It’s about time idle beach plot owners were taxed more.

This Sunday it is matters land and I am very well aware that when it comes to land debate it is always an emotional one. When land issues are brought up before you even realise things can pretty go south quickly. I am not going to discuss agricultural land it is even worse there butContinue reading “It’s about time idle beach plot owners were taxed more.”

Nationalizing Kenya Airways? We have walked that path before. Please drop the plan.

Matters Kenya Airways. While KQ team had proposed a SPV to be allowed to run JKIA it failed to get the nod and at the end the plan was abandoned. Outgoing MD made it clear, if KQ is not given the approval to take over JKIA then it will be a dead end for KQ.Continue reading “Nationalizing Kenya Airways? We have walked that path before. Please drop the plan.”

Dear Kenyan MP, your greed is now beyond the mark.

Open Letter To Our MP’s. Open Letter To Our MP’s. Dear Elected & Nominated Member Of Parliament, I hope and trust that this note finds you in good health. It is two + years since most of you found their way to that August house where laws of the land are crafted and supposedly theContinue reading “Dear Kenyan MP, your greed is now beyond the mark.”

Dear Captain Wanyama & Team , you can soar in Egypt .

Dear Captain Wanyama , Coach Migne & Team, Well the wait is over and you will be parading against the best teams in African football as you carry the hopes of a whole nation. We have always been referred to as minnows matters football but Captain you graced the Champions league finals with Totenham. InContinue reading “Dear Captain Wanyama & Team , you can soar in Egypt .”

A double decker JKIA Westlands road is simply wasting money.

I will NEVER tire saying this Addis Ababa have replicated what Bankgok has done. Sky train not a double decker road. Nairobi does NOT need a double decker road from the airport to Westlands. It’s simply waste of money. If only building a wider road could solve our traffic headache why is Thika highway alreadyContinue reading “A double decker JKIA Westlands road is simply wasting money.”

You are either a PSV ( Matatu) or TSV ( Tourist Service Vehicle ). Sorry you can’t shift lanes.

PSV Vehicles / Matatus as Tour Vans . Ministry Of Tourism & Wildlife have now banned PSVs in our national parks as along as they are not TSV qualified. TSV is Tourist Service Vehicle be it domestic or International. There are strict rules to gollow to qualify and it is managed by Tourism Regulatory AuthorityContinue reading “You are either a PSV ( Matatu) or TSV ( Tourist Service Vehicle ). Sorry you can’t shift lanes.”

Mara River Drying should be a wake up call. Reboot our brains

It is now official Mara River has virtually dried up a scenario never witnessed in the last 100 years. Myriad of factors contribute to this state and key amongst them is the destruction of Mau forest which is the source of most of the rivers flowing across the greater Mara and finally Serengeti. That isContinue reading “Mara River Drying should be a wake up call. Reboot our brains”

*Is it about time we completely privatised KQ.*

Considering the unnecessary heat the KQ / KAA proposed deal has caused is it about time we completely sold KQ. Then only serious and ethical companies will be fit enough to do business with a new KQ. Those who love cutting deals will be locked out while no more tax payers bailouts will be needed.Continue reading “*Is it about time we completely privatised KQ.*”

Eucalyptus Tree introduced in 1902 is causing havoc to our water table ( Africa In General)

I have been meaning to post my views regarding the Blue Gum tree or Eucalyptus. Last week I travelled through Central province tower on my way to Isiolo . Mount Kenya is a major water tower . Well it is now facing imminent danger. Right from Thika I noticed miles and miles of Eucalyptus treesContinue reading “Eucalyptus Tree introduced in 1902 is causing havoc to our water table ( Africa In General)”

Restoring Kibarani is a good thing but please spare us the articial turf & wildlife sculptures.

While we commend Mombasa County and our Governor H.E Hassan Joho for cleaning up our city and closure of Kibarani we must also point out when things are not moving in the right direction. Restoration of any site and more so a former dumpsite we must engage environmentalist and we are certainly not short ofContinue reading “Restoring Kibarani is a good thing but please spare us the articial turf & wildlife sculptures.”