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Rethinking Kenya’s electoral system and why tyranny works

In reality, the “law of large numbers” or the “tyranny of the majority” may still prevail.

Putin has good reason to be scared

His essay an almost desperate plea for preservation of order embodied in UN, UNSC rules

Stronghold for Africa’s elephants is under certain threat

The future of Elephants is in the hands of everyone.

Enforce police roadblocks, or remove city lockdowns

The lockdowns of Mombasa and Nairobi are futile if citizens bypass police roadblocks ...

No easy way to reopen economy

This virus has many surprises, some of which are only now being revealed.

Rethink Africa's agricultural funding models

Reject vested interests obsessed with technological fixes damaging soils and livelihoods.

Wife material label is a scam

You are being prepared for labour without love.

Global wake-up call

In the face of these fragilities, world leaders need to be humble.

Re-imagining Kenya and creating a new civic culture

• Kenya has experienced moments of monumental change. • Three of them stand out as ...

Teen pregnancy: Implement dormant health policies first

A problem we'd rather ignore than confront and find solutions to.

A time for some reality checks

Our bodies need rest. Our land needs rest.

NCPB scam: Who was the mastermind?

Since the Unknown received a bigger chunk, he must be the one behind the plunder.

Development will come from the countryside

Invest in rural areas and create jobs for young people and markets for local ...

Reopening schools a daunting mission

Covid-19 has laid bare decades of woeful underinvestment in country’s learning resources.

Ethnic profiling ends in misery

We should be a country that encourages meritocracy, substance in appointment to public ...

Mediation Bill will bring justice faster

It would speed up justice in Kenya if civil suits first went for arbitration as proposed ...

Leader

Enforce police roadblocks, or remove city lockdowns

The lockdowns of Mombasa and Nairobi are futile if citizens bypass police roadblocks ...

Development will come from the countryside

Invest in rural areas and create jobs for young people and markets for local ...

Mediation Bill will bring justice faster

It would speed up justice in Kenya if civil suits first went for arbitration as proposed ...

Nationalising Kenya Airways is welcome

KQ’s market share has shrunk tremendously within a short period

Tanzania going backwards on freedom of expression

The danger of cracking down on freedom of expression in Tanzania is that it becomes ...

Fix IEBC transmission problems before 2022

Most of the IEBC's problems in 2017 were technical but they have not yet been fixed for ...

Dealing with locusts needs international cooperation

The successful campaign to eradicate locusts in the Horn of Africa demonstrates the need ...

Star Blogs

Our woes won’t be solved by outsiders but Kenyans

It is time to prove to humanity that we as a people can stand together

Evidence-based plans will help curb teenage pregnancies

Teen parents more likely to be poor as adults

Why law takes long to catch up with the rich

Not very often do you hear of a Kenyan politician being sentenced to jail.

Elders role in fighting violent extremism during pandemic

They play a dual role of managing the health and security needs of their communities.

Duale's exit speech in the National Assembly

"Allow me to unconditionally ask for forgiveness to anyone I may have offended."

Security neglected as guards focus on screening visitors

Guards now tasked with taking temperature and offering sanitiser.

Children exposed to adult content while learning online

Parents may not always be available to supervise learning.

Only value for money budgeting, strict fiscal discipline ...

It is estimated that almost a third of the budget is lost yearly to wastage and graft

Columnists

Putin has good reason to be scared

His essay an almost desperate plea for preservation of order embodied in UN, UNSC rules

Wife material label is a scam

You are being prepared for labour without love.

No easy way to reopen economy

This virus has many surprises, some of which are only now being revealed.

Rethink Africa's agricultural funding models

Reject vested interests obsessed with technological fixes damaging soils and livelihoods.

A time for some reality checks

Our bodies need rest. Our land needs rest.

NCPB scam: Who was the mastermind?

Since the Unknown received a bigger chunk, he must be the one behind the plunder.

Teen pregnancy: Implement dormant health policies first

A problem we'd rather ignore than confront and find solutions to.

More Opinion

Transformation of public service workplace

Remote working will translate in cost savings for the government.

International cooperation key to hooking big fish

It is not a job for the impatient or the lazy.

US tech restrictions ill-considered

Consumer will suffer because ability to switch, mix and match products will disappear.

Food system has failed the test

We store little. We add value to little. We lose a lot to poor pest control.