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By Idaya N. (Form 3) This is a situation or period of time in which there is no war or violence in a country or an area. In this beautiful land of Kenya which God granted us, we do experience peace sometimes but sometimes we do not. Kenyans started wars and destroyed the peaceful
By Perpetue M. (Form 3) If you know your future, then I am sure your future will not be unfamiliar to you. We all know this African continent was colonized. The heroes and sheroes who participated in fighting for our independence did a good job. I don’t know how to show my gratitude to
By Dorcus A. (Form 3) When the 2007 election violence crosses my mind, I realize that peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of understanding. This incident was a shame for our country. Several lives were lost, a lot of property destroyed, many of our future leaders laid in the grave.
By Brenda C. (Form 1) Corruption! Corruption! Corruption everywhere. It is misuse of public power for private gain. Major corruption comes when there are major events involving large sums of money, multiple players, huge quantities of products, and often when disasters situations are at stake. Think of civil war or natural disasters like
By Perpetua M. (Form 2) Wow! Wow! Wow! I do not know what to day or simply what to do. I am stranded as I am writing this article. Kenya is a land full of people with smiles on their faces, but others are crying. Crying for the future of Kenya. Where is
By Ester N. (Form 3) What are tribal clashes? These are conflicts that occur among some communities or countries concerning tribes. The reason as to why many parts of Kenya have tribal classes is due to differences in leadership. They may fight due to the type of leaders they have. I am a