Commentaries

Why the Sudanese people stand ‘alone’

June 12, 2019

A Sudanese protester demands that the country’s Transitional Military Council hand over power to civilians [Reuters] In Sudan the interests of powerful states are trumping values of multilateralism. In the early hours of June 3 and after five months of protest, the Sudanese security forces moved to break up a protest camp outside the army’s […]

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CBK announcement to invalidate Sh.1000 note will help curb corruption

June 3, 2019

WAR AGAINST CORRUPTION By Mkarimu Media Sh1,000 note will become obsolete in October 2. CBK governor Patrick Njoroge announced during Madaraka Day  celebrations that the notes are now in circulation. Njoroge said to curb illicit finance, all old Sh1,000 series notes have been withdrawn by a Gazette notice dated May 31 and will become obsolete […]

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Raila behaviour shows there are persons of interest in gold scam

May 27, 2019

Gold bars Image: FILE UNANSWERED QUESTIONS Despite the people mentioned being around, none has recorded a statement In Summary • If Raila was the whistleblower as he alleges, why did the matter not assume the urgency only doing so after the alleged Uhuru’s intervention? • Raila even alleged that the viral audio depicting a politician […]

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How Kenya can overcome entrenched negative ethnicity

May 19, 2019

We must challenge ethnic mobilisatio In spite of where one comes from, whatever their last name is, we are all human, Kenyan and equal. By STAR In Summary • The nation-building project was hijacked by a group of people whose avarice outweighed their patriotism. • Multiparty democracy brought about tribal-based parties Kenya is in agony […]

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Kenyan Mind Set? Waiting For Milk From Bulls-Cloud That Never Bring Rain

May 12, 2019

Kenyan flag Waiting For Milk From Bulls: To wait for our servants turned masters to solve our obvious, glaring problems in our communities (problems that we have the ability to solve) is akin to waiting for a bull to provide you with milk. You can wait if you believe in Darwinism. Every parent expect to […]

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How Kenya killed its agriculture

April 24, 2019

Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri. FILE PHOTO | NMG A debt trap is a place where debt is so high that covering the interest and repayment leaves too little to pay regular bills, so the indebted borrow more just to keep going, just to pay the rent, or, for governments, just to pay the civil servants. Kenya […]

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EXPERT COMMENT:Drug use in Athletes need urgent address

April 21, 2019

Embu Athletic Kenya Chairman Mr. Matthew Njeru posing for a photo with one of the Embu athletes in Embu County. PHOTO/Mkarimu Media By Mkarimu “Drug use among young athletes is a challenge that requires a collective address among athletics stake holders” those were the words of Athletic Kenya Embu branch Chairman Mr. Matthew Njeru. Mr […]

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EXPERT COMMENT:’Huduma Namba’ an avenue for selfish individuals to squander taxpayers money

April 20, 2019

Kenyan government is full of bad skimmers who showcase their capabilities,creating vacuums of service delivery at the expenses of taxpayers and at the benefits of their own stomachs. We lace discussions on the mask of HUDUMA NAMBA without peeling it to the bitter flesh. It is rhetorical for the government to claim that when citizens […]

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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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