The Age of the buffoon leader is over

Back in 2013, I wondered whether in the likes of Gideon Mike Mbuvi Sonko, we were in for a new kind of leader. The former Nairobi governor has been severally featured on this blog. I have consistently taken the view that he is a buffoon and a fraud. In that last blog, you will see …

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Time to Re-imagine the police

The murder of George Floyd, an African American man by American police has put the global focus on the police and their role in societies. Mr Floyd was killed by a white US police officer who knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes. Now there are calls in the US to disband the police …

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No more COVID-19 news, please. I need to stay sane.

I am tired of hearing about COVID-19. The thing is, while I readily accept that this pandemic is here and that it is likely to be here for a while, I find that reading about it demobilises me to helpless paralysis. I find that after reading about that British GP’s experiences treating patients or the …

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