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Hustler vs Dynasty: Kenya still a country of ten millionaires & ten million beggars

The poor see themselves as the good children of light fighting evil forces of darkness By Canon Francis Omondi Adjunct lecturer, St. Paul’s University Stifling the “hustler” vs “dynasty” debate will not save us from the imminent implosion resulting from Kenya’s obscene inequalities. While the debate is a welcome distraction from our frequent divisive tribal […]

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Kakamega: Home of ugali murders, chicken kills child, men marry sisters & twins met online!

Here’s why news stories range from the silly or weird to the cringe-worthy, straight-up felonies and the tragic  By Darius Okolla Researcher Kakamega dominates the locus of what would pass for interesting cultural news:  from the death of an entire lineage, tales of bullfighting, chicken kills child, cockfighting episodes, and the recent tragic student stampede. […]

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Kusota Krisi: Auntie wa Harrier’s champagne lifestyle… on chang’aa budget!

She kept her class of preferring 15 year old whiskies at my expense We don’t like visitors. Kwanza this Christmas is even worse. For one, there is that small matter of visitors not being so keen on sanitizers, washing hands and using face masks. Most have stopped ku-gota for extended handshakes and hugs. Then this […]

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Success on steroids: Which Kenyans, tell me, attained self-actualization?

 If you’re always short of bundles, you and MP Moses Kuria are in the same WhatsApp group of Basic Needs! By Mbatia wa Njambi Visiting Thinker You must have heard of a dude called Abraham Maslow. This psychologist is credited with Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs-with self-actualization as the highest level in the five tier pyramid. […]

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SportPesa: Kenyatta, Moi, Kibaki dynasties now gambling on betting!

Before its forced exit, this gaming giant was banking over Sh400 million daily–what a four star beach hotel makes annually By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Contributing Editor/Sports President Uhuru Kenyatta’s relatives are betting to hit Mega Jackpots if their sudden foray into gambling is any yardstick. They are following in the footsteps of former President Mwai […]