Archive | January, 2011

FREE SPEECH COMES AT A PRICE

Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, as if he doesn’t have enough problems with the economy and the ICC, has written to the chairman of the National Cohesion and Integration Commission, Mzalendo Kibunjaia, demanding that the term ‘KKK Alliance’ – standing for Kikuyu-Kalenjin-Kamba – be banned. In this he has been joined, via a separate letter, […]

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DUTY, RESPONSIBILITY AND POWER FROM THE BARREL OF A GUN

The fallout and debate triggered by the shooting of three suspects last week on the Langata Road, Nairobi, continues. The killings were caught on camera by a passing motorist and the photographs appear to show armed police officers shooting the suspects at close range even though they are laying face down on the ground, arms […]

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JUSTICE AND THE PRICE PAID

Bar owners and beer drinkers were perhaps in higher spirits than usual this week after High Court Judge Daniel Musinga ordered the police to stop enforcing the Alcoholic Drinks Act 2010 until he gives a ruling on January 24 as to whether the Act will remain in force or be rescinded. The original order for […]

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YOUNG, GIFTED AND HELD BACK

After 24 years in power the now former President of Tunisia, Zine al-Abidine, has fled into exile to Saudi Arabia having apparently been turned away by several other countries. Lucky for him he did have at least one other option, an invitation from Laurent Gbagbo, still clinging on to power in Cote d’Ivoire, to retire […]

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IS THERE LIFE ON MARS?

The word on the street, or rather the inter-web or Internet super highway, is that the ‘leadership, governance, accountability and media watchdog’ known as Mars Group Kenya, is for the time being at least, no more. The Mars Group, formed by Mwalimu Mati former Director of Transparency International Kenya (see also http://kenyapolitical.blogspot.com/), has for some […]

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