A Man of the People is a novel that was written by the late Nigerian novelist, poet, and essayist, Chinua Achebe. The accounts in the book are told from viewpoint of Odili, a former teacher who's intending to challenge M.A. Nanga, his class three teacher for a parliamentary seat.
Gaslighting isn't a new phenomenon. It refers to manipulative tactics used by people to gain control of other people's minds. Learn the symptoms, and the techniques abusers use to trap their partner's mind in their grip.
This is a summary of the chapters and analysis of the play, 'The Trials of Brother Jero' by African playwright, Wole Sonyika
Are you aiming to have a book idea coming into reality, that is, published? Then, read on to find out what you need to know before you begin the process of writing it. This will save you from wasting your money, energy and time when you've completed working on your book.
On August 7, 1998, North American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania were attacked by suicide bombers. A war declared by a terrorist group against Americans, and their international interests; it marked one of the deadliest terrorism attack on Kenyan and Tanzania.
The mystery of black-eyed kids fascinates many people while at the same time sending waves of fear in the hearts of the many. The human encounters with these beings have left many scratching their heads to determine their existence and why they're on earth. This brings, who or what are they?
On August 18, 2020, mutiny soldiers attacked an army base, and arrested the president, senior military officers and top government officials in Mali.
What might be the reason why people behave hilariously, look confused or become emotional after dental procedure? There are varying factors. This article looks at three major dental treatments administered, probable reasons why some oral patients behave weirdly, and some of the hilarious videos.
With $200,000 and two parachutes, Dan Cooper jumped off a moving plane at eight in the evening. The search for Cooper by several authorities and the FBI bore no fruit. The FBI ceased investigating his case in 2016 but they're opened for new leads or evidence. Who was Cooper? No one knows.
In the 90s, three deadliest gangsters were wanted for criminal activities which included kidnappings, torture, murder, violent robberies and car thefts. Feared by the people and seemingly unstoppable, an elite force was formed to locate and kill the ruthless thugs.
Three Suitors One Husband is a comedic play revolving around a young educated African girl who is forced to get married to different male suitors. Fighting against given to a preferable male suitor, she devises a plan that'll see her getting married to the man she loves.
Revelation 14 warns against receiving worshipping the beast and its image, and taking the mark of the beast on the forehead or right hand. Those who do so will be dealt with by God during the Great Judgment. What is behind the mark and the image of the beast to warrant the warning?
Unlike virus diseases, bacterial infections pose major threat in the world due to their frequent occurrence. This list looks at the most dangerous diseases that infect a large percentage of population and the resultant deaths.
Malala Yousafzai was a young girl,15, who was targeted by Taliban militants due to her public advocacy for the right of female to education. She was shot by a gunman on the head and was hospitalized under critical condition.
Chevelle Franklyn, renowned for her song, Dancehall Queen, left the secular music stage and embraced Christianity. A Christian minister, Chevelle has released several gospel reggae songs with the aim of sharing the Word of God. Her song, Joy, catapulted her into the world of Gospel Music.
The world has not been new to eruption of viral diseases. Since the dawn of life on earth, humans have become susceptible to diseases. This article looks at the most dangerous virus diseases that the world has to combat to bring them under control.
Jesus and the apostles cautioned us to be careful of false teachers and prophets. Disguising themselves as prophets and teachers of God, they have led many earnest seekers into the pit of hell. We she'd always ask the Holy Spirit to reveal to us whether the truths to spoken to us originate from God.
Ghosting is a form of silent treatment that is employed by some partners in breaking up with their partners. As a recipient, you've to respond positively to ghosting even though you're experiencing hurtful emotions. How you respond to ghosting determines your healing and recovery from the breakup.
Are face masks or cloth coverings effective in slowing the spread of SARS-COV-2 or prevent people from getting COVID-19? Health institutions and experts differ on the usefulness or effectiveness of wearing masks. But, the smaller protection they provide is better than none at all.
There has been an increased rate of selfie injuries and deaths. This article lists some of the worst selfie deaths that have occurred since the invention of the front camera in smartphones.
The eruption of a new strain of coronavirus has ravaged people's lives and economies of the world. Pet and livestock owners are worried whether their animals can get or infect humans with the coronavirus disease.
Hantaviruses diseases which are spread by rodents rarely occur but they can be fatal in some circumstances. Learn how they are spread, the diseases caused by hantaviruses, the types of hantaviruses, treatment and preventive measures you need to take notice of to avoid getting infected.
Satan is a being who is encompassed in mystery. However, the Bible offers us enough information to better understand him, his works, his origin and his mission. As Christians, we should not be led astray by men' teachings that twist truth for a lie and depict Satan different from what the Bible says
A new strain of coronavirus, 2019-nCoV was identified in Wuhan, China towards the end of 2019 that is responsible for the pneumonia-like or heart disease symptoms outbreak in China. This is a brief summary of the disease as it looks at what is known so far about 2019 novel coronavirus.
The Lion and Jewel is a novel written by Wole Soyinka. It narrates the battle for power between a young girl and an elderly chief. It tells the story of a village that is torn between breaking from traditional ties and accepting the modern-way of life.
This article summarizes the chapters in the novel, 'Passed Like a Shadow' written by Tanzanian author, Bernard Mapalala. Additionally, it includes various themes the author has highlighted in the novel.
This is an analysis of the play, The Black Hermit, written by Ngugi wa Thiong'o. It includes a summary of the acts or chapters and the issues or themes, both major and minor, highlighted by the playwright in this play.
Cheating in relationships has become a normal trend or thing. But, when confronting your cheating partner don't let your anger get out of control. This is a story of a young lady sentenced to death because of killing her boyfriend whom she found was cheating on her. She let anger have its own way.
For many years there have been a tug of war between the blacks and whites as to what Jesus looked like (and the possibility he still maintains his skin color in the heavenly realm where he dwells. Should we be concerned with how Jesus looked like or should we concentrate our minds on his message?
Why are cats afraid of an harmless fruit, cucumber? Is there a reason behind their fear of cucumbers? Well, the scientist community thinks there is an answer to this question. When a cat sees a cucumber, it leaps on the air and runs away from the fruit. It is strange but there might be a reason.
The following quotes are meant to provide you a glimpse of what entails No Contact Rule. If you're wondering whether to get your ex back or move on, read on to find out which step you should undertake
This is a review of Hozier's song titled 'Take Me to Church." It analyzes the song's lyrics depicting the hidden or secret meaning of the song and why Christians should be wary of it.
This article explores several theories about why cats and dogs eat grass. You may even be wondering, can humans eat grass? How do cows process grass?
Robert Mugabe is well-known for his utterances which has turned him into an icon as regards to his funny, dumb and satirical quotes. This hub article lists his funniest ones.
After the Supreme Court nullified President Kenyatta's win for a 2nd term, the country is faced with challenges never experienced before as his opponent, Odinga doesn't want to accept defeat.
As a Christian if you are going through hard times you do not need to feel alone. The Word of God has timely messages with the ever-never-broken promises of God to help you in both good and bad times.
What is nationalism? This article will look at two concepts, patriotism and national interest, with the intention of defining nationalism. Is it a positive term?
It is possible for a failed relationship to work after a breakup. Nevertheless, this will depend on several factors which have been outlined in this article. A probability does exist.
There are numerous online and non-writing contests you can participate for a chance of winning diverse contests. If you would like to participate in an essay, poem, fiction, photography or designing; then read on. You won't miss a contest to your heart's desire.
This article offers tips to assist you in preparation for your exams be it you are in primary or high school or in tertiary institutions. These tips are proven i.e effective.
There are benefits associated with children playing Lego blocks. Playing with the building or constructions aids in better development of the child both physically and cognitively and others areas.
Learn the parts that constitute an earthworm and its benefits to the environment.
Some people use guilt technique for various reasons which are egotistical, that is, self-centered. Learn why people choose this method and if you're the victim, how to respond.
When your partner ceases communicating with you and doesn't respond to your calls or texts, it indicates your partner is intending or has broken up with you without informing you. Learn what ghosting involves and why people apply the ultimate silent treatment in their relationships.
There are benefits of arguments in relationships. However, it is as important to know when arguments go overhand, that is, when it is not healthy to argue.
Singleness is treated as a curse or deadly disease and despised marital status. What is the Bible's viewpoint on singleness? Does it support it or altogether prefers marriage to singleness?
Why do an ex (esp. dumper) contact after a period of no contact? What does he/she want? What does it mean? Why contact you when she dumped you and you are moving on with your life? What does it imply?
In every breakup there's one or more lessons that can be learned. If you learn them, they will help keep you from making the same mistakes.
Learn what forgiveness is all about and what the benefits are of forgiving your ex.
Relationships are made of bonds. If there is no bonding then there is no relationship. After break up the bond is severed. As such, you feel the need to get back with your ex? Is it advisable?
How should you react when your partner breaks up with you?
After a break up it's important you do not contact your ex. It's a time of reflection and consideration. Rushing to contact your ex is not wise. Find out the benefits of exercising No Contact rule.
There are several things a person needs to consider after he/she breaks up with his/her partner. These points worth considering will aid you in healing from the hurt caused as a result of breakup, aid in recovering from the breakup and enable you to reflect positively on the failed relationship.
This article helps you deal with the hurt from a breakup
Super foods are foods rich in nutrients which contain low quantities of calories. These foods are good for a healthy body and preventing and curing of various diseases.
There are things or actions you shouldn't do when you've broken up with your ex. They may appear as the right thing to do but in effect they are not. Avoid doing the following things.
The fifth president of Republic of Tanzania, Dr. John Magufuli is a man of his own uniqueness. A no-nonsense man, he is a person who doesn't tolerate laziness and half-baked jobs.
Studies have shown the results of not forgiving someone who has wrong and why it's very important to forgive, and forget. Learn the benefits of forgiveness, that is, why you should forgive.
Christians have been termed by non-Christians as cannibals because of engaging in an activity, Lord's Supper, which involves 'eating' Jesus flesh and 'drinking' his blood. Are these allegations legitimate?
Cannibalism is not a modern activity that was coined in recent years. The act has been running for decades. This article will look at the causes and types of cannibalism. It will also look as to whether there are negative effects associated with consuming human's flesh or internal body parts.
Prayer is a two-way conversation where a person prays to God who listens, and then God responds. It is a time when a person has one-on-one talk with God; then is there right way to pray to Him?
It began among three girls spreading to over 90% of the girls in a boarding school in Tanganyika and infecting people in two neighbouring villages. It is a phenomenon that left people in a state of confusion: What was that?
The story of SS Ourang Medan freight ship is one of the most puzzling mysteries on the face of earth. People have disagreed on every theory raised to try to prove a point including it didn't exist.
Ever wondered whether this world is ever sane? You are not alone as you take a journey of reading the world's weirdest laws ever made by man to guide others, on a road to where?... maybe to insanity
The following are quotes from famous people that will make you think hard and in the process motivate, and inspire you.
Ebola is a deadly infectious-contagious disease when it hits an area it causes an outbreak. Its advanced symptoms are worse and if early treatment or care is not administered, it kills fast and easy.
Koigi Wamwere is one of the earliest Kenyan political activists who was treated unfairly during the reign of the first two presidents of Kenya.
FIFA World Cup is one of the most watched sporting event in the world. However, there is so much to it than waiting to see which will be the winning team to claim the FIFA World Cup Title.
Identifying the characteristics of slow learners is the first step in assisting the slow learner in performing well at school. While it might appear discriminating and inhuman to label them as such, the purpose is to find out appropriate means of assisting them to perform well.
Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta was declared on March, 9th 2013 as the fourth president of Kenya. Who is this man that has attracted the attention of the world in a positive and negative way?
If your friend or loved one is going through a hard time, how would you instill hope in his/her heart not to give up, to push on? How should you encourage or comfort him/her? Sometimes, it might seem hard not knowing what steps you should take. This article will guide you on what to do.
When a cat has been amputated for various reasons, as the cat owner how do you go around taking care of it ensuring it derives better comfartability as it recovers from the surgery and learns to adapt
The pen has been termed as mightier than the sword because words are more powerful than strength. It can make it break something. It has the potential to cause blessings and disasters. Learning how to use our tongues or being careful what we say or utter is paramount in our lives.
There have been many and varied misconceptions and deceptions concerning women and girls. This has seen them abused in every imaginable way and shunned as a weaker sex. This poem is dedicated to them to appreciate their existence (beings) and the important roles they play in the society.