Tag Archives: Kenya elections 2013

Era of errors

A tragedy of errors –  Has Kenya degenerated to the ‘Error Republic’?  We surely deserve better. Sample this: Two television journalists inanely giggle on live national TV over a woman’s stripping in public by a bunch of Neanderthals. Thereafter, and only … Continue reading

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Wangari Maathai, in her own glorious and eternal words – Seeds of change

Unbowed: One woman’s story Were the peerless environmentalist, human rights activist and Nobel Laureate, Prof Wangari Muta Maathai, still walking among us, she would have been 73 tomorrow, April 1. Today is Christianity’s Resurrection Sunday – a fitting day to revive … Continue reading

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Back to ‘Baba’, ‘Mtukufu’ and fear?

“The price of democracy is eternal vigilance” so said USA’s Thomas Jefferson. Over the last few weeks in Kenya since the March 4 election, we have witnessed the defilement of democracy in the name of peace, as in the tweet below, that … Continue reading

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Questioning the ‘peace’: Our destiny is in our hands

High voter turnout is testament of our faith in the electoral process. Nobody is allowed to rob us of it I don’t know for certain how many of the 14 million or so registered voted in the March 4 election, … Continue reading

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Four questions for March 4

A date with destiny On March 4 2013, Kenyans will elect their next President, in what is being touted as the most hotly contested presidential election in Kenya. Ultimately, the power to decide who becomes President rests with the Kenyan voters, … Continue reading

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Missing ‘my’ Martha

I recall a fiery and courageous Martha Karua who was deep in the trenches of Kenya’s second liberation. In the dark, depressing and dangerous days of Daniel arap Moi’s dictatorship, Martha unfailingly stood, not with might and minority, but with … Continue reading

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