Dear friend… this is for you!

Dear friend… this is for you!

Dear friend… this is for you!

What really happened to the days when friendship was real and true? When friends once cared about one’s ongoing academically, morally, socially, physically… lly? The list is always endless. Is it me who changed? I have always asked myself and if my change was so radical and spontaneous, then why wasn’t I corrected? Why do we have to let this change drive a whole consequence to a wacky end?

Spare me the crap! If it is for the so called ‘relations’ the last time I checked you read a book of that caliber — self-confidence — but seems your style has changed from ‘Think Big’ to ‘300 Things a Girl Should Know About Boys.’ Continue reading

Mwavyaji wa Roho na hadithi Nyingine – Leonard Sanja

Mwavyaji wa Roho na hadithi Nyingine - Leonard Sanja

Mwavyaji wa Roho na hadithi Nyingine – Leonard Sanja

Mwavyaji wa Roho na hadithi Nyingine ni mkusanyiko unaoleta pamoja mawazo, hisia na fikra za waandishi mahiri kuhusu jamii. Ni juhudi za kuakisi ukweli wa hali halisi ilivyo na kumchorea msomaji taswira kamili kuhusu madhila ya uongozi, njaa, dawa za kulevya na mahusiano ya kijamii; kwa ujumla yaliyodorora. Wakati huo huo, wanamzindua juu ya mabadiliko; kuu likiwa kupatikana kwa katiba mpya.

Waandishi basi hawakuzungumzia madhila tu ila wanapendekeza jinsi suluhu ya baadhi ya matatizo inavyoweza kupatikana. Tashtiti, maswali ya balagha na tashbihi zilizoshamiri katika nyingi za hadithi hizi zinadhihirisha uchungu, kero, dhiki na kiu ya waandishi; msukumo wa kutaka kuhusika na kujihusisha na kupatikana kwa jamii bora. Wanaamini haya ndio matamanio ya wasomaji na jamii kwa jumla.

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Maisha Kitendawili – John Habwe.

Riwaya hii ya kusisimua inatuingiza katika bahari tesi ambamo asiyesimama imara huzama ji! Unapoisoma unachukuliwa na wimbi la vitushi vya hadithi iliyotambwa kwa hadithi ya kipekee.

Jomo Kenyatta Foundation.
John Habwe.

Maisha Kitendawili - John Habwe.

Maisha Kitendawili – John Habwe.

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“The Politics of Betrayal in Kenya” by Joe Khamisi

– Former MP Joe Khamisi has authored a thought-provoking book entitled, The Politics of Betrayal in Kenya, aimed at‘exposing the rot in the Kenya political system’. The book illustrates how the electorate has been betrayed their political ‘leaders’.

It mainly centres on the politically shaky period between 2001 and 2008 and particularly on president Kibaki’s first term in office (when the author was himself a member of parliament). It also delves into historical happenings like President Moi’s rule (1978-2002) mentions instances of gov’t repression and grand corruption. Continue reading

Sowing the Mustard Seed by Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Sowing the Mustard Seed by Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Sowing the Mustard Seed by Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Sowing the Mustard Seed contains a graphic account of a turbulent period in Uganda and provides an insider’s account of the wasted years following Amin’s overthrow in 1979. When Uganda’s first general election in two decades was rigged in December 1980, Museveni launched a guerilla war to fight against Milton Obote’s Sectarian dictatorship.

The war of liberation started in February 1981 with only 27 guns, and the National Resistance Movement and Army eventually took power in January 1986 and began the arduous task of rebuilding a shattered nation. Continue reading

Hafla ya Uzinduzi wa Tamthilia ya ‘Mbaya Wetu’ – Ken Walibora

“Tunakualika rasmi kwa uzinduzi huu utakaongozwa na PLO. Lumumba na Ken Walibora. Zaidi, kutakuwa na mchezo wa kuigiza kuhusu kitabu.

 

Hafla ya Uzinduzi wa Tamthilia ya 'Mbaya Wetu' - Ken Walibora

Hafla ya Uzinduzi wa Tamthilia ya ‘Mbaya Wetu’ – Ken Walibora

 

KOPO LA MWISHO NA HADITHI NYINGINE –OMAR BABU (Mhariri)

KOPO LA MWISHO NA HADITHI NYINGINE –OMAR BABU (Mhariri)

KOPO LA MWISHO NA HADITHI NYINGINE –OMAR BABU (Mhariri)

Kopo la mwisho na hadithi nyingine ni mkusanyiko wa hadithi ambazo zimepigwa msasa tena kwa makini naye Omar Babu [Abu Marjan] ambaye ni mshairi na mwandishi wa riwaya na hadithi fupi.

Ni diwani inayoshughulikia maudhui tofautitofauti; Ukabila, siasa. Elimu, mapenzi n.k  … “Ni hadithi zinazoandama mtindo sahili na zinazoashiria masuala yanayomkabili binadamu.”

Kopo la mwisho na hadithi nyingine

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