Mzangila

Mentor, media consultant, photographer, editor, poet, writer, and counselor.

Long lost

Post Views = 3478So far, 2018 has been a difficult year. I have no clue about how you feel, but to me the ride has been exhausting. The year started on a high note as I had promising prospects in life and career. Today as I retrospect, there’s barely nothing to smile about this journey so far. The truth is …

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The lost also find way

Post Views = 5172It is a well known fact, even to me, that I make a terrible lover. Love, to a man of my calibre, has always been a challenge for reasons unknown even to me. It is , therefore, not disturbing to me that I can’t amount to anything that requires two people. Relationships have been a tough call …

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The inside story: Friends, fame and downsides

Post Views = 5431There is usually a crop of strange people among my friends. These are the ones who think and feel that we’re not friends enough because I don’t write about them on this blog. That is how they want me to prove that our friendship is solid; that I should feature them once in a while, and create …

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Heaven’s gate at hell’s gate

Post Views = 16637Long Read ahead. Patience needed: 20 mins read. There is a long, dusty stretch that leads to Hell’s Gate in Naivasha. Just before you take that turn to set your kicks or car to sit on that stretch, there’s a church called Heaven’s Gate Church on your right. To concoct such a name and put it right …

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The money-milking machine called Ruracio

Post Views = 4375Conversations occur in swahili but have been loosely translated Among the Kikuyu, there is a custom they call Ruracio. Most communities have it, only that the execution varies from one to the other. And this is why Ruracio is more pronounced than others. Ruracio is a dowry payment ceremony where the groom, with other able men, visits …

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One day in the life

Post Views = 1843Benz and I trickle into a lousy joint along Luthuli Avenue at around 1 pm. The joint is annexed to the corner, facing two shops because it occupies a bigger space. The size of it could make a one bedroom crib in Roysambu with the toilet and shower squeezed into one small room. This means that your …

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