The armed conflict in North Kivu province between the March 23 Movement (M23) and the Congolese army (FARDC) has intensified, with devastating consequences for civilians. The fighting, which had previously been confined to Rutshuru territory, has spread to Masisi territory, causing hundreds of thousands of people to flee for the provincial capital of Goma. “The […]
Malawi has declared a state of disaster from Cyclone Freddy, which has killed at least 219 people in Malawi and Mozambique since Saturday night, and displaced 11,000. The disaster declaration is a part of an appeal for national and international assistance for the victims of the cyclone. So far, several organizations have started responding to […]
Goma Volcanological Observatory (OVG) in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has warned pilots to fly with caution while passing over Virunga region, and the city is on high alert after Nyamulagira showed signs of eruption The East African has reported. However, the OVG is reported as saying “we recommend to the people of Goma to […]
By Nancy Makena, A man can love a woman, a woman can be loved by a man, an old man can love a young teenager, a teenager can love him back, an elderly woman can love a young man, he can reciprocate the love, people of different social, financial classes can fall in love. You […]
How modern African drama synthesizes oral traditions with western European forms. In reference to the Wole Soyinka’s Lion and the Jewel and the play Muntu by Joe de Graft.
Introduction A number of Afro-centric scholars assert that there is the existence of drama in Africa before the intrusion of the colonialists. African drama is distinct from other forms of dram in the world because of its inseparable link with its cultural and traditional elements. Some says that African drama developed by European influence. Viewers […]
Introduction Historical records reveal that Kenyans had access to education as far back as 1728 with Swahili manuscript Utendi wa Tambuka (Book of Heraclius) attesting to this fact. The CMS missionaries interacted with locals in the coastal town of Mombasa and set up one of the earliest mission schools in the country at Rabai in […]
The relevance of the use of dialogue as an important category of analysis in the novel River and the source by Margarete Ogola
Dialogue as stylistic device refers to spoken lines by characters in a story that serve many functions such as adding context to narrative, establishing voice and tone. Writers utilize dialogue as a means to demonstrate communication between two characters. Most dialogue is spoken aloud in a narrative, though there are exceptions in terms of inner […]
Analysis of the poem ‘Betrothed’ by Obyero Odhiambo in Anthology of East African poetry by A.D Amateshe.
Linguistic devices Dialogue It denotes a conversation between two or more interlocutors in a discourse. The poet in Betrothed employs this linguistic aspect to reveal a conversation between the two sides of the marriage agreement. “Three thousand shillings is not enough,” “Fathers, this is what we walked with!” “ …..as a token of our love.” […]
I have been teaching kids from 2016 in one of the private school in my village. The school owner doesn’t get much of profit from the school, he does it because he loves education as he has been an educationist for the last 38 years. He established the school out of passion in teaching and […]
Ol Pejeta conservancy is a 360km square which is non-profit wildlife conservancy in Central Kenya’s Laikipia County. It is situated on the equator west of Nanyuki town. It was used as a ranching area during the colonization although wildlife and pastoralists were roaming in the areas even before colonization and early stages of colonisation. Like […]