Who is my friend?

He was the embattled CEO of the nation’s premier pension fund, who had joined my former high school, Kings College Budo when I was just leaving in the...

Think out of the box

Dawo grew up deep in Kaduna, an arid village, where life was not just slow but there was hardly any new thing that ever went up. Your eyes could stret...

How a Genocide Starts

The drums of war had been screaming ever since news that an army primarily formed of refugees had attacked. Bosco was an Aid worker based in the capit...

Gifted and Special

"Those marks can't take him anywhere!" Nambi felt as she took the result slip of her son, Ntambi, disappointed. He was in a school where kids were for...

The Power of a Name

"The Minister wants to see you!" Mr. Herbert Kiwa, the Permanent Secretary (PS), of the Ministry of Infrastructure was informed by his personal assist...

Soldiers in my face!

There are things you don’t easily forget, as in growing up in the shadow of crude men in uniform.  Soldiers of my childhood were a dark and a frighten...
A visit to the doctor

A visit to the doctor

For some time Kikomeko hadn’t been feeling like himself. There was a numbing pain he felt piercing inside his belly. In spite of the pain Kikomeko who...
Everybody Is Somebody!

Everybody is Somebody!

To manage his vast household of seven children, Achebe, a CEO of a multinational bank headquartered in the city, knew he needed an extra pair of hands...

Sabotaged by his people!

After a long career abroad, culminating as regional IMF chief of Latin America, Mukulu returned to settle back home. Feeling still energetic, he forme...