By Arnold Neliba
He is articulate, with a loud voice and when he speaks people laugh. His posture exudes authority. Bishop Mark Kadima of the Catholic Diocese of Bungoma portrays a face of a well-travelled person, cultured and intelligent.
The distinguished former diplomat greatly employs the use of proverbs when he preaches, an art believed to be borrowed from his grandfather, the late colonial Chief Atanas Wamache of Musamba, brother to Nabongo Mumia father to the Luhya paramount chief of the Wanga Kingdom.
On the eve of his consecration as bishop of Bungoma, on February 18, Monsignor Kadima was in his rural home in Ematua Village, Kholera, Kakamega. Kholera is derived