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Nairobi’s Next Governor? Sakaja Throws Hat in the Ring for 2022

Sakaja who is born and raised in Nairobi requested residents to give him the opportunity to serve them in the position of governor. He stated that he would implement great changes in the city that would create opportunities to eliminate urban poverty rampant in many estates of Nairobi.

End of Sonkoism? Mike Mbuvi Comes Crashing Down After Meteoric Rise

While politicians in the country had long built followings based on tribal arithmetic, Sonko did it differently.

True Leadership is Demonstrated in Times of Crisis

Kenya is facing a monumental crisis, and in a few weeks time, it will probably be the biggest test the country has ever faced. How we navigate it depends on our leaders.

Kiunjuri Was a Dead Man Walking and He Knew It

Kiunjuri appeared to be more keen on politicking than discharging his duties as Cabinet Secretary

Critical Issues that the Next Constitution Must Address

The BBI is expected to hand over its report to President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga in the coming days

Census Results Put Tyranny of Numbers Upside Down

Despite common misconceptions that some regions in Kenya are populous, census results prove they are not

Curious guest at Mike Sonko’s father anniversary

Nairobi County Deputy Governor nominee Agnes Kagure Kariuki pulls a first one on her rivals by showing up at Mua farm in Machakos County

Bleak projections as political standoff persists

While businesses can prepare for short-term uncertainty created by the elections, they can’t do much about protracted turmoil and violence

State House winner faces mixed economic bag

A decision on whether to remove capping of the interest rates will be among the priorities as well as jump-starting growth in agriculture, managing national debt and how to handle expected oil exports

Private sector in turmoil as election blues take toll, survey shows

According to the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) survey released by Stanbic Bank and HIS Markit, the fall in output recorded last month the third contraction in the past four months and the fastest recorded since the inception of the series in January 2014