Opinion

Raila's final stand for the country's top political office
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With less than a month to the General Election, all hands are on deck for the Opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) led by Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka.

Let’s fight cholera as we would fight terrorism, banditry
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The different scenes of my first cholera epidemic make me cringe as the memories play in my mind.

Appellate court ruling paves way for August 8 General Election
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The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission’s (IEBC) appeal against a High Court’s ruling terminating the printing of presidential ballot papers tender awarded to the Dubai-based Al Ghurair firm sailed through the Appeals court yesterday.

Leadership in the 21st Century: Are Kenya’s Future Leaders ready?
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As Kenya, the UK and the rest of the world confront a raft of global challenges, effective leadership will matter more than ever.

More than police transfers necessary for better security
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Senior police officers in Baringo County have been transferred in a reshuffle, ostensibly because they have been unable to bring under control runaway insecurity in the bandit-prone county.

Should county governments collect levies from tourism?
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Most tourism facilities and services fall under the custody of county governments. Among the local functions of tourism are county tourism planning; enforcement of county tourism laws and regulations; marketing and promotion of county tourism destinations; research, information and management.

Heed Kikwete’s call for peace whatever the election outcome
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In 2007, Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto were on opposite of the political divide when Kenya went to the polls.

CA overreaching its authority on media tallying
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Communications Authority of Kenya Director General Francis Wangusi has directed media houses not to announce election results in the period following the casting of ballots on August 8, 2017.

Now we’re paying for allowing meddling in the electoral process
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When President Uhuru Kenyatta criticised the Judiciary for interfering with arrangements for the August 8 General Election by revoking the ballot printing tender, many were quick to criticise him even though the law allows anyone to criticise a judgement.

Does debate no-shows signal changing times for mainstream media?
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The blatant refusal by the major Political parties in attending the Presidential debate has jolted the mainstream Media Houses.

What political pronouncements mean for economy
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Political processes profoundly define the state of security, governance and economic growth of any country.

More proactive approach required to effectively stamp out cholera
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The current cholera outbreak and the reaction from the Ministry of Health betray a lack of seriousness in tackling a disease that has over the years claimed many lives across the country. The Health ministry is trying to run ahead of time; it is not taking an approach that guarantees positive results. For instance, as a first measure, withdrawing the licenses of food handlers can hardly arrest the situation. A more proactive approach is called for.

Pooling medical services can help lower healthcare cost
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The main challenge facing health providers is improving service efficiency and making treatment affordable without compromising the quality of care. This entails lowering the cost of treatment and tackling inefficiencies that hamper access to care. Two primary areas of focus in health reform are lowering cost of drugs and eradicating corruption and waste of resources. The high cost of drugs can be managed through increased use of generics with the same efficacy as the more expensive branded drugs.

Is miraa a dangerous drug as listed by Ministry of Health?
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Miraa is a dangerous drug because it has serious side effects. A drug is described as any substance (other than food) that, when inhaled, injected, smoked, consumed, absorbed via a patch on the skin, or dissolved under the tongue causes a physiological change in the body.

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