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Wednesday, 29 August 2012


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There are parts of Mombasa that the regular visitor does not get to see. The routes to and from the airport or bus stop to hotels are mostly removed from the reality of life in the lesser settlements, parts of the shores, hidden creeks and deserted beaches. Areas that show the reality of the wasted energies of otherwise would be agile and productive youth who have fallen into destitution and drugs.  

Other than the cases I see on the roadside, closer home I’ve witnessed first hand the personal struggle of a parent trying to bring her son back to sanity.  She’s my first cousin and I’ve known her son since he was born. Like all parents, she gave him the best she could and by all indications, his future was bright. Then at the tender age of 14 he slipped into drugs.

Drugs turned a child she knew so well into a stranger. They ate into his psyche and physical body and destroyed everything in him that she had worked so hard to build. I saw the tears, anger...

Article by SHIKO MSA

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