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Composure to crisis in 10 months

[caption id="attachment_1996" align="alignright" width="275"] Wafula Chebukati at a past IEBC function. PHOTO/ Standard Media[/caption] On January 18th 2017, Wafula Chebukati walked away from relative obscurity in his law firm and straight into the eye of a fiery storm that is the chairmanship of ...

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For lawyer Atsango Chesoni, the struggle continues

Originally Published: August 14, 2011Some time in the 1970s, a little girl held captive by the magic world of words stumbled upon a rather difficult phrase.And, as was the case with all the other difficult words she had come across, she set out to the nearest adult and asked the meaning of the phras...

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Warungu exits BBC

Originally Published: May 14, 2011 They say a journalist never knows his true worth until he has covered conflict. Joseph Warungu’s turn came in 1993 in Burundi. The country’s first democratically elected Hutu president, Melchior Ndadaye, had earlier been assassinated by Tutsi extremists...

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My 50 years in surgery

Originally Published: March 20, 2011 At the end of the interview, the jovial octogenarian slowly gets up from his chair and removes his lab coat. With a smile which can only be rivalled in size by the rather large, and old-fashioned spectacles he is spotting, he politely inquires: “Cou...

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My life after the wheelchair

Originally Published: February 20, 2011A head-on collision in March 2003 involving a police vehicle and a speeding lorry changed Mary Mwangangi’s life. The irony was that Mrs Mwangangi was the top most traffic police officer in the country.In an instance, one of the most decorated women in the pol...

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My journey to the US Congress

 Originally Published: July 11, 2010Lorraine Miller, the Clerk of the United States House of Representatives, likes to play golf to unwind after work.But the last time she did this was two years ago. That is how busy she has been.She says she likes to go on picnics with family and friends. But her ...

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