Why Kenya’s Démarche on Somalia Maritime Dispute was Merited

While noting that the Kenya/Somalia dispute and its decision thereof rests with the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the diplomatic decisions to the solution rests in the leaderships of both Kenya and Somalia. Noteworthy is that the legal processes are actions of the last resort if any other pacific means of settlements of dispute by […]

Why African nations need keener focus on foreign policy issues

Kenya and almost all African states were created following a foreign policy decision of 13 European countries and the United States, led by the French, British and Germans. They were marking their spheres of influence during the Berlin Conference of 1884 (also referred to as the Congo Conference/West Africa Conference). Read more: https://www.nation.co.ke/oped/blogs/620-4249946-11hh64vz/index.html

Rethinking Kenya’s diplomacy ahead of UN seat bid

The pride of a people is held high among nations and is judged by the level of diplomacy held by the state. In the recent past, there have been efforts by Kenya to secure important positions and promote certain agenda at the multilateral level — the African Union and the United Nations. Most notable remain […]

Industrial Revolution: The African Civilization Question

While our ancestors have been around for about six million years, the modern form of humans only evolved about 200,000 years ago. The Civilized man is only about 6,000 years old- creating various civilizations to fit their way of life and surroundings. Industrialization, however, started in the earnest only in the 1800s, led by the […]