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KENYANS, GROW UP OR PERISH

  Kenyans when shall you grow up?  It’s fascinating to observe, as your mind expands and the cell door creaks open, how the issues and concerns that occupy our minds, screw us up, and give us a bad sense of self, simply don’t matter.  We are just conditioned to think they matter and so we … Continue reading

THE KIKUYU ORIGIN, SOUTH AFRICA

The Kikuyu People A Historical Overview The Kikuyu come from Bantu-speaking people who migrated from Lake Chad (Nigeria, Cameroon area) to Southern Africa before migrating upward to North and East Africa. They entered the Nyeri area where the Kikuyu villages are around 1000 A.D. Because of previously acquired iron working skills they tamed the area … Continue reading

KENYAN SOCIALIST PRESIDENT 2012, DICK KAMAU

Due to the ordinary public demand and international support from powerful Nations for me to join the race as the only socialit candidate in the race for Kenyan presidency come 2012, I now intend to join the race to State House in the year 2012. For Kiambu Governor CCM Party will settle for a joint … Continue reading

ENSLAVED IN MIND

THOUSANDS OF KENYANS KILLED SILENTLY Nearly all Kenyan politicians are guilty of murder. CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING BEFORE YOU SAY YES OR NO TO WHATEVER THESE LEADERS WANT DONE. A few citizens know that whenever or wherever a few people wish to control and direct a mass of humanity, there are certain key structures that have … Continue reading

IN DEFENCE OF A KENYAN FREE MEDIA

IN DEFENSE OF THE FREE KENYAN MEDIA. CCM stands in place of a pro-poor people movement. The Party, unabashedly, at all times proclaims the greatness of Kenyan people to the world. Kenyan Wananchi are no longer invisible of the world given the Obama factor. And just because the Wananchi have been subju­gated for decades by … Continue reading

A GOOD KENYAN WIFE?

KIKUYUS’ GEMA GAMES

Cat and mouse games behind Kibaki Published on June 21, 2008, 12:00 am By Gakuu Mathenge Central Kenya’s political cat and mouse games from the Kenyatta era are replaying themselves right behind President Kibaki’s back and 2012 is the push button. When Mzee Jomo Kenyatta’s demise became imminent, largely due to poor health and old … Continue reading

KENYA, IS RAILA A TURNCOAT, AMNESTY FOR KIBAKI AND RAILA?

Last word on Sunday – Is Raila a turncoat revolutionary? Story by MUTAHI NGUNYI Publication Date: 6/15/2008 The tragedy of the last election is not that we killed – this is how nations are made. The tragedy is that we continue to miss the point. Let me begin with the question of amnesty. The person … Continue reading

KIBAKI NEEDS AMNESTY TOO?

Kibaki is neither Pharaoh, nor does he require amnesty Story by EDWARD IRUNGU Publication Date: 6/18/2008 IN AN ARTICLE CARRIED IN THE  Sunday Nation (June 15) titled ‘‘Is Raila a turncoat revolutionary?’’, the author, Mr Mutahi Ngunyi, makes untenable arguments that are misleading and deserve correction. In commenting on the issue of granting amnesty to … Continue reading

MUGABE TO WIN OVER TSVANGIRAI IN RUN-OFF

In the runoff, Mugabe’s ‘victory’ must not shock Published on June 14, 2008, 12:00 am By Columbus Mavhunga in Harare Despite presiding over a collapsed economy — probably the worst in the world — Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe can be declared the winner of the June 27 presidential run-off. While this might turn to be … Continue reading

OBAMA’S WAR SHALL BE ON RACIAL, GENDER AND RELIGION DISCRIMINATION

Fifth Columnist – The best we can expect of Obama Story by PHILIP OCHIENG Publication Date: 6/8/2008 Exactly what do we mean when we say that Barack Obama has made history? For the professional historian — because he has studied so many cases — the answer is double-edged and scary. For it is clear that, … Continue reading

COALITION DILEMA TO CONTINUE

Grand Coalition Government: Has the union gone sour? Published on June 8, 2008, 12:00 am By Oscar Obonyo Barely 50 days into a forced political marriage, the Grand Coalition Government is under a barrage of “friendly fire”. Although initially fought quietly in the boardrooms, the battle has exploded with key generals, President Kibaki and Prime … Continue reading

OBAMA FAMILY TREE, KENYA AND ABROAD

A child of two worlds: The Obama family tree Story by STEVE DOUGHERTY Publication Date: 6/8/2008 The first time he arrived in Kenya in 1987, as a 26-year-old Chicago community organiser preparing to enter Harvard Law School, Barack Obama landed at the airport to find that his luggage had been lost enroute and he roared … Continue reading

BAN OR NO BAN

Banning vernacular radio not the answer to our malaise Story by LUCY ORIANG’ Publication Date: 6/6/2008 FORMER PRESIDENT MOI went public recently complaining about vernacular radio stations. He sees them as key culprits in inciting ethnic tensions and hatred. He is not the only one. Bigots – whether ethnic, religious or political – learnt the … Continue reading

DINNING WITH THE DEVIL

You may sit down with criminals, but at your own peril Story by GITAU GIKONYO Publication Date: 5/31/2008 GITAU GIKONYO argues that a government that negotiates with such people is criminal Kenya as a country may not have been there when the original idea of Seven Wonders of the World was mooted by Herodotus (484 … Continue reading

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