About Patrick Wachira

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Why Kenyans should be allowed to police the police

At some point not so long ago, I had a healthy respect for the Nyumba Kumi policing initiative.  You know […]

Report says dredging harmful to marine life, coastal economy

Sand harvesting and dumping of dredged materials by the Kenya Ports Authority at Shelly Beach, Mombasa, has run into headwinds. […]

Of memories that rob uncle of happiness when it rains

Every time it rains, my uncle Habbakuk is not sure whether to laugh or cry. As his name attests, he […]

Air travel fun ruined by juice served in tiny plastic cups

I have lived long enough to see travel come (or go) full circle. Now full circle does not mean the […]

Open letter to Deputy President William Ruto

Dear Sir, That salutation sounds pretty formal, even boring, so let us dispense with all this official crap and be […]

I agree with disgruntled leaders, the census was flawed

I watched with spiced bemusement the other day the uproar by leaders in Tharaka Nithi, Wajir, Garissa and other areas […]

When lawyers pick undesirable tricks from their clients

Every time I see lawyers, resplendent in their black robes and wigs, I am reminded of the simile “as frizzled […]

Hilarity of village borrowing vs bloated State loans

As you know by now, my uncle Habbakuk is a shopkeeper. Or rather his wife, Honerea is. I know that […]