Blog

2012

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EDUCATION AT CROSSROADS

"The wisdom of acquiring formal education remains true today despite the hard realities that face the young educated in our country. As examples, most of those who graduate with degrees, attractive de-grees, are still “tarmacking” long after they graduated from universities.

2011

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BOY CHILD AND MAN'S DIMINISHING ROLE

"Men are Gods Channel for releasing blessings to families, generations, communities and nations. This is the lesson of God's dealings with Abraham and the patriarchs. In the Good book, The Lord said to Abram,Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred,and from thy father's house,unto a land that I will show you. And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great;and thou shall be a blessing.The Lord further told Abram that He will bless those who bless him and curse those that curse him. It is through him that all families of the earth be blessed. God chose the man,Abraham to bring forth His blessing to all nations.

20112

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WOMEN EMPOWERMENT AND PEACE

Despite constituting over half of the population, the presence of women in key state organs in Kenya is minimal. A peep at the government minis-tries, the courts, parliament and other state organs reveals this sad reality. Kenya has about 42 ministers and of these only six are women. At the Judiciary, things are shaping up after domination by men for a long time. It was a score for women after Lady Justice Nancy Baraza was appointed the Deputy Chief Justice while former nominated MP Njoki Ndung'u got a slot the Supreme Court, the highest court in the land. Before this, there were 11 judges at the Court of Appeal with no women after the only female judge- Lady Justice Joyce Aluoch took up an elective post at The Hague. At the High Court, there are 29 male j udges and 18 female judges. There are 181 male magistrates compared to 118 female counterparts, and 18 kadhis with no females.