Category: THE VILLAGE ROVER: Tonny Ogwa (every Monday)

July 3, 2020 4

AND THE WAR FLOWERED

By Tonny Ogwa

It’s wrong what they say about war. War brings death, desolation and untold suffering. But sometimes war beget flowers too.…

June 15, 2020 1

ON MY LAST BREATH

By Tonny Ogwa

Do you ever miss me? Do you sometimes jerk awake in the middle of the night, the feeling of hollowness, emptiness hovering over you like a messenger of doom.

June 8, 2020 1

EMBAKASI

By Tonny Ogwa

You carefully and strategically throw a joke about cows and how they’ll look good in your father’s compound. She says that should not be a problem since there are already too many cows in the form of you and your clansmen. And you’re not making your father’s compound look any better.

June 7, 2020 1

TALES OF THE VILLAGER

By Tonny Ogwa

I would have also told you about Ajuoga Janawi the great medicine man who placed his enemies in bottles of chang’a and threw them into the lake but I will not.

June 1, 2020 1

FRIENDSHIPS AND SAD MADARAKA DAY

By Tonny Ogwa

And because today is a Sad Madaraka day, and because my father sold his coveted cows to send me to school so I can eventually force knowledge through your thick craniums, I’m going to give you a brief history of this man Tom Mboya.