Four main challenges Kenya should surmount to achieve greatness
In the Arid and Semi-Arid lands, about 70 per cent of households experience extreme poverty. Unemployment among the country's youngest population is becoming unbearable.
By Billow Khalid 1 year ago
Four main challenges Kenya should surmount to achieve greatness
State should seize opportunity to make Kenya a nation of entrepreneurs
Nevertheless, the country has maintained peace and economic growth where the nation's budget and GDP are comparable with those of Nigeria and South Africa.
By Billow Khalid 1 year ago
State should seize opportunity to make Kenya a nation of entrepreneurs
Let poll winners start addressing challenges to our development
Kenyans are hard workers. They're generally dreamers of a better country. They are positivists, the cup is a half-full nation. That is why when the day of the elections came, they did not disappoint.
By Billow Khalid 1 year ago
Let poll winners start addressing challenges to our development
To be great, we must embrace merit and elect honest leaders
Democracy is desirable in itself. This simply means we face two fundamental issues: The matter of legitimacy in the sense that those in leadership have to govern with broad consent of the people
By Billow Khalid 1 year ago
To be great, we must embrace merit and elect honest leaders
Let community nurture, sustain good leadership
Leadership, good or bad, comes at a cost. The price is paid collectively by the members of the community.
By Kethi Kilonzo 5 years ago
Let community nurture, sustain good leadership
Is Ex-President Obama sending wrong signals?
One of the striking features of the mid-term elections was the comeback of President Obama into active politics.
By Kethi Kilonzo 5 years ago
Is Ex-President Obama sending wrong signals?
Should President Kenyatta run for a third presidential term?
The answer to this question is not simple. It is not a binary YES or NO answer type of question. It is a compound question. The type that carries
By Kethi Kilonzo 5 years ago
Should President Kenyatta run for a third presidential term?
Epic battle at the Supreme Court – Mutua vs Wavinya
The eyes of the Supreme Court will be trained on the County Returning Officer and IEBC, which was accused of using county officers to man the election
By Kethi Kilonzo 5 years ago
Epic battle at the Supreme Court – Mutua vs Wavinya
Kenya’s indebtedness may lead to national security threat
The Belt and Road initiative is China’s description of its widespread and ambitious use of debt to gain influence across the world.
By Kethi Kilonzo 5 years ago
Kenya’s indebtedness may lead to national security threat
Government responsible for rampant corruption
In June 2014, Agnes Mbeke Munyao was on her farm in Makindu, Makueni County harvesting peas. She saw “white” people on her farm.
By Kethi Kilonzo 5 years ago
Government responsible for rampant corruption
War on graft laced with political undertones is mere shadow-boxing
A fight against corruption that carries with it political undertones is dead fish in the water.
By Kethi Kilonzo 5 years ago
War on graft laced with political undertones is mere shadow-boxing
Why court acquitted Apostle Ng’ang’a
Who was driving the Range Rover that collided with the Nissan driven by Mercy Njeri on July 26 2015? Apostle Ng’ang’a was charged with the offence, bu
By Kethi Kilonzo 5 years ago
Why court acquitted Apostle Ng’ang’a
Mr President, the fate of the Constitution is tied to you, set the agenda
Your Excellency, Article 43 of the Constitution provides that every person in Kenya has the right to health care services, adequate housing, and reaso
By Kethi Kilonzo 5 years ago
Mr President, the fate of the Constitution is tied to you, set the agenda
We are living a lie by thinking women are safe in their localities
On the 6th day God made mankind in his own image. He decreed that man would rule over the fish in the sea and birds in the sky, over the livestock and
By Kethi Kilonzo 5 years ago
We are living a lie by thinking women are safe in their localities
State decisions made in confines of boardrooms are not binding in law
Was Miguna Miguna given written notice of and the reasons for the decision to deport him? Was he informed of his right to defend himself,
By Kethi Kilonzo 5 years ago
State decisions made in confines of boardrooms are not binding in law
Amina should enlist educationists for better learning outcomes
The statements by Fred Matiang’i before the Parliamentary Committee concerning the Judiciary may have come as a surprise to a cross-section of Kenyans
By Kethi Kilonzo 5 years ago
Amina should enlist educationists for better learning outcomes
Supreme Court’s duty can never be a preserve of the political class
This time the challenge to the Presidential election was unsuccessful and the President was declared duly elected and was sworn in on November 28
By Kethi Kilonzo 6 years ago
Supreme Court’s duty can never be a preserve of the political class
Supreme Court’s duty can never be a preserve of political class
The Supreme Court on September 1, 2017 found that the August 8, 2017 Presidential elections did not meet the yardsticks of the...
By Kethi Kilonzo 6 years ago
Supreme Court’s duty can never be a preserve of political class
Why Opposition can only push for justice within Constitution
After 1969 during Jomo's presidency, no attempt was made to form another political party even though there was no law prohibiting it.
By Kethi Kilonzo 6 years ago
Why Opposition can only push for justice within Constitution
Why ongoing political musical chairs will not impact 2022 elections
At the time of writing this article, all attention is drawn to events following the swearing in of Raila Odinga.
By Kethi Kilonzo 6 years ago
Why ongoing political musical chairs will not impact 2022 elections
Manipulative, extractive leadership clips citizens wings and ability to fly
The potential of the 2010 Constitution today stands in stark contrast to a fractured, angry and depressed nation
By Kethi Kilonzo 6 years ago
Manipulative, extractive leadership clips citizens wings and ability to fly
Opinion: We continue to bear burden of the legacy of our presidents
Chief Justice Bereford in 1309 told of the story of the Three Gallows: Once upon a time a man lay sick in his bed
By Kethi Kilonzo 6 years ago
Opinion: We continue to bear burden of the legacy of our presidents
Greatness of a political leader lies in the ability to achieve goals
Ideas are timeless. They float like clouds within the brains of individuals.
By Kethi Kilonzo 6 years ago
Greatness of a political leader lies in the ability to achieve goals
We have become pawns of leaders who have taken Kenya hostage
On August 23, 1973 an escaped convict entered into a bank in Sweden. Jan-Erik Olsson fired at the ceiling with his loaded submachine gun and shouted, “The party has just begun!”
By Kethi Kilonzo 6 years ago
We have become pawns of leaders who have taken Kenya hostage
Uhuru is at crossroads, he should personally reach out to Raila now
Twelve million Kenyans did not vote on October 26, 2017 and no election was conducted in 27 constituencies. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission is unlikely to announce any plans for a repeat election in these constituencies soon.
By Kethi Kilonzo 6 years ago
Uhuru is at crossroads, he should personally reach out to Raila now
Raila, Uhuru shouldn’t kill dreams of a country their fathers cherished
The Kenyatta and Odinga legacies are part of the foundation stone on which Kenya is built and stands today. Fable and myth are documented and continue to be whispered of these two.
By Kethi Kilonzo 6 years ago
 Raila, Uhuru shouldn’t kill dreams of a country their fathers cherished
Boycotts not panacea to hate in deeply divided country
A few weeks after Adolf Hitler was appointed chancellor by the President of Germany in January 1933, the global Jewish community declared an economic and financial war on “the New Germany”.
By Kethi Kilonzo 6 years ago
Boycotts not panacea to hate in deeply divided country
Chebukati can, and should, postpone repeat presidential election
Regulation 64 of the Elections (General) Regulations 2012 clothes Wafula Chebukati, as the Chairman of the Independent Electoral & Boundaries Commission and the Returning Officer of the presidential elections, with the power to adjourn the presidential elections.
By Kethi Kilonzo 6 years ago
Chebukati can, and should, postpone repeat presidential election
Chebukati can, and should, adjourn repeat presidential election
Regulation 64 of the Elections (General) Regulations 2012 clothes Wafula Chebukati, as the Chairman of the Independent Electoral & Boundaries Commission and the Returning Officer of the presidential elections, with the power to adjourn the presidential elections
By Kethi Kilonzo 6 years ago
Chebukati can, and should, adjourn repeat presidential election
Opinion: Referendums are bad ways to settle contentious issues
In August 2010, 67 per cent of registered voters in Kenya voted for a new Constitution. Some 33 per cent voted against it. Seven years later, with such overwhelming support for a new constitutional order, the country should be living a happily ever after tale. However, the Kenya of today is far worse off than it was on August 2010.
By Kethi Kilonzo 6 years ago
Opinion: Referendums are bad ways to settle contentious issues
Referendums are a very bad way to settle highly contentious issues
In August 2010, 67 per cent of registered voters in Kenya voted for a new Constitution. Some 33 per cent voted against it.
By Kethi Kilonzo 6 years ago
Referendums are a very bad way to settle highly contentious issues
Opinion: Chebukati must take responsibility for poll fiasco
On August 24 you signed an affidavit which was presented to the Supreme Court by your commission defending your declaration of the winner of the presidential elections of August 8.
By Kethi Kilonzo 6 years ago
Opinion: Chebukati must take responsibility for poll fiasco
Presidential election petition calls for Solomonic wisdom in ruling
In my opinion, 'the prescribed form' for results issued by a Presiding Officer is Form 34A. This Form 34A should have been transmitted electronically by each Presiding Officer to both the Constituency Tallying Centre and to the National Tallying Centre.
By Kethi Kilonzo 6 years ago
Presidential election petition calls for Solomonic wisdom in ruling
Birthing a new party poses risk for Jubilee
The Jubilee coalition successfully sponsored the President and Deputy President to power in 2013. It also sponsored the largest number of MPs and Senators. Nearly 50 per cent of Governors and their Deputies owe their allegiance to the coalition as do many MCAs.
By Kethi Kilonzo 8 years ago
Birthing a new party poses risk for Jubilee
Not all foreign trips will benefit Kenyans
Once upon a time, there was a Kamba ruler known by the name Kilundu. On December 7, 1891, while far away from home in the District of Victoria East
By Kethi Kilonzo 8 years ago
Not all foreign trips will benefit Kenyans
Publicise tender evaluation reports to expose looters
Your Excellency, Kenya has an elaborate law directing how government should procure goods and services. It is called the Public Procurement and Disposal Act.
By Kethi Kilonzo 8 years ago
Publicise tender evaluation reports to expose looters
Someone playing games in Euro Bond saga
Kenya’s first international sovereign bond, popularly known as the Euro Bond is listed on the Irish Stock Exchange. It was floated last year.
By Kethi Kilonzo 8 years ago
Someone playing games in Euro Bond saga
The poor pay the price for graft in Kenya with their lives
In the last three weeks, the media has reported that two expectant women died in hospital while waiting for medical attention.
By Kethi Kilonzo 8 years ago
The poor pay the price for graft in Kenya with their lives
Parliament to blame for Kenya’s economic downturn
“If we approve a lower figure, we’ll have to come back and ask for more. So we thought, why not have enough until 2017?” Cabinet Secretary, Henry Rotich.
By Kethi Kilonzo 8 years ago
Parliament to blame for Kenya’s economic downturn
Insecure leaders their own worst enemies
There was a Kingdom known as Alpha. It stood on top of a hill with five other kingdoms forming a circle around it. It was the proverbial shining lamp on the hill for its neighbours.
By Kethi Kilonzo 8 years ago
Insecure leaders their own worst enemies
Focus turns to Kenya Cup relegation dogfight
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