• Why the opposition may not be best suited to rescue Kenya from lootocracy

    Why the opposition may not be best suited to rescue Kenya from lootocracy0

    Kenyans are tired. Their country has been up for sale since the white man’s administration. They took the most fertile lands for themselves and literally robbed us of our natural resources. With the Mau Mau struggle, Kenyans hopped that they would regain their land, the most important means of production. Kenya’s first President, Jomo Kenyatta

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  • Kenya’s Greatest Gamble Yet

    Kenya’s Greatest Gamble Yet0

    Recently the Daily Nation bravely shone a spotlight on the gambling craze that is sweeping the nation. Sports betting has taken the country by storm. Since 2013 when the first online sports betting company, SportPesa, was registered, the Betting Control and Licensing Board has awarded similar licenses to nearly 30 other bookmakers. The industry today

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  • Kenyans On Twitter Won The Battle Against Koffi Olomide But Losing The War. Here’s Why

    Kenyans On Twitter Won The Battle Against Koffi Olomide But Losing The War. Here’s Why0

    The recent deportation of famed 60-year-old Congolese rumba star, Koffi Olomide, after he was filmed apparently kicking a female member of his band at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport has once again highlighted both the power and limitations of social media in Kenya. A video of the incident went viral on the internet precipitating a

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  • Drums of war and how the ICC failed Kenya

    Drums of war and how the ICC failed Kenya0

    It’s 8 o’clock on Monday morning when I start putting this piece together. A little happier than I have been about Mondays in the recent past – happy because today there will be no street protests in my city, Kisumu. Mondays have been marked with street protests called by Kenya’s opposition coalition CORD over electoral

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  • Kenya’s Crisis of Memory and Imagination

    Kenya’s Crisis of Memory and Imagination0

    Kenya today finds itself in the throes of a crisis. In the run up to next year’s scheduled general election, weekly opposition protests and the subsequent brutal crackdown, have deeply polarized the country and left at least three people dead and many others, including police officers, wounded. Though now suspended, a threat to restart the

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Zimbabwe's unending wild goose chase: from the people's revolution to 'Operation restore Legacy' .....my article coming out today. Breakfast is served