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It's a shame that the West still holds Africans' body parts
European museums are full of macabre collections of body parts of people killed and kept as trophies and some of these museums have refused to return the remains or allow them decent burials.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 1 month ago
It's a shame that the West still holds Africans' body parts
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Graduation gowns are not for all and sundry
While getting a degree has become subject of public discussion and controversy among the political class, it is shocking that academic institutions have become unusually quiet on the matter.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 1 month ago
Graduation gowns are not for all and sundry
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Is Ruto the light that Koitalel saw a century ago?
This myth was instrumental in understanding how Ruto was able to emerge as the foremost Kalenjin leader. The government recently immortalised Koitalel arap Samoei.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 2 months ago
Is Ruto the light that Koitalel saw a century ago?
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Treat our professors with dignity, it takes 40 years to produce one
University education is an essential and immediate driver of economic and social development.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 2 months ago
Treat our professors with dignity, it takes 40 years to produce one
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It's in Uhuru Kenyatta's interest that Raila wins
President Uhuru Kenyatta once called his deputy William Ruto "an uncontrolled missile”. I believe he learnt this during their first term.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 2 months ago
It's in Uhuru Kenyatta's interest that Raila wins
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Why the next Kenyan president might become a dictator
Right now Ruto and Azimio presidential aspirants Raila Odinga are managing their images because they are persuading Kenyans to vote them. True characters will emerge after polls.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 3 months ago
Why the next Kenyan president might become a dictator
It's possible that we have a deep state
It is true deep state exists like it does in many nations, but it manifests itself in different versions.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 3 months ago
It's possible that we have a deep state
Let clerics preach more loudly against growing intolerance
Recent campaigns have shown how fragile our presumed peace is. Careless campaigns, hate speech, ethnic antagonism all signal the likely danger ahead.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 3 months ago
Let clerics preach more loudly against growing intolerance
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Why Uhuru is a victim of the tyranny of democracy
President Uhuru Kenyatta is under siege. He is a victim of a tyrant Constitution.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 4 months ago
Why Uhuru is a victim of the tyranny of democracy
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Why there can never be a Third World War
The First World War was not fought conclusively and there were no clear winners and global structures for peace promised by Wilson never worked.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 4 months ago
Why there can never be a Third World War
How politicians court God in vote hunting
It is my hope that even when battling for votes, let’s place God where He belongs and maintain our place in the Christian faith
By Babere Kerata Chacha 4 months ago
How politicians court God in vote hunting
Why there is little love lost between Ruto and Atwoli
DP William Ruto seems to be easily offended and bristles at criticism directed at him, but Mr Atwoli’s success in life is wired around criticism.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 4 months ago
Why there is little love lost between Ruto and Atwoli
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How Kenya found itself in a political quagmire
It is widely anticipated that the rule of law is an essential component for economic growth and peaceful coexistence.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 5 months ago
How Kenya found itself in a political quagmire
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Uhuru changed tack to bring down the Ruto effect
Uhuru Kenyatta has used strategic silence as a tool for political legitimacy for quite some time.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 5 months ago
Uhuru changed tack to bring down the Ruto effect
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2022: Why choices have consequences
Johnnie Carson had foreseen impending political dangers when he cautioned us over our choices of national leaders.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 5 months ago
2022: Why choices have consequences
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Bukhungu II will define Atwoli’s legacy in Western
If Bukhungu I worked to some extent as it did, then the obvious assumption was that the second one, too, will automatically work.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 6 months ago
Bukhungu II will define Atwoli’s legacy in Western
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Mudavadi exploited tribe factor to gain popularity
Though seemingly incongruous and stubbornly stuck together as a community, the Luhya have for years acquired a certain level of political legitimacy.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 6 months ago
Mudavadi exploited tribe factor to gain popularity
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Why Kenyans use sexual metaphors during campaigns
The extensive use of sexual metaphor might be due to the fact that Kenyan politics is predominantly masculine.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 6 months ago
Why Kenyans use sexual metaphors during campaigns
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Raila and Ruto are too confident; that’s a recipe for trouble
The 2007 violence was sparked by the tense situation surrounding the electoral process and the thwarted high expectations.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 6 months ago
Raila and Ruto are too confident; that’s a recipe for trouble
Personal grooming and fashion play important role in politics
As such, many political leaders go the extra mile to ensure they portray the best image in the public as well as in their daily endeavors.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 7 months ago
Personal grooming and fashion play important role in politics
Misbehaving legislators are teaching their supporters bad manners
The sight of brawling lawmakers is incongruous with MPs’ stately image. It downgrades and reduces their persona as ‘honourable’ .
By Babere Kerata Chacha 7 months ago
Misbehaving legislators are teaching their supporters bad manners
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It's a shame that the West still holds Africans' body parts
European museums are full of macabre collections of body parts of people killed and kept as trophies and some of these museums have refused to return the remains or allow them decent burials.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 1 month ago
It's a shame that the West still holds Africans' body parts
Premium
Graduation gowns are not for all and sundry
While getting a degree has become subject of public discussion and controversy among the political class, it is shocking that academic institutions have become unusually quiet on the matter.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 1 month ago
Graduation gowns are not for all and sundry
Premium
Is Ruto the light that Koitalel saw a century ago?
This myth was instrumental in understanding how Ruto was able to emerge as the foremost Kalenjin leader. The government recently immortalised Koitalel arap Samoei.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 2 months ago
Is Ruto the light that Koitalel saw a century ago?
Premium
Treat our professors with dignity, it takes 40 years to produce one
University education is an essential and immediate driver of economic and social development.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 2 months ago
Treat our professors with dignity, it takes 40 years to produce one
Premium
It's in Uhuru Kenyatta's interest that Raila wins
President Uhuru Kenyatta once called his deputy William Ruto "an uncontrolled missile”. I believe he learnt this during their first term.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 2 months ago
It's in Uhuru Kenyatta's interest that Raila wins
Premium
Why the next Kenyan president might become a dictator
Right now Ruto and Azimio presidential aspirants Raila Odinga are managing their images because they are persuading Kenyans to vote them. True characters will emerge after polls.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 3 months ago
Why the next Kenyan president might become a dictator
It's possible that we have a deep state
It is true deep state exists like it does in many nations, but it manifests itself in different versions.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 3 months ago
It's possible that we have a deep state
Let clerics preach more loudly against growing intolerance
Recent campaigns have shown how fragile our presumed peace is. Careless campaigns, hate speech, ethnic antagonism all signal the likely danger ahead.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 3 months ago
Let clerics preach more loudly against growing intolerance
Premium
Why Uhuru is a victim of the tyranny of democracy
President Uhuru Kenyatta is under siege. He is a victim of a tyrant Constitution.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 4 months ago
Why Uhuru is a victim of the tyranny of democracy
Premium
Why there can never be a Third World War
The First World War was not fought conclusively and there were no clear winners and global structures for peace promised by Wilson never worked.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 4 months ago
Why there can never be a Third World War
How politicians court God in vote hunting
It is my hope that even when battling for votes, let’s place God where He belongs and maintain our place in the Christian faith
By Babere Kerata Chacha 4 months ago
How politicians court God in vote hunting
Why there is little love lost between Ruto and Atwoli
DP William Ruto seems to be easily offended and bristles at criticism directed at him, but Mr Atwoli’s success in life is wired around criticism.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 4 months ago
Why there is little love lost between Ruto and Atwoli
Premium
How Kenya found itself in a political quagmire
It is widely anticipated that the rule of law is an essential component for economic growth and peaceful coexistence.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 5 months ago
How Kenya found itself in a political quagmire
Premium
Uhuru changed tack to bring down the Ruto effect
Uhuru Kenyatta has used strategic silence as a tool for political legitimacy for quite some time.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 5 months ago
Uhuru changed tack to bring down the Ruto effect
Premium
2022: Why choices have consequences
Johnnie Carson had foreseen impending political dangers when he cautioned us over our choices of national leaders.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 5 months ago
2022: Why choices have consequences
Premium
Bukhungu II will define Atwoli’s legacy in Western
If Bukhungu I worked to some extent as it did, then the obvious assumption was that the second one, too, will automatically work.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 6 months ago
Bukhungu II will define Atwoli’s legacy in Western
Premium
Mudavadi exploited tribe factor to gain popularity
Though seemingly incongruous and stubbornly stuck together as a community, the Luhya have for years acquired a certain level of political legitimacy.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 6 months ago
Mudavadi exploited tribe factor to gain popularity
Premium
Why Kenyans use sexual metaphors during campaigns
The extensive use of sexual metaphor might be due to the fact that Kenyan politics is predominantly masculine.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 6 months ago
Why Kenyans use sexual metaphors during campaigns
Premium
Raila and Ruto are too confident; that’s a recipe for trouble
The 2007 violence was sparked by the tense situation surrounding the electoral process and the thwarted high expectations.
By Babere Kerata Chacha 6 months ago
Raila and Ruto are too confident; that’s a recipe for trouble