Kenyan Women, whose only offense is guilty of being too poor to afford the fees charged for delivering children are still being unlawfully detained indefinitely at Kenya hospitals. One of the Kenya’s largest referral maternity hospital Pumwani Maternity Hospital in Nairobi, is notorious for detaining women and keeping them in inhuman conditions. They suffer psychological [...]
Enough is Enough blog is a part of The Driving Kenya Foundation communication initiative. This blog is all about what we feel is going wrong in this beloved country of ours Kenya. This is the place to rant and rave about every conceivable subject that is troubling you about our country. You can write us at email@example.com to suggest any topic that you feel you want to be discussed in the blog. When we look and think of this country critically we see and question issues, and wonder where we are heading to as a country. In this blog virtually ...
Are Traffic Jams Here to Stay?
Traffic jams are aggravated by malfunctioning traffic lights and inept traffic policemen. But the cause is overpopulation, which we simply cannot wish away overnight. Lets just build a whole new capital in some remote part of the country and start all over again. 1. Do you think this is the long term solution to our traffic problems? 2. What are your suggestions on how to tackle this stressful problem in the short run and what are the long term solutions?
Female genital mutilation (FGM)in Kenya and arranged marriages for some Kenya girls as young as 8-years-old has never been a strange phenomenon. Some girls in believe that if they do not undergo circumcision they would never get a partner and would end up as outcasts in the Maasai community. There has been many campaigns against [...]
Lack of adequate water in Kenya has become the source of sometimes violent conflict particularly among pastoralist groups. The problem, however, is not confined to the arid and semi-arid parts of the country. All parts of the country are now experiencing serious Kenya water crisis with a combination of culpable factors. Among these are climate [...]
The dispensation of justice in Kenya is a big, emotive and often times controversial issue. This issue has captured the public’s attention particularly with regards to the trial of people suspected to have masterminded the Kenya post election violence of late 2007 and early 2008 following the bungled presidential election of December 2007. The trial [...]
The Mau Forest issue has and continues to dominate public discourse in Kenya. This is largely because the forest is one of Kenya’s most important water catchment areas whose wanton destruction has had deleterious consequences on the country’s environment and attendant issues like water and power production. Let us explore this important topic by looking [...]
Traffic jams are aggravated by malfunctioning traffic lights and inept traffic policemen. But the cause is overpopulation, which we simply cannot wish away overnight. Lets just build a whole new capital in some remote part of the country and start all over again. 1. Do you think this is the long term solution to our [...]