Mzangila

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

Facebook, down this road

Post Views = 1630Mzangila, What is on your mind? I have been on Facebook since 2011. That is around 7 years now, and made roughly 3,000 ‘friends.’ Three-quarters of these people I don’t know them personally, or I have never met them. Some felt that they needed to be my friends, for reasons which you and I might not understand …

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The missing link

Post Views = 1237In today’s world, hearing successful marriage stories has become a scarce commodity. The news bulletins are dotted with break-ups and divorces that include partners going after property. The institution of marriage has suffered from greed vagabonds that it no longer has any taste amongst the current generation. While this might be the case, we don’t want to …

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Fatherhood and in-laws

Post Views = 1696Last week Tuesday was Elsie’s birthday. The little woman turned 10. She started being cheeky even before hitting nine. At nine she was on Facebook; something that worried me as a father. I had to call her mother, who by the way never gave a shit about her being on Facebook. Given that she is a knucklehead, …

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Of YALI moments, and the nights we never rolled over peacefully

Post Views = 6435The first day looks like we landed on the moon from different countries. And from our space gear, we salute each other and try to get to know each other. We forget our mission momentarily and have a seat on the rocky surfaces of the moon, unsure of what our excursion will look like. We trade banters …

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A conversation with self

Post Views = 8417 There was a man I knew when I was growing up. He came from my village, in the deepest thighs of Kisii land. Same age and height, complexion and the nasty look finished his appearance off. He was the exact copy of me. You see I knew him since I was young. His mother passed on …

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They’re just children

Post Views = 3605When her maid mistreated her 22 months old baby back in 2014, every kind of journalist, humanitarian activist and other concerned men and women flocked her home and camped there to milk a story from her. Everyone wanted to be the first one to have the story from the horse’s mouth because that is what defines news …

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