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November 1, 2017 10:21 AM My Mao suits are custom made on order from Hong Kong- Lawyer PLO

One of Kenya's finest legal minds spoke to The Nairobian. His office has the pictures of the most influential people in his life: Martin Luther King Jr, Mahatma Gandhi and Julius Nyerere. Is your admiration of Congolese freedom fighter Patrice Lumumba the source of your name? Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba is my name. Remember Patrice Emerile Lumumba was an active 9

October 25, 2017 11:16 AM Ruto sees God’s hand in lack of quorum at Supreme Court

Deputy President William Ruto on Wednesday has thanked God after Supreme Court was hit with a lack of quorum. The DP took to social media and thanked God for it by posting, “God is Great!” This is not the first time the DP is mentioning evil spirits in his tweets or speeches. In one of his comments recently, the DP claimed in Embu that the campaign slogans 7

October 20, 2017 7:42 PM Kenyans wait for Raila's crucial declaration

National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga is promising a “way forward” to his supporters on October 25, just a day to the scheduled election he insists will not happen. In speeches during rallies in Bondo and Kisumu, Mr Odinga largely preached peace, urging supporters not to attack traders and supporters of Jubilee. He specifically mentioned the Kikuyu 11

October 15, 2017 6:56 AM Why I will never support Raila or Uhuru

The first time I attended a political rally was during the July 7, 1998 Saba Saba Day celebrations at Kamukunji Grounds in Nairobi. As I listened to the speeches, I was shocked at how a young student leader, going by the name of Hassan Omar Hassan, had the audacity to abuse then President, a most feared man in Kenya at the time. The crowd roared at this and eventually 4

October 10, 2017 11:50 PM Let The President Speak

In modern societies, the media plays an important role in shaping public opinion. In modern democracies, the Commander-in-Chief's public statements can influence both the media cycle and the actions of other politicians. The reactions from President Buhari’s speech on his return from a 106-day medical leave in the United Kingdom reminded us of the polarising 4

September 30, 2017 8:31 PM WAMWERE: If we don’t move to destroy negative ethnicity, it’ll tear our country apart

In 1952, Chief Waruhiu wa Kungu of Kiambu said Kenya was swaying to and fro like a water reed in great wind. Like then, Kenya is today also swaying to and fro like a reed in the wind of negative ethnicity. Though we fought ideology of negative ethnicity to get independence, soon we started using it to fight each other for power and resources. As soon as the election 2

September 28, 2017 5:13 AM ‘I would be dead’: Britain’s Rohingyas speak out

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, London, United Kingdom, Sep 28 – For members of Europe’s biggest Rohingya community in Bradford, northern England, the news from Myanmar brings a mix of anger, fear and haunting memories of dramatic escapes from their homeland. Some 300 members of the Muslim minority have settled in Bradford in recent years under a refugee programme 9

September 22, 2017 1:04 PM Emotions run high as Moi Girls fire victim and kin are buried

Emotions ran high on Friday as the remains of Whitney Kerubo, victim of the Moi Girls School, Nairobi fire, and her grandfather Patrick Nyangweso were interred at their home in Nyamburuga village in Nyamira County. The twin burial ceremony brought together hundreds of friends, relatives and mourners who came out to pay their final respect to the two. Born in 1932, Mzee Nyangweso 3

September 21, 2017 7:13 AM Modi Wants India To Be 'Vishwa-Guru'. This Policy Belies That

There are two things about the Rohingya issue that struck me. One, the response of the central government in the Supreme Court that Rohingya refugees are a national security threat. In its 15-page affidavit, the Home Ministry has said in court that "Many of the Rohingyas figure in suspected sinister designs of ISI/IS and other extremist groups who want to achieve 6

September 14, 2017 5:21 PM On rate-cut tweets and monetary policy YouTube videos

That era may well have passed with the advent of social media. While the central bankers themselves remain rather circumspect while talking, their official communication channels are creating quite a cyber-buzz. Most of the central banks across the world are using social media platforms such as Twitter, YouTube and Facebook as a medium of communication 8