Can we “soup up” the National Anthem?

This article was published this past Sunday in the Daily Nation (Kenya). Last week I attended the admission into the roll of advocates of 72 new lawyers presided over by the Chief Justice of Kenya Dr Willy Mutunga. At the colourful ceremony, I noticed two important things. First, I was pleased that the Judiciary has …

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28Feb: Sing for Unity!

On 28th of February, I will stop what I am doing at 1pm, and together with many other Kenyans, sing the national anthem. For one minute and fourtyeight seconds, I will sing and remind myself of my responsibility to this great Nation to which I owe my heritage. Last year, when we proposed to sing …

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I sang the National Anthem and felt real.

At the beginning of this past week, on Feb 28, we paused at 1pm and sang all three verses of the National Anthem. I was one of the 9 people who worked to bring people together. It was great. I’ve had to take a week to write this, because the words wouldn’t come. IT HAPPENED! …

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