The government's proposal to concession the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) to Kenya Airways should be outrightly rejected by Parliament; it is a crude attempt at sugar-coating a fraudulent plan to skim public resources.
Death by starvation is the same as State terrorism. Innocent lives taken away due to wilful negligence by the State. Every year, the nation reacts to death and starvation splashed on TV screens with hollow pledges that it will not recur.
In March 2006, Mr Uhuru Kenyatta, then the Parliamentary Public Accountants Committee chairman, gave one of his most eloquent speeches while moving the motion for the adoption of a special audit report on 18 Anglo Leasing contracts valued at Sh55 billion
Few Kenyans noticed that December 10 was the International Human Rights Day to mark the day when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. There were no noticeable events to commemorate the day in Nairobi.
The President should sign the Banking (Amendment) Bill 2015 that seeks to cap commercial interest rates in the country. He should not think twice on this matter, and must not waver.
There are Kenyans who live in self-delusion. But none irks me more than people who unashamedly argue there is no such thing as marginalisation, be it regions, ethnic groups or communities.
Africa Union just celebrated 50 years since its formation ‘to promote an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa’. Whilst it has enhanced solidarity and political and economic co-operation among the countries, many would argue there is little to celebrate about.
It was big, bold and ambitious! The 2016/17 budget was the largest ever, with a planned expenditure of shs 2.3 trillion. Budget making by Treasury has evolved to become an art in official deceit.
I am a Muslim, and hence a teetotaler by choice. Islam outlaws the imbibing of intoxicants in whatever quantity, of whatever type. Although recognising some benefits of alcohol, the Quran forbids it on grounds that its harmful effects far exceed the benefits.
Your Excellency, After felicitations, I write to your good office as patriotic Kenyans who was a senior members of Public Accounts Committee of Parliament at the time the infamous Anglo-leasing contracts were unearthed, and decisions made on the invalidity of the contracts.