For the first time in her history, Kenya has a sitting Deputy President, who also doubles up as the defacto opposition leader, against his own government. What an ignominy! It never happens anywhere else in the world, except in Kenya. But, first things first. If William Ruto was serious about giving us a better alternative... Continue Reading →
His deviant entry into Kisii, despite the earlier opposition and protests on the ground, his language while addressing charged-up crowds, and his reference to his government in the third person voice, while criticizing it for misusing the police, are all hallmarks of opposition politics. "Walisema hustler hatakuja. Nimekuja sijakuja?" the DP, who seemed pleasantly surprised and reinvigorated by the frenzied reception he was accorded in Kisii, roared out. The crowd excitedly answered: "Umekuja!"
In her book titled “Dear Ijeawele Or A feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions,” - a book addressed to a friend who had just given birth to a baby-girl named Chizalum – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, writes: “Teach Chizalum to read. Teach her to love books. The best way is by casual example. If she sees you reading, she will understand that reading is valuable. If she were not to go to school, and merely just read books, she would arguably become more than a conventionally educated child. Books will help her understand and question the world, help her express herself, and help her in whatever she wants to become – a chef, a scientist, a singer, all benefit from the skills that reading brings. I do not mean schoolbooks. I mean books that have nothing to do with school; autobiographies, and novels and histories…
In his unguarded emotional moment yesterday, an angry Murkomen revealed what he has all along thought about Uhuru. He thinks Uhuru couldn't be anything today, not even a village elder, were it not for William Ruto and his lieutenants.
During the time when the so called Jubilee "dynamic duo" wore matching shirts, trousers, ties - and God knows what else was matching under those shirts and trousers; Ruto was a co-president in every respect, except by name. Now, their bromance is clearly over and the once tight Uhuru ruto relationship is unmistakably in tatters. Theirs was akin to a man trying to share a woman with his boss. You know how such situationships usually end up. That was Ruto's POLITICAL SUICIDE MISTAKE #1.