Oginga Odinga, Doyen of opposition politics

Listen Oginga Odinga was, undoubtedly, the doyen of opposition politics in the colonial and the post-independence eras. Since the colonial times, he was known for his political and ideological consistency. Odinga was a fearless leader. Unlike many politicians, Jaramogi, as his admirers fondly referred to him, would not compromise his ideals, notwithstanding the consequences. He […]

Roy Bruce McKenzie, Man who shaped Kenya’s agriculture

Listen Roy Bruce McKenzie earned the distinction of being the only minister in the colonial government who retained his position upon Independence and held the portfolio until 1969, when he resigned on health grounds. He was the Minister for Agriculture. The South African-born politician is credited with steering Kenya’s agricultural economy through its worst period […]