Jubilee scorecard

In two weeks time, Kenya is heading into a general election. President Uhuru Kenyatta is seeking a re-election while the Opposition Grand Poobah Raila Odinga is making yet another attempt, after three unsuccessful ones. The contest pitting the two scions of Kenya’s foremost political dinosaurs and founding fathers Kenyatta and Oginga is definitely going to…

President Uhuru with CJ Maraga Photo|PSCU

Two sides of CJ Maraga, President Uhuru altercation

I am afraid of giving an opinion on the ongoing altercation between Uhuru-led Jubilee and the Maraga-led Judiciary. I am afraid because matters of law are presumed, sometimes quite wrongly, to be a preserve of academic crème de la crème who fancy to call themselves “learned friends.” I am afraid of being dismissed as a…

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…

Nairobi Gubernatorial aspirant Miguna Miguna (Photo: Migunamiguna.com)

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. Of the umpteenth gubernatorial…