#WorkInProgress: A decade in Kenyan politics from a journalist’s notebook


In Naivasha, holed up in cottages at different corners of the Great Rift Valley lodge were teams of technocrats who tried the best never to appear in public. Their brief was simple. Do as much research as possible and control reportage of the closed door deliberations by the media.

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Final Stretch For Digital Migration


Kenya has entered the final stretch for digital migration with new deadlines in place for the different regions. Nairobi’s analogue signals go off on December 31 meaning that broadcast in the Capital will now only be on digital platforms. The analogue switch off shall enable the country transition TV broadcasting in Kenya to the digital…

Devolution: The Kenyan Parliament And Politics Of Deceit


“All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.” – Friedrich Nietzsche. When German scientist, satirist and Anglophile Georg Lichtenberg (1742-1799) wrote; “men still have to be governed by deception”, he could have been more right about modern-day politics. Kenyan politicians have perfected…