The author, Aggrey C. Sambay, was born and raised in a small town called Bomet, Kenya, on December 27th, 1986. He was a poet contributing for The Standard newspaper in Kenya and a published poet in an exclusive African Heritage book, Anthology of African Poetry, edited by Steve Abara, in which a multitude of his poems have been published. He moved to Canada in 2008 to further his studies and is currently pursuing specialized Honors in Astrophysics at York University, Toronto, Canada. He speaks three languages: English, Swahili and Kipsigis, the languages spoken in parts of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Congo.
In addition to his burgeoning writing career, he is also a renowned member of York University’s Mars Rover Team, as a science team lead, and the Astronomy Club as an activity coordinator. He is also York University observatory assistant and volunteer student ambassador.
Furthermore, he is vice-president of the newly founded foundation Glendon African Foundation, and a member of the African Student Association at York University.
He is the last-born of eleven siblings: Beatrice, Joan C. Rotich, Humphrey Cheruyot Chepkwony, Judy Cherotich Sambay, Amos Kipyegon Chepkwony, Joy Chebet Mutai, Laura Chepkoech Langat, Robinson Kipkemoi Chepkwony, Linda Chepkurui Langat and Lesley Chepkemoi Langat, all born to loving father and mother, Mr. Livingstone Sambai and Mrs. Mary Cherono Sambay.
Where to find Aggrey Sambay online
Tales Told by the Son of Kenya
By Aggrey Sambay
Published: January 17, 2013.
Fiction book based around Kenya’s politics in which prominent members of parliament set up plants to manufacture genetically modified agricultural products and drugs for sale on the black market. Only one person was able to investigate the crime going on. During this struggle, there were many killings, betrayals, exile, bloodshed, assassination, scum, romance and one story leads to many tales
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