Jubilee Could Face A ’47 Vs 1′ 2017 Contest

When President Uhuru Kenyatta spent a month working from State House in Mombasa and touring various parts of the Coast region, Siaya Governor Cornel Rasanga suggested the President was on… Read more »

Tribe and Patronage: Bitter Fruit Of The Gikuyu-Kalenjin Union

As we saw last week, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta’s decision to abandon the Pan African movement’s foundational ideals immediately he took office as head of state had significant implications that continue… Read more »

The real Eurobond story, according to PS Dr Kamau Thugge

Dr Kamau Thugge’s career didn’t peak at the Treasury. In fact, he has had a long spanning career in finance, having worked at reputable organisations such as the International Monetary… Read more »

Single lady in Nairobi: Have you met the Muthaiga Map Guy?

This is a true story from a friend. So if you have met the Map guy from Muthaiga, stand up and be counted. Every time I remember this story, I… Read more »

Anyone who writes off Sonko in Nairobi politics will be making a huge mistake

The other day, on a visit to the small town of Munami in Mumias, something striking stood out from the names of local restaurants. The biggest tavern in the town… Read more »

Battle to oust Alfred Mutua will be vicious- Kilonzo Jnr

Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua first gained public attention through a memorable travel column in a local daily. But when he was appointed government spokesman, the general consensus among opposition politicians… Read more »

Anne Waiguru: Why Ndii is wrong on what Magufuli presidency means for Uhuru’s reign

The Opposition and its sympathisers have of late been conjuring up images of a country collapsing An interesting phenomenon is playing out in the United States’ current electoral season. Contrary… Read more »

Local university graduation ceremonies resemble village funeral events

Shambolic, chaotic, disappointing, miserable, disorganized best describe the planning and execution of the Maseno University graduation ceremonies that occured on the 11th December 2015 at the main campus grounds last… Read more »

Summer Bunnies: Kenyans who live in the diaspora and come during the holidays are in town [VIDEO]

Summer bunnies is a term coined to describe Kenyans who live in the diaspora and come during the holidays to spend time with family and friends. December passes for the… Read more »

The huge chance Kenyatta Lost in the Raila –Eurobond saga

The debate that has dominated the headlines in the country has been the contested acquisition, transfer and disbursement of proceeds of the government’s multi-billion shilling Eurobond loan. Especially of interest… Read more »

Coffee baron Pithon Mwangi’s gold-plated Coffin meant to last 100 years stolen in two days

Coffee baron Pithon Mwangi’s gold-plated coffin impressed those who attended his funeral in the sleepy Kambirwa Village in what was then Murang’a District. The Coffee Board, where he had served… Read more »

From auditor to receiver manager: How Deloitte left KPCU miller in tatters

A leading audit firm, Deloitte Consulting, forsook Kenya Planters Co-operative Union (KPCU) at its hour of need and walked to the side of Kenya Commercial Bank in a classic case… Read more »

Omens, from James Baker down, were stacked against farmers and their union

It was just after lunch. The meeting had been called to approve the purchase of a new coffee mill valued at tens of millions of shillings. But not all board… Read more »

Looting of Kenya’s giant coffee union

State House flew cover for dangerous cartel that plucked KPCU like chicken Even at its nethermost, the Kenya Planters Co-operative Union (KPCU) could access close to Sh1 billion ($9 million)… Read more »

How to get wealthy in the next 12 months

We all want to do something new, bigger and better next year instead of just making – and failing to keep – the same resolutions year in, year out. Many… Read more »