It’s time we gave up our privilege

As the coronavirus matches on throughout the world, yet unchecked by a viable and available vaccine, Kenyans who previously were aggressively pursuing their dreams and aspirations are now on their knees, desperate for help. These people are not lazy. They have worked hard throughout their careers to build solid reputations as productive, stable people who …

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Time to Re-imagine the police

The murder of George Floyd, an African American man by American police has put the global focus on the police and their role in societies. Mr Floyd was killed by a white US police officer who knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes. Now there are calls in the US to disband the police …

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Men & menstruation: do we have a role to play?

This article was first published in my column in the Standard Yesterday was World Menstrual Hygiene Day. Growing up, I knew next to nothing about menstruation. Thanks to primary school education, I knew technically that if a girl does not get pregnant, well, something happens in her uterus and blood comes out. I also knew …

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