Play Review (Mboco Nange)

‘Matigio ma hiti mariagwo no hiti.’ That statement, though not sounding much out of context was my favourite line from the just concluded Nairobi edition of ‘Mboco Nange’  a Renegades Ventures production. ( FYI; I have not used that statement yet, but I am still on the look out for an argument that I will…

Chronicles from Maa Land

As an outsider stepping in, all my eyes could see were acres and acres of brown earth accompanied by even more brownish small manyattas broken only by a few small shrubs and trees precariously fighting for survival here and there.  The land is Kwemokoi village. A tiny village hidden in one corner of the expansive…

No Huduma at the Centre

As a Kenyan, it is unequivocal that one day; you will require a service offered at the Huduma Centre. If you are like me, the first service that will take you to the Huduma Centre will be an ID replacement and the Huduma Centre nearest to you will be the one at GPO Nairobi. Retracting…

Point Zero. The Nairobi Gallery

The Nairobi Gallery The thing about the Nairobi Gallery is that the entrance is at the point where naturally the exit would be. Actually, there is no entry point/gate under where the entrance and the welcome banner is hanged. This is the first indicator that The Nairobi Gallery is not just your typical building, a…

Play Review (Rugama Ringi)

The minute I saw the photos below of Humphrey and Pablo in a dress and high heels on the Fanaka Arts Facebook page, it was sold to me that I had to watch this play. These photos especially made it easier to choose what to play to watch, now that two of my preferred Kikuyu…

A Day at the Milimani Law Courts

When you have watched over a hundred episodes of ‘Suits’, ‘The Good Wife’ and are currently watching ‘the Good Fight’, you will start wondering, do what we see on these shows have any similarities with how Kenyan courts are run? ‘Do we have Harvey Spectres’ wit in our courts? Objecting to every question and with…