DP William Ruto (in yellow) and Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga (in blue). Tanga Tanga adherents, led by their chief online insurgent - one Dennis Itumbi, are becoming too embittered in these streets. Reason being; they feel that the government they helped form is screwing them really hard and dry. At this rate, they might... Continue Reading →
It's sad that, in this country, big money thieves are adored and revered to an extent that they're considered heroes in their backyards, instead of being shunned and treated as pariahs.
Those who have been mentioned in mega scandals, involving millions or billions of taxpayers money, are even more feared and respected here. We even defend them as "mwizi wetu!"
In countries like China, they are hanged or shot in a public arena, while in Japan they commit suicide due to the immense shame that will hang over their families, like an ominous cloud, for generations.
When will Kenyans wake to the reality that there is no messianic figure, who will come from outside, to change the status quo in this country? After every five years, we wake up at dawn to elect known thieves, drug barons and incorrigibly corrupt individuals to high office, just because they come from our tribes, then we expect people from outside the country to help us! How?
Whatever Dr Ndii's motive was, when he aptly described what the sudden surge in unearthing the rampant looting in the Jubilee government is all about, during a recent appearance on KTN's #CheckPoint; one thing is clear: it's a very difficult time to be William Ruto, if he is indeed targeted.