Words that get you thinking.
  1. Gabriel Oguda: This holy month, let’s fast and pray for our country

    Our previous prayers might have fallen on dry rock.

    Ramadhan
  2. Eric Ng’eno: Of a convulsed House, unstoppable Executive and collapsing democracy

    The assembly of this country’s worst nightmare is underway, right before our disbelieving eyes.

     Senate and National Assembly
  3. Magesha Ngwiri: Oligarchy or democracy gone bad?

    Now many politicians are raring to join what they think is the “winning ticket” a year to the elections, and they have little time for anything else.

    Uhuru Park, Nairobi
  4. Njoki Chege: Kenya is ready for a woman Chief Justice

    This time, Martha Koome, Prof Kameri-Mbote and Alice Yano have put themselves out there for the top job.

    Justice Martha Koome, Alice Yano Jepkoech, Prof Kameri-Mbote
  5. Faith Oneya: Defilement by any other name is still defilement

    When a girl or boy is defiled, love is not in the picture.

  6. Abdilatif Adan: Time for generational change in northern Kenya leadership

    Many promising young leaders have fallen by the wayside as they don’t get the backing of the elders.

    Somali elders
  7. Mutuma Mathiu: Suluhu must seize the moment

    President Hassan has a fantastic opportunity to leave her mark in this world and to blaze the trail for women in the region.

     President Samia Suluhu Hassan
  8. Peter Mwaura: Unmasking of interviewees for CJ vacancy and media impact

    The interviews have been marked by candour, plain talk, straight shooting and physical unmasking of the candidates.

    Prof Olive Mugenda
  9. Readers' feedback: Exposing people on matters of religion, sexuality not right

    While a discussion on religion in Kenya is ripe, let the discourse be well guided and well researched.

    Dr David Owuor
  10. Charles Onyango-Obbo: Down south, Somalis face an old problem but won’t blink

    In recent days, immigrant spaza shop owners, mostly Somalis, have been driven out of Atlantis, in South Africa’s Western Cape.

    Alexandra township

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