DP Ruto rolls out millions for the new “Inua Mama” outfit

The DP has opened his purse to various youth and women's groups in a fightback strategy to raise his profile ahead of 2022. Inua Mama, a female politicians lobby group supporting DP Ruto’s 2022 bid has made a grand comeback. This follows a four-month hiatus after the...

Let All Counties Get What They Deserve; Don’t entertain criminality and arrogance

On Tuesday, the Senate adjourned debate on the county revenue sharing formula in order to build consensus on the matter. There was a proposal on the table by Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja that was not only fraudulent but also populist in nature. The Sakaja proposal...

A More Prosperous and Equitable Kenya is Possible

Though it feels like yesterday, more than two years have now passed since the famous Handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga. It was a Handshake watched around the world, and one that changed Kenya and how the world sees us...

Our Judiciary Is A Total Disaster Just Like Some Of Our Politicians

An inordinate amount of time is spent by political leaders bickering about 2022 instead of addressing hunger pangs of now. The President seems alone in trying to focus the republic toward a sober political space. I wish that politicians were the only ones letting us...

The Less Productive Minority Must Stop Sucking Out Resources From Highly Productive Counties

The new County Revenue Allocation, CRA formula is what will steer this country forward, it is the formula that will make Counties more resourceful, with citizens who have equitable access to exploit opportunities that have been for years unavailable. With it will come...

We can Only Read Mischief Behind The Adjournment As Sakaja, Ruto and Murkomen Use It For Their Political Survival

Callous, careless and selfish is what should be termed of leaders who are only out to deter development of the people they represent or assume to lead. Leaders who have seemingly lost focus on ensuring there is fairness and equality. Leaders who are only after their...

EXPOSED: Sakaja, Murkomen’s secret meeting at Panafric that averted revenue sharing showdown

A two-hour closed-door meeting attended by more than 20 senators from marginalized counties and their allies from the populous ones led to the decision to adjourn the contentious debate on revenue sharing in order to build consensus. Senators mainly drawn from...

We Must Stop The Notion of Entitlement in Resource Distribution

An article in one of the local dailies back in 2016 indicated the market price of a camel ranged from Sh12,500 for a simple male calf to Sh97,143 for a mature female. Slightly two years ago in 2018, the sale of one camel fetched between Sh150,000 to Sh200,000 and even...

Senators push Treasury to release 50% County cash as lobbying intensifies

The Senate leadership, the Treasury, and other devolution players are Monday holding a crunch meeting aimed at allowing Counties access to 50 percent of cash allocated to them. This follows the stalemate in the Senate over the third basis for sharing revenue that has...

Why Tangatanga brigade is ill at ease with KANU’s boss Gideon Moi meeting Western leaders

Baringo Senator Gideon Moi’s closed-door meeting with a host of leaders mainly drawn from Western Kenya on Saturday, August 1, has sparked outrage from several quarters. Several Western Kenya lawmakers, allied to the Tangatanga political faction, have lashed out at...

DP Ruto rolls out millions for the new “Inua Mama” outfit

The DP has opened his purse to various youth and women's groups in a fightback strategy to raise his profile ahead of 2022. Inua Mama, a female politicians lobby group supporting DP Ruto’s 2022 bid has made a grand comeback. This follows a four-month hiatus after the...

A More Prosperous and Equitable Kenya is Possible

Though it feels like yesterday, more than two years have now passed since the famous Handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga. It was a Handshake watched around the world, and one that changed Kenya and how the world sees us...