Renowned Jommo Kenyatta era politician, J.M. Kariuki summed up the situation in the 70s when he once said that, Kenya had become a country of 10 millionaires and 10 million paupers! Over three decades later in the era of Kenyatta junior, what might have changed is the fact that the millionaires have become billionaires and a few more millionaires have been created, while the paupers have tripled. The current gap between the poor and the rich is absolutely immoral.
The brother Ocholla bashing going on Kenyan social media fueled by #KOT, has something to do with a country full of "holier than thou paragons of morality" lurking in the streets of social media, waiting to pounce on anybody who attracts their wrath and make minced meat out of him. These idle army of mercenaries are gossip-hungry and never dwell on one issue for too long. However, they know how to inflict the greatest damage with their hash tags (or is it harsh-tags?) within a very short time, before they move on to their next unlucky victim or hot topic of gossip.
Aren’t babies little angels? This is especially when they are harmless and ever smiling toddlers who haven’t yet started making you shout your voice hoarse, or answer like a million questions in a single day. Fatherhood can be a mixed bag of feelings and emotions, especially if you have a four year old son and... Continue Reading →
#Mylittlething On 25th this month, we will be marking exactly four years since the demise of Kenya’s only and Africa’s first woman to win the Nobel Peace prize. Wangari Maathai was obviously a woman who was way ahead of her time. She believed in a cause and pursued it with such a forceful... Continue Reading →
I am no enthusiast of birthdays. That is why I have always been reminded about my birthdays by those close to me and, sometimes, from very unlikely quarters like social media and companies that have a special interest in me. It is only then you hear me ask, “Oh! You mean today is my birthday?”... Continue Reading →