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.”

Nairobi Traffic Mess. We need a mass system like Bangkok & Addis. Not more roads.

Our city of Nairobi is slowly grinding to a halt and thanks to the traffic mess and clueless city fathers for the last many years . None other than Ricahrd Quest of CNN noticed the snail pace of vehicular traffic which undermines all the efforts by the goverment to attract any FDI. A couple ofContinue reading “Nairobi Traffic Mess. We need a mass system like Bangkok & Addis. Not more roads.”

KQ workers strike call ahead of Nbi/ New York inaugural flight in bad taste .

The call by KQ staff through their union to strike is in very bad taste. Very many players have worked very hard for this Nairobi / New York flight . I am not suggesting that union issues are ignored , far from it . Why does the union want to make it look like theContinue reading “KQ workers strike call ahead of Nbi/ New York inaugural flight in bad taste .”

Most of the illegally stashed funds in foreign accounts end up as unclaimed funds .

This week we came to learn that several Kenyans are hiding their wealth both lawfully gained and some illegally made in foreign secret accounts across several countries with the bulk domiciled in Europe. When I teach Governance I give the dogs analogy matters corruption in Africa. A dog and moreso the mongrels that you findContinue reading “Most of the illegally stashed funds in foreign accounts end up as unclaimed funds .”