Category Archives: Kenya politics

TOO Many “Christmas-es”

Based on 33 years of living in Nairobi, I have come to associate Christmas with a deserted city — no traffic on the roads, no people in the shops, offices closed and staff not showing up to work. Things basically … Continue reading

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What DOES it mean?

Kenya is in a sea of uncharted waters, and there could be a storm ahead. The current is not calm. Demonstrations are becoming more frequent and more violent. Just today while we were downtown in Nairobi, we could hear the … Continue reading

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Unprecedented

You might have heard in the news that Kenya’s recent elections in which President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner have been cancelled. The Supreme Court gave a ruling that the elections were not carried out according to the Constitution, … Continue reading

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Like a Child: Totally Honest (+Garissa visit)

Yep, after a barrage of posts during the Bible Read-a-Thon, we seem to have gone silent. Catching our breath, or allowing you to catch yours, perhaps? We will now return to several more posts on the “Like a Child” theme. … Continue reading

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Day 7: THE PROPHETS

We are glad to report good progress both in reading and fund-raising. Those who are reading, alone, have brought in $120. Another $300 has come from the international family. We thank God and all who have given. But we are … Continue reading

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A Normal Day

Tomorrow, 7th July, will be another normal day. No right-minded Kenyan would want to get anywhere close to creating chaos. The Post-Election Violence (PEV) in 2007/08 is still too vivid and no Kenyan wants to walk that path. We are … Continue reading

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When Evil Strikes

A Nairobi pastor said yesterday, “When evil strikes with death and fear, we must strike back with life and hope.” In times like this, it can be hard to believe God is really there. When terrorists attack, when a fire … Continue reading

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