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Letter to the Prime Minister

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In the Letter to the Prime Minister , Justus Siage aims at communicating the view-point of the average Kenyan teenager on social, political and economic issues affecting Kenya Told with a comical twist and in appealing, readable language, the author chronicles challenges of the common man and, tangentially, offers 'viable' solutions to the same. The Letter to the Prime Minister is one young man's portrayal of deep concern for the well-being and future of the country, Kenya. Through this writing, he seeks help from one of the most well-known practicing politician in the country, the prime minister. What others say: "The book is very unique as the author puts through his views by giving personal experiences in a comical manner to drive his point home. It's very interesting and fun to read... it's out of the woods!" - Roy Ndagwa "Kenya is an intriguing country and the myriad of issues faced by the citizen are sure to overwhelm anyone who takes on the task of narrating to an outsider. Justus has done this brilliantly by using witty language, one that appeals to both the young and old." - Beatrice Adera Amollo, Librarian "A young Kenyan speaks in words of his generation and captures challenges facing the nation and contradictory actions of the political class. The Letter to the Prime Minister is timely for it speaks for the majority of Kenyans." - Dr Matunda Nyanchama, Publisher & ICT Professional About the Author Justus Siage is the second born in a family of three children, sandwiched between two adorable ladies - Winnie and Grace. He sat for his Kenya Certificate of Primary Education in 2006 after which he joined high school, which he completed in 2010 having sat for his IGCSE O-levels. He is currently pursuing undergraduate studies in International Business at the Australian Studies Institute (AUSI) in Nairobi. Justus has a deep interest in the business world and economic issues in particular. He is constantly in search of solutions and the way forward for many of the economic, social, environmental and political problems that Kenya faces. Justus aims at improving Kenyans' living conditions, and making life a little more pleasant for the average Kenyan. In many ways, he is an average Kenyan teenager in jeans. However, unlike the average jeans-wearing teen, Justus began writing at an early age, publishing his first book, Billionaire Dropout (Sahel Books Inc. 2009) at the age of 17.

The Untold Story:Gusii Survival Techn...

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The Untold Story, Gusii Survival Techniques and Resistance to the Establishment of British Colonial Rule. There is little written about the resistance to the establishment of the British colonial rule in Gusii. The scant knowledge available on this historical phenomenon in Kenya is inaccurate and intentionally distorted in favour of the colonial master. The truth, contrary to the incorrect histories presented by the British, is that the Kings African Rival soldiers suffered humiliating defeat in their initial encounter with Gusii warriors. It was a landmark historical event. Otenyo Nyamaterere is incorrectly portrayed as a frustrated and deranged lone-ranger who was high on narcotics when he attacked with a spear and injured the first District Commissioner of Kisii, Geoffrey Northcote. In a fierce rebuttal to this falsehood existing in colonial narratives, this book attempts to correct this erroneousness portrayal of a lead warrior who valiantly came out in defense of community and its lands. And there is context to this resistance. Over many years, the Gusii had honed their fighting skills and survival strategies from the many years of struggle against the hostile and warlike neighbours – the Maasai, the Kipsigis and the Luo. These skills and strategies that came in handy when later the Gusii faced a more formidable external aggressor – the Kings African Rival soldiers. The Gusii warriors fought with valour, demonstrating great fighting skills in their encounter with these forces of conquest even as the latter were better armed. Inevitably the warriors lost, defeated due to the British superior weaponry. The Gusii weapons and hand to hand combat fighting could not match the British gun power.