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Tale of the last nomad

CRAZY WORLD

On a good evening, when my grandfather Ibrahim, son of the king’s bodyguard, nephew of the legendary Wanga fighting army general Kongoti, scion of skinny warriors, had fortified his belly with fermented brew, he would take to singing the fiery war songs of his ancestors.

Tale of the last nomad

By By TED MALANDA | 7 years ago

 Revisiting the charade at the gravesite

Revisiting the charade at the gravesite

I was tickled to no end to discover, by accident, that some scholars had quoted yours truly in an academic publication on culture and death in West Africa.

By TED MALANDA | 7 years ago

Our cast of heroes explains our poverty

It appears our heroes are limited to sportsmen, politicians and rabble-rousers — at least those are the ones who hogged the media limelight during the [email protected] bash. And that’s why we are dirt poor.

By TED MALANDA | 7 years ago

Folly of salivating for presidential jobs

When South Sudan erupted and the president ordered KDF to evacuate Kenyans stranded in Juba, someone suggested on Facebook that the president was acting so because ‘his people’ were the ones in Juba.

By TED MALANDA | 7 years ago

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