The Gender Question, Equality And How We Raise Them

'Minam! (Not her real name) Minam!' called her mother. 'Njoo hapa! Utaoga saa ngapi? Enda ukaoge. Mwanamke mgani hataki kuoga? Msichana mkubwa Kama wewe uko karibu kupata bwana hebu pita hapa!' (Come here! What time will you bath? What woman doesn't want to bath? A big girl like yourself about to get a husband you …

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Are We Really that Helpless..

Wisemen Chronicles

I read something that has left me severely disturbed for the last few days. A few weeks ago, there was an outrage when a first year student at one of our prestigious public universities (scoffs) was stabbed to death during a robbery incident. I doubt any of us can even begin to fathom what her family must be going through in their effort to understand how their little one left this earth so suddenly and so violently. This is one in a score of similar incidents that are leaving victims either dead or heavily maimed.

A journalist set out to do a story on this gang that is causing such distress. He found the actual guy who murdered that first year student and they agreed to an interview. However, a few days to the set date, the fellow was nabbed by passersby as he attempted to rob another victim. He…

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