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Forget manifestos tell us how you will end graft, joblessness
Priority means whereas everything is important in a manifesto, two or three intervention areas, normally with crosscutting impact, multiplier effect or trickledown effect are given preference.
By Elias Mokua 1 month ago
Forget manifestos tell us how you will end graft, joblessness
In State House race, big margin victory will be good for Kenya
The 2013 and 2017 legal battles in the presidential election results remind us that peace is fragile if election outcomes are not handled well.
By Elias Mokua 1 month ago
In State House race, big margin victory will be good for Kenya
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Wajackoyah's message could mislead gullible young people
The narratives of smoking marijuana, snake farming and suspending the Constitution are very exciting pastime topics, but I struggle to see a president in this kind of messaging.   
By Elias Mokua 1 month ago
Wajackoyah's message could mislead gullible young people
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Baffling and bizarre reasons that motivate Kenyans to vote
Voters do not always tell the truth when asked about the motivation for whom they cast their votes.
By Elias Mokua 1 month ago
Baffling and bizarre reasons that motivate Kenyans to vote
The world must unite to stop religious killings in Nigeria
Religious fundamentalism is alive and sustained by people with evil hearts.
By Elias Mokua 2 months ago
The world must unite to stop religious killings in Nigeria
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It is hard for women, and even men, to resist Karua's allure
It is a tormenting time to stand against Karua, even by raising the strongest justified counter-arguments.
By Elias Mokua 2 months ago
It is hard for women, and even men, to resist Karua's allure
Should we regulate political advertising
There are a million ways one can successfully campaign without manipulating the poor and the situation they find themselves in. 
By Elias Mokua 2 months ago
Should we regulate political advertising
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To understand Kalonzo's woes, just read 'Betrayal in the City'
What a week it was for political formations choosing presidential running mates! Well, “choosing” may not be the right word.
By Elias Mokua 2 months ago
To understand Kalonzo's woes, just read 'Betrayal in the City'
Reverse SGR deal? Stop making promises that you cannot fulfill
If you missed it, Kenya Kwanza presidential aspirant, Dr William Ruto, has promised to 'reverse' what the media captured as “Uhuru’s Port, SGR deals” should he win the August poll.
By Elias Mokua 2 months ago
Reverse SGR deal? Stop making promises that you cannot fulfill
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Worry more about who will be in opposition, not State House
Between electing the President and electing a good Opposition in the August poll, we are better off concentrating on who becomes the Opposition Chief.
By Elias Mokua 3 months ago
Worry more about who will be in opposition, not State House
Allow Raila and Ruto to pick running mates of their choice
Deputy President William Ruto and ODM leader Raila Odinga seem to be zeroing in on Mt Kenya as the deserving producer of the next Deputy President.
By Elias Mokua 3 months ago
Allow Raila and Ruto to pick running mates of their choice
If we all read about Thomas the Apostle, we'll get it right in polls
If Jesus Christ did not rise, Christianity would not be in existence. Ask the Doubting Thomas, an apostle of the arrested, tortured, crucified, and thankfully resurrected Jesus Christ.
By Elias Mokua 3 months ago
If we all read about Thomas the Apostle, we'll get it right in polls
Media should play by the rules during electioneering period
Evidently, media plays a very important role in providing necessary details for voters even though they would not have interacted with the aspirants.
By Elias Mokua 3 months ago
Media should play by the rules during electioneering period
Voting gives you moral right to question State’s performance
Some of my very good friends see no reason to vote in the August General Election. Why?
By Elias Mokua 4 months ago
Voting gives you moral right to question State’s performance
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We must hold Raila to account for his free education pledge
Hold it right there, Hon Raila Odinga, did you say you will offer free education all the way to tertiary?
By Elias Mokua 4 months ago
We must hold Raila to account for his free education pledge
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Helping-the-poor campaign talk akin to laughing at the needy
The election campaign narrative of “helping the poor, the small person, mama mboga” is very patronising, to say the least.
By Elias Mokua 4 months ago
Helping-the-poor campaign talk akin to laughing at the needy
Boda bodas should not ride on group thinking to break the law
Boda boda riders across the country are rational beings, like all of us.
By Elias Mokua 4 months ago
Boda bodas should not ride on group thinking to break the law
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Uhuru-Ruto confrontation threatens Kenya’s national unity and peace
President Uhuru Kenyatta threw quite a few jabs at his deputy, William Ruto. The DP, from a far, distant land, decided to return a stinging verdict...
By Elias Mokua 4 months ago
Uhuru-Ruto confrontation threatens Kenya’s national unity and peace
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Lessons from Putin: Think twice before casting your vote
The Russian invasion of Ukraine, now mediatised globally, brings to the fore the desire of man to conquer, control and exercise maximum power.
By Elias Mokua 5 months ago
Lessons from Putin: Think twice before casting your vote
President has right to endorse any person for the presidency
For a start, an endorsement from the incumbent carries weight. However, the weight can only cause nightmares to those opposed to the candidate.
By Elias Mokua 5 months ago
President has right to endorse any person for the presidency
Mingling with the middle class can influence voting behaviour
The number of people in the middle class in Kenya, at best, in the absence of reliable data, is about 45 per cent.
By Elias Mokua 5 months ago
Mingling with the middle class can influence voting behaviour
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Presidential candidates are making MCA-type promises
Every elective seat matters. Those high up (the presidency) and those at the bottom (the MCAs) all serve the citizens.
By Elias Mokua 5 months ago
Presidential candidates are making MCA-type promises
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Stop misleading voters that you are the one who’ll win election
Someone will win the August presidential election in Kenya. However, we do not know who that person will be.
By Elias Mokua 6 months ago
Stop misleading voters that you are the one who’ll win election
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Why we are unlikely to have presidential election run-off
The unceremonious divorce of the OKA “brothers” now puts presidential candidates William Ruto and Raila Odinga far ahead of the game.
By Elias Mokua 6 months ago
Why we are unlikely to have presidential election run-off
Mental health issues are behind rising cases of murder-suicides
Incidents of parents taking their lives together with the lives of their own children are on the increase. Something is amiss in our society.
By Elias Mokua 6 months ago
Mental health issues are behind rising cases of murder-suicides
Muluka wrong on Mulembe nation's 'swarm intelligence'
I read with mixed feelings columnist Barrack Muluka’s opinion last week titled 'Mulembe nation’s foolishness is good news to Ruto and Raila'.
By Elias Mokua 6 months ago
Muluka wrong on Mulembe nation's 'swarm intelligence'
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Rotational leadership is not a bad idea in counties after all
Rotational leadership is not a magic solution to the challenge of “our turn to it.” Nevertheless, it does solve at least one elementary problem...
By Elias Mokua 7 months ago
Rotational leadership is not a bad idea in counties after all
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Forget manifestos tell us how you will end graft, joblessness
Priority means whereas everything is important in a manifesto, two or three intervention areas, normally with crosscutting impact, multiplier effect or trickledown effect are given preference.
By Elias Mokua 1 month ago
Forget manifestos tell us how you will end graft, joblessness
In State House race, big margin victory will be good for Kenya
The 2013 and 2017 legal battles in the presidential election results remind us that peace is fragile if election outcomes are not handled well.
By Elias Mokua 1 month ago
In State House race, big margin victory will be good for Kenya
Premium
Wajackoyah's message could mislead gullible young people
The narratives of smoking marijuana, snake farming and suspending the Constitution are very exciting pastime topics, but I struggle to see a president in this kind of messaging.   
By Elias Mokua 1 month ago
Wajackoyah's message could mislead gullible young people
Premium
Baffling and bizarre reasons that motivate Kenyans to vote
Voters do not always tell the truth when asked about the motivation for whom they cast their votes.
By Elias Mokua 1 month ago
Baffling and bizarre reasons that motivate Kenyans to vote
The world must unite to stop religious killings in Nigeria
Religious fundamentalism is alive and sustained by people with evil hearts.
By Elias Mokua 2 months ago
The world must unite to stop religious killings in Nigeria
Premium
It is hard for women, and even men, to resist Karua's allure
It is a tormenting time to stand against Karua, even by raising the strongest justified counter-arguments.
By Elias Mokua 2 months ago
It is hard for women, and even men, to resist Karua's allure
Should we regulate political advertising
There are a million ways one can successfully campaign without manipulating the poor and the situation they find themselves in. 
By Elias Mokua 2 months ago
Should we regulate political advertising
Premium
To understand Kalonzo's woes, just read 'Betrayal in the City'
What a week it was for political formations choosing presidential running mates! Well, “choosing” may not be the right word.
By Elias Mokua 2 months ago
To understand Kalonzo's woes, just read 'Betrayal in the City'
Reverse SGR deal? Stop making promises that you cannot fulfill
If you missed it, Kenya Kwanza presidential aspirant, Dr William Ruto, has promised to 'reverse' what the media captured as “Uhuru’s Port, SGR deals” should he win the August poll.
By Elias Mokua 2 months ago
Reverse SGR deal? Stop making promises that you cannot fulfill
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Worry more about who will be in opposition, not State House
Between electing the President and electing a good Opposition in the August poll, we are better off concentrating on who becomes the Opposition Chief.
By Elias Mokua 3 months ago
Worry more about who will be in opposition, not State House
Allow Raila and Ruto to pick running mates of their choice
Deputy President William Ruto and ODM leader Raila Odinga seem to be zeroing in on Mt Kenya as the deserving producer of the next Deputy President.
By Elias Mokua 3 months ago
Allow Raila and Ruto to pick running mates of their choice
If we all read about Thomas the Apostle, we'll get it right in polls
If Jesus Christ did not rise, Christianity would not be in existence. Ask the Doubting Thomas, an apostle of the arrested, tortured, crucified, and thankfully resurrected Jesus Christ.
By Elias Mokua 3 months ago
If we all read about Thomas the Apostle, we'll get it right in polls
Media should play by the rules during electioneering period
Evidently, media plays a very important role in providing necessary details for voters even though they would not have interacted with the aspirants.
By Elias Mokua 3 months ago
Media should play by the rules during electioneering period
Counties brace for bruising Governor battles
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By Eric Nyakagwa
9 mins ago
Inside the Equity-KCB supremacy war
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By Dominic Omondi
29 mins ago
Do or die presidential contest for Raila Odinga, William Ruto
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By Jacob Ng’etich
29 mins ago
George Wajackoyah: Former grave digger with hope of becoming president
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By Josphat Thiong’o
34 mins ago
For Raila Odinga, it has not been a walk in the park
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By Oscar Obonyo
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