Somalia President Farmaajo’s self-cleansing drive will be his waterloo

Somalia’s Mohamed Farmaajo, whose term expired on February 8, continues to ignore the writings on the wall. And as things go, there may be a small window left to rescue both his career and the destiny of Somalia. On Tuesday, the latest ominous sign came from a...

Miscalculations that cost DP Ruto special place at Uhuru’s side

Political observers who had predicted that Uhuru Kenyatta would by now be a lame-duck president operating in the shadows of his ambitious deputy William Ruto may have been forced to reassess their prediction by the recent turn of events. Never before in Kenya’s...

International Community Must Reject Mogadishu Power Grab

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, alias Farmajo, has extended his stay in office for a further two years. His term ended on February 8, after four years, and elections for a new president were supposed to have been held. Farmajo used the deadlock over the...

This man Fred Ngatia; From the Bar straight to the head of the Judiciary

If Fredrick Ngatia were to be nominated by the Judicial Service Commission for appointment as Kenya's Chief Justice, he would have made a rare leap that is from the Bar straight to the head of the Judiciary. Only Maluki Kitili Mwendwa, Bernard Chunga and Willy Mutunga...

An Event of Bedside Comfort, Popularity and Money Is Nothing Near A Revolution

A warm cozy, room, with a hot cup of coffee or tea. Socks on and a stack of pillows near the work area. It may be done on the bed, the seat, the living room whichever place that evokes comfort, for comfort is key. Any sight of blood or sweat is despicable and...

A DEPUTY PRESIDENT ACTING ANGRY AND SULKING IS A SAD MOMENT FOR KENYA

“Given the opportunity to be President, I would not allow my Deputy President to be humiliated the way I have been humiliated” ~ Dr. William Samoei Ruto. Many KENYANS may have missed an important show as they were busy analyzing KCPE results. Allow us to REVISIT the...

Steps In The Direction Of More Resilient Post-Covid Economies

Economies across Africa have experienced dramatic slowdown even countries with limited initial incidence of the virus faced severe economic aftershocks. Significant disruption in agricultural markets and labour in sub-Saharan Africa has restricted income and led to...

KlepRUTOmania; Not a Disorder But A Habitual Willful Undertaking

The buck stopped at Deputy President William Ruto or so that was the never ending supposed thought. But alas the tables of urned and apart from the already existing loot from the likes of Waluke, Kihika and Murkomen, things are not all rosy for they have been exposed...

The Handshake and Grumbles in ODM: President Uhuru Kenyatta Knows Exactly What He is Doing

Trouble comes in threes, as the English say. It is true in our case: instability in the Handshake, uncertainty over the fate of BBI, and confusion about the Uhuru Kenyatta succession. March 4: A routine by-election in Matungu, Kakamega County, has destabilizing...

Infrastructural Growth Is Key for The Growth of Kenya and President Uhuru Kenyatta Has Set The Standards Right

The success of a project is dependent on its leader and zeal for implementation and in this case it is a matter of development projects that have boosted economic growth and enhanced sustainability and is the essence of country’s leveraging on capital to boost and...

Why a totally subdued Ruto won’t take on Uhuru

Deputy President William Ruto has changed his strategy and retreated to avoid taking on his boss in the coming by-elections and control of the ruling Jubilee, a day after he was dismissed as deputy party leader. United Democratic Alliance (UDA), a party associated...

Forget Kenya And Its Existence With A Ruto Presidency

It would be a government of lunacy. A perfect recipe for disaster with a policy of free for all within his government circle on condition that you deliver a mouthful of loot from the open coffers. The coffers would definitely be open in every docket but the Master...

2007 Never Again! Resist politics of hate, violence

If the violence witnessed during the by-elections last week is anything to go by, Kenya is headed for turbulent, and maybe even bloody, times. Leaders who incite, sponsor, and direct violence belong in jail like all other criminals. Unless they are arrested and...