All articles in 'Commentary'


Dance Mania Grips Kenya

It is dance galore at every political podium all weekend long and every function from the mundane to...

8th December 2008
President George Bush’s Legacy: A Hollow Shoe?

several online games have been built around the incidence where players assume the role of President...

16th December 2008
The Anecdotal African in Dilemma

Is the election of Barack Obama an indication that the West is ready to accommodate genuine African...

16th December 2008
Bob Mugabe; You’re Dead Right

Name one African ruler that has guts and bravery to take on Mugabe. We, in Africa have, but charlata...

28th December 2008
Rwanda: No Conspiracy, No Genocide Planning ... No...

ALL of the top Rwandan military officers, including the supposedly infamous Colonel Bagosora, were f...

29th December 2008
Congo Crisis: Rebel Nkunda has Reason to Fight

Imagine having participated vigorously in the campaign to rid the then Zaire of dictator Mobutu Sese...

5th January 2009
F.W.de Klerk: Africa's Unsung Hero?

Installing de Klerk as State President of South Africa, and pairing him up with America's "Black Mes...

5th January 2009
The Problem with Single African Women

Most African women can’t even tell what they want. They can’t decide whether they are Africans or ar...

9th January 2009
Nigerians Must be More Proactive

Are Nigerians ready to work hard to turn things around for themselves? This is a billion naira quest...

9th January 2009
Gaza- What the UN Should Do

Create a buffer zone. Hamas will think twice about committing violence against international peaceke...

18th January 2009
How Should Blacks Relate to the Gaza Crisis?

Instead of removing ourselves from the story of Palestinian oppression, or from the story of Sudanes...

18th January 2009
Africa Must Redefine its Identity

Until we develop a positive identity that is opposite from what the colonizers left behind, we shall...

19th January 2009
Are the Middle Class an Answer to Kenya's Woes?

The Least Common Factor among Kenyan politicians as mathematicians would say is; thievery. This is w...

2nd February 2009
Taylor Jr.'s Conviction: Ringing Alarm Bells ?

What happened to Taylor Jr. should ring an alarm to children of our leaders who are involved in corr...

26th January 2009
While Celebrating Obama, Africa Must Solve its Pr...

Change is no longer a dirty word and those who say ‘No change’ had better be on notice.

27th January 2009
Neocolonialists are Kenya's Bane

The future of the post independent generation is at stake. It has an obligation to carry on from whe...

9th February 2009
History as it Should be Known

In my years living in US, I often joke to my audiences that one of my best unknown accomplishments,...

13th February 2009
United Africa: Gaddafi Should not be Ignored!

What is it about the concept of a United Africa that provokes such paranoia, hatred and ridicule fro...

16th February 2009
Africans are Not Cultural Orphans

Part of the trouble with many Africans is that they are unlikely to be aware of the presence, the or...

16th February 2009
Trade in Human Body Parts: Part of Human Nature?

To be sure, there are some parts of Nigeria you don’t venture into without adequate security; there...

16th February 2009
The New York Post and Racist Cartoons: Undermining...

It is lack of cultural competency which leads this organization to think that it is alright to portr...

23rd February 2009
Is Kenya on Auto Pilot?

The government is failing Kenyans in their hour of most need. Not only did the government fail to ma...

2nd March 2009
Nigeria And The World of Informants And Espionage

Outside of Nigeria espionage is very important. Therefore, if Nigerians living in South Africa or in...

16th March 2009
It's a Looting Spree for Africa's First Families

Museveni is paving way to appoint his soldier son (major Muhoozi) to take over Uganda's presidency

23rd March 2009
Religion: A Two Edged Sword?

I am not serving anything. I am all about the rule of law, professional ethics and personal morality...

23rd March 2009
Time to Re-brand Nigeria

Nigeria is where it is and what it is because folks have a warped sense of how they want to do thing...

27th March 2009
West Africa: A Drug Smuggling and Terrorism Hub?

Illicit activities threaten to destabilize even the most steady nations in West Africa unless smuggl...

9th April 2009
Jacob Zuma: People's President But...!

The obsession with whether Africa National Congress garnered a two thirds majority or not by Western...

28th April 2009
Coalition Government: Are Youths Bracing for the...

Kenyans' future will not be secured if the recourse is always to appoint older Kenyans to fix the m...

5th May 2009
Sarkozy’s Take on African Fat Cats a Welcome Move

If the West could see the light and order that money stashed in their banks be returned to Africa,...

10th May 2009
Showing page 7 of 12 (344 articles found)

IREN E.A Media Forum