Major General (Rtd.) Joseph Nkaissery (Photo: Courtesy)

Don’t badmouth a dead man

​It’s a sombre Saturday as Kenya woke up to the sad news of the sudden demise of the Cabinet Secretary for Interior Security and Coordination of National Government, Major General (Rtd.) Joseph Kasaine Ole Nkaissery. Before I go on, I take this opportunity from the very onset to pass my condolences to his family and friends. We…

Nairobi Gubernatorial aspirant Miguna Miguna (Photo:

Why Miguna is the ideal candidate for Nairobi

If you put the many Nairobi gubernatorial candidates on a weighing balance to determine who fits the bill to be Nairobi governor, Miguna scoops the top position without a squabble. That’s if political leadership were to be given (or won) on merit. In various ways, Miguna comes out as the ideal.

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…