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Kithaka wa Mberia

You probably know Kithaka wa Mberia. Yes, that Kithaka wa Mberia of Kifo Kisimani. Did you know he is a son of Meru?

Prof Kithaka wa Mberia was born in Tharaka in 1955. He attended primary school in Tharaka


I cannot begin to describe death to you. Not because I don’t want to, it’s because there is nothing about death to describe, there is a darkness that surrounds it and something always shifts when we lose someone. We are …


meru circumcision

The circumcision of men is not supposed to be discussed in public with children in the vicinity, but hey! How will y’all know if The Ameru doesn’t tell you? We mentioned in passing how the Merus learned about circumcision – …