Kachwiri: A Personal Journey Through Heroin Addiction.

Written by Humphrey Kyamba (@kyamphrey) My curiosity and concern were peaked upon meeting an old friend, Simon (not real name), whose physical appearance left me confused. He was an almost unrecognisable skeleton of the person I had known for years. Simon had come from a comfortable home, lived in an affluent suburb and attended upscale … Continue reading Kachwiri: A Personal Journey Through Heroin Addiction.

Phil’s Loop

“Have you ever heard your mother cry?” “What?” She turns and stares at him visibly annoyed. “You couldn’t wait another hour or so to talk about this?” She sits up, the long black braids cascade down as if to dismiss him. Marks of him written all over her, he could smell himself off of her … Continue reading Phil’s Loop