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A Time to Kill or get Killed…by Marvin K. Tumbo

The other day, I walked out of the gate with my laptop in my bag and my bag on my back only to be stopped in my tracks by a police car. They did not stop me per se, rather I saw them and stopped; the safest move these days. I pretended that I was checking whether the local shop was open. Thank God, it was closed and a


2 comments on “A Time to Kill or get Killed…by Marvin K. Tumbo

  1. Clifford Oluoch
    March 20, 2009

    I feel you. It reminds of the journalist from Sri Lanka who wrote his obituary before they came for him. Somehow writers are just a cursed lot – if you write you are in trouble with the the authorities. If you don’t write, you are in trouble with your conscience. Hell, what to do! Write, write, write, write. RIGHT!


  2. Peterson
    March 26, 2009

    a little radical but good representation of the state of affairs in kenya


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