Aircraft accidents are the Grim Reapers buffet. But sometimes some people just refuse to die, some of them dont just stare down death in the face and wag a finger at it, they also swim for miles or feed their infants whisky. Continue reading…
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It turns out that Kenyans have been around Hollywood for a very long time. Almost 8 decades, to be precise.
Kenyan elections are never boring events.
Do you know how difficult it is to dupe a government into buying fake things? Apparently, its not harder than convincing your two-year-old that you have stolen her nose.
The thin line between eccentricity and insanity is riddled with money, and power, and political office, all of which Kenyan politicians have. In fact, if you the common Wanjiku were to try some of the eccentricities here, there would be a ‘Get Wanjiku to Mathari Hospital Campaign.’
Hunter Thompson quipped “In a closed society where everybody’s guilty, the only crime is getting caught.In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.”
The common chorus for election losers, from their opponents (surprisingly) has always been ‘Go to Court! Go to Court! File a Petition.’
If you hear the words ‘Kenyan inventions’, the first thing that comes to mind is probably the successful, overly-analyzed and praised MPesa, which is more of an innovation than an invention…and whose success is wrongly directed-similar innovations have been attempted but failed because of low adoption. How does Kenya fair on the tech- and engineering feats though?
Whenever we elect a man (or woman) to the House on the Hill, we give him the right to avoid all human contact except that which has passed through three metal detectors and dressed appropriately. We give him the best of our security forces, the best cars, the best house (arguable) and the best women (okay, this last one is unconfirmed).
History has a knack for leaving out randomness, frankly because it does not fit into the fabric of the sane society we purport ourselves to be.