Danda - thick in the head. Danda - dandruff. Danda - dense. Danda - dull. Danda - brainless. Danda was my nickname I acquired in lower primary. Danda are the stories, memories and fictions of a life lived through the educational system of Kenya. The stories follow the pattern of 8 years in primary school, 4 years in secondary school and 4 years of university.