DP Ruto Guessing game; A Rebel Without a cause

Kenya’s Deputy President Dr. William Ruto is a man under siege. Faced with a decision of either supporting the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) spearheaded by President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime minister, Hon. Raila Odinga, or opposing it, finds himself between...

A boost against Covid-19

The parliamentary Health Committee’s request to the government to allocate Sh6 billion to the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) for the treatment of Covid-19 patients is really good news amid the pandemic gloom. It comes at a time when reluctance by many people...

BBI Reggae’s Inspirational Rhythm; Getting Louder and Clearer

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga on Wednesday sought to dismantle “myths” they said are being peddled by opponents of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) Mr. Odinga said an Ombudsman appointed by the President would...

Somalia Should Be taught to Stand Alone

In March 1977, Ethiopia and Somalia edged toward war over the region of Ogaden, which both claimed. Cuba’s revolutionary President Fidel Castro made a desperate dash to the Horn of Africa with a bold plan to keep the peace: with the backing of the Soviet Union, he...

Governor Sonko finally throws in the towel, contemplates resigning from office

Resigning from office is one of the options embattled Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonk has on the table. This comes after several months of push and pulls with the national government, which through the Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) has taken over major functions of the...

NEW ERA: Digitization to unlock Sh7.4 trillion

Kenya’s quest to go paperless and cashless in the dispensation of public and private services come January, could unlock an additional Sh7.4 trillion into the economy in 10 years. A newly released report by strategy consulting firm AlphaBeta, which mostly concentrates...

NMS is the ‘very thing’ to transform Nairobi; Sonko is a mere drama queen

Of late, Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko seems preoccupied with insults instead of service delivery. Sonko came into office with a promise to deliver services but many would be at pains to pinpoint what he has delivered since taking office in 2017. Over the years, there...

Kenyans on Twitter (#KOT); an army of online mercenaries feared world over

This week, Kenyans on Twitter (KOT) have it. KOT in the 21st-century meeting place for Kenyans; the mighty, the powerful, and the wretched of the earth. They might lag far behind countries like the USA, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Germany, the Netherlands, France,...

Why COVID-19 Vaccine Could Become Liquid Gold for Criminals

As the world is eagerly awaiting a vaccine to stop the spread of the coronavirus, some international agencies warn of its possible weaponization and misuse and predict that criminal networks will target storage facilities and distribution networks as soon as vaccines...

War on Graft: We Must All Join President Uhuru Kenyatta in the Fight against the Graft Monster

There is a Kenyan musician who came up with a number of very original hits some years ago. His name is Eric Wainaina. One of those tunes, which I think was some kind of a prophecy given the times we are living in, went something like this: “Nchi ya kitu kidogo ni nchi...

DP Ruto Guessing game; A Rebel Without a cause

Kenya’s Deputy President Dr. William Ruto is a man under siege. Faced with a decision of either supporting the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) spearheaded by President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime minister, Hon. Raila Odinga, or opposing it, finds himself between...

A boost against Covid-19

The parliamentary Health Committee’s request to the government to allocate Sh6 billion to the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) for the treatment of Covid-19 patients is really good news amid the pandemic gloom. It comes at a time when reluctance by many people...

BBI Reggae’s Inspirational Rhythm; Getting Louder and Clearer

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga on Wednesday sought to dismantle “myths” they said are being peddled by opponents of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) Mr. Odinga said an Ombudsman appointed by the President would...

Somalia Should Be taught to Stand Alone

In March 1977, Ethiopia and Somalia edged toward war over the region of Ogaden, which both claimed. Cuba’s revolutionary President Fidel Castro made a desperate dash to the Horn of Africa with a bold plan to keep the peace: with the backing of the Soviet Union, he...

NEW ERA: Digitization to unlock Sh7.4 trillion

Kenya’s quest to go paperless and cashless in the dispensation of public and private services come January, could unlock an additional Sh7.4 trillion into the economy in 10 years. A newly released report by strategy consulting firm AlphaBeta, which mostly concentrates...

Why COVID-19 Vaccine Could Become Liquid Gold for Criminals

As the world is eagerly awaiting a vaccine to stop the spread of the coronavirus, some international agencies warn of its possible weaponization and misuse and predict that criminal networks will target storage facilities and distribution networks as soon as vaccines...