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mwende ngao

Filmmaker. Writer. Performing Poet. Sometimes I sing. Sometimes I dance. Talented Daydreamer

This is Why the Constitution Matters

  The New Constitution was promulgated on August 27th 2010 and was the culmination of 41 years of protests and lobbying. Kenyans celebrated and the world celebrated with us. We finally had achieved what so much had been sacrificed for. Amid all this celebration and the subsequent jaded four years since then, it’s easy to forget why a new constitution ...

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To Dehumanize others is to Dehumanize Ourselves

Abuse of Somali refugees in Kenya (image courtesy)

We cannot violate another person’s humanity without violating our own. This realization led to the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the General Assembly on December 10, 1948. We marked 68 years this week since then, and it cannot be denied that there have been huge gains in human rights world over. However, we must also acknowledge ...

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