Kenyan capitalism at the heart of its march towards greatness

Delivering last week’s landmark ruling that nullified the results of Kenya’s presidential elections, Chief Justice David Kenani Maraga said: “The greatness of a nation lies in its fidelity to its constitution and a strict adherence to the rule of law, and above all the fear of God.” In nearly 54 years of existence as a […]

Message to Yoweri Museveni

My dear president Who art in Entebbe Hear this young man In next door Kenya Accept the verdict of Court Finding against him.   Hear him say Beautiful words of peace To his supporters And to all his people.   Yes, brother Yoweri It is really possible To honour your people To speak without threats […]

Congratulations Mr. Kenyatta, but it is not yet Uhuru

Damacline Marube, a Kenyan woman who lives in Nairobi’s Mathare Valley slum, lost her daughter on Friday. The little girl, Stephanie Moraa, nine years old, was felled by a bullet in her chest. Her killer was almost certainly a Kenya Police officer, charged with bringing peace and order in a land that was enduring its […]

Salutations Mwai, Mugane and Moi

Be humble friends, be humble! Live and please let live Serve with good heart, my friends The alternative is never worth it.   I honour them, these three men Not ’cause I agreed with all They said and did in Kenya But ’cause they served with vigour Ev’n when the train derailed.   I recall […]

Fred Nyakawa Osoro April 9, 1967- April 4, 2016

East Africa has lost a good man. Mr. Fred Nyakawa Osoro of Botori Nyanchwa, Kisii County, Kenya died on Monday April 4, 2016.  Fred, who died in his sleep in Nairobi, was an oil company executive in Cape Town, and had worked for both Engen Oil, South Africa and for Vivo Energy, Ghana.  Days before […]