During the times that I travel to other countries I notice many things; one of the small things I notice is that, in most of these countries, there are no security guards with metal detectors at the entrance of public ...Read more
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Facebook has a new context button that is somehow designed to provide more background and information on the publishers and links that appear in News Feed so people can decide for themselves what to read, trust and share. The context ...Read more
State of the Nation: What is your expectations on the #StateOfTheNation address If you have any?
It is true that a human being is made up of different parts that compliment each other to make it whole. So when someone looses a part of their body, say the leg, or looses a part of themselves, say ...Read more
There is always one big problem that if solved, often leads to other solutions. Take for instance, reducing the number of accidents in a factory definitely increases production.
Kikuyus naturally inherited the white settler or colonial infrastructure. They were physically closest to the center of power. They ended up dominating public sector employment, resource allocation and logically other areas of the economy. Besides the Indians, and White interests, ...Read more
Do you think there is something/nothing wrong with posting a picture of you and your wife/husband/son/daughter (above 18)/other relative/friend on social media without their consent? Do you think it is appropriate to post a photo you took with someone else ...Read more
This is not a question rather a statement. You can agree or disagree!! You may have all the knowledge in the world but if you have not made any changes in your environment and self you’re nothing but a poor ...Read more
Basic facts on the topic: – 1) Activism in Kenya has atrophied to a career where donor-funding precedes addressing social issues. 2) Most activists are fake (especially prominent ones). 3) Not all activists are fake (mostly those you don’t know). ...Read more
Kenya is not poor, we’re simply plagued by 2 things – Corruption & Incompetence. The recent hunger crisis is testimony to both. When I was in high school we had a brilliant teacher called Mr. Museve who, in our opinion, ...Read more
Two days ago in Navakholo, Kakamega county, Kenya, the village woke up to unprecedented fog of agony when Patriick Nyapara, an Administration Police Officer, allegedly shot and killed his fiance with whom they’ve had a relationship for a significant number ...Read more
On July 5th, 2018 the president said, “The solution (to our challenges) lies in scientific innovation and the harnessing of new ideas that create the ability for Kenya to leapfrog directly into new technologies.” Do you think the Education system ...Read more
For long to have faith, within the religious context, is to believe in someone (God) or something (God’s power to ‘save’) without questioning (or doubting) his ways mostly interpreted to you by his (anointed) servants (pastors, priests). However, there seems ...Read more
Do you think the publishing industries in Kenya are doing enough to publish a budding (read new) writer? Which best approach can such a writer take to get published?
Here’s a health and mental wellness list of free and almost effortless things one can do for self-care. What else should be added or removed from this? 1. Get more sleep 2. Make time to exercise 3. Drink more water ...Read more
Here are my #SaturdayThoughts on the matter. The biggest obstacle to development in our country is the citizens, specifically, the middle-class/middle-income working class. As Saul D.Alinsky puts it in his book ‘Rules for Radicals’, they are the ‘have-a-little-want-mores’ … they ...Read more
In Africa, there are three types of foreign aid and all have negative effects. Though we have several advantages, the disadvantages outweigh the advantages. How aid affects development in developing sub-saharan Africa is what we should look at. In my view, the ...Read more