Ken on 27th May

President Uhuru recently addressed Kenyans living in the UK at the London Intercontinental hotel. This was during the London conference on Somalia.Here, Uhuru opened up about his life as president, and all the privileges it had taken away from him. He described how anti-social a job, the presidency is. His private life is over, and he cannot do as...

Ken on 24th May

Last Tuesday, Nairobi’s governor Evans Kidero celebrated his 56th birthday. The ceremony was held at the Evans Kidero Centre in Kileleshwa, Nairobi. Guests were treated to lots of Moet Champagne and of course the cake. Kidero is Nairobi’s first governor in the new devolved government, and has already gotten himself a reputation of strictness...

Ken on 24th May

By Daniel Nzia Machakos, Kenya: Machakos County will take a big leap in the fight against crime by establishing a modern forensic laboratory. Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua said his government has set aside Sh100 million to fund the project, the first of its kind in Kenya. “We have decided to come up with this ambitious project to ensure speedy...

Ken on 23rd May

This is the list of the most notable persons TJRC has recommended either they be investigated or prosecuted. Leading is President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto. 1. President Uhuru Kenyatta  –  Incitement during the Post election violence(PEV) 2. William Ruto  – Land Grabbing and PEV 3. Kalonzo Musyoka – lLand...

Ken on 23rd May

Even after losing the election to Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Odinga has continued being a target for attacks. His decision to continue making political comments has not helped the situation.Before March general elections, Raila was undoubtedly the most hated, yet arguably the most loved politician. Those who hated him did so with a passion and his followers...

Ken on 23rd May

A Capital FM reporter happened to bump into one of those people who can’t wait to have a TV camera in font of them. This luhya guy (whose name I can’t recall), was visibly frustrated that President Barack Obama has snubbed Kenya in his African tour next month. The arguments he makes are both illogical and funny, but going with the views...

Ken on 23rd May

The Daily Nation has today published a copy of the US$300,000 (Sh25.14 million) invoice, for leasing a luxury jet for Deputy president William Ruto. According to the paper, the invoice was submitted to Ruto’s office by VistaJet.  The invoice is dated May 15, and it contradicts Ruto’s claims that his office paid only Sh 18.5 million.  The...

Ken on 22nd May

Former Kibwezi member of parliament Kalembe Ndile, who proudly calls himself ‘mwana wa squatter’, loosely translated to the one who was born in a squatter family, is among those mentioned in the TJRC report released to the public on Wednesday.In the book, Kalembe Ndile: My Squatters, My Struggles, My Dream, written by journalist Peter...

Ken on 22nd May

By David Odongo A top Anti- Banking Fraud Unit officer and a senior city cop have been linked to the thriving pornography business in Nairobi.Police sources say the man based at the Central Bank of Kenya is a major investor in the sex sector while the security chief uses his extensive connections to offer protection. The revelations come as Kenya...

Ken on 22nd May

Kenya’s GDP (2011) was 33.62 billion US dollars. Our neighbours Tanzania and Uganda have GDPs of 23.87 and 16.81 respectively. Our brothers in West Africa, Ghana, have a slightly higher GDP than ours at 39.2.Our more developed brothers, South Africa, have over ten times our GDP, at $408.2 billion. For us to understand the real meaning...