About 11 years ago, I was having a drink with the head of a parastatal in the Kibaki administration. He is a brilliant chap, well respected. We were discussing corruption. He told me about an innovative plan to inject money
Dear Mr. President, After you were elected in 2013, you called a friend of mine and asked him what you could do to fight corruption. My friend, a well-known Kenyan activist, a whistleblower and a man who once forced to
As someone who has photographed President Uhuru Kenyatta coughing and crying in the streets, l am surprised that he condones police brutality. On 1st June 2006, hawkers violently protested their eviction from the central business district. The city council called
In 2002, presidential candidate Mwai Kibaki was involved in a freak accident that could have altered the direction of our country. That accident was avoidable; the driver was speeding in the rain. Governor Gakuru Wahome didn’t have to die either.
It is not for nothing that Nigerians say a man who insults his mother when he is drunk shouldn’t blame the alcohol. During an election year, Kenyans retreat to their tribal cocoons and bare their ugly bums. The smartest Kenyans
Yesterday, acting as free citizens of this democratic republic, we exercised our constitutional right to protest. At 11am, we took to the streets, unarmed and carrying harmless placards and crosses to symbolize the people who have been killed, as a
“Police stop killing us”, shout protesters who today marched against police violence in Kenya. Prominent activist Boniface Mwangi was injured by a teargas canister in the process.