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Did renowned novelist Ngugi Wa Thiong'o warn Kikuyus against joining Ruto's hustler movement?

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, a prolific Kenyan writer, is said to have warned the Kikuyu community against joining Deputy President William Ruto's Hustler Movement. In a Facebook post that has since gone viral, Ngugi, who teaches Comparative Literature and Performance Studies at the University of California, Irvine campus, told the Kikuyu community that it is a disgrace for them to join the "hustler movement," despite the fact that they are well-known for their hard work and wealth.

  5 months ago ago
Did renowned novelist Ngugi Wa Thiong'o warn Kikuyus against joining Ruto's hustler movement?

CULTURE

How Ngugi Wa Thiog'o Predicted The Current Hustlers and Dynasties Politics In His Book

Celebrated Author Ngugi Wa Thiong'o long foresaw the struggle for power between the Rich and the poor In this case, the Hustlers and the Dynasties. His novel, Petals of Blood, which was published in 1977, has come to the fore even as the country heads to the 2022 General Elections.

  5 months ago ago
How Ngugi Wa Thiog'o Predicted The Current Hustlers and Dynasties Politics In His Book

POLITICS

Kenyans Attack BBI Co-chair Dennis Waweru After he Posted Kikuyu Council of Elders

Kenyans have attacked former Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) co-chair Dennis Waweru after he posted this on his Facebook page. Through his page he posted "Yesterday in Nyeri County kieni Constituency,I joined Kikuyu Council of elders where Kinyua Mwangi was endorsed as the national patron,"

  2 months ago ago
Kenyans Attack BBI Co-chair Dennis Waweru After he Posted Kikuyu Council of Elders

CULTURE

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o Prophecy For Power Between Dynasties and Hustlers In The Novel Petal of Blood

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o long foresaw the struggle for power between the Rich and the poor.These are dynasties and the Huslers.

  9 months ago ago
Ngugi Wa Thiong'o Prophecy For Power Between Dynasties and Hustlers In The Novel Petal of Blood

EDUCATION

Meaning of 'Mwakenya' and Where It Came From?

Mwakenya is a very common word which in full means 'Muungano wa wazalendo wa kenya' (Union of Patriotic Kenya). It is commonly used by university students and high school students to mean something different from what it was meant to do after being formed. This was a secret and underground movement that came into limelight in Kenya in 1980s.The move in 1982 by Moi to make Kenya a single party state after the attempted coup in the same year met with a lot of opposition and criticism.

  3 months ago ago
Meaning of 'Mwakenya' and Where It Came From?

CULTURE

Details About Tee Ngugi, Son to Ngugi Wa Thiongo

Tee Ngugi is son to renowned author Ngugi Wa Thiongo as well a writer as well. Among his books is the 'We are orphans of our dreams'. It's a book that has earned him recognition across the globe given he is following in his father's footsteps.

  3 months ago ago
Details About Tee Ngugi, Son to Ngugi Wa Thiongo

CULTURE

Meet People Who 'Sleep' With Books.

Most people agree that reading is good because it sharpens their mind as they communicate with greati minds thikers.Writers like Chinua Achebe,Elechi Amadi, Ngugi wa Thingo and Margaret Ogolla, have one thing in common: they write about love between the youths and that is why I find their work is found interesting by majority of serious readers.photo:Ngugi Wa Thiongo.

  1 month ago ago
Meet People Who 'Sleep' With Books.

CULTURE

See Lavish Home Of Famous Kenyan Writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o In Limuru (PHOTOS)

Ngugi wa Thiong'o was born on 5th January,1938 in Limuru, Kiambu District. He is a Kenyan writer and academic who writes primarily in Gikuyu. He is the founder and editor of Gikuyu language journal, mutiiri. He is a writer of novels, plays, short stories and essays, ranging from literary and social criticism to children's literature. His famous short story a signed "The Upright Revolution": Or "Why humans Walk Upright" is translated into about 94 languages from around the world. In his life, Ngugi has written

  9 months ago ago
See Lavish Home Of Famous Kenyan Writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o In Limuru (PHOTOS)

CULTURE

William Kabogo Celebrates Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

William Kabogo the former and first Kiambu County Governor has Celebrated the Ngugi Wa Thiong'o through his Twitter page for becoming the first writer to be nominated by International Booker Prizes for his novel known as the "Perfect nine" which he wrote in Kikuyu language.Below is Kabogo's congratulatory message: "Congratulations to Ngûgî wa Thiong’o for becoming the 1st writer to be nominated by International Booker Prizes for his novel ,”The perfect nine”written in Gikuyu.

  7 months ago ago
William Kabogo Celebrates Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

CULTURE

Tanzanian Beats Ngugi wa Thiong'o to Win Nobel Prize

Celebrated Kenyan novelist Ngugi wa Thiong'o has once again lost the Nobel Prize for Literature which went to little-known Tanzanian author Abdulrazak Gurnah. Gurnah was named the winner of the prize by the Nobel panel in a ceremony by the Swedish Academy that took place on Thursday, October 7

  2 months ago ago
Tanzanian Beats Ngugi wa Thiong'o to Win Nobel Prize

POLITICS

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o Foresaw The Struggle of Power Among Dynasties & Hustlers in the novel Petal of blood

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o prophecies the scramble of power between the two ethic groups, the Rich and the poor.There refers to dynasties and Huslers.

  9 months ago ago
Ngugi Wa Thiong'o Foresaw The Struggle of Power Among Dynasties & Hustlers in the novel Petal of blood

POLITICS

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o Petal of Blood Fulfilled As Struggle For Power Between Huslers & Dynasties Sharpens

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o Petal of Blood comes to live as the struggle for power between the Huslers and dynasties continue to take shape, just a year before the next General Election.

  8 months ago ago
Ngugi Wa Thiong'o Petal of Blood Fulfilled As Struggle For Power Between Huslers & Dynasties Sharpens

CULTURE

Top Known Kenyan Writers And Their work

Prof. Ngugi Wa Thiong'o He is a Kenyan writer and academic who writes primarily in Gikuyu. He is considered East Africa's leading novelist. His popular Weep Not, Child (1964) was the first major novel in English by an East African. His books include: Weep Not, Child, A Grain of Wheat, Detained, Wrestling with the Devil, Devil on the Cross, e.t.c./photo courtesy

  5 months ago ago
Top Known Kenyan Writers And Their work

POLITICS

Raila's Agony In Prison During Second Liberation

The ODM Party leader honorable Raila Odinga is known as the hero for the Kenya's second liberation during the late President Daniel Moi's regime in the year 1980s. Raila Odinga together with other young revolutionists had staged the campaigns against the KANU government in demand for multipartyism.

  2 months ago ago
Raila's Agony In Prison During Second Liberation

CULTURE

Check out some of the best African novels

Reading books gives someone a sense of life.If you are a lover of books, then your mind probably likes to imagine rather than to observe.Here are some brilliant African books that could keep you awake all night and leave you with incredible imagination. 1) Things fall apart by Chinua Achebe

  6 months ago ago
Check out some of the best African novels

CULTURE

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o Is The First Writer To Be Nominated For The International Booker Prize

He has kept a record of being the first writer to be nominated for the international Booker prize as both author and translator of the same book.Ngugi wa Thiong'o is a Kenya writer and a academic who writes primarily in Gikuyu.

  8 months ago ago
Ngugi Wa Thiong'o Is The First Writer To Be Nominated For The International Booker Prize

CULTURE

What You Should Know About Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

Ngugi wa Thion'go is a renowned Kenyan writer who writes in Kikuyu. He started writing in English but later changed to his language (Kikuyu). Ngugi was born in Limuru - Kiambu in Kenya. His baptism name is James Ngugi. His parents actively participated in Mau Mau movement, a war that was fought to liberate Kenyans from British government. Ngugi started schooling at Alliance High School, a national school in Kenya and later proceeded to Makerere University in Uganda. He received his B.A scholarship in English

  9 months ago ago
What You Should Know About Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

POLITICS

Mutahi Ngunyi Lands Mt Kenya 'Ancestors' in Trouble as he Exposes There Inner Secrets to Outsiders

The upcoming 2022 general elections are not only becoming a living nightmare to Political class but ordinary Kenyans too.The frustrations and dissapontments among different leaders can clearly be seen.

  8 months ago ago
Mutahi Ngunyi Lands Mt Kenya 'Ancestors' in Trouble as he Exposes There Inner Secrets to Outsiders

POLITICS

"Why Is The Death Of Prince Philip Important To KOT"? Prof Mutahi Ngunyi Asks

Prof. Mutahi Ngunyi has just posted on his Twitter page asking an unkindly question to KOT about how important is the death of Prince Philip is to them.Prof Mutahi Ngunyi further added why should his death be attending?

  8 months ago ago

POLITICS

''Through My African Eyes'', Meet Jeff Koinange's Book That was Published in 2004

Through My African Eyes," written by a ward-winning journalist Jeff Koinange, with foreward by preeminent Kenyan author Ngugi Wa Thiongo and preface by President Thabo Mbeki, former president of South Africa, is a concise narrative covering the major players in 20th century African politics. The book is rich with insights into the personal and intellectual underpinnings of many historical events on the continent. Chronicles of warlords, soldiers, victims and politicians lend insight into Koinange's celebrated

  10 months ago ago
''Through My African Eyes'', Meet Jeff Koinange's Book That was Published in 2004