In politics, there are neither permanent friends nor permanent enemies. A majority of the electorate in Kenya, just like everywhere else in the world judge political matters from a surface level.
Deputy president of Kenya William Ruto.

Deputy president of Kenya William Ruto.

A dose of euphoria is enough to charge them up. They are emotionally engaged which makes it hard for them to be objective. Politicians, on the other hand,...
Politics & International Affairs
I vividly remember the post-election violence of 2007/2008 like it happened yesterday. The memories are etched in my mind like a gum stuck on a wooden surface. I had invested my emotions and energies towards the process. ezekiel-mutua In college, I was a firebrand proponent for the orange democratic movement (ODM). I distributed T-shirts. I openly debated pro-ODM policies. I was a die-hard supporter. I even volunteered to distribute cash for those who...
People & Motivation
On 10/10/2010, a tragic road accident in Gilgil took a 25-year-old quiet young man from our midst. Victor is his name. He was violently snatched from us by the grim reaper's blade. His evil intention was to wipe him off from our memories as if his name was written on sand. Grave Yet like ancient drawings, his name & memory is forever engraved in our DNA. We walk with him. He lives in...
People & Motivation

It's Monday 22nd August, we depart at 8:00 am with a group of journalists from JKIA onboard KQ  destined for Jo’Burg at the O.R Tambo international Airport. Four hours later, we touch down.

IMG_20160823_115517[1]   We are picked up by Ford Southern Africa representative, for the brand new FORD Ranger 2.2 automatic. After a brief introduction, we were chauffeured off to Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria to witness the automated assembly plant where the...
Lifestyle & Reviews

The Rise

When I started my writing career slightly over a year ago with an article that went viral, I was a champ . Caroline Mutoko, Ken Okoth Kibra MP, Boniface Mwangi, Larry Madowo, Mark Masai among other influential peeps shared the article. journalism It trended in Kenya for 3 days. I had spoken what was in the minds of many Kenyans. Dear sonko, I admire your showbiz philanthropy was the title of the...
People & Motivation
On that fateful day in March 2011, I never knew that a tragedy that would shake and disrupt my life was going to take place. The day had begun well. My career was flying high like a kite. I was a darling of my bosses. IMG_20160823_115517[1] A few months ago, I had just acquired my first car. I walked into my humble closet and chose the best suit. I then picked a colorful shirt...
People & Motivation

It’s on a Monday morning. The new week presents opportunities yet I can’t construct the first line in an article which is urgently needed by my boss. I sense fatigue from a distance. My soul craves tranquility.

The only cure is to escape the hustles and bustles of the city. Kilaguni Serena lodge calls and I have to respond. The lodge has always held this sacred place in my mind. It is one of the world’s first lodge to be built in...
Lifestyle & Reviews

In 2007 elections, I was pro-ODM (Orange Democratic Movement). I was not just pro the party but a die hard supporter too. I distributed branded ODM Tshirts in college and I openly participated in acts of evangelism for my party ODM. I believed in the course of the party.

PEV Kenya I believed that the country was going to be delivered from the hands of the ‘oppressors’ by the party that had organized itself...
Politics & International Affairs
“The type of black man we have today has lost his manhood. Reduced to an obliging shell, he looks with awe at the white power structure and accepts what he regards as the ‘inevitable position’…
kenyatta

Photo: Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta

in the privacy of his toilet, his face twists in silent condemnation of white society but brightens up in sheepish obedience as he comes out hurrying in response to his masters’...
People & Motivation

When I went for a KAG youth camp in Ukunda, Kwale County in December 2015, among the many prayers I made to God was that He would disrupt my comfort zones. I gave Him permission to use whatever method He felt was necessary, however extreme to remove me from the comfort zone in these specific areas: Career, social life, and physical fitness. I underestimated what He can do.

Dannish...
Faith & Relationships