Children, Youth Sector Loses one of the Foremost Crusaders

On Tuesday last week, Kenya and the children and youth sector in particular lost one of its upmost illustrious voices in the name of Mr. Aloys Opiyo Otieno, who until his death was the Executive Director of Undugu Society of Kenya. Aloys, as he was fondly referred to, passed on  April 6, 2021 morning while […]

Honorable Goddfrey Hilary Oduor: a lover of justice, books, and the arts

Perhaps as a herald of a future stellar career in the legal field, Godfrey Hilary Oduor Awino wrote a brilliant composition while a pupil at St. Lwanga Primary School in Mombasa titled ‘The Bell of Justice’. His teacher, seeing such a unique composition in her teaching career, had to consult her colleagues in the staff […]

Samuel Kiambi Kirima: the man who sold mysteries

When Nkunjumu Catholic Church was established in 1982, we worshipped in open air. Then the Christians built a temporary structure with ruthiru (fern) walls. Then they started fundraising to build a permanent structure. The church would hold monthly fund raisings. A lot of the Christians were small scale farmers and they would bring farm products […]

Kalonzo Musyoka eulogises his late father as a ‘street wise’ operator

Former vice president Kalonzo Musyoka recently amused mourners when he described his late father, Mzee Peter Musyoka Mairu as a street wise operator. Daring his political opponents to challenge his new political direction, the Wiper Democratic Party supremo told those who wanted to take him head on that they will soon learn that he (Kalonzo) […]

Allan Makaka: Rugby speedster makes the last dive ever into the endzone

The common consensus in the rugby fraternity is that Allan ‘Sibwor Malala’ Makaka, the celebrated rugby player who transitioned on 22 May 2020 was a speed merchant. Many are of the opinion that Kenya has never seen a player who could show his opponents a clean pair of heels like Allan. In the words of […]

Clementine Esther Wanjiku Kamunyi

On the morning of 1 August 1982 when rebels from the Kenya Air Force attempted to overthrow the government the city of Nairobi was in utter chaos. With shops looted and general mayhem reigning supreme in the city, it was the duty of the disciplined forces to restore law and order. Only the brave dared […]