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Shame on Treasury CS bid to tax milk and bread to impress IMF
Treasury should take a careful look at the actual poverty and the absence of enough milk and bread in our children nation-wide and then look in the mirror.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 2 months ago
Shame on Treasury CS bid to tax milk and bread to impress IMF
In remembering JM, let us build Kenya to be a better place for all
Kenyatta Day has been written out of history. JM Day, however, continues to be voluntarily honoured because the matters he spoke for were the true aims of the struggle for freedom
By Pheroze Nowrojee 3 months ago
In remembering JM, let us build Kenya to be a better place for all
Guilt of genocide is ineradicable, Germany schools Israel on Gaza
We have also learnt that the guilt for attempted genocide is ineradicable. It may be there even after another eighty years.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 3 months ago
Guilt of genocide is ineradicable, Germany schools Israel on Gaza
Kenya calls for two-state solution to ensure justice for Gaza people
The continuing Israeli attacks have directly caused the death of 30,000 Palestinians, majority of whom are civilian women and children.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 3 months ago
Kenya calls for two-state solution to ensure justice for Gaza people
Oshwal film on a community's contribution to Kenya's history
A film which merits our careful attention has been screening in Nairobi. It is titled 'Threads that Tie Us: An Oshwal Odyssey". It is about the Oshwal community.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 4 months ago
Oshwal film on a community's contribution to Kenya's history
Ruto must not follow Kanu ways, this is a constitutional presidency
Kenyans agree that Mr Ruto should not continue taking us back to the dark old days. The Constitutional Presidency that Kenya is, is the way to succeed.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 4 months ago
Ruto must not follow Kanu ways, this is a constitutional presidency
All commissions must publish and make annual reports public
The purpose of the reports is to ensure oversight by the Office of the President and Parliament itself of the activities which themselves carry out oversight duties.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 5 months ago
All commissions must publish and make annual reports public
The right to go to court is in the Constitution, can't be taken away
The Constitution is "in the short term painful, but in the long term gainful." We build stronger institutionalised capacity against illegality and authoritarianism.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 5 months ago
The right to go to court is in the  Constitution, can't be taken away
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What new book on Mboya says about the Kenya that he wanted
Mboya was born in 1930 in Ukambani, where his father was a plantation worker. This gave him a Kenyan outlook and a major political advantage. Mboya could speak several languages.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 5 months ago
What new book on Mboya says about the Kenya that he wanted
How we felt on December 1963 and the spirit in today's youth
There is now only a small number of Kenyans, who were alive and adult on 12th December 1963, to remember what the day felt like, what it stood for.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 5 months ago
How we felt on December 1963 and the spirit in today's youth
When constitutions entertain trivia, seemingly minor words
In the constitutions of a free Kenya the dignity of every single Kenyan, whether in 'a hotel' or anywhere else, is and will always be protected.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 6 months ago
When constitutions entertain trivia, seemingly minor words
What our Constitution says on corruption, leaders' language
How we will deal with corruption in this fiscal year will determine the nature of our society and the quality of our democracy for the coming decade.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 6 months ago
What our Constitution says on corruption, leaders' language
Fees for government services demand public participation
These Gazette Notices have made Kenya the laughing stock of the Commonwealth. One example is the increase in 'passports/ visas' under the heading of "Queries'.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 7 months ago
Fees for government services demand public participation
The meaning of King Charles' tour and our response to Gaza
King Charles' trip was his first State Visit to a Commonwealth country. It was his first state visit to Africa. What was the purpose in selecting Kenya for this double priority?
By Pheroze Nowrojee 7 months ago
The meaning of King Charles' tour and our response to Gaza
No, Mr Gachagua, the Republic of Kenya is no limited company
Our Constitution forbids this company-style government and such sectional 'unity'. This is a danger to constitutional democracy. More, Mr Gachagua knows this and yet persists.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 7 months ago
No, Mr Gachagua, the Republic of Kenya is no limited company
The Constitution is our national vision and shield against wrong
When we are united against injustice and illegal force, we not only suffer less, but we bring injustice and illegality to an end because the Constitution is not only a manifesto but is also a vision.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 8 months ago
The Constitution is our national vision and shield against wrong
We should restate our national vision now for genuine growth
A country needs a vision so it can, without deep divisions, have common aims and methods to reverse the absence, immediate or long-term, of solutions for its serious problems.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 8 months ago
We should restate our national vision now for genuine growth
Our environment is crying for right voices and urgent action
We have sufficient laws. They must be enforced by all of us. This is because we have a strong Constitution that enables enforcement by anyone.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 8 months ago
Our environment is crying for right voices and urgent action
Why Kenyans must all speak out against abductions by any regime
The Churches and Imams must not remain silent in the face of this evil. They think they are remaining silent. But "in the face of evil, silence is support for the evil."
By Pheroze Nowrojee 8 months ago
Why Kenyans must all speak out against abductions by any regime
Let Africa set its priorities after joining the G-20 as a grouping
The admission is an acknowledgement and an opportunity. It is an acknowledgement of Africa's key position in the global economy.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 9 months ago
Let Africa set its priorities after joining the G-20 as a grouping
Our political vocabulary is full of verbal violence due to greed
The principal aims of our political leaders since the first political assassination in February 1965, has been in another area of eradication: the eradication of dissent.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 9 months ago
Our political vocabulary is full of verbal violence due to greed
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Governing by vengeance means there's no respect for rule of law
There are ample provisions in the Constitution, in our laws and legal mechanisms to correct, punish, and recover redress constitutionally.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 9 months ago
Governing by vengeance means there's no respect for rule of law
Hustlers' government came up then left hustlers on budget day
The second consideration is whether the success of these Finance Act programmes is being or will be, undercut by the undiminished appetites for corruption of those in power in Kenya.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 9 months ago
Hustlers' government came up then left hustlers on budget day
August 27, 2010: The day Kenya promulgated new Constitution
It was the triumphant victory of the sacrifice, determination and political clarity of Kenyans to rebuild a better future, a safer future for 'the living and the unborn', the generations to come.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 10 months ago
August 27, 2010: The day Kenya promulgated new Constitution
The nurture of democracy and our role in ensuring rule of law
Democracy is a lot of hard work. We have to nurture it. The winning of an election and acquisition of office are not the nurturing of democracy.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 10 months ago
The nurture of democracy and our role in ensuring rule of law
Let's guard the values Pinto and other heroes handed down to us
Our 2010 Constitution does not only set out the political and social goals of the freedom fighters, but also the values which the Independence struggle embodied.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 10 months ago
Let's guard the values Pinto and other heroes handed down to us
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Kenya Kwanza has given in to IMF orders in a scary manner
IMF has demanded the shilling be removed from fixed rates to a floating market-response rate. This is not only devaluation of shilling but its vulnerability to foreign manipulation.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 10 months ago
Kenya Kwanza has given in to IMF orders in a scary manner
Is Kenya Kwanza laying ground for return to dark days of oppression?
To arrest Raila is an admission the actions of the police against the crowds is really directed to the removal of Raila from political scene, as his arrest cannot bring down price of petrol.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 11 months ago
Is Kenya Kwanza laying ground for return to dark days of oppression?
We're in danger of sliding back and killing hard-won freedoms
The biggest danger is that regimes like this, when failing this job of constitutional governance, begin putting their feet on a different and dangerous path.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 11 months ago
We're in danger of sliding back and killing hard-won freedoms
Micere Mugo legacy in creative thinking and freedom of mind
Micere Mugo stated by her life's choices that Kenya - and Africa - be free of external imperialism and of internal repression. She was a long-time teacher passing to her thousands of students
By Pheroze Nowrojee 11 months ago
Micere Mugo legacy in creative thinking and freedom of mind
Kuria disrespected our 2010 law and the people who made him CS
Moses Kuria is not the best face of Kenya to future ministerial meetings in the coming critical meetings on the EPA where these stakes are involved. Some plastic surgery is required.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 11 months ago
Kuria disrespected our 2010 law and the people who made him CS
Tough homework ahead after Kenya signed EPA pact with EU
By this agreement, Kenya's exports to EU countries will become duty free and tariff free there. EU imports will be progressively duty free over a 25-year period here.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 11 months ago
Tough homework ahead after Kenya signed EPA pact with EU
Why leaders cannot brush aside demos on cost of living and food
The demonstrations about cost of living are demonstrations about absence of food security, in every sense of the term, national as well as family based.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 1 year ago
Why leaders cannot brush aside demos on cost of living and food
How bipartisan talks will impact on our electoral process and security
Both State actors and IEBC are State Officers and are bound by the Constitution and all its provisions. So, this is a right that all Kenyans can invoke against them.
By Pheroze Nowrojee 1 year ago
How bipartisan talks will impact on our electoral process and security
We’ve a golden chance to fix years of disunity
Cause of divisions is that we have not shared power, resources and aspirations
By Pheroze Nowrojee 3 years ago
We’ve a golden chance to fix years of disunity
Kenya is on the cusp of Generation Z-driven change
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