Only in Kenya

Sunday, May 21, 2006

Kwa Nini?

* Cops will use a breakdown with three bald tyres, no spare, break lights or seat belts, and a spider web cracked windscreen to tow my perfectly functioning car.

* When they get to the stage, all ma3s need only two people before they fill up, however empty they may be.

* When driving, a cop stops you. If you have no makosas, he proceeds to ask for a ride.

* Most 'Fish and Chips' joints don't sell fish.

* The rot at KFF proceeds unabated.

* 100m sprinters practise for months for an event that'll be over in under 10 seconds.

* What makes a Nissan ma3 with big rear tyres that make it look like its constantly going down hill become so fashionable.

* Security guards frisk you using those garett metal detectors, even after it beeping like mad, proceed to let you into the building.

* Why do cops at the airport bother to search my boot. If they found a bomb, what would they do? Do they even know what one looks like unless its written 'bomb'?


Anonymous acolyte said...

I used to notice the two people to go syndrome in nai mats!It also didnt help that the other peeps in there were usually touts doing the "set" thingie!
Yes Kenyan soccer is in the pits!
All you have posted rings so true!
Nice post!

5:32 pm  
Blogger Adrian said...

ati a cop asks you for a ride?! only in kenya...

but the 100m thing i can understand - afterwards you can call yourself "world's fastest man" - not too bad...

nice post.

7:27 pm  
Blogger UARIDI said...

My nephew says because the sky is blue!!! Nice post

2:02 am  
Anonymous mia said...

hehe - the ironies of life in our beautiful country ....

cops - wow - you know some who actually ask? as far as I know, they only go so far as to find out your route, and then hop in, and tell you where they'd like to alight. what if I said no?

1:48 am  
Blogger Valedon said...

Isn't all this uniquely Kenyan. God bless our beautiful country.

9:52 am  
Blogger Joseph Walking said...

lol most fish and chis joints dont sell fish that is too funny

7:57 pm  
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12:09 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

we ca do manager

8:29 pm  

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