Funerals may never be the same again

This article was first published in the Standard. On April 25th, I wrote here about two old men who were building me a gazebo to pass the time as they could not sit still during the lockdown. Unfortunately, one of them, my 86-year-old grandfather passed away suddenly last Friday. Organising his send-off turned out to …

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Two elderly men who can’t sit still at home

“It could be worse,” said my grandfather. This article was first published in my Standard Column on Friday, April 17, 2020 This week, having spent the last few weeks with my wife, children, my mother and stepfather, it was decided that we must take on a project for my stepfather to do. The poor old …

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Women make futures & we do not see them

#IWD2020 #EachforEqual When I was a teenager, there came a season that was very tough for my family. The costs (medical for my grandmother, living expenses etc) far outstripped the income that my mother had at that time. She didn’t have a job and her restaurant was doing poorly at that time so to get …

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The player of all time.

I would never claim to be a basket ball fan of any real variety. I am, however, inspired by greatness in every field. I love to observe the habits of greatness and in Kobe, I was so inspired. So I record it here.

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Awards: Top under 40 Men 2019

I am excited to have been recognised as one of 40 outstanding men in Kenya by the Business Daily in the Top40Under40 men. This means something to me because recognition matters – and it motivates me to do more. I would not have expected to be nominated because I work mainly in the social sector, …

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