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Opposition is in disarray after Presidential election loss

Cracks are emerging at the National Super Alliance (NASA) just as many pundits had predicted will happen sooner rather than later. That a major partner has come out so soon after the October 26 presidential...

President Uhuru urged to ignore critics in graft fight

For an anti-graft fight to have any credibility it must be apolitical. When leaders use the premise of fighting corruption to go after political rivals, it does untold damage to the overall battle against...

War on Corruption: Putting Mother Kenya First

Among all characteristics we value a friend or partner, loyalty is often comes first. Most things can be forgiven if they were driven by loyalty, while there are few insults worse than to be...

Nasa swearing in threats ‘tantamount to a coup’

The opposition coalition, NASA has threatened to stage a simultaneous swearing in of its presidential candidate Raila Odinga. This declaration is not only ill-informed but also quite disturbing. The first question that pops up is...

MPs drop clause limiting candidates for fresh presidential poll

The Jubilee dominated adhoc committee has dropped the clause limiting participants of repeat presidential elections. If the law is adopted before 26th October any candidate will be legible to challenge President Uhuru Kenyatta in...
2019/2020 budget

Young innovators have much to tap from current budget

The 2019/2020 budget that was recently read by the National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich had, as anticipated, both winners and losers, with diverse industries either getting higher allocation and tax reprieves while others...

The media must expose politicians fueling ethnic war

Kawangware in Nairobi has been the ugly face of the bruising political battles that the country has undergone in the past one month. Even now, there is still an uneasy calm in the cosmopolitan slum...

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...

Why President Uhuru’s international standing matters

Splendid isolation was a phrase used during the 19th-century for the British diplomatic practice of staying away from any “dangerous alliances”.  The age-old Brits often referred to themselves as fish, swimming alone in their sea with...
Renowned scholar Prof Calestous Juma

Tribute to Professor Calestous Juma

When he, Calestous Juma, abruptly left his job at the helm of the Canada based Convention for Biological Diversity (CBD) for a teaching position at the prestigious Harvard University, all he wanted was, in...
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