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“Should We Observe the Rights of All Suspects, including Violent Jihadists, and Ignore the Threat They Pose to Every Member of the Public; Should We Subordinate the Rights to Life and Security of Wanjiku (read Ordinary Kenyans) to Makaburi’s Freedom of Speech, Even when Such Speech Targets Wanjiku for Extermination?? There is No Shortcut when it comes to Security!!” – Eric Ng’eno, Director of Messaging, Presidential Strategic Communications Unit (PSCU).

April 11, 2014

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· Here and there: Serious food for thought: - · 1) The Daily Nation’s ‘The Cutting Edge’ segment (April 9, 2014) carried the following item, among others: “The threat by National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale to quit the Jubilee Coalition Government “because my people are being harassed”, alluding to the intensified crackdown on Somali […]

“I Support and Encourage the Government in Its Ongoing Efforts in Pursuit of Terrorists and Criminals Who Are Bent On Disrupting Our Way of Life and Bringing Our Economy to a Standstill; I Urge the Government to Employ Its Full Force and Never Relent Until Security Has Been Restored; The Government Must Not Be Intimidated or Blackmailed into Halting Its Counter-Terrorism Efforts; Security is Not Negotiable!!” – Former Presidential Candidate, Peter Kenneth.

April 10, 2014

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· Here and there: Serious food for thought: - · 1) A former presidential candidate and (former) MP for Gatanga Peter Kenneth penned an interesting piece (Standard, Star and The People Wednesday, April 9, 2014; and Daily Nation, April 10, 2014). · Kenneth said: “In the recent weeks, the security situation in the country has […]

“My Abiding Faith is that Our Efforts Will Find the Support of Kenyans, Whose Toughness and Resilience Are My Inspiration; Like Them, I Will Not Falter!!” – President Uhuru Kenyatta.

April 9, 2014

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· NB: In our earlier posting (April 9, 2014), we noted, among other things, that “2017 is quite far and we need to secure of country.” Of course the correct position is “2017 is quite far and we need to secure our country.” Sorry, but kindly, please bear with us. · His Excellency, President Uhuru […]

A Chameleon Will Change Its Colour a Hundred Times But Will Never Change Its Habit of Eating Flies!!

April 9, 2014

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· Caution: Leader of Majority in Parliament, Aden Duale, has recently made very dangerous statements and behaved strangely both inside and outside Parliament. · He sent his condolences, via Twitter, to the Makaburi family. · He said, angrily, in Parliament that he will name his son after Abubakar Shariff Makaburi. · He said his “people” […]

“Does the God of Terrorism Chortle (read Give a Loud Chuckle of Pleasure) in His Joy Whenever He Sees Blood Suddenly Spurt Out of Gaping Human Wounds and Profuse Tears Stream Out of Their Relatives’ Eyes??” – Veteran Journalist, Jaduong’ Philip Ochieng’ Otani.

April 8, 2014

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· Veteran journalist Jaduong’ Philip Ochieng’ Otani penned an interesting article (Sunday Nation, April 6, 2014). · Ochieng’ said: “One logical conclusion from the Scholastic definition of God is that he is self-sufficient and self-efficient. As a Seventh Day Adventist, I grew up convinced that, no matter how potent, no entity less than that could […]

“Aden Duale Has No Good Intentions for this Country Because He is Breeding Radicalisation; Duale Openly said in Parliament that He Intends to Name His Son After Abubakar Shariff alias Makaburi!!” – Dagoretti MP, Simba Arati.

April 7, 2014

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· Here and there: Serious food for thought: - · 1) The Star (April 7, 2014) carried an interesting editorial. · The editorial read: “In the last few days police have mounted a swoop on the populous Eastleigh estate in Nairobi conducting a door-to-door search for illegal weapons and foreigners without permits. · As a […]

Terrorism Threatens All Kenyans Irrespective of Religion!! Therefore, All Kenyans Must Confront the Terrorism Threat Together in One Voice!!

April 7, 2014

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· Caution: When Wakinyonga, Matheri, Wanugu, Rasta, Ruo Kimani Ruo, et cetera, are killed, nobody notices. When 14 bodies are found mutilated in Kinale forest, nobody notices. When tens of Kenyans are killed in Mathare’s Kosovo, “for being Mungikis”, nobody notices. When “Mungikis” are killed, nobody notices. · When Aboud Rogo is killed, everybody notices. […]

“Omar Hassan Omar Should Tell Kenyans What They Mean When They Say, “Justice”!! Are There Varied Categories of Justice for Different People and Religions; Is There One Form of Justice for Those Who Purport to Be Muslims and Another One for Everybody Else??” – Veteran Editor, Barrack Muluka.

April 5, 2014

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· Caution: Nominated Senator Agnes Zani and her Baringo counterpart Gideon Moi, a.k.a. Man Giddi, attended the so-called devolution conference on its second day at Leisure Lodge in Kwale as it emerged that the Council of Governors had booked hotels for all senators. · The two joined Senate Majority Leader Kindiki Kithure, who attended the […]

“With Huduma Kenya, Launched by President Uhuru Kenyatta, Recently, Kenyans Should Expect a People-Centric, Decentralised and Participatory Civil Service that Delivers With Greater Accountability, Responsiveness and Sensitivity!! That is What Good Governance is All About!!” – Jason Nyantino.

April 5, 2014

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· Caution: Governor Dr. Evans Kidero must be very careful. Services in most parts of Nairobi County have gone from bad to worse. Example: Most areas that used to get water once a week (yes, good people, once a week!) don’t get even a drop of water for weeks. Why? What has happened? · Maybe […]

“The Standard Gauge Railway Line Has the Potential to Be a Game Changer for the Kenyan Economy; It Should Not Be Allowed to Turn into a Political Football!!” – Journalist Murithi Mutiga.

April 4, 2014

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· Journalist Murithi Mutiga wrote an interesting article (Sunday Nation, March 30, 2014). · Mutiga said: “Within three years, Ethiopia will have one of the most advanced rail networks in Africa. Work on a twin-track line began on January 31, 2012. The government wants it completed and running on January 1, 2015. · To achieve […]

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