Commentaries

The origin of April 1st Fools Day.

April 1, 2019

According to various sources, April Fools’ Day, also called All Fools’ Day, has been celebrated for several centuries by different cultures, its exact origins remain a mystery. Some historians speculate that April Fools’ Day dates back to 1582, when France switched from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian calendar, as called for by the Council of […]

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How to report terrorism: name, but don’t amplify

March 31, 2019

Jacinda Ardern honorably refuses to name the Christchurch suspect, but should this be the case for journalists? By Paul Chadwick One of several impressive acts of leadership, New Zealand’s parliament opened last Tuesday with the Speaker inviting an imam to lead prayers, first in Arabic then English. In Hansard the last of these “verses of […]

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World Athletics power house under Siege.

March 30, 2019

Our glory needs revamping, with new training methodologies other wise we are headed to a performance  down spiral. Looking at the last ten years, Kenya’s global competition rating have developed a gradient of failures particular cross country in comparison to professional competitions that attract lucrative winnings. What happened to our glorious times? The times of […]

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