Category: NATIONAL POLITICS

Political Analysis and opinion pieces not specific to a region, are general in nature and of national importance

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...
Political Parties In Kenya: Reality Or Myth

Political Parties In Kenya: Reality Or Myth

Assuming you didn’t know, there are 42+ ‘registered political parties’ in Kenya. Kenya has 42 tribes, which means each tribe has their own political p...
A Brief Look At CORD’s Achievements 4 Years Later

A Brief Look At CORD’s Achievements 4 Years Later

Now that it's apparent CORD is being folded to usher in NASA, it's only fair we reviewed the opposition coalition. Let's look at what the principals a...