New VAT Law bring savings into my home!

The VAT Act became law in Kenya and was implemented in the past two weeks. With it, came an increase in a number of daily necessities that have seen major changes in my house. These commodities include Milk and Newspapers (among several others) I have not bought a newspaper in the last approximately 2 weeks …

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Can we “soup up” the National Anthem?

This article was published this past Sunday in the Daily Nation (Kenya). Last week I attended the admission into the roll of advocates of 72 new lawyers presided over by the Chief Justice of Kenya Dr Willy Mutunga. At the colourful ceremony, I noticed two important things. First, I was pleased that the Judiciary has …

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‘The Failure of Satire in Campaign-period Kenya’

My friend Stephen Derwent Partington asked me to post this on my blog (Squatting has taken on a new meaning I think – you heard it coined here first: Blog-Squatting) and since he’s so smart and I have to increase the intellectual value of this blog, I thought it a bargain to publish his work.  BY …

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WE PROTEST: #KOT Against Mps Bonus

Today, Kenyans on Twitter (#KOT) staged a protest in Nairobi, which was against the Members of Parliament awarding themselves a Kshs. 10 million per person bonus (!) At a time,when teachers struggle to live and hospitals in Kenya have no services to treat our children, the Kenyan Prime Minister, Raila Odinga is the third highest …

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