Elegy to Fidel Castro

The beloved departed comandate, More than other you long ruled, since romping to Havana in style to oust Fulgencio Batista. By a mixture of charisma and tyranny you dominated. You ran the show your way: control freak, intolerant of contradiction and immune to compromise. You turned a small island into a pocket superpower. Upon the … Continue reading Elegy to Fidel Castro

Dissecting Feminism of Beyonce and Feminism of Adichie: Focus of convergence and strands of divergence

Adichie is a feminist. Beyonce is a feminist. But they are graduates from different schools of feminism. Beyonce's standpoint: "What a man can do, women can: We must show men what, we women, are made of: We have strength to occur hurdles they (men) presents; If he causes you pain, make him pay" Adichie's view … Continue reading Dissecting Feminism of Beyonce and Feminism of Adichie: Focus of convergence and strands of divergence

Insights From Mckinsey: Revamping Africa’s Tax Systems To Sustain Economic Growth

By Gatuyu T.J Sleepy lions? McKinsey & Company, in their recent (2016) report, “Lions on the move: The progress and potential of African economies” aptly interrogates Africa’s immediate economic challenges and prospects. It observes, even though Africa economies are growing, they are performing below potential, and huge business building opportunities for companies remains unexploited. To … Continue reading Insights From Mckinsey: Revamping Africa’s Tax Systems To Sustain Economic Growth

Murky Oceans? Deeper Analysis on Somalia versus Kenya Maritime Dispute

By Gatuyu Justice There at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Somalia and Kenya are embroiled in a maritime legal spat. Somalia, the applicant, is raising hue with Kenya’s method of maritime delimitation in the Indian Ocean. The umpire, the ICJ, this being the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, as mandated by the … Continue reading Murky Oceans? Deeper Analysis on Somalia versus Kenya Maritime Dispute

New law will not trigger doomsday in the financial sector

By Gatuyu Justice Note: This article was first published in the Business Daily. It is available here http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/Opinion-and-Analysis/New-law-will-not-trigger-doomsday-in-the-financial-sector/539548-3369402-item-1-gpf3niz/index.html Pundits of the Banking (Amendment) Act 2015 have hinged their argument on three major issues. They say interest rates should not have been regulated because exorbitant rates are driven by the cost of lending. Secondly, the government … Continue reading New law will not trigger doomsday in the financial sector

The last and final fall of the ‘Great’ Britain

This morning, there in the city of London, reason and logic have been drowned in the clutter of noise and irrationality. Exit campaigners invocations of vague nationalism, nostalgic Nativity, xenophobia, and to an extent, racism, has paid dividends. Britain exit from the EU is now nigh. Is this result an anti-climax of the wave anti-elitist … Continue reading The last and final fall of the ‘Great’ Britain