Which is primal, condoms or sanitary pads?

Sometime in the course of the week, I eavesdropped on a gossipy conversation between two ladies. For obvious reasons, I will not mention their names. There should be more sober things to life than putting people’s names on paper especially when you are accusing them of having a penchant for chit-chat. Their girly repartee centered…

Salgaa carnages might border on Mysticism

In a society that’s becoming increasingly modern with infinitely wide sources of knowledge made possible through technology, it is not unlikely that the Intelligentsia will not condone the idea that accidents at Salgaa could have a connection with the Mystics. That’s not because they think such beliefs are outright stupid or ridiculous but rather because…

Miguna’s assassination plot claim a grave matter

Just the other day, Miguna Miguna through his twitter and Facebook accounts claimed that he was privy to  classified information to the effect that some top government functionaries are plotting to assassinate him. To assassinate, my dictionary says, is to murder someone, especially an important person, by a sudden or obscure attack, especially for ideological…

Time NASA admitted they have come to dead end

One important lesson I learnt in my potent younger days when I began chasing girls around is to know when to stop pursuing. There were occasional benefaction that came with persistence. Perhaps, sensing that the boy is exhausted of chasing, and sometimes out of sympathy, the girl stopped running and presented herself (as if she…

What most people don’t know about Nobel Prizes

On 5th October 2017, the Swedish Academy awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature to a British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro. Prior to that, a section of Kenya’s literati expressed their obsessive hope that their—and indeed our—own Ngugi Wa Thiong’o was going to clinch the much coveted prize. That was the umpteenth time that our foremost…

Debunking the lie: Supreme Court averted the “will of the people”

Since the much applauded Supreme Court ruling that annulled President Uhuru’s re-election, the president’s public demeanour has undergone a complete transformation. He is no longer the “cool and humble” president most people thought he was. That side of him has been replaced by an arrogant, paranoid and terrified persona—which is also quite unpresidential. Most people…