Fidel Castro’s Brigade during the revolutionary war was called the ‘Mau Mau’ in honour of the freedom fighters in the Aberdares and Mount Kenya regions in far away Kenya.
The symbolism of Barrack Obama, the man, was one of his most underrated qualities. Obama was good role model for uprightness and he broaden the scope many had of black maniliness.
The silent majority’s input might be missing from the feisty TV debates and engaging conversations online but when it comes to the polls, they will make their voices heard. In Kenya, it is the so called uneducated poor who grant political legitimacy, not the elites on social media.