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Why leader of opposition's office won't make much difference
One of the agenda items in the bipartisan talks is a proposal by Kenya Kwanza to create the office of the leader of the opposition.
By Githieya Kimari 7 months ago
Why leader of opposition's office won't make much difference
Opposition needs to give Kenya an alternative economic plan
For an opposition still smarting from election loss, mass action must be attractive since it taps on widespread disaffection engendered by the hard economic times.
By Githieya Kimari 10 months ago
Opposition needs to give Kenya an alternative economic plan
How we can realise elusive dream of an African ideology
Many African countries have become poor copies of western capitalist democracies much to the disappointment of pan-Africanists who believed that Africans are socialist at heart.
By Githieya Kimari 11 months ago
How we can realise elusive dream of an African ideology
It is not right for State to dictate how we should spend our money
Besides feeling overburdened, many Kenyans are also sceptical of the government's ability to deliver on its promises given its poor track record in housing projects in the past
By Githieya Kimari 11 months ago
It is not right for State to dictate how we should spend our money
Why we badly need laws that will safeguard our inalienable rights
As a libertarian, it is painful to give a government any excuse to interfere with the rights of citizens to exercise their inalienable rights.
By Githieya Kimari 1 year ago
Why we badly need laws that will safeguard our inalienable rights
Azimio sees speck in State's eye but not the log in its eye
Many Kenyans have welcomed the decision by Azimio to put off further demonstrations to give a chance to a bipartisan dialogue.
By Githieya Kimari 1 year ago
Azimio sees speck in State's eye but not the log in its eye
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Amend law allowing squatters to take over land after 12 years
Given the misuse and unconstitutionality of our adverse possession law, Kenya must urgently use the precedent set in commonwealth countries to repeal this blatantly unconstitutional law.
By Githieya Kimari 1 year ago
Amend law allowing squatters to take over land after 12 years
Big government ideology is to blame for our economic woes
Public demands and consequent government policies reveal a consistent ideology that is anchored in the idea that the government is our benefactor and the citizens are its ward.
By Githieya Kimari 1 year ago
Big government ideology is to blame for our economic woes
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Some glaring inconsistencies that undermine Rutonomics
Like the fertiliser subsidy, the Hustler Fund is also characterised by a number of conceptual challenges.
By Githieya Kimari 1 year ago
Some glaring inconsistencies that undermine Rutonomics
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Leaders like Rigathi Gachagua shouldn't use State to push ethnic interests
As we anxiously wait to see what our post-independence generation has in store for us, a logical starting point for reflection is to look back into our past to see what we have become.
By Githieya Kimari 1 year ago
Leaders like Rigathi Gachagua shouldn't use State to push ethnic interests
Kenya does not need to be fragmented into more ethnic counties
Not only does fragmentation of Kenya into ethnic counties inhibits the growth of an overarching national identity, it reifies and entrenches our ethnic cleavages.
By Githieya Kimari 1 year ago
Kenya does not need to be fragmented into more ethnic counties
MPs performance so far has been anything but impressive
Not only have MPs ignored basic tenets of our democracy, their performance of primary legislative duties has been less than stellar.
By Githieya Kimari 1 year ago
MPs performance so far has been anything but impressive
Kenya's a secular state; we must separate religion, state affairs
The historical justification for the separation of state and religion is the need to respect different beliefs and ideologies and the turmoil that results from ignoring diversity.
By Githieya Kimari 1 year ago
Kenya's a secular state; we must separate religion, state affairs
What elections have revealed about state of our democracy
The election season proved that we are yet to evolve a value system that is consistent with our capitalist democracy.
By Githieya Kimari 1 year ago
What elections have revealed about state of our democracy
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The paternalistic ideolology that undermines Azimio's manifesto
Although the Azimio manifesto contains many positive ideas, it is undermined by a paternalistic ideology that sabotages its stated goal of delivering an economic revolution.
By Githieya Kimari 1 year ago
The paternalistic ideolology that undermines Azimio's manifesto
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Uhuru Kenyatta's road projects best thing for Kenya since sliced bread
Apart from enabling a booming real estate industry, the area has also witnessed mushrooming of light industries that are taking advantage of proximity to Nairobi and cheap labour.
By Githieya Kimari 2 years ago
Uhuru Kenyatta's road projects best thing for Kenya since sliced bread
Court ruling on abortion affirms our democratic right to choose
The ruling on abortion by Malindi High Court Judge Reuben Nyakundi was a landmark affirmation of our inalienable right to choose.
By Githieya Kimari 2 years ago
Court ruling on abortion affirms our democratic right to choose
Uhuru has a right to campaign for Raila, DAP-K tells Ruto
Politicians allied to the Democratic Action Party of Kenya (DAP-K) has defended President Uhuru Kenyatta over his support for Azimio's Raila Odinga.
By 2 years ago
Uhuru has a right to campaign for Raila, DAP-K tells Ruto
Which international banks are exposed to Russia?
Major international banks are feeling the brunt of the war in Ukraine coupled with anti-Russian sanctions
By 2 years ago
Which international banks are exposed to Russia?
Wolves boost European hopes with 2-1 win over Leicester
Wolverhampton Wanderers' boosted their chances of European football next season as they held off a resurgent Leicester City to secure a 2-1 win at the
By 2 years ago
Wolves boost European hopes with 2-1 win over Leicester
Africa Cup of Nations Group F: Mali ease past Mauritania to claim top spot
Left back Massadio Haidara’s early goal set Mali on their way to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Mauritania on Thursday and top spot in Africa Cup of N
By 2 years ago
Africa Cup of Nations Group F: Mali ease past Mauritania to claim top spot
FKF Premier League: Leopards dim City Stars, Nzoia hold Gor
AFC Leopards registered their third win of the season after beating Nairobi City Stars 1-0 in Wednesday’s FKF Premier League match at Nyayo Stadium.
By 2 years ago
FKF Premier League: Leopards dim City Stars, Nzoia hold Gor
Champions League: Okafor strike sees Salzburg to historic win over Sevilla
Noah Okafor scored the only goal as RB Salzburg claimed a 1-0 victory over 10-man Sevilla at the Red Bull Arena on Wednesday to progress to the knocko
By 2 years ago
Champions League: Okafor strike sees Salzburg to historic win over Sevilla
NOCK releases four-year report ahead of meeting
The National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) has released its quadrennial report for the period 2017-2021.
By 2 years ago
NOCK releases four-year report ahead of meeting
Champions League: Atletico reach knockout stage with remarkable win at Porto
Atletico Madrid snatched a place in the Champions League last 16 as they won 3-1 at Porto on Tuesday in a tense and ill-tempered game which saw both s
By 2 years ago
Champions League:  Atletico reach knockout stage with remarkable win at Porto
Losing my religion
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Losing my religion
Trying to fit in Mandela’s shirt
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Trying to fit in Mandela’s shirt
Fernandes misses last-gasp penalty as Villa shock Man United
Bruno Fernandes blazed a stoppage-time penalty over the crossbar as Aston Villa earned a shock 1-0 victory at a below-par Manchester United in the Pre
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Fernandes misses last-gasp penalty as Villa shock Man United
Jesus goal earns Manchester City win over Chelsea
An early second-half goal from Gabriel Jesus with Manchester City's first shot on target earned the Premier League champions a 1-0 win over joint leag
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Jesus goal earns Manchester City win over Chelsea
Kenya upbeat head of U20 World Cup qualifier against Uganda
Kenya national under-20 women’s football team Rising Starlets is confident of registering positive results when they play rivals Uganda on Saturday in
By 2 years ago
Kenya upbeat head of U20 World Cup qualifier against Uganda
The life-saving ferries of Mbita
Even motorists who want to travel from Homa Bay and parts of Migori counties to Kisumu use the ferry to shorten the distance.
By 2 years ago
The life-saving ferries of Mbita
Sergio Aguero dismisses Chelsea link
Sergio Aguero has seemingly poured cold water on suggestions he was weighing up a move to Chelsea by insisting he only had eyes on the Nou Camp.
By 2 years ago
Sergio Aguero dismisses Chelsea link
Editorial cartoon: Farmaajo Rejected
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Editorial cartoon: Farmaajo Rejected
FIFA bans Haiti Under-20 women's team official in sexual abuse probe
Global soccer governing body FIFA on Monday banned Haiti's Under-20 women's team supervisor Nella Joseph for 10 years as part of an investigation into
By 3 years ago
FIFA bans Haiti Under-20 women's team official in sexual abuse probe
Health professionals trained to improve handling of diabetes
Over 1,380 primary care physicians trained in the pilot project developed by IDF in partnership with Diabetes Kenya Association and Sanofi Kenya.
By 3 years ago
Health professionals trained to improve handling of diabetes
Some of the components of sustainable house designs
In the hierarchy of green building components, water efficiency is just as important as energy efficiency.
By 3 years ago
Some of the components of sustainable house designs
Barcelona president certain Messi will stay after leading Barca to Cup glory
Barcelona president Joan Laporta said he was very confident Lionel Messi would choose to stay at the club after the Argentine delivered a vintage perf
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Barcelona president certain Messi will stay after leading Barca to Cup glory
Obama: Granny served as bridge to the past, and her stories helped fill a void in my heart
My family and I are mourning the loss of our beloved grandmother, Sarah Ogwel Onyango Obama, affectionately known to many as “Mama Sarah”
By 3 years ago
Obama: Granny served as bridge to the past, and her stories helped fill a void in my heart
Amolo Ng’weno, pioneer who brought ‘super internet’ highway’
Amolo ensured Kenyans were connected to the super internet highway.
By 3 years ago
Amolo Ng’weno, pioneer who brought ‘super internet’ highway’
Man City 4-0 Palace: Double for Stones as City crush Palace to go second
Manchester City steamed into second place in the Premier League with defender John Stones scoring an unlikely double in a 4-0 demolition of visiting C
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Man City 4-0 Palace: Double for Stones as City crush Palace to go second
Manufacturers shun State's pet sectors as projects rise
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