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I am Samuel Karugu Maguta

I am a journalism and film student who plays music and skateboards.Here I write and post about things I think matter in the most interesting of ways .  

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WHY BLACKOUTS IN KENYA ARE A GOOD THING

When we discuss the bad things about our country as Kenyans I have seen that the subject of power blackouts is always talked about. I believe it is not always a bad thing to have a black out. I want to to convince you to believe so as well or at least hear me out. … Continue reading WHY BLACKOUTS IN KENYA ARE A GOOD THING

THE INTERESTING WORLD OF SNAIL AND SLUG SEX

How? For starters most species of snails and slugs are hermaphrodites, meaning they have both female and male reproductive parts and can produce both Spermatozoa like a male human and also have eggs to be fertilized like a female human. Snails can also fertilize themselves and make offspring all by themselves! In the human world people born with both sexual organs are shunned and treated like freaks yet this is a normal occurrence in these gastropods that were here long before us.

Asante,Skateboarding a documentary I worked on and featured in.

Back in 2013 when I was working on a skatepark building project with German NGO Skateaid .One of the head project leaders and builders Christian Petzold was working on a documentary about the project. He had brought his 8mm film camera and a tape recorder and had started shooting ,I told him I had been … Continue reading Asante,Skateboarding a documentary I worked on and featured in.

THE MARABOU STORK, THE NAIROBI BIRD EXAMINED

The Marabou stock can be found all over in Kenya from the suburbs and city center with us or in the wild fighting for meat with killer vultures and hyenas. Like most Nairobians they are very adaptive. Nairobians however seem to be weirded out by this large majestic creature. For one, they rarely see it on the ground, and its sheer size and stark robust features scare the most of us, even the heavy gust of wind it leaves behind after it finally flies away strikes some sort of half fear half awe in us.