Category : Editorial

Opinion / Editorial - 3 months ago

Raila-Kalonzo nepotism is sheer folly

IF it is true that Kalonzo Musyoka’s son and Raila Odinga’s elder brother have submitted “wind-assisted” applications for nomination to the EALA, my immediate reaction is that these are foolish moves. This cannot not possibly...

Opinion / Editorial - 4 months ago

Give GMOs a break, alcohol is a group 1 carcinogen

Every time the Health ministry weighs in on the debate on genetically modified organisms, it is almost always to effect a ban. From the recent move to stop field trials, to maintaining the earlier ban that was informed by a now discredited French stu...

Opinion / Editorial - 5 months ago

Promoting entrepreneurship in post-conflict Somalia

The euphoric reception that the election of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo elicited on February 8 is confirmation that the Somali people have faith that he has abilities to lead the change that the war-torn country faces. His election was recei...

Opinion / Editorial - 6 months ago

Negotiated democracy’s dark side

Kenyans living in Northeastern now hear of words such as negotiated democracy, council of elders and sultans.But the so-called negotiated democracy they practice has negative implications for the economy. The county governments are not given full man...

Opinion / Editorial - 6 months ago

Give solutions, not criticism

A story is told of a traveller who hired a donkey to convey him to a distant place. The day being intensely hot, the traveller stopped to rest, and sheltered under the donkey’s shadow.But there was only room for one, and both the traveller and...

Opinion / Editorial - 6 months ago

Doctors need to get off their high horse

Ihad not planned to comment on the doctors’ strike. However, after the attempt by the opposition to ride on the KMPDU strike for political relevance, I think it is important to shed light on a few facts that reveal how the issue is a problem th...