3 article(s) translated from Swahili

Crocodile

I too have words; I’ll join those already speaking; I’ll gild my verse so it pleases those who’re reading; Untwist these words, for their sense may be misleading. There’s a croc…...

The Wretched of Uhuru

After Uhuru, a new scramble began. A race for wealth and riches. As one member of parliament who cared about the country’s future put it: with Uhuru had come, sadly, a new contest for lucre. In an…...

Poor Grandpa!

I never wanted to remember at all, let alone write about, what transpired when I took a walk with Grandpa to the sprawling Kariobangi slum area, that part of the slum known as Korogocho. I didn’t…...