“The Reunion” By Leonard Njenga Kibera

“The Reunion” By Leonard Njenga Kibera

 The Reunion is about Paul, a boy brought up by a single mother whose memory of her estranged husband is very bitter.

To confound the matter, Paul and his mother live in a slum where the author deftly uses the anagram Mururu for Mukuru slum.

Their house is neatly placed between an ageing acacia tree and a mould of earth. It was said to have housed a water pump for the city’s water supply decades ago but was abandoned.

The small 10X10 with two of the walls made of cardboard was their abode. The iron sheets were rotting and leaked in several places.

A tiny cardboard room at the back served as the bathroom and a latrine.

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All About Wallah Bin Wallah – The Author of ‘Kiswahili Mufti’ Series

All About Wallah Bin Wallah - The Author of 'Kiswahili Mufti' Series

All About Wallah Bin Wallah – The Author of ‘Kiswahili Mufti’ Series

Wallah Bin Wallah revolutionised Swahili learning at primary school level.He’s a renowned author of several titles but few people know his background. His series, Kiswahili Mufti, has been at the centre of Kiswahili learning in the country and out. He also writes poetry alongside other literary material. Continue reading