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Harrison Ikunda


Listening to various Kenyan leaders speaking at a recently concluded two day anti-corruption conference at the Bomas of Kenya in Nairobi, one would conclude they are fully aware that we are deeply in trouble from the cancer called corruption in Kenya. The fiery speeches and resolve to act were indicators that something has to be …

Like many in Kenya I’m seething with a lot of anger and pain over the evil and horror visited to innocent lives at dusitD2 complex in Nairobi by terrorists on Tuesday 15th January 2019. Innocent lives were taken away and so many injured. Terrorism is a global phenomenon and no country in this world no …

Deputy President William Ruto had a very stinging statement recently on universities churning graduates in courses where they end up as maize roasters.  He put it candidly that a University should be ashamed that their graduate is roasting maize by the road side. It was very apt and strong especially coming from a top leader …

Quite often as happens in many spheres new phenomenon brings about controversies. May it be cultural, technological, political, and economic and so on. Right now there is plenty of debate on climate change. The change in global weather patterns has attracted diverse opinions and plenty of differing discourse is available. But what is not deniable …

I’m always an optimist but realistic and prudent in approach. Based on the history of the world one discovers that advancement in technology and science plus human society developments culturally, economically and politically have had a lot changes over time. It is more rapid nowadays as science and technology are changing many of our interactions …

We have had one of the toughest long campaign period to a conclusion to an election in Kenya. 2017 will go down in history as a memorable one. The campaigns themselves have left Kenya a very divided country along ethnic lines. That is not all, our country is facing myriads of problems that inevitably include …

At times I feel like giving up on Kenya, but I cannot. I love Kenya more than any other. I feel we have on of the best nations on earth. The problem is controversies after another seem to dog this nation at every turn. We always seem to have a problem with one another especially …

At times I get a feeling retired President Moi was a political giraffe as he was referred by late opposition doyen Jaramogi Oginga Odinga the father to Raila Odinga who has also come to define opposition politics and several other things that have  happened in Kenya like the new constitution. Remember Moi paved the way …

It is pretty obvious Kenyans love the devolved units. They also expect so much from them. The last general election held on August 8, 2017 is telling as much. Some of the governors who recaptured their seats and some who lost were largely attributable to performance.  Though winning or losing in others did not have …

I have long studied Politics and Economics. I have a passionate love for the two besides others disciplines like Technology, Law, History, Communication, Finance and Languages. I have studied so many things Kenya each day for a long time now. I have predicted so many things correctly not as a result of magic or some …