By Martin Plaut Financing Al-Shabaab operations As the forensic experts sift through whatâ€™s left of Nairobiâ€™s Westgate shopping mall one question is not being asked: who paid for the Westgate attack? As every journalist knows, the rule is always to follow the money â€“ find the financiers. So who did pay for the atrocity? There […]
Archives for September 2013
The Buck Stops At The Presidency: Uhuru Kenyatta Should Resign!
Hon Koigi Wa Wamwere First, let me send deep condolences to families who lost loved ones at the Westgate Mall and wish speedy recovery to those who suffered injuries. To ensure there is no repeat of this tragedy however, people must learn from it or they will have suffered in vain. The disease that returns […]
Sonko slaps Shebesh, weeks after the “Gubernatorial Slap”
When Nairobi Governor Dr Evans Kidero lost his cool and slapped TNA women representative Rachel Shebesh in a confrontation which left the city awed, wild and, in some quarters, charmed; another revelation is now emerging that Hon Shebesh was engaged in yet another scuffle on Thursday by Hon Mike Sonko, the Senator for Nairobi County. […]
Ephraim Njega: Appointments By Uhuru Kenyatta Confirm Battle Against Tribalism Is Lost!
Ephraim Njega Recent appointments by President Uhuru Kenyatta show that we have lost the battle against tribalism. They have left me deeply troubled. I don’t want to believe the appointments are due to bad advice. They are a reflection of his thinking. While the people appointed may merit the positions the appoints betrays ethnic bigotry […]
Uhuru Kenyatta’s Leadership, A big Joke To Kenyans?
By George Morara Sometimes we’ve got to laugh at ourselves – Kenyans we are a funny gullible lot but really there are at times we MUST ask real questions and expect reasonable answers! Following the massacre in Nairobi with about 70 people reportedly dead, and several terrorists neutered, there seems to be no evidence of […]
Raila Odinga’s new book: The Flame of Freedom
Dikembe Disembe The great democracy teacher and father of freedom, RAILA AMOLO ODINGA, will launch his (our) new book-an autobiography-titled “RAILA ODINGA-THE FLAME OF FREEDOM” Last time Teacher Jakom, through the Nigerian Author Obafemi, released a biography, “An Enigma in Kenyan Politics”. Then that funny Miguna Miguna also wrote a baaaaaaad book on BaBa. And […]
Koigi Wa Wamwere: Uhuru Kenyatta Should Step Aside Over Westgate Terror Attack
Koigi Wa Wamwere who mess in their jobs should step aside for those who can do them better. Only this makes sense. From the interview on Citizen TV, it is clear, a lot is being hidden from the people about the Westgate tragedy. I believe I was right to ask Uhuru to take political responsibility […]
Kenyan authorities had been warned about threat to buildings ‘day before attacks’
Family members at the funeral of Sudharshan Nagaraj, one of the Westgate victims. Photograph: Aijaz Rahi/AP By: Afua Hirsch in Nairobi for The Observer, Saturday 28 September 2013 19.52 BST Intelligence agents are said to have been in Westgate mall just hours before killings, as criticism over government grows Kenyan authorities had intelligence pointing to […]
A spade must be referred to as such
ANOTHER DARK MOMENT The social contract mandates the sovereign to protect its citizens. The events of 21st September 2009 must be condemned with the strongest terms and actions possible. The departed must be left to Rest in Peace and the injured should be attended to and nursed until sufficient and full recovery. The events beg […]
AGONISING DEATHS, eerie sufferings, the ‘WASTE GATE’ that was never reported to you YET Kenya claims victory
Eyes gouged out, bodies hanging from hooks, and fingers removed with pliers’: Horrific claims of torture emerge as soldiers reveal gory Kenyan mall massacre details Soldiers told of the horrific torture meted out by terrorists in the Nairobi mall massacre yesterday with claims hostages were dismembered, had their eyes gouged out and were left hanging […]
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