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The women before me. My mom and sister. My world’s best duo. My comfort and home. My pamper spots and rocking chair. My joy, my pride. My mentors, my tutors. We’ve quarreled bitterly Walked on eggshells like contending housemates do. Allowed our harsh words tear and hurt each other. Tongue-lashed ourselves, allowing bitter quarrels and malice to govern; but wisdom, love, and forgiveness have found their course over the years. As I grow in age, the impact of quarrels on…

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The Word Diligence

Be diligent at what your hands find to do, for diligence is the mother of good fortune. A fortnight ago, I was opportune to speak on a panel of 4 at the just concluded Icreate Skills festival. The discussion was on creating an enabling environment for Artificial intelligence (AI) by analyzing different integration models for the digitalization of TVET, simply put, how do we digitalize the employment of tradesmen? It was my first time speaking in that capacity, and I…

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A new driver was assigned to my unit years ago and today’s muse brings memories of my first encounter with him. He was neatly dressed in a white shirt and grey pants with a red tie, extremely polite, and was eager to please everyone. As we made our first ride together, he repeatedly asked if I was comfortable with the music, air conditioning temperature, the positioning of the front seat, the speed of the car, and everything else till I…

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A piglet once asked her mother “mum, what are you always searching for in the mud’, the mother answered in her best voice “when you become a mother, you will find out”! As a mother, I am often reminded of the above Sow and piglet discussion, and it brings to mind a new understanding of the impact my actions, inactions and words had on my mum.  This understanding comes with some good hands-on experiences, with my nest filled with little…

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