WHAT REALLY MAKES A GREAT LEADER?

April 2010. My daughter was three years and we  were at the Rift Valley Sports Club in Nakuru . It was late afternoon and while we were having lunch who comes in? Kabando wa Kabando in the company of a few other people who looked like MP’s. My daughter was running around with a bookContinue reading “WHAT REALLY MAKES A GREAT LEADER?”

THE DOCTORS’ STRIKE :A WAR OF GENERATIONAL IDEALS

Tears…. I am on the verge of tears every time I watch prime time news. I have been following the doctors strike since it started and I cant help but side with the doctors and cry for the Kenyans losing loved ones at public hospitals that are nothing empty buildings. They lack basic equipment thatContinue reading “THE DOCTORS’ STRIKE :A WAR OF GENERATIONAL IDEALS”

WHY I AM NOT VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTIONS.

Kenyans are not desperate enough for change and come next year August,December or whenever elections are going to be held ,I am not voting. I am willing to forge go my civic duty because I do not think we have reached the point at which we desire real change. Why do I say so… If youContinue reading “WHY I AM NOT VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTIONS.”

KENYANS,WE SHALL NOT BE AFRAID

Cowards have never won wars and Kenyans we will not win war by cowering in our houses,afraid of going shopping,taking our children to school or going to work. What we should be doing is standing tall and proud ,confident of our men and women in uniform who have gone into Somalia in search of theContinue reading “KENYANS,WE SHALL NOT BE AFRAID”

WITH LIPGLOSS AND NAIL VARNISH……..KENYA NEEDS ITS WOMEN.

Yesterday  9pm prime time news,I was greatly embarrassed by my fellow women  who were caught on camera ,rolling on the ground and screaming like crazy. I never saw any men in that protest! The reason for the protests was because some two male politicians were being summoned by the Narc Kenya disciplinary committee for un-party like behaviour. Read story here NowContinue reading “WITH LIPGLOSS AND NAIL VARNISH……..KENYA NEEDS ITS WOMEN.”

MY IDEA OF HEAVEN AS A KENYAN

I have never gone to heaven ,neither do I know anyone who has seen the so-called pearly gates but I sometimes imagine I have an idea. Definitely not a place where we play harps all day or drink fruit juice from morning till night but it may have a huge library that has all the books thatContinue reading “MY IDEA OF HEAVEN AS A KENYAN”

VISION 2030 AND DANCING ANGELS ON PIN HEADS

How many angels can dance on a pin head……? Can you see angels? Can it be proved they exist ? The question of how many of these “beings” can dance on a pin head originated in medieval times and was often times used as a metaphor for debates that usually ended up nowhere or hadContinue reading “VISION 2030 AND DANCING ANGELS ON PIN HEADS”

WHY KENYANS NEED TO START WALKING OUT OF POLITICAL RALLIES

Apparently i am not suffering from arthritis as i previously thought i have wrist tendonitis.Le me explain…I have been having some excruciating  pain shoot through my wrist every time someone shakes my right hand or i do any work that involves movement to my right wrist,texting,writing,sometimes even when typing my fingers have to be on theContinue reading “WHY KENYANS NEED TO START WALKING OUT OF POLITICAL RALLIES”

TEACHING THE CONSTITUTION TO OUR CHILDREN:THE WAY TO STOP TRIBALISM

This Saturday on the 27th of August,how many Kenyans will be popping bottles of champagne  and celebrating one year since we passed the new Constitution?Few if any and you know why,because nothing much has changed. Except for the fact  that we have a new CJ,more judges were sworn in after going through a very openContinue reading “TEACHING THE CONSTITUTION TO OUR CHILDREN:THE WAY TO STOP TRIBALISM”

OPINION POLLS ARE JUST THAT……OPINIONS

The fact that an opinion is widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd;indeed,in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind,a wide-spread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible”-Bertrand Rusell. Opinion polls in Kenya,especially political ones are big business in Kenya and everyone is cashing in on it,especially nowContinue reading “OPINION POLLS ARE JUST THAT……OPINIONS”