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Ways to Promote Equity for Women

Everyone has a critical role to play to promote equity for women in Kenya. We should create supportive environments for women in our communities. This will help the women to thrive and we can achieve … Continue ReadingWays to Promote Equity for Women

We Should Overhaul the Police Service in Kenya

The Kenyan media reports cases of (alleged) members of the police service in Kenya shooting suspected criminals regularly. One of the usual narratives is that the suspect had a gun and the police had to … Continue ReadingWe Should Overhaul the Police Service in Kenya

Adults Should Teach Children to Fight Corruption

The most basic element that constitutes the nation is the family. A nation is a large group of people that share common descent, history, culture, or language, inhabiting a particular country, state, or territory. The … Continue ReadingAdults Should Teach Children to Fight Corruption

The Police Service in Kenya Wants Motivation

The National Police Service in Kenya threatens occasionally to take part in go-slows to pressure the government to increase their salaries. Some of these go-slows bear fruits while others do not materialize. They complain often … Continue ReadingThe Police Service in Kenya Wants Motivation

Activism has Become Unpopular in Kenya

When people talk about activism in Kenya, it mostly sounds as if it is a bad thing. The reason is that activism (especially political activism) has acquired a negative image. The actual meaning and intention … Continue ReadingActivism has Become Unpopular in Kenya

Budget Forums in Kenya More than Food & Per Diem

People receive a budget in budget forums. A government budget is a document presenting the government’s proposed revenues, spending and priorities for a particular financial year. The legislature passes the budget and the chief executive … Continue ReadingBudget Forums in Kenya More than Food & Per Diem

Kenyans’ Carefree Attitude Erode’s Development

Someone asked on Facebook whether some projects the national government unveiled were under the national government or the county government. One person commented saying. “Who cares? Service delivery is what people need, not where it … Continue ReadingKenyans’ Carefree Attitude Erode’s Development

The Youth are Puppets for Politicians

The general elections see a massive turnout from Kenyan youth every five years. The youth make nearly two-thirds of the total registered voters. They take the credit for giving the most votes to any political … Continue ReadingThe Youth are Puppets for Politicians

Many Kenyans Are Politically Naïve and Untaught

What does it mean to be literate? It is the ability to read and write. Yet, many literate Kenyans suffer from ignorance, brainwash, and herd mentality. They do not have the ability to think in … Continue ReadingMany Kenyans Are Politically Naïve and Untaught

Kenyan Politics Lack Professionalism and Insight

For Kenyan politics, what you vote for is what you get. Democracy in Kenya does not produce many prudent leaders. It is garbage in, garbage out. The dominant politics in the country are ethnic and corrupt … Continue ReadingKenyan Politics Lack Professionalism and Insight

Who Cares About Street Families in Kenya?

It is early morning on the day after Christmas. The time is around 4.30 a.m. I am walking along Moi Avenue in Nairobi heading to The Bus Station (BS).  The city streets are almost empty. … Continue ReadingWho Cares About Street Families in Kenya?

Why CDF Mentality About Legislators Prevails

Kenyans still suffer from CDF mentality despite the progressive changes brought by devolution. This new form of governance revolutionized leadership and governance, especially at the local level. The ‘new’ Constitution reinforces the principle of separation … Continue ReadingWhy CDF Mentality About Legislators Prevails