Explosion of street kids a scar on our conscience

Kenyans must start to debate the explosion of street children and families and the dangers they pose. The street children in particular must stir our conscience so that at policy and planning levels, they are factored in. Planners are acting delusional by remaining indifferent to their plight and the gr...
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Journalists must commit to promote unity, cohesion

Shadrack Mulei If Kenyans will (and I pray they won’t) resort to political violence before, during and after the August election, they will do so partly because the media will have prepared them for it. It is quite unfortunate that the local media have, largely, abandoned their cardinal principles of fa...
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Time ripe for up-scaling of renewable energy in Kenya

The talk on the importance of sustainable energy in global economies is gaining momentum in our own corporate spaces and I dare say this makes me hopeful with regard to the direction we are taking as a country. As much as we are involved in the discussions on a global scale, it is important to ...
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Folly of amending Constitution to meet selfish interests

There was a time when the clamour for a new Constitution was a fight for social justice and equity. It was a fight to curtail the powers of an imperial presidency; A fight to bring power to the grassroots; A fight to substitute a colonial constitution disguised as African. These were noble reasons for t...
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Why is world ignoring migrant slave trade in Libya?

Ross Kemp It’s a mass grave that we don’t need the United Nations to verify. Every day an average of 14 migrants, the vast majority from countries in sub-Saharan Africa, die crossing the Mediterranean. Many more see their European dream turn into a nightmare long before they’re corralled on to flimsy ru...
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