It is morning and Baba Boi looks distressed about something. He is typing something on his smartphone.  “Aaaaargh! Kwani hii password ni gani? si nakumbuka vile niliweka last time,” said Baba Boi. “Kwa nini saizi inanisumbua.”  “Baba Boi, ata wewe huwa unapoteza password yako kila saa,” said Mama Boi. “Na hata hujakaa na hii simu kwa mda mrefu.” She…

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It’s a typical Saturday morning. Mama Boi is cleaning around the living room. She is expecting to host her nephews and niece for the day. “Knock, Knock, Knock,” someone is knocking on the door. “Hodi.” It’s Mama Janet – elder sister to Baba Boi. “Karibuni sana Mama Janet.” Welcomed Mama Boi. “Asante sana Mama Boi,” Said…

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It is a chill Sunday afternoon. Baba Boi is done cleaning his motorbike, ready to begin his week on Monday. “Daddy, si ulisema utatubeba kwa bike yako, leo?” asks Keni as she comes running to her Dad. “Yes, kamum, najua niliwapromise, lakini nimeosha tu bike saizi, labda niwabebe kwa bike lakini hatuendi mahali, si ni sawa?”.  “Sawa…

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“Mummmm! Keni anakata kunipea remote!” Boi cried “Keni, ebu peana remote. Sisi tunataka kuwatch Peep and The Big Wide World.” Mama Boi commanded. This is a normal Sunday at Boi’s Home. One of the kids is always crying for the remote and Mama Boi intervenes. “Peep and The Big Wide World ikiisha, si tufanye general cleaning.…

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(It’s 4 pm and the pupils at Roho Safi Primary School are playing in the field.) “Wewe Brayo! Leta hiyo sweater yako ama hutacheza na sisi!” Boi said in a gruff voice. “Boi! Wacha hizo…si last time nilikupea lunch box yangu? Wacha tu nicheze na nyinyi woiye…” Brayo pleaded. “Sisi ni ma-first body! Leta sweater yako kama unataka…

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“Leo tunaenda kuona lion!” Sydo ran across the house super excited about their trip to the animal orphanage. His parents had promised to take him and his siblings during the school holiday.   “Weweee…unapigia watu kelele!” his dad shouted as he poured tea into the thermos flask. “Ebu kwanza peleka chai kwa meza tukule breakfast. Akina Boi washamaliza…

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(It’s another ordinary Saturday morning at Boi’s home where Baba Boi kama kawaida, forgot to pass by Center’s supermarket to get breakfast, and now someone has to wake up to go buy…) “Sydo, Keni…” Mama Boi gently woke the kids up. “Eee…mum,” Sydo sleepily responded. “Please amkeni muende mkanunue breakfast haraka haraka nipike,” Mama Boi…

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Around 6 am, disturbingly audible lamentations of her subconscious could be heard outside the bedroom… “Daddy! Mum is snoring again.”, Boi whispered. They were both standing outside the bedroom trying hard not to laugh. “Mum is tired. She made us thirty chapos last night, you know. And your sister, Keni, was up till late watching…

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As a 15-year-old teenager who’s watched Akili Kids! since it began, I am proud to say I have developed a personalized opinion on the television network’s show options, education level, and engagement. I am ecstatic that such a channel is accessible to parents looking for healthy past-times for their children. Building these kinds of educational…

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“Hii ni yangu! Wachana nayo! Wachana nayo! Aki wewe Sydo! Nitakusema kwa mummy!” Keni cried out as she held on tightly to her kiddie tablet.  “Ata mimi nataka kucheza nayo,” Sydo insisted. “Nyinyi wawili, kwani hamwezi share toys pamoja? We have to share!”Mama Boi said with a stern face. While this was happening, Baba Boi…

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