The year is 2025, BBI passed back in 2021 which feels like a decade ago.
Raila Odinga won the 2022 Presidency, Uhuru Kenyatta is Prime Minister of Kenya. Opposition is led by William Ruto who negotiated a ceasefire deal with the two Principals after two years of protests
...after a post election dispute with Ruto claiming the 2022 election was rigged. He was given a government position in the format of Government of National Unity referred to as Chief Minister of State.
VAT is at 43%
PAYE is at 69%
Kenya Power is now defunct.
Citizens are encouraged to generate their own power.
The KES is now at 198,000 vs 1 USD.
There is no longer public health care since County governments do not have money. Public hospitals were converted into dairy production plants for Brookeside.
SGR stopped operating in early 2023 after China clamped the engines in Mombasa for non-payment of loans.
The Expressway opened in 2022 in Nairobi is now used as a flea market where tourists and locals buy everything from curios to fresh groceries. Illegal forex traded here too.
The Kenya Defence Forces have gone for 18 months without pay and now control trade routes across the country, collecting tolls from transporters to pay their own salaries. All Kenya Police officers were jailed by the KDF for massive corruption.
Kenya is flooded with UK made goods which have been coming into the country tax free. From indomie noodles to eggs and salt. Kenyan manufacturing industry has collapsed.
There is widespread poverty and hunger, Kenyans are dying of hunger by the roadside on a daily basis.
It is the job of the Kenya Police prisoners to collect rotting bodies of these dead Kenyans and disposing them off in mass graves.
Treasury has failed to remit the 35% promised to County governments since the BBI was passed. Governors are now zoning out counties...
And stealing resources collected at County level including disposing off assets to pay their own salaries together with their cronies.

Campaigns have already began for the 2027 elections with an ailing Raila promising major change in policy for his second term.

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23 Feb
The past week or so I have portrayed Raila Odinga as a simplistic nincompoop, a guy playing checkers in a public park where grandmasters are playing 3D chess.
Until I though about it once more after seeing the developments of the past few days. Hear me out...
Raila met with Kivutha Kibwana for "brunch" last week Thursday. By Monday morning, Kenya's hope for a policy led presidency in 2022 were drowned after Kivutha Kibwana endorsed the BBI through his own Makueni County Assembly despite citizens rejecting it in the County.
Over the weekend, Raila had dinner and drinks with Jerotich Seii, the fierce fighter whose father was the Chairman of the BBI taskforce Major (Rtd) Seii. She unwittingly shared a picture of this occasion at her home which was widely interpreted as Raila buying her into BBI camp
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20 Jan 20
It had been raining heavily for the past 3 hours on this cold night in Nairobi's sprawling Mathare slum. Cyprian Nyakundi was hunched infront of his 2008 Mac Book Pro typing away furiously and his friend Nyamweya lay on the bare 4 by 6 mattress beside him.
Nyamweya was an associate of Nyakundi, and they had spent a few years together coming up with small schemes to make money to survive in the concrete jungle that was the city in the sun.
Do not forget to mention the part where the directors of the bank flew out of the country... a braifet chet with 10 million tollas in cash, Nyamweya quips.
Nyakundi intertwines his fingers and stretches as far as his hands can go as his knuckles crack loudly even though the noise from the rain hits the mabati rolling mills roof is deafening.
This is our big break
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It was a hot Sunday afternoon in Mombasa back in the year 2002. *James (not his real name), was going about his work as a banqueting waiter at the poolside of this hotel setting up for the night's private dinner party. The hotel's manager, a short and stout Indian man with...
...thinning hair on his head walked up to James fuming furiously and loudly, something about the set up being wrong. James is a calm guy. He politely asked him what the problem was.
No. I don't vant tok tok.
This wery wery wrong set up. Remove my uniforms and go home!
James was confused. What is wrong with this man? What have I done wrong?
Please sir, tell me, what is it that I have done wrong?
No. Go away I no tok tok anymore. Wrong set up. Remove MY uniforms and go!!!
James told him if you're firing me then please write me a letter.
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12 Aug 18
I just had an amazing conversation with two male colleagues regarding cheating (being cheated on by girls) and its a difficult topic for us men to discuss. We are all in our 30's (one recently got engaged two single) and we struggled to tell our stories. Its painful.
The currently engaged guy was 24 when he first found out he was being cheated on. He was dating this girl in Dar while he was working in the gold mines. He would come to Dar to visit her every time he got his break and he was paying for their house in Kinondoni with their child
He had snatched her from some guy she was dating and she said they had broken up permanently with the other guy. This time he was home, the phone rang at night while they were playing in bed. She silenced it quickly and went about her business.
He grew suspicious
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6 Jun 18
A few years ago when I was still working in Diani, my job description included running the banquets/events since there was no one fully designated to do that job and since it fell under my department I had no choice but to do it.
One thing about banquets, its always back breaking work. In a resort, its worse because most of the conference groups tend to spend at least 3 days for a conference. Some can go upto a week. This is a lot of hard work since menu planning has to be very precise.
There is always an organizer for the conference group and it is important to have an amicable working relationship with them since they can make your life into one big painful affair.
That's how I met *Violet.
She was a senior employee at a Kenyan airline at that time.
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11 Feb 18
I have a mug of black tea infront of me. I can feel the juices of creativity flowing. Its time I start Season 5 of my life story Thread.
It took two weeks to clear with my employer. It got heated at one point since the Capetonian wanted to scuttle my agreement with the owner. I had to call him to tell him what was going on. The guy backed off and stuck to the terms of my resignation.
By this time I was talking to everyone I knew about job prospects. Calling, sending emails, texting. Anything. Everything. I spent the Christmas holidays with my folks in the village. It had been years since I did this.
I went back to Dar, packed my stuff and moved to Nairobi
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