GOK. You truly let down our young sportsmen and women*

Waking up to Shujaa Team beating South Africa is so refreshing . 36 / 14 is NO MEAN achievement. At Rugby Sevens , we have lost to South Africa most of the time if not all the time . Truth be said , our sportsmen and women really do us proud despite the bad treatmentContinue reading “GOK. You truly let down our young sportsmen and women*”

Nairobi hotels are not in distress, if anything they are growing.

Good people I have seen a list of hotels either closing or are under duress on various chat groups. While pessimists love to share anything and everything bad please allow me to shed light as follows . Every product has a shelf life and at some point it plateus. If you don’t invigorate it thenContinue reading “Nairobi hotels are not in distress, if anything they are growing.”

Social Media Bullies…Don’t hesitate to block them .

I have seen friends deactivate their social media accounts because of bullying by characters who feel they own the cyber space. First things first. Your timeline on FB or handle on Twitter is YOUR personal space . You have been given the title deed by FB and Twitter to that space hence no one andContinue reading “Social Media Bullies…Don’t hesitate to block them .”

When shall we tap all this water going to waste ?

Masinga Dam excess water being released to avoid flooding in the locality Last weekend I travelled to Garissa for a family function. A couple of weeks ago I did ask on this same forum the best route to take . Going I opted to hit Mombasa Road till Kibwezi and took right turn to Kitui.Continue reading “When shall we tap all this water going to waste ?”

What a move by Rwanda and Qatar….

Visionary move by Rwanda and Qatar. For a long time location has been Kenyas biggest competitive edge since Kenya was considered almost the centre of Africa. 4 hours flight to any corner of Africa so KQ was well placed to exploit it. Ethiopia is also in good location but closed economy , military rule andContinue reading “What a move by Rwanda and Qatar….”

Setting the records straight on Mama Ngina Waterfront Park Myths & Facts.*

Now that the petition against the Mama Ngina Water Front Park board has been thrown out allow me to separate myths from facts . Kenya Tourism Federation Chairman was one of the members appointed to the board. I happen to be the current Chairman of KTF. The rest of the board members are all variousContinue reading “Setting the records straight on Mama Ngina Waterfront Park Myths & Facts.*”

Kenya , before the thieves showed up . Down memory lane

I rarely do a piece on a weekday but being a Friday please allow me to pen one and join me on a nostalgic trip. A few weeks ago I met a chap who is my agemate but he comes from a rich family where the dad was a very senior goverment official. To thisContinue reading “Kenya , before the thieves showed up . Down memory lane”

Time to address congestion issues at Wilson Airport . Three things must happen .

Fact. Wilson Airport is a very busy airport in this region from handling tourists to emergencies and cargo notably Miraa the stimulant headed for Somalia and Northern Kenya . The stats on domestic tourism is all bullish hence we can no longer treat Wilson as a small airport. Looking at the domestic tourism says itContinue reading “Time to address congestion issues at Wilson Airport . Three things must happen .”

It is about time Kenya Ferry Services was handed over to Mombasa County

Kenya Ferry Services connecting Mombasa to South Coast & Kwale County and then Tanzania is such a vital link. On a busy day Kenya Ferry can handle 350,000 passengers and 6000 vehicles including oil tankers carrying fuel etc. Sadly a mother and her daughter drowned a few weeks ago and it took 13 days toContinue reading “It is about time Kenya Ferry Services was handed over to Mombasa County”

Abiy Ahmed was destined to clinch The Noble Peace Prize, I saw it coming

First posted on 9th June 2018 on my Facebook Timeline While we are busy with our micro politics so much is happening around us and mainly driven by 42 year old new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. In less than 90 days he has been able to achieve the following . 1. Released most ofContinue reading “Abiy Ahmed was destined to clinch The Noble Peace Prize, I saw it coming”