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”

To Kenya Railways, your notice is blanket condemnation . Recall & Review.

To Kenya Railways . I hope my note finds you in good health. Firstly it is indeed quite a while that I wrote anything about Madaraka Express but the few trips I have had with you was nothing but joy. Now I saw this notice and I wonder how you arrived at it, it isContinue reading “To Kenya Railways, your notice is blanket condemnation . Recall & Review.”

Lessons from Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s new book ” My Story”

*Lessons from Sheikh Mohammed Rashid Al Maktoum’s new book ” My Story”* These days I read alot of personal memoirs by leaders who made a difference in the lives of their people and by extension made a huge mark in the world. One such leader in our lifetime is Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.Continue reading “Lessons from Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s new book ” My Story””

South Africa a big brother tormenting other Africans.

I hate to watch any clip that has violence let alone where human beings are clobbered and burnt to death. I opened one such clip I received via WhatsApp. It was shocking, killing others simply because they are from a different country and ” YOU THINK ” they took your imaginary job. What I haveContinue reading “South Africa a big brother tormenting other Africans.”

*Mombasa is NOT on the verge of death*

While we have challenges in Mombasa I don’t entirely agree with the claim that Mombasa is on its death bed. Tourism is doing great after many years of bad times . For the first time we have 21+ scheduled international flights ( Turkish. Qatar. Ethiopian. Rwanda ) into Mombasa and close to 15 charters fromContinue reading “*Mombasa is NOT on the verge of death*”

Jobless graduates please cut them some slack…..You messed the economy.

We messed the country and the many jobs that were promised are no longer forthcoming. We now have the cheek to blame the young graduates who have worked hard and the parents who sacrificed everthing to see them through university and college. They are now been blamed for not being creative and entrepreneurial enough. WhatContinue reading “Jobless graduates please cut them some slack…..You messed the economy.”