1. Jaindi Kisero: State mustn’t breach investors’ trust

    Long term, we will need to debate the effectiveness and equitability of food subsidies.

    maize farmers
  2. Macharia Gaitho: Kenya no longer one-party state

    The basic freedoms underwritten by the Constitution are not gifts or favours from the government

    President William Ruto (left) and Azimio leader Raila Odinga.  
  3. Kaltum Guyo: Corrupt leaders can’t cast first stone

    Corruption has left most key institutions in Africa such as health, education, trade and investment in total disrepair.

  4. Makau Mutua: Kenya Kwanza’s arrogance of power

    Often, when Mr Ruto and Mr Gachagua speak, you would think they own Kenya. The spoken word and body language say it all.

    President William Ruto, Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua, Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi at State House
  5. Sunny Bindra: Listen to what this father advised his son for success in business 

    Street food is a bigger, more interesting phenomenon, though, and tells us a lot about personal endeavour and societal uplift.

    Muslim devotees crowd to buy food in a market on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Peshawar
  6. Gitau Warigi: For its mandate to endure, the ICC must exercise prudence and tact

    The Putin indictment fuels the old argument that the ICC is a tool of Western imperialism.

    Russian President Vladimir Putin
  7. Karuti Kanyinga: In Kenya and most of Africa, conflicts always benefit politicians

    Resources of all types, therefore, are at the heart of many conflicts and politics. We know this even by looking at politics in Kenya.

    Protesters run away from water released by a police’s water cannon vehicle during a mass rally in Kibera
  8. Irungu Kang'ata: Raila should strive to appeal to Ruto’s base

    Mr Odinga's claim that the election was stolen can only appeal to his base. It does nothing but alienate him more from Ruto’s supporters.

    Opposition leader Raila Odinga addressing the demonstrator in Eastleigh Nairobi on March 20, 2023. 
  9. Sekou Owino: How the law treats children who commit heinous crimes

    Last week, a 13-year-old girl was stabbed by two classmates aged 12 and 13 years in Germany.

    Court gavel
  10. Peter Kagwanja: Winter of discontent spells doom for Africa’s regional powers

    The coincidence that the protests took place the same day in the five nations has given legs to the theory that there was a hidden external hand.

    Kisumu protests


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