Raila Odinga and Aden Duale (Photo: Kenya Today)

Nasa, Odm ought to respond to Duale, ilk headlong

The political swelter in the country tells, for an umpteenth time, how enigmatic Raila Odinga is. Any honest observer will attest to the fact that the name and personage of Raila Odinga is the fulcrum around which Kenyan politics revolve. His easy charm, awe and, one might say, “near-divine” personality inspires public debate, lending fodder…

Media tools and products (Photo: Courtesy)

In defense of the media

You must have, at one time or another, blamed the (Kenyan) media or, at least, heard people blame it for all manner of sins. That is not a proposition one wants to argue with: because it is entirely true. Life, as it were, is such that people must have something to talk about. If it—what…

Where is Elnino Money?

According to media reports, El Nino has continued to wreak havoc across the country in the last couple of days. At least 40 people have lost their lives. The Nairobi- Mombasa highway was cut off at Taru and road users forced to endure more than 48 hours stuck in traffic. Remember how depressed you become…

Why Raila should be president before he exits the stage

I am a Suba. But my friend Odhiambo Kaumah insists I am a Luo-Abasuba. Now, politically Suba is an obvious Raila’s hotbed of votes. And most of us Subas think like Luos. That’s, we think we are Luos. Our politics, language, culture, interests and identity are, typically, Luo. We have been assimilated beyond redeemability. Something I have blamed on…

Thumbs up Moha Jicho Pevu

Mohammed Ali, he of the popular Jicho Pevu  is undoubtedly one of the few kenyan journos of our time who have made this country proud. When  history of the post independent greats is re-told, special mention will  be made of Mohammed Ali. He and his colleague Allan Namu are a few of the ‘media magnates’…