Author: Samson Ogola

Samson Ogola has asked repeatedly to be called “His Royal Awesomeness,” but no one listens to him. So, he settles for Founder of Raw Politics. Poor man. ;-). Anyway, I make sense for a living.

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Luo Unity: What It Should Mean

Luo Unity: What It Should Mean

Let it be noted from the onset that yours truly is not against Luo Unity. He just doesn’t buy into what is being peddled currently. As things stand, o...
Understanding Odingaism: The Ideology

Understanding Odingaism: The Ideology

Writing anything 'negative' about the Odinga's and their ideology i.e. Odingaism has never been a walk in the path, especially for a Luo. The negativi...
Why We Should All Vote Mike Sonko

Why We Should All Vote Mike Sonko

You all know I had promised to ‘let Sonko be’ for the sake of his friendly supporters. Well, I’ve decided to do more; stand in solidarity with #TeamSo...
Instances Of Political Double Standards In ODM

Instances Of Political Double Standards In ODM

A visit to Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) website will leave you inspired. It's filled with messages of hope and love for country. ODM, to a strange...
Uhuru’s War On Corruption

Uhuru’s War On Corruption

I know now is not the best time to write anything positive about Jubilee Government, let alone President Uhuru Kenyatta's role in fighting corruption....
Why The Fight Against Corruption In Kenya Has Failed

Why The Fight Against Corruption In Kenya Has Failed

I'm writing this piece as one who has suffered because of corruption and also enjoyed the 'few associated benefits'. As they say, he who comes to equi...
How To Handle Historical Injustices In Kenya

How To Handle Historical Injustices In Kenya

Kenya, like any other country, has a dark past she is struggling to erase. I'm not taking about crimes committed by the colonialists, but those perpet...
Of Boniface Mwangi And Kenyan Activists

Of Boniface Mwangi And Kenyan Activists

I did not intend to say anything regarding Boniface Mwangi but indulge me. Money corrupts. Anyone who has had a taste of it will tell you, it really g...
5 Reasons Why CORD Has Failed So Far

5 Reasons Why CORD Has Failed So Far

In her book the 'Brushstrokes of a Gadfly', E.A. Bucchianeri says 'an acquaintance merely enjoys your company, a fair-weather companion flatters when ...
Why Raila Is Yet To Be President

Why Raila Is Yet To Be President

It's a cold Saturday morning and yours truly is at a Tea Kiosk, one of the very many in our 'estate'. Then comes in this guy (he looks distraught), wa...
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