Letter from Sanyu

Dear Kenya: I don’t think the external observers played a valuable role in the Kenyan election. They clearly did not consider the whole picture and simply viewed things as the news broadcasted it, not considering that in majority of African countries, leaders corrupt the media to report only that which benefits them rather than the entire story. They ought to …

Letter from Raymond

Dear Kenyans: The Declaration of Conscience   Hello everybody! Thank you so much. Thank you. I want to thank our Nairobi Governor too, Mike Sonko, for all the great work that he is doing, being a governor of Nairobi City County where at least hosting all the 43 tribes of Kenya is not an easy task.   And it is …

Letter from Rebecca

Dear Kenyans: In my opinion, the Kenyan elections were neither valid nor credible. Even having received the label of “free and fair” by various election observers, there were too many aggravating factors that would make us think otherwise: the fact the head of the IEBC ITC was tortured and murdered just days before the election, the fact that votes took …

Letter from Ganga

Dear Kenyans: I would like to discuss how Kenya people must go forward and your future. Kenya has a total of 43 tribes and a population of 46 million people, but only two tribes have ruled Kenya, the Kikuyu and the Kalenjin. Jomo Kenyatta, a Kikuyu, was the first President of independent Kenya and in power for 16 years until …

Letter from Daniel

Dear Kenyans: It is indeed true that the British Empire created a segregated state of Kenya through creation of laws that could be responsible for the ethnic division we see today with the tribe in power keeping all of the jobs and money within members of its own tribe to the exclusion of other tribes. The British custom-made an isolated …

Letter from Eirene

Dear Kenyans: On 8th of August, 2017, Kenyans I being one of them went out to vote in bid to exercise their democratic and constitutional right. After the voting exercise, the presidential results were announced by the Officials of the electoral body(IEBC)Declaring H.E Uhuru Mwigai Kenyatta as the president elect. It followed that after declaration, the opponent in the presidential …

Letter from Thamsanqa

Dear Good People of Kenya I know that you have been distraught by the recent activities that have taken place in our country over the past few months. Some of you might have mixed emotions, either on the verge of losing all forms or rationality while some as elated with strong emotions, confusion, doubt and anger. However, as I deliver …

Letters to Kenya Facts

Kenya is an important country in East Africa. It has astounding beauty, the “Big 5” animals, wonderful artistry, borders Lake Victoria, and has Mt. Kenya. Kenya has opened its arms as a safe area for refugees from Sudan and Somalia. In fact, it hosts the biggest refugee camp in the world (“Dadaab”, established by the United Nations High Commission for …

Kectil Colleague Daniel Ochieng Gives Strathmore Valedictorian Speech

On behalf of the class of 2017, I would like to welcome all Faculty, Alumni, Family, Friends and Distinguished Guests to this year’s graduation ceremony of Strathmore University. I am humbled, to stand before you today and give this speech of highly personalized anecdotes. Well, we made it. The four years of mission impossible have finally come to an end. …

Letter from Sitati Wasilwa

Insights & Lessons from the Annulled Presidential Election in Kenya   By Sitati Wasilwa Regarded as a bombshell in Africa, the ruling by the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kenya that nullified the outcome of the presidential election set a judicial precedence. Though such a ruling was unexpected in a country and continent known for the disregard of the …