PEOPLE, PLACES & PULPED PALAVER: The Crocodile Men of Papua New Guinea

Many tribes from along the Sepik River, like the Chambri and Kaningara in Papua New Guinea believe that they crawled out of the Sepik River, evolved to become humans. In the honor of their reptilian god, boys have to endure the torturous ritual to look like crocodiles. Becoming more reptilian themselves, they cut themselves open…

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MOTIVATION MONDAY: The Sacrifices today for the Greater Good tomorrow.

It is back to school again, after the Easter Holidays and parents, guardians, sponsors and responsible adults have the task of getting their children and dependents back to various learning institutions. I used to take it for granted what this huge responsibility bore to my parents until I started figuring out the math, as the…

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KREATIVE KORNA: The Dep. Governor Vain Stance on the Kakamega Bust.

When Deputy Governor for Lungona*, His Excellency Manyasi Fungututi* left home for Kakamega, his mind was full of thought what was to come in the Governor’s Convention, in Kakamega Town. It has been a busy first quarter of the year, and there were multiple meetings and projects to preside over, which usually gave him very…

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ACTIVATED:What I want.

I am powerful, Whatever I set my mind on having , I will have. Whatever I decide to be, I will be. The evidence is all around me. The power of my will has brought me precisely, To where I am presently.   I have made a choice; I held the thoughts. I have taken…

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KREATIVE KORNA: Fast Forwarding into the Future (2065).

It is a fine calm morning, the Friday 26th June, 2065. I will be celebrating my 70th birthday on the 28th June. My body is no longer as it used to be, but my health is good, my bones still strong and my heart pumping as normal. I had to cut down my sugar consumption…

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PEOPLE, PLACES & PULPED PALAVER: The African Pygmies.

The African Pygmies are forest people uniquely identified for their short stature and indigenous ways. An average Pygmy man is about 1.5m tall. Estimated at about 500,000 people, their survival requires protection due to segregation, discrimination, racism and violent abuse by the ‘civilized’ humanity. They are mostly found in central parts of Africa, including Democratic…

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CAVEMAN ENCOUNTERS: A Peek into the Future.

It is the Friday 26th June, 2065. I will be celebrating my 70th birthday on the 28th June. My body is no longer as it used to be, but my health is good, my bones still strong and my heart pumping as normal. I had to cut down my sugar consumption and stick to healthy…

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TECHIE’S TAKE: The Sikorsky S-97 Raider.

Sikorsky and Lockheed Martins joined their resources and efforts to develop the next generation assault military helicopter, called Sikorsky S-97 Raider. The Apache may have cemented its legendary status especially after leading offensive onslaughts at enemy forces and the smacking down Saddam Hussein troops in Iraq and the Al Qaeda terrorist outfit in Afghanistan, but…

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PEOPLE, PLACES & PULPED PALAVER: The OvaHimba, Namibia.

An indigenous people in Northern Namibia, the Himba have kept their ancestral roots and culture. Just like the Maasai [Kenya], Pygmies (Congo), they proudly keep to their traditional ways in lifestyle and behavior, proud of their heritage. The Himba are Bantus, speak OtjiHimba and are partial nomads and pastoralists. The government of Namibia has taken…

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