The Only Difference Is God’s Grace

by on Apr.30, 2016, under Faith

I am redeemed sinner with gangster proclivity, trust Cornel West to that. As I pondered on West’s statement I realised that he meant to say two things, him being a believer has nothing to do with his abilities and good deeds and secondly he is not a finished product yet, he is still imperfect and …… Read more

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America’s New Political Parties

by on Mar.30, 2016, under Politics & Patriotism

Marc

It is obvious to many people that America has two dominant political parties. I am sure you guessed Republican and Democratic, you are not alone many people are fixated in the America of the 80s and before, the America of Ronald Reagan and JF Kennedy. The only enduring thing about America is its pursuit of …… Read more

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United Nations: We Need A New Dream

by on Feb.29, 2016, under Leadership

Martin Luther the king moved the world into action in 1964 when he eloquently outlined his dream for a free and a United America. Who thought that America with all its advancement in human endeavours could segregate its people of colour! The Blacks were second class citizen for many generations. Some Whites with devilish black …… Read more

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The Obama Phenomena

by on Jan.29, 2016, under Inspiration & Others

Life is never a straight line; life is never lived by interpreting and following the direction of other travellers’ maps. It should be accepted that in a billion people only one person enjoys the Obama phenomena, where your ticket to the presidency is paid for on grounds of the experience that will be gained on …… Read more

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Slow Down Before Old Age Or Sickness Or Death Does

by on Dec.30, 2015, under Inspiration & Others

Gemwebb

Once in a while it is okay to slow down, to walk slowly, call it being aimless or call it lack of ambition or even loitering but slow down occasionally. If you are in traffic jam, whether the policewoman signals your side to move or not, do not be anxious. Switch off your engine and …… Read more

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Stealing Library Books: Worst Form of Corruption

by on Nov.27, 2015, under Education & Learning

Photo & Books

Many years ago as a young man craving for knowledge I searched for libraries to quench my thirsty. Whenever I was I Eldoret town in the 90s I could visit the Kenya National Library Services. Even before I picked up a book from the shelves the feeling of being among so many books could open …… Read more

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Teachers’ Strike: A Leadership Test, Part II

by on Oct.01, 2015, under Leadership

Jam

Leadership Test Part II
5. The Opposition – 20%
There was a joke that went around during Kibaki’s time that Redykulass comedy could not sell with Kibaki as the President, reason being that Kibaki was too fun, one could just watch Kibaki instead of watching Redykulass. Given the opposition we have today, Redykulass could not sell but …… Read more

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Teachers’ Strike: A Leadership Test, Part I

by on Sep.30, 2015, under Leadership

September 2015 was a sad month in the education sector; we watched students teaching fellow students in classrooms across the nation because teachers were on strike, we heard the cries of the parents who sacrificed all they had to pay fees for their children hoping that they will go to school and learn, God willing, …… Read more

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