The Handshake That Rebooted Kenya’s Economy; another moment of rebirth for Kenya

The infamous handshake between President Uhuru and Opposition leader Raila Odinga in 2018, coupled with the launch of the Building Bridges Initiative a few months ago are touted to herald a new dispensation for the country. Since independence, it appears the country...

The swamp must be drained; War against corruption must be won

It never ceases to amaze me, the complexities involved in Kenya’s politics. Never mind the reality that politics in Kenya is completely intertwined with everyday life, but the deeply rooted belief system where certain individuals acquire almost godlike reverence from...

Revelations: Did DP Ruto hire Miguna Miguna to script Alice Wahome’s attack on Uhuru?

Fascinating to feminists, abhorrent to her opponents and player of the populist wave, Wahome seems to have mastered the game of controversy and this props her as a better candidate during the electioneering period. This is what got her the top seat at the...

A revolution is a sure pathway for Kenya’s destruction

The bitter taste of hell probably? Kenyans must think critically and with sanity of what a revolution means to their dear lives. Are Kenyans yearning for violence? Is that the direction they would wish to take? Do we want to throw the 56 years of independence we have...

William Ruto: Political opportunism gone overboard

That DP Ruto is a political child of former dictator Daniel arap Moi who came into prominence in 1992 as Treasurer of Youth for KANU 92 (YK92) is no secret. KANU 92 was a marauding and gangster-like lobby group that was set up by KANU to drum support for the...

REVELATIONS: Why Laikipia Woman Representative Cate Waruguru can never be married as a first wife

Almost everywhere in Africa, there exist urban legends about femme-fatales; devastatingly beautiful women who ultimately bring disaster to men who get involved with them romantically. In Nigeria, for instance, Author Elechi Amadi wrote about it in his novel The...

Is DP Ruto sponsoring Kiunjuri to be next Mt Kenya king pin?

For the majority of Kenyans, Mwangi Kiunjuri is the baby-faced, dimpled Agriculture cabinet secretary who speaks with a heavy Kikuyu accent. He is an ambitious man too, who would begrudge him given his tumultuous journey to the top echelons of power? Perhaps his story...

Is CS Matiang’i the big picture that DP Ruto has refused to look at?

Education Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiangi’s star continues shining as his no-nonsense approach to handling issues ripple around the country. Born Fred Okengo Matiangi in Borabu, the father of two has a chequered career spanning university lecturing, global...

ONE OF A KIND: President Uhuru Kenyatta is jubilantly resetting Kenya’s history

He has been described, variously, as amiable, humble, down-to-earth, respectful, easy-going, charming, warm, friendly, great listener, trustworthy, wonderful, honest, focused, confident, intelligent, charismatic, man of the people et cetera, et cetera. Veteran...

‘MAKASIRIKO’:Drama in Bomas as Ruto man Murkomen is almost chased away, heckled badly

There were tense moments when Senate majority leader Kipchumba Murkomen was heckled by delegates in President Uhuru Kenyatta’s presence during the unveiling of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report at the Bomas of Kenya. A staunch defender of Deputy President...

A revolution is a sure pathway for Kenya’s destruction

The bitter taste of hell probably? Kenyans must think critically and with sanity of what a revolution means to their dear lives. Are Kenyans yearning for violence? Is that the direction they would wish to take? Do we want to throw the 56 years of independence we have...

William Ruto: Political opportunism gone overboard

That DP Ruto is a political child of former dictator Daniel arap Moi who came into prominence in 1992 as Treasurer of Youth for KANU 92 (YK92) is no secret. KANU 92 was a marauding and gangster-like lobby group that was set up by KANU to drum support for the...

Is DP Ruto sponsoring Kiunjuri to be next Mt Kenya king pin?

For the majority of Kenyans, Mwangi Kiunjuri is the baby-faced, dimpled Agriculture cabinet secretary who speaks with a heavy Kikuyu accent. He is an ambitious man too, who would begrudge him given his tumultuous journey to the top echelons of power? Perhaps his story...