Shamba Boy Series

Why Uhuru Could Not Reach America via Ethiopia

Why Uhuru Could Not Reach America via Ethiopia

By Merlin Salat The other day, as I was walking down the main highway of our village, I was attracted to a group of youths in a loud discussion with some ladies in front of a miraa base. The miraa base is popular for political discussions and because of its strategic position. Since I am the only son of the[Read More…]

by May 6, 2015 1 comment Shamba Boy Series
The Shambaboy Series: Village Wazee Endorse Me As Pesa Mashinani

The Shambaboy Series: Village Wazee Endorse Me As Pesa Mashinani

By Merlin Salat Many students have come to see me at home. Several of them came in groups and clubs. They heeded my advice especially on how to pass exams using mwaks so that they can join a university next year and eat musjana fresh kila maka. The students also invited me to their school so that the others can[Read More…]

by Sep 20, 2014 3 comments Shamba Boy Series
The Shambaboy Series: Curious Students Pay Me a Visit

The Shambaboy Series: Curious Students Pay Me a Visit

By Merlin Salat After my arrival, our home started getting visitors on a daily basis to see the great Kijana-ile-ya-Yolofasity. That is the name they gave me since 2010 when I joined the university where president Moi was educated. I made history by being the first boy from the local secondary school to ever join a university. So, I deserve[Read More…]

by Sep 14, 2014 0 comments Shamba Boy Series

THE SHAMBA BOY SERIES: FROM YOLOFASITY TO THE VILLAGE

By Merlin Salat Having done with my university, I had no other option but to head back to the village. I took the few belongings I had in hostel-F where I used to live with my former girlfriend. She is now a former because according to the agreement we made at the beginning of the academic year, she was to[Read More…]

by Sep 6, 2014 0 comments Shamba Boy Series