We ask our youth to slash shrubs by the roadside and fall in love with a wheelbarrow while we export jobs.

If you want to know that as Africans we have failed what you are about to read is enough testimony. Before you get feelings , emotional and defensive about it here is why . I am very keen when shopping to see where an item has been manufactured. Pepsodnet toothpaste is manufactured in Vietnam yesContinue reading “We ask our youth to slash shrubs by the roadside and fall in love with a wheelbarrow while we export jobs.”

Naomi is well placed to be Magical Kenya’s international Ambassador

Kenyans negative reaction to Naomi Campbell appointment as Magical Kenya International Ambassador is completely misplaced. While each one is entitled to their opinion I also dare say that we are very bitter with everything and anything. Allow me to state a few facts. Naomi Campbell is NOT the first and will NOT be the lastContinue reading “Naomi is well placed to be Magical Kenya’s international Ambassador”

The woman who found whales in Kenya , what a cock & bull story by CNN.

” The woman who found whales” seriously ?? What a cock and bull story in 2021. How can such crap sneek through editors and producers watchful eyes. While I appreciate positive stories about my country I dont hesitate to express my displeasure when a channel like CNN with a few people who came to KenyaContinue reading “The woman who found whales in Kenya , what a cock & bull story by CNN.”

Transparency & Accountability is what we lack in Kenya & Africa

Every end year as members of a gated community ( a very nice middle income neighborhood in Mombasa made mainly of professionals) we come together and raise some money to give to our security guards and caretaker. Despite the hard times, once I made the call as their chairman the good neigbours were quick toContinue reading “Transparency & Accountability is what we lack in Kenya & Africa”

Allan Kilavuka the man giving it his all to save Kenya Airways. I salute you.

In midst of despair and thieving hands we also have a few Kenyans who can sacrifice it all to make things work. Allan Kilavuka a man who came to meet us at our offices in Mombasa when he was appointed MD Jambojet is one unique person. Since then we have maintained close contact and todayContinue reading “Allan Kilavuka the man giving it his all to save Kenya Airways. I salute you.”

The elephant that almost lost its trunk to a snare…..

As we reopened Salt Lick Safari Lodge I bumped into our usual herds of elephants that frequent the water hole that is right opposite the lounge. It is one of the closest close up you will ever get to a wild African elephant. The purpose of my post this morning is to show you theContinue reading “The elephant that almost lost its trunk to a snare…..”

Nairobi National Park (NNP) is NOT vacant land, get that into your head.

While many have been fighting for the continued and very existence of NNP we are also aware that many out there who salivate when they see any open space. They consider every open space occupied by trees , plants and innocent silent creatures as empty land and waste of space. It is clear that theyContinue reading “Nairobi National Park (NNP) is NOT vacant land, get that into your head.”

In ” New Normal ” buffets service takes a break and enter waiter service. You are now a Royalty.

This Sunday I would like to focus on reopening of hotels and the new normal that you will encounter. Folks many things have had to change but today I would like to focus on how meal service has changed. We are all used to buffets and until pre-covid lavish buffets where you are spoilt forContinue reading “In ” New Normal ” buffets service takes a break and enter waiter service. You are now a Royalty.”

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”