Tag Archives: Mwai Kibaki

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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Party-hopping and plundering the public purse – The party continues

October 10 was World Mental Health Day, so a fitting time to discuss matters of the mind, important for us as Kenyans. We have (not-so-warm) memories of another ‘M’ around this day, but that is a matter for another day. … 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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