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Sudden Death

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“You and I hear of sudden deaths and yet we imagine we shall not die suddenly.” – C.H. Spurgeon.

Death by Many Names

There are many euphemisms for death:

To pass away, pass on, lose one’s
life, breathe one’s last,

Why Air-crash Accident Investigations Take Long and What We can Learn from Them

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Flying is one of the safest modes of transport today, and it
is not by chance that it is so. It is a result of years of research and
learning, majorly through simulations and very good engineering, but also
through learning from mistakes that are made.

Letter from Middle Earth

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Dear earthlings,

Where I live, we have neither electricity
nor cars. We do not have access to the internet, and we actually do not need
it. We usually do not have money, although we are not poor. We have more food
than we need.

It Matters how we Collectively Bring up our Children

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As a young parent, I am entitled to give my opinion on
parenting based on the fact that I know very little. I am wallowing in the
comfort of blissful ignorance, or what the people who study human minds and
behavior call unconscious incompetence.

Lord of the Memes

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The world has changed. I see it in the Instagram.
I feel it in Facebook. I smell it on Twitter. Much that once was is lost, for
none now live who remember it.  

It began with the sharing of pictures, and

Making E-Commerce Work

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I need an Ecommerce website where I can sell my products that
I often market via WhatsApp and Instagram.

This is the question I have encountered many times from
people who want to sell their products online, and want to set up an ecommerce website.

One Person Can Change an Organization

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In the late 90s, South Africa was facing a HIV/AIDS crisis
with almost a quarter of all black South Africans living with the virus. The
hope for these people was in affordable ARVs which were never close to being
affordable as they cost about $1000 per month.

Kenyans and Locusts Have Something in Common

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Locusts are just grasshoppers. When left on their own, they
live a quiet and peaceful life munching on grass. They are barely visible, save
for when you walk on grass where they are and they hop around. They threaten no
one and do no harm.

Can SACCOs Save Kenyans from Predatory Digital Lending Apps?

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Kenya is a first of many,
but it is possibly the SACCO movement that stands tallest, although little
talked about. In terms of savings, Kenya has the largest SACCO movement in
Africa, and SACCOs have been the preferred source of credit for many people.


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I had planned to write this last year but two. I know it is
never too late. There is always time to do it in the future.

When I was in school, we knew that the semester was always
concluded in three nights;