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In The Spirit Of Kofi Annan

By Dorcus A. (Form 3) When the 2007 election violence crosses my mind, I realize that peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of understanding. This incident was a shame for our country. Several lives were lost, a lot of property destroyed, many of our future leaders laid in the grave.

August 19th, 2019|Categories: Politics, The Daraja Times|0 Comments


By Brenda C. (Form 1) Corruption! Corruption! Corruption everywhere. It is misuse of public power for private gain. Major corruption comes when there are major events involving large sums of money, multiple players, huge quantities of products, and often when disasters situations are at stake. Think of civil war or natural disasters like

December 24th, 2018|Categories: Politics, The Daraja Times|0 Comments

Kenya My Land

By Perpetua M. (Form 2) Wow! Wow! Wow! I do not know what to day or simply what to do. I am stranded as I am writing this article. Kenya is a land full of people with smiles on their faces, but others are crying. Crying for the future of Kenya. Where is

December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Politics, The Daraja Times|0 Comments

Tribal Clashes

By Ester N. (Form 3) What are tribal clashes? These are conflicts that occur among some communities or countries concerning tribes. The reason as to why many parts of Kenya have tribal classes is due to differences in leadership. They may fight due to the type of leaders they have. I am a

November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Politics, The Daraja Times|0 Comments

Endangered Rhinos

By Stella N. (Form 4) Rhinos are herbivores. In a day a rhino can eat up to 120 pounds of grass. An adult rhino can weigh up to 3 tons, but a rhino is not dangerous. Its aim is not to harm people but to chase them away. There are different types of

October 29th, 2018|Categories: Politics, The Daraja Times|0 Comments