I take this rare opportunity to invite readers to the blog, "BIRD'S EYE VIEW". This blog provides a platform for discussing topical issues that affect our society on a day to day basis. These may be social, economic, political or religious issues; only that we intend to take this a notch higher by scrutinising the... Continue Reading →
Let’s face the elephant in the room. The new Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) System of Education in Kenya is simply untenable. For starters, it is making education so punitive on the Kenyan parents and a majority of them are suffering silently. The Covid-19 pandemic that is currently ravaging the globe hasn’t made things any easier... Continue Reading →
Both the outgoing president, Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, and his immediate predecessor - Retired president Mwai Kibaki - come from the Mountain region. Uhuru’s father, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta (The Burning Spear) was the republic’s first president. This makes the late Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi the only non-Kikuyu president to have ever ruled this country. Rightfully so, this is such a big deal in a country that is as ethnically polarized as ours.
Kenyans have made hilarious jokes and shared funny memes online about the “bottom up” economic model being propagated by DP Ruto’s political wing. Listening to UDA mandarins struggle to explain what this BOTTOMS UP 🦔 animal looks like can pain your ears. They yap a lot, even when it is obvious that they know NADA... Continue Reading →
It’s laughable how some people have already predicted a Ruto win in the 2022 presidential elections, following the neck-to-neck run between Jubilee and its UDA offshoot, in the just concluded Kiambaa by-election. Let’s debunk this myth a little bit. First; by-election results from a single constituency, in one region of the country, can never be a conclusive sample of how things pan out in a general election. It’s not scientifically practical. A general election is too complex an exercise. It’s a different kettle of fish altogether.