Maugal East African Publishers Amazon. Ababio commits suicide in protest of franis event. Ababio commits suicide in protest of the event. His works have consistently dealt with issues such as the clashes of modernity and tradition in the social organisation of African communities. Aminaha is set in Kenya and is centered on Aminata a daughter to late pastor Ngoya, before his death, Ngoya writes a Will in which he lawfully makes Aminata the heir to his piece of land.
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It is set in Kenya and is centered on Aminata a daughter to late pastor Ngoya, before his death, Ngoya writes a Will in which he lawfully makes Aminata the heir to his piece of land. Jumba claims that Aminata is a woman and traditionally women are not allowed to inherit land. Aminata is determined to own the land as Jumba teams up with Ababio, her biological brother to make her efforts fruitless. For instance, before his death, pastor Ngoya encourages family planning, fights for women rights.
Jumba is also a leader of the Elders who make decisions for Membe, he uses his influence to deter Aminata from inheriting the piece of land and wants it given to Ababio, a drunkard. Ababio commits suicide in protest of the event. During arguments with Rosina Jumba constantly reminds her how he is the head of the family. African traditional culture vs Modernity. Women emancipation. Women for example Aminata and Rosina throughout the play struggle to emancipate themselves from their archaic culture that makes them subordinate to their men.
Aminata eats chicken and its soup at an event held by her father to show women that they are supposed to eat chicken contrary to their culture. Education is seen as a weapon that women use to fight against injustices.
Aminata puts up a spirited fight to retain her land because she is well educated. Remember, she is a lawyer. She also improves the welfare of Membe.
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