The return of charcoal? State rethinking ban to spread gains
Charcoal production is prohibited in Kenya but it goes on unabated with state actors condoning it. Ruto lifted a moratorium on logging but the High Court temporarily suspended the move.
By Nzau Musau 7 months ago
The return of charcoal? State rethinking ban to spread gains
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Tragedy of shrinking media space and how country can alter trend
The Constitution guarantees media freedom, but state actors have greatly eroded this right through attacks on journalists.
By Nzau Musau 7 months ago
Tragedy of shrinking media space and how country can alter trend
Tobong' Lore! Spectacular display of tradition and culture at festival
That a community afflicted by so much adversity- banditry, famine, marginalisation- puts all that aside to celebrate themselves is a great testament that Turkana is indeed a special place.
By Nzau Musau 8 months ago
Tobong' Lore! Spectacular display of tradition and culture at festival
Taking Makerere to the people; The case of Dr Erus Lopeyok, DG of Turkana
Lopeyok is among the many Turkana intellectuals who have shed off their lofty intellectual garbs and opted, in the old literary words, "to take Makerere back to the people."
By Nzau Musau 8 months ago
Taking Makerere to the people; The case of Dr Erus Lopeyok, DG of Turkana
Senate Mashinani: Hard moments of truth for senators in Turkana
The five days were so memorable that the camp staff have been unable to fold the carpet and pull down the lights.
By Nzau Musau 8 months ago
Senate Mashinani: Hard moments of truth for senators in Turkana
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Kenya's 3 minerals known to fuel regional conflict, poverty
Kenya likely to join producers of tin, tungsten and tantalum in future. The three are used in industrial applications, but contribute to conflict in the region.
By Nzau Musau 9 months ago
Kenya's 3 minerals known to fuel regional conflict, poverty
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Mutahi Ngunyi: Toothless dog of war who finally ran out of bark
For three years, Ngunyi fired acerbic volleys at Ruto's political side. Nothing good could come out of Ruto's political wing. They were idiots, murderers, boring, gays, fellowship of thugs et cetera.
By Nzau Musau 9 months ago
Mutahi Ngunyi: Toothless dog of war who finally ran out of bark
Not so fast! Safaricom slams brakes on Bamboo celebration in Sh4.5m copyright award
Bamboo's copyright claim was in respect of songs "Mama Africa", "Yes Indeed" and "Move on." Court had earlier concluded that Safaricom had infringed on his copyright.
By Nzau Musau 10 months ago
Not so fast! Safaricom slams brakes on Bamboo celebration in Sh4.5m copyright award
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Kenyatta family travel itinerary 'leaked'
The communication containing 16 names of Kenyatta family members was posted on social media.
By Nzau Musau 10 months ago
Kenyatta family travel itinerary 'leaked'
Sudan: Kenya on edge, the world moves on as rockets pound cities
As the battle rages on land, air, city and villages, the world is turning a blind eye. The warring sides are breaking all known records of warfare, destroying property and killing civilians.
By Nzau Musau 10 months ago
Sudan: Kenya on edge, the world moves on as rockets pound cities
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Makenzi's many faces as horror of doomsday teaching unfolds
Pastor Paul Makenzi's former faithful, and the new recruits he fished in countryside excursions, followed him to Shakahola where he met them with open arms, to their own end.
By Nzau Musau 11 months ago
Makenzi's many faces as horror of doomsday teaching unfolds
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Change of guard: End of an era as Dr Njoroge exits CBK after 8 years
By the time Njoroge took over, banks literally run down the CBK, remotely, with stories of how officials of the regulator cavorted with the very banks they were supposed to control, abounding.
By Nzau Musau 11 months ago
Change of guard: End of an era as Dr Njoroge exits CBK after 8 years
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How 'witch doctor' lost Sh47 million in cash, cars
Mangira told the court he was a witch doctor and herbalist, and that an Indian he had helped gave him Sh55 million in cash as payment for healing services rendered.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
How 'witch doctor' lost Sh47 million in cash, cars
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Man 'directed by angels' returns to haunt incoming NIS boss
According to a self-declared witch doctor named Stephen Mangira, Noordin Haji, who was an intelligence officer at the time, played a key role in the "great injustice" inflicted upon him.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Man 'directed by angels' returns to haunt incoming NIS boss
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Mis-education of Africa and why it is proving too costly for poor people
If girls are deprived of education, their children are by extension deprived of a primary motivator to explain to them how important education is for life.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Mis-education of Africa and why it is proving too costly for poor people
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Titus Mbathi: My lessons in high office and short stint in politics
At 95, Titus Mbathi has seen it all. On the day Kenya was born 60 years ago, he was among Kenyans at the celebrations. He spent the rest of the night dancing at the African Club.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Titus Mbathi: My lessons in high office and short stint in politics
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You are on your own, William Ruto tells top officials
In the warning which follows up his verbal proclamations at cabinet meeting last week, the President has put it on record that he will not condone even a whiff of corruption.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
You are on your own, William Ruto tells top officials
Tears from Khartoum land in Nairobi as world cries for Sudan
The bridges connecting the various parts of the city are closed, the volunteers helping out are being arrested, and people are disappearing without a trace on a daily basis.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Tears from Khartoum land in Nairobi as world cries for Sudan
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Noordin Haji: William Ruto's new spymaster
Haji quietly transitioned from Uhuru Kenyatta's regime. Was appointed to revamp fight against corruption alongside former DCI George Kinoti, but they fell out dramatically.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Noordin Haji: William Ruto's new spymaster
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Day cult leader Makenzi dared the State to close his Kilifi church
Controversial pastor Paul Makenzi in 2018 told off a county commissioner that nobody could stop the gospel.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Day cult leader Makenzi dared the State to close his Kilifi church
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Duale's 'truthful man' moments as he exposes the political class
As the Leader of Majority in the most consequential of the two chambers, Duale got the omelette done without breaking the whole tray of eggs.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Duale's 'truthful man' moments as he exposes the political class
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Duale: Nobody had energy and political capital to match Ruto's
Ruto was almost dropped by his bosom buddy, retired President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2017.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Duale: Nobody had energy and political capital to match Ruto's
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Ruto's twin attack on rogue churches
President sets up a commission of inquiry to probe the Shakahola massacre, and a presidential task force to formulate proposals to regulate religious institutions.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Ruto's twin attack on rogue churches
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How last presidential bid to probe cultism in Kenya flopped
Late president Daniel arap Moi did not release a report of a commission of inquiry to investigate claims that devil worship was rife in Kenya saying it had sensitive information.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
How last presidential bid to probe cultism in Kenya flopped
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Of Makenzi's doomsday teachings, and contradictions
Furunzi was the bedrock of Makenzi's radicalised teachings which turned faithful against the government, against formal schooling, international systems and generally against forms of modernism.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Of Makenzi's doomsday teachings, and contradictions
Religious society battle for control of Guru Nanak Hospital
Some members of East Africa Ramgarhia Board angry that no AGM has been held since 2018. The board runs the Guru Nanak Hospital and Singh Temple, among other investments.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Religious society battle for control of Guru Nanak Hospital
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Hang up your gloves now, you have lost your mojo, chief agent tells Baba
Saitabao Ole Kanchory hopes whoever takes after Raila will learn from his mistakes, and complete his dream for a new Kenya.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Hang up your gloves now, you have lost your mojo, chief agent tells Baba
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Shocking, hilarious things that Kanchory says about Ruto, Uhuru, Raila, Junet, Farouk in his tell-all book
Kanchory describes William Ruto as a character "who deserves to be studied in the art of politics and power" and a "highly predatory politician."
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Shocking, hilarious things that Kanchory says about Ruto, Uhuru, Raila, Junet, Farouk in his tell-all book
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Raila Odinga's untold secrets
Kanchory says they ran a disorganised campaign. He avers had they pulled in the same direction the victory would have been theirs
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Raila Odinga's untold secrets
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Issack Hassan peels back the mask of journalists, lawyers and lawmakers
Issack paints the image of Kenyan journalists as a lot who very little good can come from. He says he was ready to wear a wire and carry treated money in order to trap some MPs.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Issack Hassan peels back the mask of journalists, lawyers and lawmakers
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Tributes to 'law, not war' man who spent years fighting for ICC
Benjamin Ferencz, the last of Nuremberg trial prosecutors, died on Good Friday aged 103. The veteran lawyer reconciled Germany and Israel, beside many other peace initiatives around the world.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Tributes to 'law, not war' man who spent years fighting for ICC
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Uhuru begged me three times not to resign as IEBC chief - Issack
He, however, says that in the end, the President watched over as he was 'lynched' by a bipartisan political class. Advisors and friends had kept on warning him about the true nature of politicians.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Uhuru begged me three times not to resign as IEBC chief - Issack
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'The Raila that I know': Former electoral agency boss bares it all
In his memoirs "Referee of a Dirty Ugly Game", Issack recounts countless encounters which left him confused about what to make of the man.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
'The Raila that I know': Former electoral agency boss bares it all
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Senator Chris Coons: Joe Biden's man on the ground who helps seal deals
Chris Coons recently met Ruto, Uhuru and Raila. In the Senate, he is known for his bipartisan efforts to resolve national problems.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Senator Chris Coons: Joe Biden's man on the ground who helps seal deals
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How Raila, politicians controlled, interfered with poll commission
Issack Hassan gives insider tales of a commission held captive from outside. He says the day he bid for the IIEC job, he was offered position of judge, given only 5 hours to make up his mind.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
How Raila, politicians controlled, interfered with poll commission
Standard Editor lands global role
She will manage regional coverage of Africa, which includes twenty reporters across DRC, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Aluanga will also lead Global Press Journal's team of reporters in Haiti.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Standard Editor lands global role
Four years of suspension, Chavangi's millions and NLC now free to recruit
Four and half years on half pay of Sh306,000 a month, Chavangi finally leaves Lands Commission. Sh17 million of four and half year's of half pay, Chavangi finally leaves lands agency.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Four years of suspension, Chavangi's millions and NLC now free to recruit
Rights agency faults Kindiki's vacate order
The commission was joining others, including Law Society of Kenya (LSK), who have termed the order illegal and one which criminalizes innocent people.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Rights agency faults Kindiki's vacate order
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William Ruto sacks Masit as she mulls appeal of decision
President Ruto sacked commissioner Irene Masit after tribunal's recommendation. Masit believes the Muchelule team tribunal misdirected itself and Chebukati was biased.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
William Ruto sacks Masit as she mulls appeal of decision
Noordin Haji elected President of regional prosecutors
Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji was on Tuesday elected the President of the Eastern Africa Association of Prosecutors at a regional prosecutors meeting in Kampala, Uganda.
By Nzau Musau 1 year ago
Noordin Haji elected President of regional prosecutors
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