Isaac Newton Kinity

Former President Daniel arap Moi should explain to Kenyans what happened to the canteens that were looted during his regime in the 1980s. The present government of Uhuru Kenyatta needs to trace these properties, return them to the police and punish the looters.

Kenyans have this horrible habit of abandoning and forgetting those among them who fought hard to free others during both economic and political difficulties


Reflecting on the words of former Kenyan president Daniel arap Moi, Isaac Newton Kinity considers a slogan – ‘Watajikaanga na mafuta yao’ (‘They will fry themselves with their own fat’) – that has puzzled Kenyans up to the present day.

As the ICC prepares to prosecute perpetrators of the 2008 post-election violence in Kenya, Isaac Newton Kinity asks whether the court will view the boys who killed militia to defend the town of Nakuru – and who unwittingly prevented further bloodshed – as heroes or criminals.

Addressing his fellow Kenyans, Isaac Newton Kinity aims to clear up confusion around what is implicit in voting 'yes' or 'no' when it comes to the country's referendum on its Draft Constitution on 4 August.

Isaac Newton Kinity asks if a ‘political, secret shadow examination board’ is ‘still alive in Kenya’.

In this week's Pambazuka News, Isaac Newton Kinity urges the International Criminal Court (ICC), the African Union and the United Nations to move the tribunal for Kenya’s post-election violence out of the country due to security concerns.

Appealing to the UN secretary general, Isaac Newton Kinity makes the case for former Kenyan president Daniel arap Moi to be tried at the International Criminal Court (ICC) over the use of thousands of imported poison arrows in the 1991 killings of 800 pro-democracy activists.

The Kenya 2012 general election is around the corner. A decision on where to try the perpetrators of the Post Election violence has not been reached. By September 2010, the 2012 election fever will have began. The Kenyans Eyes From the Diaspora urges for haste in both the prosecution of the perpetrators of the Post Election Violence and the setting up of a conducive and competitive Constitution.

Former president Moi should be arrested and prosecuted for ‘annexing and dividing the Mau Forest to his own tribe’ when he knew that it was one of Kenya’s most important water catchment areas, writes Isaac Newton Kinity, in an open letter to the country’s president and prime minister. Around 450,000 Kikuyus who lived and worked on forestry stations in the area were evicted in 1985, to make way for Kalenjin settlers under the Moi government. The Mau Forest was the source of several rivers, more