We have heard these statements many times in Kenyan politics, “the leader is a good man but the people who surround him are the problem”; “our leader is not corrupt it is the people who surround her that are corrupt”; “our leader is humble but the people around her are arrogant”; our leader is not …… Read more
So longer as little children are allowed to suffer, there is no true love in the world – Isidora Duncan
Who can file a case against them? Knowingly or unknowingly they give birth to numerous children hoping that one of them will be the family’s saviour. Most times they do not have the access to family …… Read more
The time for a great leader is right in America, but president Obama is contented with being footer in the history of the American presidency. He became a president when America was experiencing great challenges that he could have solved to distinguish himself from ordinary presidents. The paths of great leaders like Lincoln, Gandhi and …… Read more
Being objective in Kenya is easy. Those who support Mr. Robert Alai Onyango’s view point regard him as objective and fearless while those who support Mr. Mugo Wa Wairimu’s point of view regard him as factual and a patriot. To these two individuals, the politicians they support are 95% right and those they oppose are …… Read more
I have believed for many years that police officers are good people and 1st of July 2014 went along way in validating my long held assumption. My relationship with the officers goes back to my high school days. I was among the few students whose parents were civilian at Utumishi Academy, a school that was …… Read more
There is a group of people that I am yet to understand. They are half educated (schooled but not deeply learned), rich but not wealthy, youth/middle aged but not necessarily. Just like other groups of people that I have mastered, some members of this group are bad people.
It is hard to have an authentic discussion …… Read more
We come into this world with an operating system but hardly with any software. Depending on where we are born or where we spend our childhood days we begin to install the softwares from the environment around us, if the people around us eat Monkeys we enjoin in the delicacy. If they support Arsenal we …… Read more
This is the final part of a seven-part article “Way Forward for Africa”
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference. -The Serenity Prayer (Reinhold Niebuhr).
In our African culture, we had a God figure. God: the loving …… Read more