We’ve all enjoyed a good soap opera in our time though many loathe to admit, myself included. I remember been hooked to, Days of our lives, the bold and the beautiful, Sunset beach, Neighbours, East Enders and so on.
It was sweet music to the ears of Haitians after Michel Martelly, a flamboyant singer and dark horse during the race, won the presidency in April 2011. In Madagascar, a Disc Jockey has made it to the presidency at only 34 years of age.
The 50 year old is viewed as the unlikely saviour tfor Haiti, a country which has endured numerous disasters, among them earthquakes, cholera epidemics, floods and poor governance. To many Kenyans Michel “Sweet Mickey” Martelly and Madagascar's DJ victories is a Sign of the Times, for a much desired domestic political overhaul. A look at the local entertainment scene and a question begs;- Who among the current celebs, will lead the song and dance to the Kenyan Presidency?
" I met the President on Wednesday 27 April and prevailed upon him to declare corruption a national disaster. The vice is now worse than HIV/Aids and we need to team up to fight it." said the Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission Director PLO Lumumba...>>>
Kenyan Members of Parliament yesterday demonstrated their lack of commitment to tackle the rising cost of living when they went missing soon after a motion was tabled, to discuss the crisis. Efforts to form a parliamentary team to look into the rising cost of living through the motion tabled by the honorable Member of Parliament for Budalangi came to a cropper as MP’s
On June 1st 2011 during the Madaraka day celebrations Kenyans cheered wildly as President Kibaki declared Migingo & Ugingo are squarely in our territory. However, The Presidents assertions have been received with contempt by Ugandans occupying the two Islands. A Ugandan officer has said "Statements made in Nairobi or even carrying out aerial survey will not make Ugandans leave the island."