The politics of 'rigging' Who is fooling who?
<p><b>Let’s maintain peace during polls to nurture our young democracy</b></p><p>NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga has claimed that the military, police and NSIS will be used by the Jubilee administration to rig the election
By Veronica Onjoro 6 years ago
The politics of 'rigging' Who is fooling who?
Why politicians are avoiding roads
Those awarded tenders to build and repair roads must be answerable to someone, anyone; or else they will continue to construct substandard roads
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Why politicians are avoiding roads
Why new governors should be mentored
There are some governors and senators who lost in party nominations and chances of them being re-elected in the August 8 polls are nil
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Why new governors should be mentored
Overspending during primaries by aspirants may have led to high food prices
Never before has the price of essential commodities such as sugar and maize meal been so high
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Overspending during primaries by aspirants may have led to high food prices
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By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
WARNING: This programme is not suitable for family viewing at prime time
Knec order on certificates is likely going to affect many people
Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) has stopped the replacement of lost, defaced and burnt certificates
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Knec order on certificates is likely going to affect many people
Behaviour of politicians ahead of polls revolting
My late father went to Busia to vote in the late 1970s but it was still some days before the elections
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Behaviour of politicians ahead of polls revolting
Sh2.5b payout for MPs should be stopped
In March, inflation hit 10
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Sh2.5b payout for MPs should be stopped
Kenya Power should give answers on bills
Many complaints have been raised about Kenya Power but it seems their human resource and customer care departments do not care
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Kenya Power should give answers on bills
Help Mombasa Municipal Stadium reclaim its glory
Mombasa County is the second biggest town in Kenya, after Nairobi County
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Help Mombasa Municipal Stadium reclaim its glory
Politicians should respect the pulpit
It is a pity that politicians have made the pulpit the place to make political statements
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Politicians should respect the pulpit
Men must allow wives to vote freely
Is your choice of president the same as that of your spouse? I heard a man state that his wife must choose the person he picks as president
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Men must allow wives to vote freely
Why are politicians are nowhere to be found in KCPE preliminary celebrations ?
Results of the 2016 KCPE exam are out and preliminary celebrations have started
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Why are politicians are nowhere to be found in KCPE preliminary celebrations ?
Stop exposing IEBC job applicants to shame
After five candidates were shortlisted for the IEBC chairman’s job interview, it was a shock for Kenyans when the selection panel rejected them and re-advertised the position
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Stop exposing IEBC job applicants to shame
Pollsters' silence is too loud
Opinion polls play an important role in Kenyan politics. But lately pollsters have been silent.
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Pollsters' silence is too loud
Have reduced interest rates led to job cuts?
Banks used to earn 70 per cent interest on loans before the capping of interest at four percentage points above 10 per cent Central Bank Rate (14 per cent).
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Have reduced interest rates led to job cuts?
Let us revert to eight provinces to cut elective posts
The new Constitution has burdened Kenya with 47 counties, 47 governors and several MCAs whose work is done by MPs through the CDF.
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Let us revert to eight provinces to cut elective posts
Security guards can help police fight crime
President Uhuru Kenyatta has always said that security starts with Kenyans themselves.
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Security guards can help police fight crime
Build a forensic medical lab now
When the late Hon Senator Mutula Kilonzo was found dead in his farm, parts of his body tissues were flown abroad for examination.
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Build a forensic medical lab now
Aspirants should undergo mental test before contesting for seats
Kenya and America have something in common especially when it comes to elections. America always conducts their elections one year prior to Kenya. Kenyans have always had an interest in America’s election especially after president Barrack Obama’s elections.
By veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Aspirants should undergo mental test before contesting for seats
County askaris are feared more than the police officers in Nairobi
In Mombasa there is a joke that it is better to deal with the police than a county askari. In Nairobi County a law was passed that, it is mandatory for all county government askaris to wear uniform and badges when on duty. This law is aimed at stopping corrupt officials from extorting money from traders and members of the public.
By veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
County askaris are feared more than the police officers in Nairobi
Kenyans are not embracing their artists enough
Kenyans themselves prefer listening to music from other countries like Tanzania and Nigeria more than their...
By veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Kenyans are not embracing their artists enough
Are Kenyan women shying away from politics?
Several people have declared their candidature for the presidency. But we have not heard or seen any woman publicly declaring her interest in becoming the President of Kenya despite the prevailing wind.
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Are Kenyan women shying away from politics?
The new Cooperative Society laws should be revised
members who have retired are taking the advantage and seeking re-election year in year out. ln one society, no new...
By veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
The new Cooperative Society laws should be revised
Kenyan women are flower girls
Several people have declared their candidature to be president of Kenya but we have not heard or seen any woman publicly declaring her interest in becoming the president of Kenya despite the prevailing wind. In Britain, Theresa May has taken over as the prime minister of Britain, in German, Angela Merkel is the chancellor while in America they want to make history by voting in Hillary Clinton as the first American woman president.
By veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Kenyan women are flower girls
Aden Duale needs to do more for teachers
Recently, Majority Leader in the National Assembly Aden Duale said primary and secondary school teachers who have been in the same positions for a long time should be promoted.
By Veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Aden Duale needs to do more for teachers
Academic requirements will haunt politicians down
This has seen many leaders go back to school, even those not holding office. There has been a hue and cry over academic...
By veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Academic requirements will haunt politicians down
Why do Kenyans prefer to invite Nigerian preachers?
Most religious crusade and meetings in Kenya cannot be complete without inviting Nigerian preachers. It looks like Nigerians have mastered the art of preaching more than Kenyans and it is a high time Kenyans were also invited in the land of Chinua Achebe to master and copy how these preachers preach and bring that expertise.
By veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Why do Kenyans prefer to invite Nigerian preachers?
Are police the cause of insecurity in Likoni, Mombasa?
Recently there was news report of a two-day robbery spree in Likoni Mombasa, where a woman was short dead and a child and...
By veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Are police the cause of insecurity in Likoni, Mombasa?
Do principals benefit from their annual conferences?
The principals’ conference had just ended in Mombasa when we started hearing of boarding schools getting burnt by students. When the principals...
By veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Do principals benefit from their annual conferences?
Let universities hire professional people like IEBC and security personnel to conduct credible elections
There has been sporadic occurrence of violence in universities either before student’s elections or after the elections. This has resulted in burning of buildings like in Maseno University and Machakos University or loss of properties and injuries. The culture of throwing stones and overturning cars is long goneby.
By veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Let universities hire professional people like IEBC and security personnel to conduct credible elections
Lessons learnt from the Pangani six
Eight important (VIP) and honorable M P's and a senator were last week incinerated for 3 days in police cells for allegations of inciting the public and dangerous utterances. There are very many lessons Kenyans can learn from this incident.
By veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Lessons learnt from the Pangani six
Let's use Kenyan languages as a tool to preach peace
Kenya is one of the countries with the highest number of tribes, 42, in Africa. Statistics have showed that the leading tribes are kikuyu, luhya, luo and Kalenjin. But with the different
By veronica Onjoro 7 years ago
Let's use Kenyan languages as a tool to preach peace
Why secondary school principals should be concerned with their calling
The Kenya Secondary Schools Head Teachers Association chairman Mr. Awiti allegedly said that an average of 23 secondary school principals die every year due to stress related complications.
By veronica Onjoro 8 years ago
Why secondary school principals should be concerned with their calling
Why its important for universities to release graduates academic progress
In December every year, primary schools results are released and statistics read out in public. In March results of secondary schools are also released and the government reads out statistics on how many students enrolled in form one, how many did the exam and those who dropped out.
By Veronica Onjoro 8 years ago
Why its important for universities to release graduates academic progress
Why Kenyans should pray
Prayer brings you into fellowship with God. Prayer allows the word of God to dwell in you richly. Prayer charges your “spiritual battery” to live a Holy life. Hebrews says, “Let us therefore come forward with boldness to the throne of grace that we may receive mercy and find grace for timely help.”
By Veronica Onjoro 8 years ago
Why Kenyans should pray
Probe the sexual assault and beating of Nyeri women MCA's
The pictures were in the local dailies for all to see how women MCA’s were assaulted in Nyeri county. But to add insult to injury, the youth further sexually assaulted the women MCA's in nyeri in public, this is hitting below the belt.
By Veronica Onjoro 8 years ago
Probe the sexual assault and beating of Nyeri women MCA's
Public phone conversations has unclothed Kenyans
With the coming of mobile phones, Kenyans can now make calls anywhere, anytime and phones are convenient. You can send money; withdraw money even from banks through online etc. But the elephant in the room is the public conversation Kenyans have
By veronica Onjoro 8 years ago
Public phone conversations has unclothed Kenyans
Kenyan men your time is up
WHICH WOMAN WILL RISE UP AND RESCUE KENYANS
By veronica Onjoro 8 years ago
Kenyan men your time is up
Kenyan women will not get their rights on a silver platter
KENYAN WOMEN WILL NOT GET THEIR RIGHTS ON A SILVER PLATE
By veronica Onjoro 8 years ago
Kenyan women will not get their rights on a silver platter
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