How Churchill would have taken BBI verdict
The Supreme Court this week delt the last blow to the duo’s attempt to change the Constitution.
By Gerald Kithinji 2 years ago
How Churchill would have taken BBI verdict
Use imagination to engage the youth and create opportunities
An African proverb says it is better to wander aimlessly than stay home aimlessly, for the wanderer comes across something.
By Gerald Kithinji 2 years ago
Use imagination to engage the youth and create opportunities
Our leaders should embrace political hygiene
No Kenyan wants to be indoctrinated. They just want to understand the message of the contestant.
By Gerald Kithinji 2 years ago
Our leaders should embrace political hygiene
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No one can ambush us with legal tsunami
Our Supreme Court, High Court and Court of Appeal judges have shown they can be bold and fiercely independent.
By Gerald Kithinji 2 years ago
No one can ambush us with legal tsunami
Let political leaders retire honourably and mentor others
Some politicians left National Assembly to vie for seats in the counties. Now they are done with the counties, they want to run for presidency.
By Gerald Kithinji 2 years ago
Let political leaders retire honourably and mentor others
Why politicians love rowdy crowds
A politician’s job is to talk. His greatest happiness is when he finds an audience, preferably a big and even rowdy crowd.
By Gerald Kithinji 3 years ago
Why politicians love rowdy crowds
Why embrace losers after every election?
To assuage the embittered failed candidate, the state starts mulling over a way to accommodate them in government
By Gerald Kithinji 3 years ago
Why embrace losers after every election?
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Constitution change and 'colonial virus'
The social democrats want a power structure that elevates the president to a pedestal that none but a few can approach.
By Gerald Kithinji 3 years ago
Constitution change and 'colonial virus'
Spare NEP counties agony of funds cuts
That is why I think it would be foolish for government to discriminate in the face of the 10-year-old devolution.
By Gerald Kithinji 3 years ago
Spare NEP counties agony of funds cuts
Three-tier government a threat to presidency, recipe for chaos
Kenya is a country at war. And no country at war ever tries to neuter the Commander-in-Chief of their Armed Forces.
By Gerald Kithinji 4 years ago
Three-tier government a threat to presidency, recipe for chaos
Why government must change approach to tackling locusts
The weather has been good for them as the ground is wet and encouraging rejuvenation.
By Gerald Kithinji 4 years ago
Why government must change approach to tackling locusts
For devolution to have impact leaders must live in counties
Develop your county and stop blaming it for not having the amenities that other counties have
By Gerald Kithinji 4 years ago
For devolution to have impact leaders must live in counties
The right bodies key to marketing Kenya
If your child is dancing clumsily, tell the child you are dancing clumsily. Don’t tell the child do as you please, my love.
By Gerald Kithinji 4 years ago
The right bodies key to marketing Kenya
We don’t have a central figure key to a parliamentary system
Until that can be arranged, we better not tinker with our system, bequeathed to us by those who fought for independence.
By Gerald Kithinji 4 years ago
We don’t have a central figure key to a parliamentary system
Thick line between parliamentary and presidential set up
Some 79 countries in the world, including Kenya, run a presidential system of governance, where the president is both head of state and head of gov't
By Gerald Kithinji 4 years ago
Thick line between parliamentary and presidential set up
State officials have a duty to stay true to oaths of office
The officers are bound to abstain from all acts inconsistent with the Constitution.
By Gerald Kithinji 4 years ago
State officials have a duty to stay true to oaths of office
Let’s ask ourselves what we all stand for
Are you a Kenyan politician asking what your country can do for you or a zealous one asking what you can do for the country?
By Gerald Kithinji 4 years ago
Let’s ask ourselves what we all stand for
The 1978 transition: The night Cabinet handed Moi the Presidency
Behind the scenes, members of the Kenyatta Cabinet struck a deal that would ensure they would not lose their parliamentary seats in the coming 1979 po
By Gerald Kithinji 5 years ago
The 1978 transition: The night Cabinet handed Moi the Presidency
How Miguna’s case will impact immigration
The immigration case of lawyer Miguna Miguna has attracted a great deal of interest and legal curiosity that call for a proper perspective.
By Gerald Kithinji 6 years ago
How Miguna’s case will impact immigration
Lessons Kenya can take from Cuba on sports and recreation
The most significant development in sports this year is the signing of a sports exchange Memorandum of Understanding with Cuba.
By Gerald Kithinji 6 years ago
Lessons Kenya can take from Cuba on sports and recreation
Parliament must amplify law on demonstrations and protests
Let us not behave like irresponsible children who have no value for anything. If a demonstrator is a potential threat to public or private property let the organiser of the event take out requisite insurance cover.
By Gerald Kithinji 6 years ago
Parliament must amplify law on demonstrations and protests
Let's amend Constitution to cure 'shortcomings' of the top court
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.
By Gerald Kithinji 6 years ago
Let's amend Constitution to cure 'shortcomings' of the top court
Trading in futures is Kenya's politics new style
We have all witnessed the phenomenon. Politicians are trading in futures.
By Gerald Kithinji 7 years ago
Trading in futures is Kenya's politics new style
ICC trials: persecution or prosecution?
But due to their omnipresence here on Planet Earth, there are many opportunities for their agents to commit crimes against humanity in alien territory.
By Gerald Kithinji 8 years ago
ICC trials: persecution or prosecution?
Tyranny of numbers philosophy unethical
When intellectuals, political pundits and politicians utter the words, 'tyranny of numbers', one gets the feeling that those using them have very little regard for the class of people catalogued as forming those numbers.
By Gerald Kithinji 8 years ago
Tyranny of numbers philosophy unethical
Rethink focus on rural settlement
Jomo Kenyatta's call at Independence to 'Go back to the land' was okay back then. The population was a mere 9 million people and the land was there for those who really wanted to till it. Kenya had to become food-sufficient.
By Gerald Kithinji 8 years ago
Rethink focus on rural settlement
What widening cracks in Kenya Kwanza says about our politics
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