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Duale: ICC was political manna that Ruto took as Raila goofed
Duale recalls the Kenyan ICC cases after the 2007/8 post-election violence and how politicians eyeing Kibaki succession handled the legal and political implications before 2013 General Election.
By Aden Duale 11 months ago
Duale: ICC was political manna that Ruto took as Raila goofed
Ruto win historic, we can dream big with promise of a new order
Ruto's political journey does prove that any Kenyan, irrespective of their background, can lead and without diversions address the core needs of our beloved people.
By Aden Duale 1 year ago
Ruto win historic, we can dream big with promise of a new order
Kenya Kwanza offers real hope for mwananchi
Duale says Kenya Kwanza believes in the protection of every individual's rights and freedoms, including freedom of worship.
By Aden Duale 1 year ago
Kenya Kwanza offers real hope for mwananchi
August poll will be between new order and status quo
Campaigns have hit fever pitch, with aspirants and parties putting their best feet forward. The battle of wits is in the offing.
By Aden Duale 2 years ago
August poll will be between new order and status quo
Consensus building and not ‘us versus them’ is way to go
Close scrutiny of the proposals reveals a combination of benefits and tricky flaws.
By Aden Duale 3 years ago
Consensus building and not ‘us versus them’ is way to go
In Moi, we learn valuable political lessons
In honour of the late Moi, let the BBI and any other future initiatives meant to push the national agenda be all-inclusive
By Aden Duale 4 years ago
In Moi, we learn valuable political lessons
Why Parliament should be BBI report’s next destination
The document has weighty recommendations on the structure of government, devolution, inclusivity, representation and the fight against corruption.
By Aden Duale 4 years ago
Why Parliament should be BBI report’s next destination
Kenyans’ hope for a better future lies in parliamentary system
Being a product of the handshake between two largest political formations, the BBI is the surest avenue to bring law change.
By Aden Duale 4 years ago
Kenyans’ hope for a better future lies in parliamentary system
We should make sacrifices, hard choices to grow
Jubilee’s delivery of its agenda will depend on support from institutions and citizens
By Aden Duale 4 years ago
We should make sacrifices, hard choices to grow
Why Uhuru Kenyatta will get the full mandate of Kenyan people on October 26th
Numbers don’t lie and by all standards this will be a clear and undisputed mandate for Uhuru Kenyatta from the Kenyan People.
By Aden Duale 6 years ago
 Why Uhuru Kenyatta will get the full mandate of Kenyan people on October 26th
Duale: With the poll boycott, Raila’s political career could end prematurely
The curtains look like they are finally falling on Raila Amolo Odinga’s political career. By boycotting the elections, he is simply saying he has thrown in the towel
By Aden Duale 6 years ago
Duale: With the poll boycott, Raila’s political career could end prematurely
Duale: NASA must be held responsible for the looting, injuries during demos
Kenyans are hard-working people who rise up early every morning to open their businesses so that they may be able to feed their families and educate their children.
By Aden Duale 6 years ago
Duale: NASA must be held responsible for the looting, injuries during demos
Duale: It's time for Raila to exit the stage quietly
Whatever magic he used to hold over millions of his supporters has waned, and there is no one to blame except himself.
By Aden Duale 6 years ago
Duale: It's time for Raila to exit the stage quietly
Now we’re paying for allowing meddling in the electoral process
When President Uhuru Kenyatta criticised the Judiciary for interfering with arrangements for the August 8 General Election by revoking the ballot printing tender, many were quick to criticise him even though the law allows anyone to criticise a judgement.
By Aden Duale 6 years ago
Now we’re paying for allowing meddling in the electoral process
Opinion: Why I read mischief in ICC’s new move
The cases were dropped because of a lack of evidence, in other words, there was no proof indicating any involvement in the crimes they were accused of.
By Aden Duale 6 years ago
Opinion: Why I read mischief in ICC’s new move
Stop reckless talk on South Sudan KDF troops withdrawal
The President’s order for withdrawal of Kenyan soldiers from United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNIMISS) has elicited criticisms driven mainly by ignorance.
By Aden Duale 7 years ago
Stop reckless talk on South Sudan KDF troops withdrawal
Let’s all rise and say no to divisive campaigns
Even mature and well-developed democracies like the US come under severe strain when faced with an election in which so much is at stake. We saw that in the just concluded polls where Donald Trump triumphed over Hillary Clinton.
By Aden Duale 7 years ago
Let’s all rise and say no to divisive campaigns
Rampant graft reflects lack of values, integrity
I have been thinking deeply about integrity and ethics these days. With all the allegations of corruption and other manifestations of social ills swirling ominously about,
By Aden Duale 7 years ago
Rampant graft reflects lack of values, integrity
Raila must stop crying wolf over Jubilee projects
As a leader of no mean repute, Raila Amolo Odinga should exercise wisdom and caution when expressing himself on national matters.
By Aden Duale 7 years ago
Raila must stop crying wolf over Jubilee projects
Internal nominations will not shake JP
Doomsayers have predicted that Jubilee Party will implode during nominations for the party’s ticket. I want to categorically state here and now that, that will never happen. The new party is founded on a firm foundation of sound ideals and underpinned by democratic principles.
By Aden Duale 7 years ago
Internal nominations will not shake JP
URP vision was to build a united Kenya
Our mission resonated with Kenyans and ODM then became a national mass movement. Our efforts at bringing Kenyans together under one umbrella was gradually paying dividends and prospects of ending negative ethnicity looked more promising than ever.
By Aden Duale 7 years ago
URP vision was to build a united Kenya
Party hopping not healthy for democracy
MPs have been fighting to delete a section that outlaws party hopping in a report by the joint Parliamentary Select Committee on electoral reforms. This is quite unfortunate. The arguments put forth by the legislators sound convincing only if you fail to take into account compelling reasons why these last-minute defections are an impediment to democracy.
By Aden Duale 7 years ago
Party hopping not healthy for democracy
Dialogue is the way to go in resolving conflicts in Kenya
It was with a sigh of relief that we have finally unlocked the stalemate over the constitution of the electoral commission.
By Aden Duale 7 years ago
Dialogue is the way to go in resolving conflicts in Kenya
SGR will be a boon to the economy
Economists are unanimous that infrastructure is one of the pillars that underpin a country’s growth. Indeed, the state of transport systems is one of the key factors investors take into consideration before putting their money in a country.
By Aden Duale 7 years ago
SGR will be a boon to the economy
Kenyan MPs proud of output as window to pass some Bills close
Since promulgation of the Constitution in 2010, the National Assembly has spared no effort to ensure Bills crucial to the implementation of the supreme law are passed on time.
By Aden Duale 7 years ago
Kenyan MPs proud of output as window to pass some Bills close
Exploit goodwill Kenya gets as host of summits
Kenya has literally been at the centre of the world in the last two years. We have been fortunate to host important international conferences and played host to presidents and top leaders of various countries.
By Aden Duale 7 years ago
Exploit goodwill Kenya gets as host of summits
Tyranny of numbers is merely democracy at play
Democracy has been aptly described as majority having their way and minority having their say. So what’s this talk about tyranny of numbers? Let’s put it into perspective.
By Aden Duale 7 years ago
Tyranny of numbers is merely democracy at play
Promote peace to keep a fragile economy on track
The importance of peace need not be over-emphasised at this point in time bearing in mind that the ugly scars of the 2007/08 post-election violence are still fresh in our bodies and souls.
By Aden Duale 7 years ago
Promote peace to keep a fragile economy on track
CORD’s strategy is to cause mayhem in quest for power
CORD’s strategy to destabilize President Uhuru Kenyatta’s government can be seen in every maneuver they have made in the last couple of months
By Aden Duale 7 years ago
CORD’s strategy is to cause mayhem in quest for power
Opposition leaders using chaos to hide their woes
Does CORD really want the best for this country? It’s hard to believe so given their penchant for violence, looting and lawlessness. The macabre scenes witnessed last Monday are scarcely the hallmarks of a political party looking to take over the reins of power.
By Aden Duale 7 years ago
Opposition leaders using chaos to hide their woes
Raila shouldn’t ask Uhuru to disregard Constitution
There is a reason the word ‘independent’ is an integral part of IEBC’s name. It means this institution is insulated from the interference from the whims of political players.
By Aden Duale 7 years ago
Raila shouldn’t ask Uhuru to disregard Constitution
Jubilee has honoured its key election pledges
Three years ago, the Jubilee administration was elected into office with a promise to transform this country. Our word has been our bond.
By Aden Duale 8 years ago
Jubilee has honoured its key election pledges
How opposition bungled its law referendum push
CORD has itself to blame for the grave mistakes that saw its Okoa Kenya initiative badly bungled.
By Aden Duale 8 years ago
How opposition bungled its law referendum push
Jubilee the real winners in Malindi and Kericho poll
The by-elections in Malindi and Kericho, which captured the attention of the nation, have been concluded.
By Aden Duale 8 years ago
Jubilee the real winners in Malindi and Kericho poll
Devolution is vehicle for development not division
This is the fourth year since Kenyans went to the ballot and picked a new set of leaders for counties, ushering in a new era in the country’s administration in the spirit of devolution.
By Aden Duale 8 years ago
Devolution is vehicle for development not division
We should honour our departed heroes
While we mourn our brave soldiers who have paid the ultimate price for the sake of our peace and safety, we must step up our resolve to ensure terrorism is exterminated in our midst.
By Aden Duale 8 years ago
We should honour our departed heroes
Why CORD is running scared about elections
The season of outlandish claims is here. The latest outburst by the Opposition that the government plans to rig the polls falls in this category.
By Aden Duale 8 years ago
Why CORD is running scared about elections
Jubilee agenda to transform Kenya on track
Spirited attempts have been made to disparage the government even when it is doing its best to improve the lives of Kenyans.
By Aden Duale 8 years ago
Jubilee agenda to transform Kenya on track
Kenya’s hits and misses in 2015
End of year is usually an opportune moment for self-evaluation. For Jubilee government and the country at large this has been the year of both remarkable achievements and daunting challenges.
By Aden Duale 8 years ago
Kenya’s hits and misses in 2015
We need strong parties to enhance democracy
Few would gainsay the fact that strong political parties are essential for a vibrant and true democracy. Our democracy will only mature if we kick out tribal-based affiliations and move to political parties grounded on ideological foundation.
By Aden Duale 8 years ago
We need strong parties to enhance democracy
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