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When Pope emeritus Benedict XVI assumed office at the Vatican, one of his most painful acknowledgements was that there were many failures in the Roman Catholic Church hierarchy and transgressions of faithful, saying: “Man sometimes falls to the ‘lowest, vulgar levels’ and sinks ‘into the swamp of sin and dishonesty’.”
- Who will look over the Governors’ shoulder?
- Supremacy war masks bigger problem of wasteful spending
- Directive to clean up Mombasa port laudable
- Time electoral body came clean on final tallies
- Senate, MPs face-off over resources has its taproot in history
- Amid all the noise, let devolution be protected
Our attention is drawn to an opinion piece in The Standard newspaper of June 17 by Michael Waikenda titled, ‘Talk time is over, let’s now engage our Youth’.
Africa Union held its 21st Ordinary Meeting in Addis Ababa last week, which also doubled up as its 50th Anniversary.
- MPs can use budget process to check Executive
- Schools must respect every students’ worship freedom
- Day my mother told me not to visit her in the village for fear of insecurity
- Confessions’ of a Mungiki man and tall tales asylum seekers tell
- Salary tantrums elicit resounding recall drumbeats
- What ails African countries is failed leadership bereft of vision
is unfortunate that the shift from the presidential system of governance to parliamentary system came with teething problems that now evoke nostalgia in many people. The most notable thing is the consignment of the institution of the presidency to ceremonial duties. The President, apart from being the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, mostly performs duties that have no much political relevance such as nomination and appointments to the civil
If he hasn’t done so yet, Engineer Joseph Njoroge, should be moving to his new office in the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum soon. The Kenya Power Managing Director was appointed recently as the ministry’s Principal Secretary. PointBlank congratulates him. But why him?
- Scrapping metal business will save our infrastructure
- ‘There was no post-election violence in Kenya in 2007’
- Gun-toting officers who mistake themselves for God
- No Parliament can exist without the Press gallery
- ICC may be biased, but it scares dictators to death
- Kenya’s Jubilee and the image of ‘old man-child’
Your landlord could be planning to increase your monthly rent under the pretext of complying with the requirement by the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) that all landlords pay tax on rental income.
But today, they sent a press release explaining why the concert did not take off. While they sent their sincerest apologies, it would seem that a refund for the event is still a distant dream.