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Of banging, bedrooms and boardrooms

  There is more than one way to skin a cat. More than one way to milk a cow. Many ways to climb a tree. Numerous paths up a mountain. And two ways to progress in your career. These two…

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The gospel according to Winnie Odinga

First things first: “Let them eat cake” is attributed to Marie Antoinette, who was the Queen of France and not a supposed princess. But in typical princess-like behavior, Winnie Odinga last week chastised Kenya’s mythical middle-class for creating slums and…

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Oh, boo hoo …blow me a whistle

I have mad respect for media folk, you know, the kind that spend hours on air talking.  It’s not as easy at looks. Yeah, it’s not like digging in a shamba – it’s probably worse. At least when you’re in…

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This is the life we’re living

There are no words to describe it. The absolute horror of it all defies description. What do you say in the face of such wanton taking of life? How do you come to terms with such complete and utter evil?…

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This man will probably run for office …

What kind of beast would – allegedly – rape an unconscious woman? Well … a human one. Last Sunday, Citizen TV aired an expose that shows a man having sexual intercourse with a woman who appeared sedated. The station identified…

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Pay our teachers what they deserve

I went to a kindergarten in Kikuyu called Fair Lawns Nursery School. We were split into two classes – baby class and bigger-baby class – or something similar along more formal lines. We didn’t live too far off from school…

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No really, what does it take to be a woman?

Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce Jenner, is back on television. Her reality show, ‘I am Cait’ is airing on the E! Network. I caught the first episode and to be honest with you, it left my stomach a bit queasy. It…

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