Has Kenya and Africa dodged the Covid19 bullet? My gut feel tells me Yes but let’s be cautious . Danger still lurks .

When the Covid 19 virus was first reported by WHO we all thought it will be contained and it will remain in China or at most a few neighbouring countries to China. We became all agitated as Southern China flight continued to ply the Nbi route and our very own national carrier . Can weContinue reading “Has Kenya and Africa dodged the Covid19 bullet? My gut feel tells me Yes but let’s be cautious . Danger still lurks .”

Our fresh produce farmers need protection from cartels

Open Letter to CS Munya. Governor Joho & Major Badi Early this week I posted my usual piece on my FB. I came across loads of feedback . I use FB to gauge the mood of the people on any topic and I decided to focus reports that price of onions have doubled even tripledContinue reading “Our fresh produce farmers need protection from cartels”

Tourism and travel business in Post Covid19 will not be easy but opportunities abound

On 31st December 2019 like any end year the world erupted in fireworks as we saw off 2019 to usher in a new year and quite special one for that matter with identical numbers of 2020. The last time such a year was observed was over a century ago as the world marked a yearContinue reading “Tourism and travel business in Post Covid19 will not be easy but opportunities abound”

Cut Melinda Gates some slack , direct that anger to our thieving hands in Africa

Folks I finally managed to watch the clip where Melinda talks about Africa and the covid19 crisis . It is a long interview but a clip is embedded here . I was initially upset but listening to her again and again I just don’t think she is wishing Africa death. She is worried about theContinue reading “Cut Melinda Gates some slack , direct that anger to our thieving hands in Africa”

Dear Kenyan MP, please come back from Utopia

Dear MPs , Please get down from your ivory tower and get real. Firstly as Kenyans we are NOT indebted to you if anything we helped many of you find decent jobs and in addition to that a Mheshimiwa title. Please can you for once think and act like real Mheshimiwas. Allow me to educateContinue reading “Dear Kenyan MP, please come back from Utopia”

If we are to go lockdown let’s give it a human face more so for the urban vulnerable poor.

Dear Fellow Kenyans, To defeat this global Covid19 crisis we now need to start thinking of lockdown. It is only a matter of when and not if. For a smooth lockdown we must get a few things right to make it a success more so to help the vulnerable urban poor. Firstly many of theContinue reading “If we are to go lockdown let’s give it a human face more so for the urban vulnerable poor.”

Corona Virus is testing our faith , testing our way of life . It’s disrupting everything.

This was my prayer corner today with a small mat enough for just one , a Friday a big day for Muslims many of us were left to say prayers on our own. Corona is testing our faith, corona is testing our way of life , corona is disrupting everything . Mosques started to limitContinue reading “Corona Virus is testing our faith , testing our way of life . It’s disrupting everything.”

We must enforce social distancing at the ferry crossing Mombasa.

I have heard more noise than solution on how to control the huge numbers of people crossing the ferry on foot where social distancing is ignored. My simple solution . 1. Let them queue,  maintaining the required one metre gap. The queue can stretch as far back as Pandya Hospital Roundabout. On Likoni side theContinue reading “We must enforce social distancing at the ferry crossing Mombasa.”

You have served your term , please go home.

A big NO to set up of Regional Goverments. What is Devolution ? What is the current county goverment ? Is this NOT Majimbo? Why would anyone create another layer of regional representation? If coast is to go that direction then Rift Valley will also ask for maybe 6 regions, Nyanza will follow then NairobiContinue reading “You have served your term , please go home.”

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*”