However, the bottom line is; the "boy shaod" will be getting tonnes of free marketing in the next few days. Even those who have never heard of his existence will be seeking to know him better and probably download some of his songs. Ideally, that kind of marketing could cost several tens of millions. In other words, Ringtone Apoko will be riding on the back of Zari Hassan - the boss lady's fame for a while, not only in Kenya but in the entire of East Africa and beyond. Get the point?
If we were serious about cancelling exams because of cheating, then the entire last year's KCSE exams should have been cancelled ASAP. Punishing a few among many thieves is not a solution. What we are teaching those who stole the exams and got away with it is that, it is ok to steal so long as you don't get caught! That the end justifies corrupt means!
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 →
The mood of the audience in the Bird's Nest is pregnant with expectancy. You can almost tell that something phenomenal is about to happen as the big man takes a few steps backwards then charges forward like a mad rhino. His javelin is held aloft as he gathers momentum. His last... Continue Reading →
The recent shutdown of four major TV stations, belonging to three topmost media houses in the country, due to a digital migration dispute exposes the Jubilee government’s incompetency in safeguarding the citizens’ interests. The digital migration might have been intended for the common good of the citizens, in the long run, but the way in... Continue Reading →