the enjoyment. I know by now those who suffer from aerophobia (the fear of flying) must be... [Continue reading]
  • Fri, 11th Jan 2013
    If you were on Twitter on Wednesday, 9th January 2013, then I am sure you must have seen some very "dark" (no pun intended) tweets from Kenyans On Twitter, aka #KOT, targeted towards one Brian Mbunde. Prior to this date, I didn't know such a person existed until I checked my Twitter timeline (TL) and found it awash with tweets about him. Waaah!   My first thought was that he must have been a... [Continue reading]
  • Thu, 10th Jan 2013
    If you are reading this then it means you definitely made it to the New Year. From me to you, I wish you a Happy 2013. The festivities are over but for some reason the festive feeling still lingers on. Well, maybe because we still have colorful shops and malls, Christmas trees all around and generally, a celebratory mood all around. Besides, it is still hard to write “2013” on documents; somehow... [Continue reading]
  • Thu, 27th Dec 2012
    What happened to this week? One day it was Monday, and the next thing I know Friday was already here with us. It felt like the days in between just disappeared and all the hours were merged into one long day. All the same I am glad we made it through another week, and what a week it has been! Obviously, if you are reading this, then it means the world didn’t end on Friday the 21st like the Mayans... [Continue reading]
  • Wed, 19th Dec 2012
    The testing period is over and now we are just about to start the festive season. In fact I should have said the festive season is here with us because if we are to be honest,  for most of us our minds are already on holiday; the bodies are just there to be counted by the bosses.   In Tanzania, the festive season started by celebrating Independence Day on the 9th of December, which was... [Continue reading]
  • Mon, 17th Dec 2012
    You may have read this article before somewhere on the net, or maybe you never have. Whatever the case, it won't hurt going through it quickly. It might just salvage your marriage or relationship, and if you do share it, it might save another person's marriage.   When I got home that night as my wife served dinner, I held her hand and said, "I've got something to tell you". She sat down and... [Continue reading]
  • Fri, 7th Dec 2012
    I've been listening to Maina Kageni and Mwalimu King'ang'i for a few weeks now since I discovered I could get them online. From the topics they've been discussing on their segment "#MITM - Maina in the Morning", it is clear that relationships and marriages in Kenya are no longer what God wanted them to be... not sure this is a unique scenario to Kenya, but then again, that is not what is up for... [Continue reading]
  • Wed, 5th Dec 2012
    So what really happens when it rains in the region? I say the region because regardless of whether it is Dar es Salaam, or Nairobi or Kampala, the reaction is the same. It baffles me really. Do the roads suddenly become smaller? Or do drivers become dumb? I ask these questions because the things that happen on the road when it rains are unbelievable. If you were on the roads this last Thursday,... [Continue reading]