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Kenyans must question more than clap when leaders issue directives
A national disaster team under disciplined uniformed command is the right outfit to clear and rebuild roads and bridges.
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Reforms push reeks of mischief, let's end this thirst for power
Public Service Cabinet Secretary Moses Kuria thinks that temporary contractual employment is the answer to the pesky wage bill challenge in Kenya. It is a knee-jerk proposal
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Kenya submerged in flood waters as others elsewhere die of thirst
The flooded season our country is experiencing leaves us gaping at the curse of precious resources. As people elsewhere die of thirst, Kenya is literally submerged. 
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Kenya submerged in flood waters as others elsewhere die of thirst
Kenyans mourn General Ogolla's fall with many thoughts in mind
The prodigiousness of massive sudden loss of life has stalked Kenya these past few months. The recurrences risk stunning us into deadness.
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Plunder at the top goes on while the rest told to tighten their belts
The government condescendingly tells striking doctors and the rest of Kenyans to ‘live within our means.” They say the wage bill is bloated. But the plunder at the top goes on.
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Plunder at the top goes on while the rest told to tighten their belts
Kenya Kwanza has flopped on the four key pillars it was anchored on
It is correct to say the Kenya Kwanza government lost its first year. The second year is going the same way. Hopefully they will salvage their third year that begins in August.
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'Tawe' movement jolts Western as 2027 poll clouds begin to gather
Governor Natembeya's Tawe movement could signal an early trumpet call ahead of next polls. In politics, even the smallest shift has the potential of rocking the boat
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President Faye, keep these type of people at arm's length to succeed
Senegal humbles us. We are reminded of the philosopher-king, Leopold Senghor, the first African President to voluntarily retire in 1980.
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President Faye, keep these type of people at arm's length to succeed
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Mr President, this is what people are saying about your leadership
People are saying your government talks too much. It prances around the country and wastes money too much. Yet it says it is broke. Why not save to pay doctors, et al?
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Mr President, this is what people are saying about your leadership
History won't be kind to Ruto if he sends Kenya's police to Haiti
Kenya must think very carefully before sending 1,000 police officers to dance with death in Haiti. What is in it for us?
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Henry Chakava: Affable, professional giant and level-headed publisher
Chakava would be as cool as a cucumber during crises and only talk about mistakes after everything has been sorted out.
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Let's be faithful to our sisters to get over two-thirds gender hurdle
There has been no sign that the powers of the day appreciate the gravity of this matter as a question of fidelity to the Constitution, and much less honour to the mothers of Kenya.
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Raila's quest for AU chair job a litmus test for Kenya and Ruto
Kenya must demonstrate some level of growth and development after the 2017 defeat. Defeats of this kind can be especially humiliating.
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Why Museveni is ill-advised to despise Literature
President Yoweri Museveni thinks Literature is about quoting Shakespeare. That it is about getting a high from sounding brilliant.
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Sifuna's desperate adrenaline misses the point
Professionals participating in TV debates will do well to know that laymen will sometimes outwit them in reasoned discourse.
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Sifuna's desperate adrenaline misses the point
When mass media is put to death, who should cry?
A blow against the mass media vibrates beyond individual media entities. It is a blow against society itself.
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When mass media is put to death, who should cry?
If you can't make poor people rich, eat them
Uber and boda boda drivers are the pick of the basket. They are graduates of the School of Scandal. They have never heard of manners, courtesy or common decency.
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If you can't make poor people rich, eat them
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Of Karua, Orengo and Alice in Wonderland
James Orengo has now ring-fenced Luo Nyanza as an exclusively ODM zone. He has appointed one MP as the commander of a latter-day Jeshi La Mzee. Dissenters beware.
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Of Karua, Orengo and Alice in Wonderland
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There'll be no revolution in Kenya anytime soon
Beware where the sweet birds sing. Many of those who sing of revolutions are in the same nest.
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There'll be no revolution in Kenya anytime soon
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Time has come to hit factory reset on Kenya
Kenyans have been saying things to power for 60 years. Power has not listened. Un jour viendra.
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Time has come to hit factory reset on Kenya
Mr President, change tack or unpleasant 2027 awaits
The unchanging alphabet of life has taught us that he is wise, he who has received wisdom. The path to wisdom is not coated in honey. Wisdom is often a factor of bitter truth.
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Mr President, change tack or unpleasant 2027 awaits
Who'll make a case for lost girls of S Sudan?
I stumbled into some of these girls in Kakuma Refugee Camp in the course of investigating the factors behind the longevity of the camp.
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Let's handle the transition in education keenly
This year’s Class 8 is the last 8–4–4 cohort all the way to university. The learners must go steady up to the finishing line. They have no room for stumbling.
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Let's handle the transition in education keenly
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Kenyans must question more than clap when leaders issue directives
A national disaster team under disciplined uniformed command is the right outfit to clear and rebuild roads and bridges.
By 1 month ago
Kenyans must question more than clap when leaders issue directives
Reforms push reeks of mischief, let's end this thirst for power
Public Service Cabinet Secretary Moses Kuria thinks that temporary contractual employment is the answer to the pesky wage bill challenge in Kenya. It is a knee-jerk proposal
By 1 month ago
Reforms push reeks of mischief, let's end this thirst for power
Kenya submerged in flood waters as others elsewhere die of thirst
The flooded season our country is experiencing leaves us gaping at the curse of precious resources. As people elsewhere die of thirst, Kenya is literally submerged. 
By 1 month ago
Kenya submerged in flood waters as others elsewhere die of thirst
Kenyans mourn General Ogolla's fall with many thoughts in mind
The prodigiousness of massive sudden loss of life has stalked Kenya these past few months. The recurrences risk stunning us into deadness.
By 1 month ago
Kenyans mourn General Ogolla's fall with many thoughts in mind
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Plunder at the top goes on while the rest told to tighten their belts
The government condescendingly tells striking doctors and the rest of Kenyans to ‘live within our means.” They say the wage bill is bloated. But the plunder at the top goes on.
By 2 months ago
Plunder at the top goes on while the rest told to tighten their belts
Kenya Kwanza has flopped on the four key pillars it was anchored on
It is correct to say the Kenya Kwanza government lost its first year. The second year is going the same way. Hopefully they will salvage their third year that begins in August.
By 2 months ago
Kenya Kwanza has flopped on the four key pillars it was anchored on
Premium
'Tawe' movement jolts Western as 2027 poll clouds begin to gather
Governor Natembeya's Tawe movement could signal an early trumpet call ahead of next polls. In politics, even the smallest shift has the potential of rocking the boat
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'Tawe' movement jolts Western as 2027 poll clouds begin to gather
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President Faye, keep these type of people at arm's length to succeed
Senegal humbles us. We are reminded of the philosopher-king, Leopold Senghor, the first African President to voluntarily retire in 1980.
By 2 months ago
President Faye, keep these type of people at arm's length to succeed
Premium
Mr President, this is what people are saying about your leadership
People are saying your government talks too much. It prances around the country and wastes money too much. Yet it says it is broke. Why not save to pay doctors, et al?
By 2 months ago
Mr President, this is what people are saying about your leadership
History won't be kind to Ruto if he sends Kenya's police to Haiti
Kenya must think very carefully before sending 1,000 police officers to dance with death in Haiti. What is in it for us?
By 3 months ago
History won't be kind to Ruto if he sends Kenya's police to Haiti
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Henry Chakava: Affable, professional giant and level-headed publisher
Chakava would be as cool as a cucumber during crises and only talk about mistakes after everything has been sorted out.
By 3 months ago
Henry Chakava: Affable, professional giant and level-headed publisher
Let's be faithful to our sisters to get over two-thirds gender hurdle
There has been no sign that the powers of the day appreciate the gravity of this matter as a question of fidelity to the Constitution, and much less honour to the mothers of Kenya.
By 3 months ago
Let's be faithful to our sisters to get over two-thirds gender hurdle
Premium
Raila's quest for AU chair job a litmus test for Kenya and Ruto
Kenya must demonstrate some level of growth and development after the 2017 defeat. Defeats of this kind can be especially humiliating.
By 3 months ago
Raila's quest for AU chair job a litmus test for Kenya and Ruto
Why Museveni is ill-advised to despise Literature
President Yoweri Museveni thinks Literature is about quoting Shakespeare. That it is about getting a high from sounding brilliant.
By 3 months ago
Why Museveni is ill-advised to despise Literature
Premium
Sifuna's desperate adrenaline misses the point
Professionals participating in TV debates will do well to know that laymen will sometimes outwit them in reasoned discourse.
By 4 months ago
Sifuna's desperate adrenaline misses the point
When mass media is put to death, who should cry?
A blow against the mass media vibrates beyond individual media entities. It is a blow against society itself.
By 4 months ago
When mass media is put to death, who should cry?
If you can't make poor people rich, eat them
Uber and boda boda drivers are the pick of the basket. They are graduates of the School of Scandal. They have never heard of manners, courtesy or common decency.
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If you can't make poor people rich, eat them
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