Monthly Archives: July 2014
The celebration comes in with a few rules;
1.All Muslims participating in Ramadan are expected to wake up at 3am in the morning to eat, prayer comes in at 5am after eating. One is expected not to eat anything the whole day till 6pm in the evening. This timetable is to be followed for the 29 or 30 days during Ramadan.
2.The sick and pregnant women are not allowed to participate in Ramadan.
3.Ladies undergoing menstrual cycle are also not allowed to participate in Ramadan.
4.There should be no sexual engagement among participants even for the married couples during this Ramadan period
Author: Dominic Omindi, teacher
Temperatures are low right now
Most of the world have high temperatures now, but it is winter season here in Kenya again. The temperatures are very low, particularly in the morning and during the nights, so it is encouraging for one to carry a sweater because it may extend to September. It is also nice to have some warm food and drink when you think it is a little bit cold.
Saba Saba Resolutions
Political tension in Kenya
Raila Amollo Odinga (born January 7, 1945), also popularly known to Kenyans as Agwambo, is the Prime Minister of Kenya in a coalition government.
2.unemployment among youth
3.high cost of living which has made inflation to hit at 7.39% in June from 7.30% in May
4.failure to implement devolution as enshrined in constitution
5.ethnicity in public appointments
6.implementation of truth, justice and reconciliation report which was to address historical injustices meted upon Kenyans by our first leaders
7.disbandment of independent and boundary commission which opposition claims did not carry out free, fair and transparent elections
The opposition leader gave an ultimatum that failure by the government to convene national dialogue conference will make him lead Kenyans to mass action on 7/7/2014, popularly known as Saba Saba (7/7) in our local dialect.
Author: Dominic Omondi, teacher