Footsteps

Footsteps (5)

Saturday, 29 October 2011 11:03

Waceera Dadangu Kipenzi

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By Wahu Kaara Waceera dadangu ndugu kipenzi, kipenzi shujaa mwenzangu Shujaa Bintiye Mwalimu Kahiga, kwa sifa sote tuijuaye Sifa kijijini Ngorano tumeisikia, Ngorano zawadi ya ulimwengu kote Ulimwengu kote ukajulikana, Mama Shujaa wa Kenya Mama Shujaa Miriam Kahiga, Msomi Mwandishi ukatambulikana kote Uandishi usio na kifani, mawazo ya kulenga na kuzinduwa Wakenya wazalendo tukakujua, heshima yako urithi wetu Mama Shujaa Miriam Kahiga, Shujaa mwenzangu kipenzi Shujaa mwenzangu, mwenyezi Mungu akamtambua Yesu Kristo akawa nguzo yake, ushuhuda ukatutolea Ukaiishi imani yako, kwa matendo na usemi Injili ukaendeleza, na kuivumisha mpaka hospitalini Shujaa Mama mwenzangu, ukawalea hata watoto Uzazi ukauimarisha, wenye swali…
Saturday, 29 October 2011 11:00

MIRIAM KAHIGA: she walked the talk

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By Awaaz TeamMIRIAM KAHIGAWhen the story of journalism in Kenya will be re-written, Miriam Kahiga’s name will stand out among the trail blazers in the profession. Miriam identified early in her career a distinct genre, and this stood out in most of the work she did. Through her stories in the various publications she contributed to and edited, it is her quest for social justice that set her apart from her peers. Wambui Kihiu was privileged to work with her and attest that Miriam always walked the talk.The Miriam I knew By Wambui Kihiu I first met Miriam Waceera Kahiga…
Saturday, 29 October 2011 10:59

THE GREAT TROUBLE MAKER

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By Awaaz TeamPeter Kihara YoungSOME OF THEM CALLED HIMPETER KIHARA YOUNGOTHERS CALLED HIM KIHARAPETER YOUNGTHERE ARE SOME WHO CALLEDHIM YOUNG PETER KIHARAWHILE OTHERS CALLED HIMTHE GREAT TROUBLE MAKERFOR YOU YOUNG KIHARA I SAYFREEDOM IS A MUSTFOR YOU PETER KIHARA IPROMISE FREEDOM MUSTCOMEFOR YOU PETER KIHARA I SAYJUSTICE IS A MUSTFOR YOU AND MY COUNTRY ISAY FREEDOM IS A MUSTPETER YOUNG KIHARA WAS AGREAT FREEDOM FIGHTERPETER KIHARA YOUNG-AREVOLUTIONARY LEADERPETER YOUNG KIHARA - AVISIONARY LEADERTO OPRESSORS ANDDICTATORS HE WAS ATROUBLE MAKERTHIS GREAT MAN TAUGHT MEABOUT MEKATILILITHIS AFRICAN TEACHER TOLDME ABOUT DEDAN KIMATHIHE GAVE ME ALL THE STORIESABOUT MAKHAN SINGHPETER YOUNG HE TAUGHT…
Saturday, 29 October 2011 10:58

JACOB ODHIAMBO ODIPO

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By Awaaz TeamJacob OdipoA grassroots community organizer and member of the Bunge La Mwananchi movement.The Late Jacob Odipo passionately organized and shaped Bunge La Mwananchi into a formidable social movement that has become the socio-political home for many grassroots activists struggling to bring about social change in Kenya. Jacob Odipo was a strategist, debater and courageous activist who dedicated his life tobuilding social movements in Kenya and East Africa. He was inspired to establish Bunge La Mwananchi chapters across the country and worked with many other progressive forces like the Movement for Political Accountability (MOPA); Kenya Against Impunity Network (…
Saturday, 29 October 2011 10:56

DR CORNEL DA COSTA

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By Awaaz TeamDR CORNELDr Cornel DaCosta, husband of Nancy, father of Joanna and Jessica passed away suddenly on 10 September, 2010 at King’s College Hospital, London, after suffering a heart attack. His death is of special significance to Kenyans as not only was he a son of the soil but had been engaged for some years in writing the biography of ourmuch loved and revered, Pio Gama Pinto. This book is long overdue and it is not known as yet as to how far the biographer had progressed.Cornel was born in Mombasa, Kenya, where he completed his schooling at the…
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