Archive | March, 2012

Fabrice Muamba: Recovering but still in intensiver care.

The Ugly Derby: Gor Mahia vs AFC Leopards

The great ‘Kenyan derby’ has been once again tainted by ugly scenes at last Sunday’s match on 18th March. All seemed well with the big crowd, there was excitement, singing and dancing before and during the first half of the game. However, during the second half at the 67th minute of the match referee David Omweno […]

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Judith Tebbutt held for seven months

THE RELEASE OF JUDITH TEBBUTT: FREE AT WHAT PRICE?

Judith Tebbutt the British tourist kidnapped from Kiwayuu Safari Village north of Lamu last September, has been released by her captors after the payment of the ransom. The Kenya Forum does not know precisely how much was paid by Mrs Tebbutt’s family – the press are quoting Sh99 million ($1,198,000) – but we fear the […]

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Article from The Daily Nation, Sept. 1991

LATEST: JOHN WARD, JONATHAN MOI, KODIPO, THE MURDER OF JULIE WARD AND THE NAIROBI LAW MONTHLY ARTICLE

Kenya Forum readers will know that following the publication of an article in the Nairobi Law Monthly supposedly by John Ward, the father of Julie Ward who was murdered in the Maasai Mara in 1988, we cast doubts as it to its authenticity. (See ‘John Ward, the Murder of Julie Ward, Jonathan Moi and the […]

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 ‘Ken Wafula, Chairman of the National Council of NGOs – ‘guiding the masses’

THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NGOs: CHAPTER 6 OF KENYA’S NEW CONSTITUTION AND PASSING THE ‘INTEGRITY TEST’

A lobby group, the National Council of NGO’s, has said it aims to block all candidates at the next election who fail to meet the ‘integrity test’ as required under the new constitution. It sounds laudable in some respects but the Kenya Forum has its concerns. The integrity test in the new constitution (Chapter 6) […]

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Government increases tax on mobile money transactions

LIFE IN KENYA: BANKING THAT WORKS; THE PRICE OF ELECTRICITY AND BLOOD; PIRATE DVDS – THE KENYAN SOLUTION; DRIVING FROM MERU; AND “SERIOUS DEATHS”

LET’S HEAR IT FOR BANKING IN KENYA! Some things really work in Kenya, in fact in some matters we lead the world. The MPESA system (for non-Kenyans – M stands for ‘mobile and ‘pesa’ is Swahili for ‘money’), the transfer of money via mobile phones, was launched in Kenya in 2007, originally to help move […]

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Who Killed Dr Robert Ouko and Why?

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