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*”

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….”