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Nyayo philosophy should spark rebirth of a great nation

During my pre-teens, I stayed with my father in a bed-sitter in Githurai, Nairobi. Life was so difficult that we initially used to cook in a tin since my father didn't have money to buy a new sufuria...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 10th Feb 2020
  • 19
This is how Agribusiness can replace coal

While attending the just ended and most successful Pakistan-Africa Trade Development Conference in Nairobi, I noted how Pakistani top investors were quite keen on knowing whether Kenya's energy was reliable. Although our installed electricity generating capacity of 2,370 MW enhances our energy reliability, there is still a lot of room for improveme...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 1st Feb 2020
  • 38
This is why courts must be your favourite places

Have you heard about potholes on the road that lead to grisly accidents? Or injuries in public places due to poor health and safety procedures? Worse still of elevator related deaths where doors open up into an exposed chute? Whenever such happen, we typically call it an accident, thank Almighty God for safety and shockingly forget that God Himself...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 4th Jan 2020
  • 16
Insist on integrity more than just fleeing from corruption

On August 15, 2017, a press release from the Kenya National Highways Authority announced that they were 'set to roll out the construction of the 473km Nairobi - Mombasa (A8) Expressway.' This high-speed road would be financially supported by USA's Overseas Private Investment Corporation and Export Credit Agencies, and built by Bechtel International...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 17th Dec 2019
  • 20
We must demand accountability in church and politics

In 1968, British musician Dusty Springfield released a song known as 'the only one, who could ever reach me, was the son of a preacher man.' On this score, I could have reached her, because I am a son of a preacher man. My father, Bishop David Kalua was and is still a preacher....

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 9th Dec 2019
  • 48
Kenya can be great with more women at the high table

I recently officiated the annual graduation ceremony of Kitui Institute of Development Studies. The excitement of the graduating students was palpable as they sat glorious in their flowing graduation gowns. My own thrill hit the roof when it turned out that the top five graduands were female. These young women had approached their studies with utte...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 5th Dec 2019
  • 24


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