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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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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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So Close. . .

Today at 3 p.m., Air Force 1 touched down at Dar es Salaam airport in Tanzania. This is President Obama’s first visit to East Africa since he became President over 5 years ago. As expected, it was Africa-style: music, dance … Continue reading

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Kenya’s New Leadership

What Kenyans are being treated to from the new occupants of State House is quite commendable. We are seeing an eloquent, youthful and dynamic pair ready to move this nation to the next level. I admire the unity displayed by … Continue reading

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Elections, Kenya-style

It felt great to cast my vote on Kenya’s peaceful 2013 election day. The predictions making their rounds were that this would be a day to stay out of the public arena. Not so! Kenyans, I included, were ready to … Continue reading

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