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Compensate victims of 1998 embassy bombing
The blast left 224 people dead and more than 4,000 wounded. The attack was blamed on Al Qaeda under the command of Osama Bin laden and his deputy, Ayman al-Zawahiri.
By Editorial 4 days ago
Compensate victims of 1998 embassy bombing
Investigate fully William Ruto's election rigging claims
Lately, Dr Ruto has turned President Uhuru Kenyatta into his favourite punching bag, claiming Uhuru is the mastermind of plans to rig him out after the duo fell out.
By Editorial 7 days ago
Investigate fully William Ruto's election rigging claims
Pay Africa reparations for slavery, colonialism
Last year, President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa urged the United Nations to prioritise reparations for communities whose forebearers were sold into slavery.
By Editorial 8 days ago
Pay Africa reparations for slavery, colonialism
It's wrong time to raise political temperature
Allegations by Ruto and Gachagua that Uhuru is after their lives are reckless, irresponsible and a recipe for trouble. They should appreciate the fact that their supporters hang on to their words.
By Editorial 10 days ago
It's wrong time to raise political temperature
Act firmly to end these cold-blooded murders
The number of illegal firearms that continue to kill innocent citizens is too high.
By Editorial 9 days ago
Act firmly to end these cold-blooded murders
SRC's new pay terms for MPs: Take it or leave it
The Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) has finally abolished car grants and sitting allowances for Members of Parliament, Senators and Members of County Assemblies.
By Editorial 11 days ago
SRC's new pay terms for MPs: Take it or leave it
Let top aspirants calm down ahead of upcoming polls
The presidential contenders should tone down their rhetoric as campaigns enter the homestretch, avoid inciting statements and instead focus on how to lift the millions of Kenyans in abject poverty.  
By Editorial 12 days ago
Let top aspirants calm down ahead of upcoming polls
Rewarding loyalists is undermining democracy
The parties have betrayed the spirit of the law, a pointer that they stand for nothing in the democratic space.
By Editorial 15 days ago
Rewarding loyalists is undermining democracy
Act quickly to save four million starving Kenyans
Erratic rainfall patterns have negatively impacted farming and by extension, our food security.
By Editorial 15 days ago
Act quickly to save four million starving Kenyans
Kenya must work hard to regain athletics footing
The disappointment in Oregon has given us crucial talking points even as we shift attention to the Commonwealth Games that start in England tomorrow.
By Editorial 17 days ago
Kenya must work hard to regain athletics footing
Make visa process less punishing for Africans
North Americans and Europeans travelling to Africa don't go through harrowing experiences of waiting for months for visas appointments, and even get theirs on arrival.
By Editorial 16 days ago
Make visa process less punishing for Africans
Airport saga has exposed IEBC's soft underbelly
The altercation between IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati and the National Police Service just 15 days to the General Election, should concern all Kenyans.
By Editorial 19 days ago
Airport saga has exposed IEBC's soft underbelly
Let's redeem ourselves in Birmingham
Kenyan fans are right to question inadequate government support to athletics. As a country, we have neglected the goose that lays the eggs.
By Editorial 20 days ago
Let's redeem ourselves in Birmingham
Airport saga has exposed IEBC's preparedness
The police should be sensitive to dangers its actions regarding the elections could pose to holding of a secure, incident-free electoral process.
By Editorial 20 days ago
Airport saga has exposed IEBC's preparedness
Yes, bring back the fun
Though Covid-19 is still a threat, we have now, by and large, learnt how to live with it. Life have has gone almost back to normal in all other spheres of life.
By Editorial 21 days ago
Yes, bring back the fun
Probe police killing of alleged Nakuru gang members
Human rights groups have decried the disappearance and murder of more than 300 people since 2009. Kenya should abide by the International Conventions.
By Editorial 21 days ago
Probe police killing of alleged Nakuru gang members
Retired governors don't deserve hefty pensions
An elected person should be a servant and should be treated as such. There should be no undeserved perks whatsoever at the expense of the public.
By Editorial 22 days ago
Retired governors don't deserve hefty pensions
Political debates are good for democracy
Kenyans across the country will be glued to their televisions sets today to follow the Deputy Presidential debate.
By Editorial 24 days ago
Political debates are good for democracy
Assure Kenyans of cheap Unga even after subsidy
Until that move was taken, a 2kg packet of maize flour was being sold at Sh230, but will now go for Sh100.
By Editorial 24 days ago
Assure Kenyans of cheap Unga even after subsidy
We must fix integrity or we go down as society
The recent athletics mess that almost saw Kenyan star Ferdinand Omanyala miss out on the World Championships boils down to integrity.
By Editorial 29 days ago
We must fix integrity or we go down as society
Come to the rescue of cash-strapped schools
The conundrum presented to both parents and head teachers by this situation demands that the government steps in and takes charge of the situation.
By Editorial 30 days ago
Come to the rescue of cash-strapped schools
Show more seriousness to end food shortages
Climate change is making rain-fed agriculture difficult. That should be reason enough for the government to roll up its sleeves.
By Editorial 1 month ago
Show more seriousness to end food shortages
Hold dialogue to settle university land dispute
University administrators have a duty to protect the interests of their institutions. They must be heard.
By Editorial 30 days ago
Hold dialogue to settle university land dispute
As schools open, spare parents pain of sending learners home over fees
This week, many students will be back in schools after a break of slightly more than a week. If parents were honest, many would confess they are no longer looking to schools reopening.
By Editorial 1 month ago
As schools open, spare parents pain of sending learners home over fees
Pick lessons from Kenyan squad to Oregon tourney
We expect the team to surpass the 2015 World Championships in Beijing, China, where we won 16 medals – seven gold, six silver and three bronze – to take pole position.
By Editorial 1 month ago
Pick lessons from Kenyan squad to Oregon tourney
Educate girls on dangers of early sex to end crisis of teenage pregnancies
According to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics a whopping 317,582 teenage girls got pregnant in 2021.
By Editorial 1 month ago
Educate girls on dangers of early sex to end crisis of teenage pregnancies
Let's not just speak Swahili; let's spread it to all corners of globe
Kiswahili is probably the African language most widely recognised outside the continent.
By Editorial 1 month ago
Let's not just speak Swahili; let's spread it  to all corners of globe
Free flow of information is critical for a growing democracy like ours
By making information on matters of public interest available to those who need them, a society is strengthened, and power relating to that information devolved or spread out.
By Editorial 1 month ago
Free flow of information is critical for a growing democracy like ours
Make CBC transition guidelines public
According to the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) the pupils who will sit the Kenya School Education Assessment in November are set to transition to secondary next year.
By Editorial 1 month ago
Make CBC transition guidelines public
Thorough vetting can rid Kenya of fake certificates
Those flaunting fake papers and merchants of the fake certificates must be smoked out and punished.
By Editorial 1 month ago
Thorough vetting can rid Kenya of fake certificates
Let government remove veil of secrecy from deals involving national assets
The government needs to come clean not just at the start of every project, but when it is being envisioned, for, that is the only way through which it can eliminate the trust deficit by the citizens.
By Editorial 1 month ago
Let government remove veil of secrecy from deals involving national assets
Zoning an affront to aspirants, democracy
Major political coalitions are grappling with the headache of zoning for outright wins.  
By Editorial 1 month ago
Zoning an affront to aspirants, democracy
Government must never again abandon its people
It has been a harrowing seven months for the family of Tom Okwach since December 8, 2021, when Mr Okwach and seven other miners were trapped in the mine after its walls collapsed.
By Editorial 1 month ago
Government must never again abandon its people
Probe brutality against migrants in Morocco
Moroccan authorities claim the latest deaths were a result of a stampede, yet victims say violence was meted out on them by police officers.
By Editorial 1 month ago
Probe brutality against migrants in Morocco
Campaigns no licence to break road traffic rules
Several people were injured last week after an overloaded campaign vehicle, with some ecstatic young men hanging outside it, overturned in Kisii County.
By Editorial 1 month ago
Campaigns no licence to break road traffic rules
Tackle illicit brewers
Five people died in Karuku, Embu County, after consuming an illicit brew last week. Four other victims were reported to have lost sight.
By Editorial 1 month ago
Tackle illicit brewers
Step up the war on malaria and other diseases
There is need for upscaling use of the malaria vaccine. Health experts and scientists must not get complacent in combating it. Covid-19 demonstrated the need for constant vigilance.
By Editorial 1 month ago
Step up the war on malaria and other diseases
Pick Kenya's best talent for the Commonwealth Games
It will therefore be a special moment in our athletics calendar since Kenya’s selection is often billed as the toughest athletics trials in the world after the US.
By Editorial 1 month ago
Pick Kenya's best talent for the Commonwealth Games
End tussle over vetting of academic certificates
CUE and KNQA have clear mandates, which makes the confusion over the verification process unnecessary.
By Editorial 1 month ago
End tussle over vetting of academic certificates
Bring those who killed four young men to book
According to the police, the bodies bore torture marks and one of them had his eyes gouged out
By Editorial 1 month ago
Bring those who killed four young men to book
Mother, son-in-law elected to Nakuru County Assembly
Rift Valley
By Kennedy Gachuhi
1 hr ago
Normalcy resumes at Bomas as IEBC says systems are hacker-proof
National
By Allan Mungai and Josphat Thiong'o
1 hr ago
Can the spread of monkeypox be stopped?
Explainers
By Associated Press
3 hrs ago
Scuffle at Bomas of Kenya over mystery laptop
Nairobi
By Josphat Thiong'o and Allan Mungai
4 hrs ago