• Midiwo’s insincerity in his push for new gaming law

    Midiwo’s insincerity in his push for new gaming law

    A lie goes halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to put its pants on. So it is said and this aptly sums up ongoing debate on the country’s gaming industry. This was clear when MP for Kipipiri Samuel Gichingi was quoted in the dailies saying he had no idea gaming companies […]


  • The rule of law in economic development

    The rule of law in economic development

    The rule of law is at the heart of a just society. It is not simply because it allows for sound and fair principles to prevail but mostly because it creates an environment for steady and fundamental growth to occur. Suffice it to say, however, that this is increasingly becoming one of the most disregarded […]


  • Why Kalonzo should join Jubilee

    Why Kalonzo should join Jubilee

    The mice, frustrated by the constant dangers of the cat, met in council to determine a solution to their tiring challenge. They discussed, and equally rejected, plan after plan. Eventually, a very young mouse raised up on his hind legs, and proposed that a bell should be hung around the cat’s neck. “What a splendid […]


  • Improving access to surgical care in Kenya

    Improving access to surgical care in Kenya

    Universal access to good-quality surgical care is a critical tool for fighting poverty and Kenya/African countries should make provisions for surgery while developing programmes for communicable diseases, non-communicable diseases and injuries. Key speakers stressed this point during the 2017 international conference on global surgery at the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, from 1st to […]


  • Don’t fall prey to media cons in town

    Don’t fall prey to media cons in town

    It’s time again for elections in Kenya and there is going to be a lot of pressure including accusations against media of all manner of ills. A lot of people now want media attention and coverage; the big political players have invested in media campaigns and will want to sway public opinion – they will […]


  • Africa must break the barriers that inhibit its growth

    Africa must break the barriers that inhibit its growth

    The people who call the continent of Africa home have never lived at a better time than this. The potential of Africa is open for the world to see. According to a World Bank report, child mortality has dropped in most countries and poverty is being annihilated as several Africa countries rank with the highest […]


  • Raila Odinga has again sensed defeat in presidential poll

    Raila Odinga has again sensed defeat in presidential poll

    On July 12, 2007, with President Mwai Kibaki’s re-election bid drawing close, ODM leader Raila Odinga went on national TV and claimed that the government was withholding identity cards from voters in Opposition strongholds. According to Raila, whose Opposition union with the likes of Kalonzo Musyoka was breaking up, this was aimed at skewing the […]


  • Media should focus on manifestos, policies not personalities ahead of polls

    Media should focus on manifestos, policies not personalities ahead of polls

    The interest and expected role of the media in the political life of Kenya is becoming intriguing day-by-day, especially as politicians extend ownership of media stations and co-opt journalists in their search for leadership of the country through the 2017 General Election. With an election in August, it’s important that media re-evaluates its role in […]