Opinion Editorial

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The time to fight corruption is now

One of the most beautiful passages ever written comes from the Book of Ecclesiastes. A time for war and a time for peace. “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under...

Achieving food security is not rocket science

Kenya relies on only 10% of her landmass for food while 89% of the country’s landmass, home to 36% of the country’s population, is arid and semi-arid land (ASAL) and over 3 million people...

Diplomatic staffing in advancement of Kenya’s national interest

Writing for Politico, ‘Russian diplomats are eating American lunch’ in April 2014, James Bruno examined the diplomatic power relationship between the United States and Russia. Like many journalists and diplomatic scholars in western capitals, Bruno...
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Making Kenyan history

We have a rich history, full of creativity, full of accomplishments. Long prior to the Bantu expansion across our part of Africa, homo sapiens had been settled in these lands for millennia. Lake Turkana shows signs...

When fighting graft, Unity is Strength

“Umoja ni nguvu, utengano ni udhaifu” (Unity is strength, division is weakness) Even now, six months on, it is still hard to believe it happened. With one handshake, Uhuru and Raila, Kenya’s Barcelona and Real Madrid,...

The Dangers of Hakuna Matata

Hakuna Matata, “there are no problems”, was popularised by the ‘90s Disney film, The Lion King. This phrase, beyond helping our tourism numbers and putting Simba on the map, is dangerous. I’ll explain why.  The “there...

Judiciary should support Big Four for Kenyans to enjoy social, economic rights under the...

The judiciary is one of three organs of State and thus a central pillar of governance in a democratic nation like Kenya. The role of the judiciary however goes beyond interpreting laws and delivering...

President Kenyatta on right track in service delivery

Just as you can’t make an omelette without cracking eggs, in politics you can’t make progress without unsettling people a majority of whom would be your allies. That is the way of the world....

Corruption will stall Big Four projects if not tamed now

The 2018 budget presented by National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich was aptly themed creating jobs, transforming lives and sharing prosperity in line with the government’s Big Four agenda on food security, manufacturing, affordable...

US intervention in Kenya? No thanks

That Amb. Mark Bellamy and Amb. Johnnie Carson are accomplished US diplomats is not in doubt. It may also be assumed that their relationship with Kenya as former Ambassadors in Nairobi gives them a...
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