Barack Obama reminded Kenyans that politics based solely on tribe and ethnicity is doomed and can tear a country apart. He described such politics as a failure of imagination.
The Manchester Derby in the UK premier league pits two of Manchester’s finest teams: Manchester United and Manchester City.
As the country prepares for a fresh election, main political parties have been compelled to go back to the drawing board.
The happenings in the run up to, during and after the August 8, 2017 General Election provided a new chapter on the role of international observers in polls in Kenya.
The nullification of the August 8 presidential election results has plunged the country deep into political campaign mode once again.
As you hold your breath, imagining every horror and worst-case scenario in next month’s repeat presidential election, I am praying that you don’t miss the lighter side of things.
That the health crisis resulting from a national strike by nurses has dragged on for several months is yet another clear and depressing indication of indifference among the country’s political and bureaucratic class to the welfare of ordinary Kenyans.
The voters should be in the centre of any election contest. They are the ones who have to exercise their sovereign right to vote and expect those votes to be captured as distributed amongst the contestants.