Housing levy, banditry the important thing matters at drama pageant


Equivalent twins Amani Akwe and Neema Hawo of Nairobi Main Faculty set Kangaru Faculty corridor ablaze with their narrative “Double Hassle” on the second day of the 62nd version of the Kenya Faculties and Faculties Nationwide Drama and Movie Competition on Tuesday.

The pair’s efficiency captured the viewers. The narrative is directed by Ms Martha Sienda.

Akwe and Hawi have related voices, actions and even look. The viewers, which included Kenya Nationwide Drama and Movie Competition Govt Secretary James Indimuli and Deputy Govt Secretary Janet Lang’at, was evidently thrilled by the merchandise introduced by the ladies.

In response to “The Curse”, a play by Koilel Boys Excessive Faculty, the mind is sort of a balloon.

The extra strain it takes, the extra the potential for ‘exploding’. Lewis’ father, a chief govt officer within the metropolis, finds himself below strain arising from the robust financial occasions – rising gasoline costs, a depreciating shilling, the Housing Levy and a “tough” spouse. The issues put a number of strain on the CEO, affecting the efficiency of Lewis in class.

Residents of Baba Lewis’ rural house journey to town to cleanse what they suppose is a curse. Nonetheless, the clearing of Lewis’ charge steadiness and home lease by a sponsor seems to be the outdated man’s remedy.

Mukuuni Boys Faculty, Tharaka Nithi County, was the discuss of the day after presenting the play “Participant Quantity 10”. The primary character is Zawadi, a instructor, whereas the theme is banditry.

Destruction of property

Zawadi is recruited as a instructor and despatched to a banditry-prone area. He imparts his soccer abilities and information to his college students.

He opens a soccer academy with the imaginative and prescient of manufacturing high gamers.

Every thing goes nicely till an armed gang strikes. Its chief forces Zawadi and his college students to cease “enjoying soccer like kids” and be part of him within the valley to “defend our neighborhood” by stealing animals.

The one individual to outlive the ordeal is participant quantity 10.

After an orgy of killing, cattle rustling and destruction of property, the bandits are apprehended by safety brokers. They abandon crime be part of the neighborhood in nation-building.

Amani Akwee

Double Hassle: Equivalent twins Amani Akwee and Neema Hawo of Nairobi Main Faculty in the course of the 62nd version of the Kenya Nationwide Drama and Movie Competition at Kangaru Faculty on April 8, 2024.

Picture credit score: Anthony Njagi | Nation Media Group

Zawadi, who had threatened to go away the banditry-prone valley and return to his house village, is joyful to reassemble his footballers. The group takes half in a match and will get Sh5 million after rising victorious.

Golden Elites Faculty, Kisumu, had a play a couple of management battle between two women in a scouts troop. The play “Massive Daddy” options Sheila Wanjiku-Samantha, Remmy Mirriams-Jackline amongst others.

It was written by Mr Enock Ndede, directed by Mr Barack Owino and produced by Mr Charles Ochome.

Nyangwa Boys Excessive Faculty had a standup comedy “village life”. The presenter, who launched himself as “Kinuthia”, juxtaposed rural life with a surburb in Nairobi.

Kinuthia, in “Village Life” says he and different locals solely noticed Chapatis throughout Christmas festivities. His mom even numbered the chapatis she ready.

“My mom might shout, ‘Kinuthia, ile chapati quantity 17 ile ilikuwa imeungua imeenda wapi (the place is the burnt chapati quantity 17)?’ ” he mentioned, to the amusement of the viewers.

Popping out strongly

St Clare Maragoli Faculty from Vihiga County introduced an oral narrative, “Aunty wa Harrier”.

The narrative criticises the Kenya Nationwide Examinations Council and the Ministry of Schooling for the style they choose college students for nationwide faculties.

The producer of the narrative is Ms Jael Lusamukha.

Medication and substance abuse comes out strongly in a Kiswahili spoken phrase style “Baada ya Dhiki”.

Theta Secondary Faculty’s Justine Kioko captured the creativeness of the viewers with the spoken phrase that decries the hazards of pregnant girls taking medication and alcohol.

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