Kabira Not Until I Die

Can he live up to the promise he made to his wife?

Kabira   Not Until I Die

Can he live up to the promise he made to his wife? The young Indian pursued his education in journalism from Moscow and went to Afghanistan for his Persian Love. He was offered to be engaged as an illegal spy, but for good reasons by his Russian Professor. It all seemed normal and well-intentioned, till he realized everything he did was part of a larger conspiracy. The covert operations by Soviet intelligentsia, uprising in Afghanistan and finally the war came crashing down upon him and his family. Suffering betrayals, he took upon himself to fight the war. What follows is the hunt for the perpetrators, survival in torrid conditions and unfolding of the events that took away everything from him. Will he succeed in getting it all back? It is a story of love, hope, romance and adventure...

Reclaiming My Dreams

Oral Narratives by Wanjira Wa Rukenya Kabira, Wanjiku Mukabi, Waita, Njogu.
Haya ... They danced until it was time for the last dance known as death dance'. ...
Then they would die covered by the blankets and would not wake up until dawn.

Reclaiming My Dreams

A woman yearns for self-assurance to be a woman of dreams, of song and poetry. The feel of life, buried by over socialisation and domestication processes, oppressed by the surrounding culture and dealing with a problem without a name, is lifted in the process of dreaming, singing songs and reciting poetry. That is the woman Wanjira becomes when she narrates stories. She reclaims her dreams through her stories. She reclaims her wellness, hope, independence and strength. You see the sparkle in her eyes when she talks abut dances, courtship, beauty, children, love, courage, determination, joy, and womanhood. Reclaiming My Dreams: Stories by Wanjira wa Rukenya is thus, an individual artist's work. It goes a long way in helping students appreciate the narrative genre and understand the creative role of individual artists. This understanding demystifies the idea that anybody and everybody in the African society is a storyteller; an assertion that has belittled the artistry of African Oral Literature. The book makes us appreciate our cultural heritage. Students of literature in Secondary Schools and in higher institutions of learning will find this book useful.

Never Say Die

I have not had supper unlike all of you and further, Mr Kilonzo asked Supt Kabira
to provide some," I said. Supt. Kabira did ... "It is not ready sir," one of the warder
said after stepping forward. ... You will have to wait until tomorrow morning," the ...

Never Say Die

Described as the most sensational security, diplomatic and judicial quagmire in post-independence Kenya, this is the first-hand testament of a political prisoner's struggle to survive. The prominent and internationally respected Kenyan attracted wide local and international support, with many organisations and individuals supporting his efforts to be freed. His arrest took place in 1986 and for over three years he was in the hands of the security system. He suffered inhuman torture, the authorities being suspicious of his political activities. Here he recounts the story, step-by-step, both of his own treatment and the legal and humanitarian work to get him released.

The Oral Artist

Wanjiku M. Kabira. He walked ... By God ' s luck , she did not die , but those who
had thrown her into the tunnel thought she had died . Wacici heard ... He went
right inside until he began to see some shady thing that was speaking . He went ...

The Oral Artist


Kenyan Oral Narratives

A Selection Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira ... one of them told the other , “ My brother ,
we have lived for a long time , since we were young , until now we are old , we
have not had children ! ... the fathers fell ill , and after some time , they both died .

Kenyan Oral Narratives


Travels in Africa Egypt and Syria from the Year 1792 to 1798

We arrived at Le Haimer about a month before Ramadan , and it was not till the
sixth day of El Hedge , the second month ... Another died ; and to supply his place
I was obliged to seek one on credit , for my whole exchangeable property at that
time amounted only to about eight piasters . ... Among these was a Dongolese
girl , of fourteen years of age , who was sold in Upper Egypt , and carried to
Kabira ...

Travels in Africa  Egypt  and Syria  from the Year 1792 to 1798


Harem Years

A close bond grew between them until Monsieur Richard died of cholera in the
epidemic of 1883, a year before my father died. ... Umm Kabira once asked me, '
Why do you love this Christian so much? ... 'No,' I responded, 'she's Mme Richard
.

Harem Years

   In this rare first-hand account of the private world of a Cairo harem during the years before Egypt declared independence in 1922, Shaarawi recalls her childhood and early adult life in the seclusion of an upper-class Egyptian household, including her marriage at age thirteen. Her subsequent separation from her husband gave her time for an extended formal education, as well as an unexpected taste of independence and a critical understanding of the price of confinement. Shaarawi's feminist activism grew along with her involvement in Egypt's nationalist struggle and culminated in 1923 in a daring act of defiance,when she publicly removed her veil in a Cairo railroad station.

From Okinawa to the Americas

Kabira Chöshin, Okinawa no uta to odori (Naha: Gekkan Okinawasha, 1974), 20,
133; Higa Minoru, Ko-Ryūkyū no sekai (Tokyo: Sanichi Shobó, 1982), 247–249 ...
Still, it was not until the mid-1930s that the custom of mo ashibi finally died out.

From Okinawa to the Americas

First-hand account of the life of a female Okinawan immigrant in the New World. It spans nearly a centure from Hana Kaneshi's early life in a small viallage to a sugar plantation in Peru and its capital, Lima; to her dangerous trek through Mexico and the California desert to enter the U.S. and start a new life, this time in the Imperial Valley.

Uganda s Political Turmoil Post Idi Amin

CHAPTER TWELVE THE KABIRAS' SCENARIO. t is also no longer a hidden
secret that the horrific war that ousted the late ... Paul Kagame fought alongside
the Banyamurenge rebels until victory was reached and Gen. Mobutu was
toppled in 1997 and regrettably died the same year. Gen. Laurent Kabira was
officially sworn in as President of the Republic of Congo (Zaire) at the backing of
his colleagues ...

Uganda   s Political Turmoil Post Idi Amin

A young man is excited as he joins the Ugandan army to serve his nation and better his life. Little did he know that the regime he is serving in is one of the greatest dictators to be known to the world. Mica takes us through his hard childhood, training and dedication to the army. His biggest obstacle is the tribalism that is infesting Ugandan politics now as it was then. This book is a must read for anyone who wants to understand Ugandan and indeed African politics.

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9 There is much that is sound in this view , but on this particular occasion I am not
convinced of the validity of Gibb ' s suggestion . ... 12 at al - Mahalla al - Kabira
the Qādi " Izz ad - Din ibn Hāțib alUšmunayni , died on 727 / 1327 , 13 and he
met also the Emir Sayf ad - Din ... Alexandria in about the middle of February and
remained there for five or six weeks till the end of March or the beginning of April .

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