Tribe shouldn’t necessarily be a bad thing, but we have let it define all that is bad in us
What they really want is relevance, access to power, access to wealth-by-tender, and to try and hold an entire country to ransom
A key plank of Raila Odinga’s speech at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington DC last week was his assertion that, the drive behind his (or by and large NASA/NRM’s) latest campaign is to end exclusion in Kenya. Can Raila Odinga, a billionaire, former Prime Minister, Member of Parliament for several years and son of Kenya’s first vice president, in all candour truly claim that existing mechanisms are insufficient?
We are staring at anxious days for businesses on the wait for the Supreme Court to make its determination on the Presidential petitions.
Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga is starting on a low key and it is all his fault. We all know that Nyeri lost its immediate former governor through a fatal road crash and we are yet to bury him.
In the likely event that Justice Maraga et al do not overturn the outcome of the October 26 repeat presidential election, then Messrs Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto will find themselves in victory and in limbo. In victory because all legal objection to their election will be over, done with and buried without the possibility of appeal or counter argument. But in limbo because of one Raila Odinga.
A country’s airline is more than a carrier of people and goods. It is a symbol of patriotism and pride. Together with the airport, they encapsulate what is good and what is awful about a country. Thus British Airways and Heathrow say a lot about the United Kingdom just like Air France and Charles de Gaulle airport says about France and so does the KLM (Royal Dutch Airlines) and Amsterdam about The Netherlands.
It’s almost cliché to pass judgement on the local entertainment industry based on standards and exposures that Western countries have been exposed to since the invention of sound-film in 1900.
If you’re one of those people who questions every woman who tells her story, then you are part of the problem
The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) has concluded investigations into three high-profile cases that will test the extent of the police reforms initiated after the promulgation of the 2010 Constitution. One of them involves a case where police are accused of clobbering to death six-month-old Samantha Pendo after breaking into her parents’ house while pursuing protesters in Nyalenda, Kisumu, in the aftermath of the August 8 elections.
Earlier last week, Raila Odinga was hosted at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington DC.
If you look at the Peter Kaluma Bill that seeks to carve out 40 of the existing 47 counties from the People’s Republic of Kenya, then you will get the true picture of why secession is inevitable. The 40 counties that want to walk out are in fact among the poorest in the nation save for Nairobi.
Finance Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich should be candid about the debt hole we have dug ourselves into over the past 15 years.
World Pneumonia Day is marked on November 12, and as the number one cause of child mortality around the world, our progress remains inadequate.