Political Enterprise- An Authoritarian Way of Rule

Pablo Escobar, the Colombian drug lord, once wanted to join a country club. He approched it but the board of directors refused to approve his request because “coke occupation preceded his reputation”. Even though Pablo had (more) money like them, in him the club’s conservative elites saw a man who lacked pedigree, a standing that […]


Conspiracy Theory- in Political Sphere

Conspiracy theory. Merriam Webster defines it as “a theory that explains an event or set of circumstances as the result of a secret plot by usually powerful conspirators”. It is a political ideology that floats speculation without an ounce of truth to it. It uses classical propaganda and the science of spinning fib to influence. […]


YouTube Launches Its Own TikTok Rival in India, As LG Unveils Smartphone With Swivel Screen

YouTube has announced it will test a beta version of its new TikTok rival in India. YouTube Shorts will limit videos to 15 seconds, and the platform will feature creator tools that are similar to Chinese-owned TikTok’s. India banned TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps in June as border tensions rose between the two countries. […]


TikTok Struggles To Remove Widely Shared Suicide Video Clip

Video-sharing site TikTok is struggling to take down clips showing a man killing himself. The footage, which has been circulating on the platform for several days, originated on Facebook and has also been shared on Twitter and Instagram. TikTok is hugely popular with young people – and many have reported coming across the video and […]


Ann Nyakio: The love language.

Just how much should one love another person? Forget about the brotherly love for a second, will you? Is there a measure of how much one loves? I always ask myself these questions, again how much love are you supposed to bestow to your significant other? I mean there is so much required from one […]


Baseless critiques, The Culture of Shaming.

We live in a shaming culture, society, community and world. Do ten good deeds and nobody talks about it. Do one bad deed, the entire world knows. Where we are judged by how we look physically but nobody bothers to look deeper beyond the brave mask and fake smiles that we put on and notice […]


Geoffrey Ogutu: Insight into spiritual awareness, a must read.

The spiritual conviction to adhere to particular doctrines without posing a question is a dry joke some church goers seem to get so well. Others like myself wonder what concoction some modernised churches serve its attendees that none seem to question a crappy deal. In countless occasions, congregants have continued to see juice in some […]


Dorothy Chepkoy: How to live with a Narcissist

A narcissist is a person who has an excessive interest or admiration of themselves and often think the world revolves around them. Narcissism is a personality disorder often overlooked. They believe in the idea that they are always right and should never be contradicted and that anyone who disagrees with them is their enemy. They […]


Open Letter to President Uhuru Kenyatta From a Poor Student

Dear Sir, Greetings! In March 2020, you ordered the closure of all learning institutions. Students came home with hopes of resuming learning sooner and In fact, the majority from colleges and universities carried few clothes, thinking it was a normal short holiday. Today, more than five months later, there are ongoing speculations and actually a […]


The 1969 Kisumu Massacre, Was this Kenyatta’s deliberate plan?

In 1969 Jomo Kenyatta made a two-day planned trip to Western Kenya. First, he toured Western Province then headed to Nyanza where he’d “open” New Nyanza General Hospital, a project funded by USSR in Kisumu. At the time of this unforgettable trip, political temperatures were high in Nyanza given that Tom Mboya was assassinated few […]