Category: Vents

Tax Reform 14

Tax Reform

Few things remind me of mind numbing redundancy than the requirement of the Kenya Revenue Authority that all tax payers submit their written returns. Countless man hours are wasted by taxpayers, accountants all around...

O Kenyans! Wake Up! 24

O Kenyans! Wake Up!

A concerned citizen over at Mzalendo drew my attention to the following article, reproduced in its entirety from the Nation, September 15 issue of 2003 Two Narc MPs yesterday supported the outlawed Mungiki sect...

Odds & Ends 39

Odds & Ends

By and large I believe in Charles Darwin’s theories, especially natural selection and survival of the fittest. But do the fittest of the species always survive? Why or why do doofuses at an elevator...

Sounding Off 33

Sounding Off

This post may contain ‘French’ Of Language Picture this if you will. You speak Hottentot, French, Kiswahili, Hindi, Kikuyu, Luo or whatever your mother tongue happens to be. You are seated at a table...

Anatomy Of A Kenyan MP 22

Anatomy Of A Kenyan MP

Meet Jack Arse, MP. The initial urge to smack his fat head can be overwhelming, but if you keep your hands in your pocket all will be well. This feeling is intermittent but on...

It Shouldn’t Be This Hard – I 14

It Shouldn’t Be This Hard – I

Kenya is composed of 31 million. 30,999,740 of these are human beings. The remaining 260, while closely resembling human beings, are nothing of the kind. I’d call them beasts of the field but even...

E-mess 10

E-mess

All right, all right, all right. I’ve had about enough of having my inbox cluttered with nonsense messages like these: Little Hugh Jass is suffering from cancer of the rectum. He also has hay...