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47 Random Thoughts on Bandana Ya E-Sir

Bandana Ya E-Sir is a let-down. There is nothing about E-Sir in this song. The lyrics are dirty. Disappointing, even. E-Sir was more than a bandana. Sure, it was his signature look, in the same way I don a hat, but there was more to the man. This doesn’t feel like a tribute, more of ...

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47 Random Thoughts on Bandana Ya E-Sir

Bandana Ya E-Sir is a let-down. There is nothing about E-Sir in this song. The lyrics are dirty. Disappointing, even. E-Sir was more than a bandana. Sure, it was his signature look, in the same ...

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Black Tax is Killing Me

I head home feeling all pretty, enjoying the throwback R&B classics blaring from the speakers of the 111 Ngong nganya. I get a text notification from my brother, ‘please call me thank you’ it reads. ...


Tales of African Hair

In fact, hairdressers were as popular back then as they are today. There was great demand for their services, though the braiding process was often time consuming, and sometimes complex. However, different African ethnic groups boasted of an array ...

Reading Nanjala Nyabola’s Travelling While Black

There is certainly a world of a difference between travelling to what one considers home – even if one is visiting the place for the first time, and travelling to places unknown to someone – ...
From The Stage To The Bedroom: When Couples Work Together Paul Ogola

Work, Play and Forever After: When Couples Work Together

As they work to stamp their prowess in the acting industry both locally and internationally, they reminisce about the growth they have made in separating work from their relationship.



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