East Africa’s First Real Soap Coming soon

I intensely dislike Soap Operas – revise that: I hate soap operas. I do not understand why tele-novellas are popular in this region. In fact, I tend to feel my braincells dying every time I watch them. But, my friend Alison Ngibuini has been working on one that I have a feeling is a real …

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Why hasn’t the vice-president moved into his house?

Should we consider whether the project was ill-concieved?   Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka is an unfortunate man at many levels. Not only has he found himself with challenges of credibility on numerous occasions – not least of which is the adventure of touring African countries trying to dissociate Kenya from the ICC prosecution by Louis …

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Stop! Let’s take a moment to think about education

Boy, it has been an eventful decade since “the second liberation”, hasn’t it? President Mwai Kibaki is coming on to the sunset of his presidency and perhaps his 5-decade long political career. In his portfolio as he retires to his 1000 acre Sasini Estate farm in Mweiga, Nyeri will be a legacy unmet by his …

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