William Ruto and his Presidential running mate were discovered by ‘Deep State’ while in college and assigned ‘special duties’ By Kamau Ngotho Special Correspondent Billionaire Rigathi Gachagua is Deputy President William Ruto’s leading brain-trust in Mount Kenya. But a little known story is that Gachagua and Ruto have a shared history – and maybe common […]
Bloody hell, scrap Madaraka Day…waste of time & money!
This mid-year celebration has lost relevance, should be merged with Jamhuri Day! By Sekou Toure Otondi PhD Political Science Candidate, UoN Kenya’s national holidays have gone through interesting twists and turns since the country attained its independence in 1963, and became a republic in 1964. For a long time there was very little clarity about […]
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 […]
Lover’s Rock: Only as a woman’s slave, is a man happy
But women are expensive and the reason men work their butts off, some steal, others murder, to have enough for them to spend By Mbatia wa Njambi Visiting Thinker @UndercoverKe Broke men are lucky. Women don’t give them a second look. But why do such dudes experience worthlessness, yet rock bottom brokenness frees them from […]
Curfew manenos: When drink kaputs, barmaid is paged… pub is closed!
My biggest fear was being told “hizi dawa no mixing with alcohol for two weeks I don’t know about you, but I have assorted alcohol related fears. Just the other day I went to see Dr Koome. Issues to do with the scrotum paining like it was being sliced using a diesel power saw. My […]
Kakamega: Home of Masten Wanjala, ugali murders, chicken kills child & men marry sisters!
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. […]
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 […]
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. […]
Three angry Murumes, gate crushed, sobered up our beer-shara party
Kanana is the barmaid with a sexy voice which seduces Brayo to fuliza mobile cash, drink his rent Skonye, the counter girl with big brown eyes at the local formed a WhatsApp group for her regulars. To launch it, Prof, the drinker who comes to read novels at the local suggested in all respect to […]
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 […]