WHY RUTO WILL NEVER BE PRESIDENT.


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 →

WILL THE MOUNT KENYA REGION DETERMINE WHO BECOMES THE NEXT PRESIDENT?


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.

THE INTRIGUES BEHIND SONKO’S NOMINATION OF MIGUNA AS HIS DG


Sonko's move to appoint Miguna Miguna is a bold flash of the middle finger in the eyes of the Mount Kenya fraternity which has been silently but viciously fighting him in Nairobi.

But he isn't alone in this scheme. Sonko is a valuable player in one of the two emerging Jubilee camps. His political godfather in Jubilee is well known. Sonko is one of the main strikers in the Hustler team.

WHY THE RAILA-KALONZO SWEARING-IN THREAT IS SENDING CHILLS DOWN JUBILEE’S SPINE.


However, all weak-willed advocates of change must be reminded that the oath is the only action that can make any meaningful statement against the systemic electoral fraud and impunity in this country. Change never comes easily or as quickly as we would want it to. It needs relentless people to push for it. If the issue of electoral justice can't be addressed now, then we can as well forget about any free and fair elections in future. Of course, that will be a sure ticking time bomb whose explosion we are just postponing.

WILL KANU RULE FOR 100 YEARS?


The uneasy calm that has engulfed the country feels more ominous than a nation whose people are loudly quarrelling and calling each other names. Rather than sweep such deep-seated disquiet under the carpet and tell people to "move on," as if all is well, wise people would rather address the matter of a bungled election (read a stolen election) conclusively. Otherwise, the disquiet that we are experiencing now might make the country to dangerously implode at some point in the near future.

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