A 12 ft statue of the first president of independent Kenya sits on the cobbled lawn of Kenyatta International Conference Centre. The statue is a masterpiece that captured intricate details of Kenyatta from his sandals to his African coat and ...Read more
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There has been a recent upsurge in violence against migrants in South Africa, but how common are such attacks? Xenophobia has reared its ugly head in the rainbow nation. African nations have had enough. This week at least 10 people were killed, ...Read more
Should retired president Moi and other tycoons who have huge tracts of land hived off the Mau Forest be allowed to keep them or should they also be evicted just as the ordinary “Wanjikus” are and also be prosecuted?
The President, his deputy and the government of Kenya claim to be fighting corruption. We have seen high profile arrests and arraignments but sill no convictions. Is this effort genuine?
Nigeria is Africa’s only global superpower. With our power coming from a high population and oil money. Already, we are Africa’s biggest economy and have a decent record of regional engagement in West Africa. By 2040 we will be the ...Read more
A large number of artifacts held in Western museums and libraries are known to have been appropriated over the ages through conquest and colonialism. The looting of African objects anthropologists, curators and private collectors took place in war as well ...Read more
Kihu, an economist and founder of The Bizconomist Journal suggests that a young person in Kenya has three options of breaking out of poverty or become financially independent —education, entrepreneurship and talent. Initiatives such as the 30 per cent procurement rule meant ...Read more
Gender-based violence (GBV) is a human rights violation, a public health challenge, and a barrier to civic, social, political, and economic participation. GBV is recognized as a widespread international public health and human rights issue. There is need for understanding the meaning ...Read more
So, almost 24 hours after Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi AKA Sonko made quite the speech at Ken Okoth’s memorial, and while people are choosing to talk about the alleged disrespect of the family, i can’t shake off the part ...Read more
The top 10 African countries by GDP (PPP) are: Africa, Egypt, Nigeria, South Africa, Algeria, Morocco, Ethiopia, Angola, Sudan, Libya. Kenya is 12th in the African GDP list because our economy is clearly crippled. Well… Ironically, Kenya is one of the ...Read more