Mr President, think of those whose lives hang on alcohol
But this directive on alcohol has jeopardised these very livelihoods more than it is protecting lives.
By Daisy Maritim 3 years ago
Mr President, think of those whose lives hang on alcohol
On revenue vote, we are hungrily feeding on mitumba information
Our Senators have fashioned themselves as political priests who are shrouding the important details of the revenue allocation debate.
By Daisy Maritim 3 years ago
On revenue vote, we are hungrily feeding on mitumba information
Virtues and not vices should define a politician’s purpose
When it comes to political virtuousness, the majority fall into the ‘moderately indecent’ category.
By Daisy Maritim 3 years ago
Virtues and not vices should define a politician’s purpose
With Jubilee Asili, Ruto could face the risk of impeachment
Perhaps a more accurate name would have been ‘Jubilee ingine’ (another Jubilee), with the tagline, ‘Tumeenda’ (we are out of here!).
By Daisy Maritim 4 years ago
With Jubilee Asili, Ruto could face the risk of impeachment
For the sake of rural areas, don’t lift cessation of movement order
Your Excellency, I grew up in Ushago. And washamba like us struggle with the concept of social distancing.
By Daisy Maritim 4 years ago
For the sake of rural areas, don’t lift cessation of movement order
What kind of political naivety led to Kariobangi slums demolitions?
Poor timing?  Somebody somewhere reasoned that in these times, nobody would care about these Kariobangi people
By Daisy Maritim 4 years ago
What kind of political naivety led to Kariobangi slums demolitions?
Forget it, political seclusion will not end if Executive is expanded
The first team was a group of nursery school children, the second was university business students, and the third a team of lawyers.
By Daisy Maritim 4 years ago
Forget it, political seclusion will not end if Executive is expanded
Jubilee is dead, those in denial will hear from horses' mouths
The Jubilee Party, or JP as it was known among its friends, is dead. Some people are in grief, some are in denial, and many are in celebration.
By Daisy Maritim 4 years ago
Jubilee is dead, those in denial will hear from horses' mouths
Attack on women’s dignity has all the hallmarks of chauvinism
And because Okwara ‘dared’ to speak this truth, the online chauvinists are now directing their torment at her in the same way.
By Daisy Maritim 4 years ago
Attack on women’s dignity has all the hallmarks of chauvinism
Our undoing is simply deceit and ineptitude in high offices
Forget the coronavirus, incompetence in governance is a severe ailment and Kenya is suffering an epidemic.
By Daisy Maritim 4 years ago
Our undoing is simply deceit and ineptitude in high offices
There is so much fodder for threats to impeach Ruto
But since Junet made the vague impeachment accusation, we can only assume he did it as part of a bigger scheme
By Daisy Maritim 4 years ago
There is so much fodder for threats to impeach Ruto
Who will be the punching bag in 2022 elections?
The object of aggression in the 2022 election will either be Uhuru Kenyatta or William Ruto
By Daisy Maritim 4 years ago
Who will be the punching bag in 2022 elections?
Remarks at prayer breakfast were a big miscalculation
Ruto’s speech was engaging, articulate and entertaining. But also a serious miscalculation.
By Daisy Maritim 5 years ago
Remarks at prayer breakfast were a big miscalculation
Negotiation for State projects raises questions
From us as Kenyans who negotiate for better rates for everything, everyday, everywhere; here are some questions for Rotich.
By Daisy Maritim 5 years ago
Negotiation for State projects raises questions
The ‘critical few’ want a referendum, and they will get one
The constitutional referendum will happen. It will happen because the ‘critical few’, the ‘wenyenchi’, want it to happen.
By Daisy Maritim 5 years ago
The ‘critical few’ want a referendum, and they will get one
Fallacies of terror that we must face to win the war
The devil is a liar, and his falsehoods were made clear last Tuesday at 14 Riverside Drive.
By Daisy Maritim 5 years ago
Fallacies of terror that we must face to win the war
Why Uhuru has the most control over his own succession
Picture this. It is 2019, you still have three and a half years left to govern, and of late your least favourite word is impeachment.
By Daisy Maritim 5 years ago
Why Uhuru has the most control over his own succession
Kenya now a single party state, but the noise will get louder
The ‘break-ups’ of the last election cycle have been resolved in a series of public reconciliations.
By Daisy Maritim 5 years ago
Kenya now a single party state, but the noise will get louder
Duale’s reckless tricks sold Uhuru out in sham vote
Some people are endowed with natural megaphones and their ‘nay’ can represent five people- imagine Miguna Miguna vs Kindiki Kithure in a verbal vote.
By Daisy Maritim 5 years ago
Duale’s reckless tricks sold Uhuru out in sham vote
Change of polls date will hand Uhuru extra year
Between now and the next election, Uhuru has less than 1,500 days left.
By Daisy Maritim 5 years ago
Change of polls date will hand Uhuru extra year
Uhuru, Raila goal is to secure their dynastic interests
Last Thursday, President Uhuru Kenyatta gave Ida Odinga a prestigious commendation: The Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart (EGH).
By Daisy Maritim 5 years ago
Uhuru, Raila goal is to secure their dynastic interests
Mr Ruto, a clever trap is being laid out for you
You are in a state of war. And this war is ‘the continuation of politics by other means’ as military theorist Carl Von Clausewi once said.
By Daisy Maritim 5 years ago
Mr Ruto, a clever trap is being laid out for you
Church’s silence is testimony of serious capture
These days, the voice of the people has been drowned out. We have now ‘backslid’ into a state of absolute legalism.
By Daisy Maritim 6 years ago
Church’s silence is testimony of serious capture
Nothing will come out of the lifestyle audit
In these politically mercurial times that we are living in, we must not sugarcoat things. That is why lifestyle audit will be a total failure.
By Daisy Maritim 6 years ago
Nothing will come out of the lifestyle audit
Technical training a panacea for our economic misery
In the Budget, Sh16 billion was allocated to technical training. That is more than double last year's Sh6 billion, and 2016’s Sh2.5 billion. I applaud
By Daisy Maritim 6 years ago
Technical training a panacea for our economic misery
Uhuru should fight graft on his own terms
But how should the President accomplish this divorce? In my view, the way the ‘fight’ against corruption is being executed is wanting.
By Daisy Maritim 6 years ago
Uhuru should fight graft on his own terms
How Uhuru is Jeopardising Raila’s future
By creating a hero out of him, Kenyatta jeopardises Raila’s political future with an additional hurdle in his leadership of the luo.
By Daisy Maritim 6 years ago
How Uhuru is Jeopardising Raila’s future
Why current constitution is setting us up for more failure
This has been the best election year yet. It has been painfully long, legally confusing and financially draining. It has fed our national anxiety like none of the five elections before it. But that is exactly why it is the best election period we have ever had. And here is why.
By Daisy Maritim 6 years ago
Why current constitution is setting us up for more failure
Dramatic finish bound to leave voters drained after acrimonious poll
These six months of 2017 already feel like six years of electioneering. To the weary Kenyan voter, a day has become like a thousand years.
By Daisy Maritim 7 years ago
Dramatic finish bound to leave voters drained after acrimonious poll
Kanu boys will trick Raila and betray his NASA power dream
Today, I want to ask a few harmless questions. If all is well in NASA, why are they taking so long to decide who their presidential candidate will be?
By Daisy Maritim 7 years ago
Kanu boys will trick Raila and betray his NASA power dream
Why Raila’s bag of tricks will backfire this season of deceit
Allow me to express my reluctant congratulations to Raila Amollo Odinga. I congratulate him for the successful execution of an almost brilliant political scheme.
By Daisy Maritim 7 years ago
Why Raila’s bag of tricks will backfire this season of deceit
Why Ruto must be afraid of the Moi-Kenyatta clan meetings
Last weekend, a group of women met for lunch in Runda. The meal made it to the news. Separately, a cûcû went to pay a ‘courtesy call’ to a retired Mzee at his home. The visit also made it to the news. These two seemingly unrelated ‘rendezvous’ are very closely linked, yet we missed the link. Allow me to give you a hint.
By Daisy Maritim 7 years ago
Why Ruto must be afraid of the Moi-Kenyatta clan meetings
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