Ruto is America's blue-eyed boy, but that might change if Trump returns
The US has had more influence on Kenyan elections. When occasionally Kenya appears to have small input in the American election, the loser is not amused.
By 30 days ago
Ruto is America's blue-eyed boy, but that might change if Trump returns
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How Ruto like Uhuru before him, is fast losing trust and power
Like Reluctant President Uhuru before him, Ruto is unable to balance the attributes of ‘lion’ and the ‘fox’ and has lost trust.
By 30 days ago
How Ruto like Uhuru before him, is fast losing trust and power
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Afwerki right on why Africa needs to rediscover itself to fulfill its dreams
The purported failure of Pan-Africanism, however, was in application but not in the concept. Whether in success or failure, the issue in Pan-Africanism is mostly attitudinal, one of the mind.
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Afwerki right on why Africa needs to rediscover itself to fulfill its dreams
For US, Gaza is modern Vietnam and might lead to Biden's downfall
There is the possibility of Gaza, as the new Vietnam, similarly driving President Joe Biden out and at least shifting American attitude towards events in the Middle East.
By 1 month ago
For US, Gaza is modern Vietnam and might lead to Biden's downfall
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General Francis Ogolla's death: Unanswered questions
Generals know wars and rise through the ranks by surviving battles and hardships
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General Francis Ogolla's death: Unanswered questions
Political wrangles have stopped Murang'a from reclaiming its lost glory
Those Murang’a ‘leaders’ who sung “Tugokira Tene, Tugookira Tene”, now engage in ‘hambatano’. It is the curse of Murang’a.
By 1 month ago
Political wrangles have stopped Murang'a from reclaiming its lost glory
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Jostling for supremacy in coalitions is not driven by any ideology
The two political coalitions that competed in August 2022, Azimio and Kenya Kwanza, are in tatters.
By 1 month ago
Jostling for supremacy in coalitions is not driven by any ideology
As we mark Easter, a lot is happening that Jesus would not approve of
Things are going wrong almost everywhere as oversize egos overrun common sense. Leaders abuse state and religious offices, terrorise citizens, and still talk of law and order.
By 2 months ago
As we mark Easter, a lot is happening that Jesus would not approve of
Why Russians voted overwhelmingly for Putin in recent elections
Attention on the election in Russia was not because roughly 86 million people, or 98 per cent of the registered voters, cast their ballots.
By 2 months ago
Why Russians voted overwhelmingly for Putin in recent elections
Biden fighting for political survival amid decline in America's greatness
Although Biden, when assuming office in January 2021, had talked of the US being ‘back’ and ready to lead the world, he actually had problems convincing those he hoped to lead.
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Biden fighting for political survival amid decline in America's greatness
How China and Russia have fought to stamp their authority over the years
China struggles to avoid the mistakes it made roughly 500 years ago when it imagined itself to be at the top of the world and considered everyone else a barbarian.
By 3 months ago
How China and Russia have fought to stamp their authority over the years
Victimhood, resistance unite Global South as it claims 'polar' position
Global South is a geopolitical term referring to power relations and power play in the context of victimhood and resistance as the common feature across the geographies
By 3 months ago
Victimhood, resistance unite Global South as it claims 'polar' position
Geopolitics: Eight reasons Carlson's Putin interview ruffled feathers
Carlson, a former FOX TV journalist, is of a ‘conservative’ bend and likes grating the liberal establishment represented in the mainstream media.
By 3 months ago
Geopolitics: Eight reasons Carlson's Putin interview ruffled feathers
Kingori Mwangi combined tact and training to manage tough security situations
King'ori Mwangi reportedly declined to follow a 2013 order to remove security for Raila Odinga and his wife Ida because it would have violated the law.
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Kingori Mwangi combined tact and training to manage tough security situations
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Ruto and his 'Hustler Grandees' living large as real hustlers suffer
Ruto is hard-working, politically crafty, focused, and has produced a privileged class - The Hustler Grandees - with all the airs of European aristocratic pretensions.
By 4 months ago
Ruto and his 'Hustler Grandees' living large as real hustlers suffer
White people demean Africans to mask their own past inadequacies
Recent utterances by leading Euro-American celebrities on the inferiority of the Africans when compared to people of white colour are not new.
By 4 months ago
White people demean Africans to mask their own past inadequacies
Musalia's knack for diplomacy puts him a cut above Cabinet colleagues
Like Mwai Kibaki in the 1990s, Musalia is the second choice for everyone if the first does not do. He is dynasty with a sense of noblesse that does not threaten.
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Musalia's knack for diplomacy puts him a cut above Cabinet colleagues
Abiy's unbridled ambitions stoking tensions in neighbouring countries
Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy is good at creating internal and regional instability and fanning the embers of war.
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Abiy's unbridled ambitions stoking tensions in neighbouring countries
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Why Kenya is starting 2024 on wrong footing, politically
Kagame and Museveni rescued their countries from devastating wars; Ruto appears willing to ‘save’ Kenya from the ‘generic peace’ that it enjoys.
By 5 months ago
Why Kenya is starting 2024 on wrong footing, politically
Colonialism never really came to an end; it only changed it's shape
Post-modern colonialism replaced the failing neo-colonialism as a doctrine of control.
By 5 months ago
Colonialism never really came to an end; it only changed it's shape
Why Jesus is most likely unhappy with Christians this Christmas
There is a crisis in Christianity. The churches have discredited themselves with spiritual and moral inadequacies.
By 5 months ago
Why Jesus is most likely unhappy with Christians this Christmas
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Congo's instability is deliberate to drain wealth, impoverish, enslave
Dream of a more stable Congo is dissipating because it is not in the interests of extra-continental powers. Country yet to enjoy independence with locals ending up as victims of external strategies.
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Congo's instability is deliberate to drain wealth, impoverish, enslave
The place of Gikonyo in Kenya's journey towards independence
Kiano became a major anti-colonial player on the eve of independence. He helped to make education an inspirational tool of anti-colonialism.
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The place of Gikonyo in Kenya's journey towards independence
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Ruto's blunders that make Raila to look good
Ruto, obsessed with experimenting on Kenyans as a ‘scientist’ and in controlling everything, has lost credibility. As cronies surround him, there is doubt whether he knows he is losing.
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Ruto's blunders that make Raila to look good
West undermines efforts of some countries to develop for selfish reasons
Some countries are developing while others are under-developing as part of geo-political realignment which questions the tendencies of some powers to dominate others.
By 6 months ago
West undermines efforts of some countries to develop for selfish reasons
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Henry Kissinger enjoyed long life and good luck but left a blood-stained legacy
Kissinger lost favour when he said poor countries don't need democracy as he considered voters there to be too stupid to make good decisions, while supporting apartheid in S. Africa.
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Henry Kissinger enjoyed long life and good luck but left a blood-stained legacy
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Current crises in education now affecting all economic sectors
The education system suffers the paradox of having schools with no teachers and teachers with no schools and manages national examinations shambolically.
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Current crises in education now affecting all economic sectors
Trouble normally begins when ideals clash with national interests
Ideals are considered part of ‘national interests’ as long as they do not collide with other interests which leaders consider vital. The other interests could be racialised, ethnised, religionised.
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Trouble normally begins when ideals clash with national interests
Global rise in neo-absolutism and the challenges it brings along
Those with tyrannical desires virtually downgrade people from being ‘citizens’ into becoming ‘subjects’ to be ruled and exploited.
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Global rise in neo-absolutism and the challenges it brings along
God, worsening Israel-Hamas conflict and the growing crisis of faith
With the rapid proliferation of religiosity, with warmongers claiming exclusive access to God, there is a growing crisis of faith.
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God, worsening Israel-Hamas conflict and the growing crisis of faith
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Ten things Kenya must do before sending troops to troubled Haiti
Kenya needs to look at why previous peace missions to Haiti failed. Killings are about deliberately created poverty becoming a culture of the oppressed to serve racialized ends.
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Ten things Kenya must do before sending troops to troubled Haiti
Ruto is America's blue-eyed boy, but that might change if Trump returns
The US has had more influence on Kenyan elections. When occasionally Kenya appears to have small input in the American election, the loser is not amused.
By 30 days ago
Ruto is America's blue-eyed boy, but that might change if Trump returns
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How Ruto like Uhuru before him, is fast losing trust and power
Like Reluctant President Uhuru before him, Ruto is unable to balance the attributes of ‘lion’ and the ‘fox’ and has lost trust.
By 30 days ago
How Ruto like Uhuru before him, is fast losing trust and power
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Afwerki right on why Africa needs to rediscover itself to fulfill its dreams
The purported failure of Pan-Africanism, however, was in application but not in the concept. Whether in success or failure, the issue in Pan-Africanism is mostly attitudinal, one of the mind.
By 1 month ago
Afwerki right on why Africa needs to rediscover itself to fulfill its dreams
For US, Gaza is modern Vietnam and might lead to Biden's downfall
There is the possibility of Gaza, as the new Vietnam, similarly driving President Joe Biden out and at least shifting American attitude towards events in the Middle East.
By 1 month ago
For US, Gaza is modern Vietnam and might lead to Biden's downfall
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General Francis Ogolla's death: Unanswered questions
Generals know wars and rise through the ranks by surviving battles and hardships
By 1 month ago
General Francis Ogolla's death: Unanswered questions
Political wrangles have stopped Murang'a from reclaiming its lost glory
Those Murang’a ‘leaders’ who sung “Tugokira Tene, Tugookira Tene”, now engage in ‘hambatano’. It is the curse of Murang’a.
By 1 month ago
Political wrangles have stopped Murang'a from reclaiming its lost glory
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Jostling for supremacy in coalitions is not driven by any ideology
The two political coalitions that competed in August 2022, Azimio and Kenya Kwanza, are in tatters.
By 1 month ago
Jostling for supremacy in coalitions is not driven by any ideology
As we mark Easter, a lot is happening that Jesus would not approve of
Things are going wrong almost everywhere as oversize egos overrun common sense. Leaders abuse state and religious offices, terrorise citizens, and still talk of law and order.
By 2 months ago
As we mark Easter, a lot is happening that Jesus would not approve of
Why Russians voted overwhelmingly for Putin in recent elections
Attention on the election in Russia was not because roughly 86 million people, or 98 per cent of the registered voters, cast their ballots.
By 2 months ago
Why Russians voted overwhelmingly for Putin in recent elections
What local investors can learn from tech firm Nvidia's ascent
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