University of Nairobi/PHOTO/COURTESY By DONALD KIPKORIR newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Admit over 300,000 students to university each year. Admit over 300,000 Students to University each year. With our current population of over 46m, we should have at any given time over 2million students in all our Universities. Every Middle Income Economy and above, admits minimum...
Njonjo Mue is the chairman of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ). PHOTO/COURTESY By NJONJO MUE newsdesk@reporter.co.ke The Government of Kenya failed to produce Miguna Miguna in a court of competent jurisdiction by 12.00 noon on Thursday 5th April 2018 as required. I handed over my Passport Number C029226 to the Director of...
They say nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, and difficulty. These gentlemen endured it all on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 as Kenya police used tear gas and water cannons disperse opposition leader Raila Odinga’s supporters on his return from a...
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga share a light moment during the funeral of Kenneth Matiba in Muranga. PHOTO/PSCU By COLLINS AJUOK I am going to be William Ruto's advisor this once, then I return to my role as Baba's left hand man! Dear Chicken Seller Emeritus, You must resign from government! Ok,...
Angry Kisumu residents demonstrating against the repeat presidential election. PHOTO/TWITTER Dear Cabinet Secretary for Health Cleopa Mailu, Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i, and Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet: Early accounts of the chaos that followed the announcement of the August 8, 2017 presidential election results indicated that rape and...
Lawyer Donald B. Kipkorir when he  handed over to Ministers  Amina Mohammed and Raychelle Omamo, his final report on Task Force on Kenyans Working Abroad. PHOTO/FACEBOOK By DONALD B.KIPKORIR newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679), is considered the Father of modern philosophy. He is famously known for his treatise, Leviathan. He posited that before...
A drone equipped with a camera on a shooting mission. PHOTO/CREATIVE COMMONS As journalists prepare their equipment in readiness for August 8 Election Day coverage, let me take this opportunity to talk about drone journalism. Although drone journalism is a new area of news coverage in Kenya, I have witnessed the...
  Following the swearing in of President Uhuru Kenyatta after the October 26 repeat presidential election that was boycotted by National Super Alliance (Nasa) presidential candidate, Mr Raila Odinga, opinion is divided on his political future. While some have already written his political obituary and said the swearing- in of President...
A new book “In the Service of Power: Media Capture and the Threat to Democracy” reveals how  political figures and economic elites are colluding to undermine the independence of privately-owned media. IMAGE/COURTESY By PATRICK MAYOYO newsdesk@reporter.co.ke After a few weeks of research and facts I have obtained, I have resolved to address...
Internal Security Cabinet Secretary, Dr Fred Matiang'i. PHOTO/COURTESY By DONALD B. KIPKORIR newsdesk@reporter.co.ke We have many common friends and thus my choice not to have criticized your leadership style. But I also out of own style of engagement, don’t personalize criticism. I critique systemic and institutional problems. But the killings today in Bondo...