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New Scramble for Africa: Are we prepared?

By Matunda Nyanchama, PhD Toronto, Ontario, June 9th, 2011 Tweet Click here for a .pdf version of this article In an article titled “U.S. Companies Race to Catch Up in Africa” James R. Hagerty and Will Connors talk of how American companies are playing catch up in Africa, behind the Chinese that have taken a […]

The Launch of Micii-ini iitu

Toronto, Ontario May 28, 2011 Related Articles Khainga O’Okwemba’s Take in The Star Advert in the Daily Nation Download a .pdf version of this document. Greetings from Canada Let me state that we are very proud of what is happening today: the launch of Micii-ini iitu, an initiative of Marjory Kimani. We are even more […]

Post-Election Violence & ICC Quagmire in Kenya – Appeal and Action

By Matunda Nyanchama, Toronto, Ontario, Canada March 26, 2011 Tweet click here for a .pdf version of this article Related Articles Moreno Ocamp, the ICC & Us Kenyans Moreno Ocampo & ICC in Kenya – Cheer with Caution Kenya – Roots of Election Conflict & Hope for the Future Election Controversy Must Not Warrant Senseless […]

Matunda’s Who is Who in Black Canada Profile

Click here for the original link to the profile Director and Principal Consultant, Agano Consulting Inc. & Publisher, Nsemia Inc. Publishers, Oakville, ON. Born: Kenya. Dr. Matunda Nyanchama is Director and Principal Consultant at Agano Consulting Inc., a Canadian-based IT services company. He is responsible for strategy and overall management of business with the core […]

Corruption & Constituency Development Fund (CDF)

Click here for a .pdf version [1] Tweet Related Article Corruption Needs a Change of Attitude Since inception back in 2003 the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) has transformed rural Kenya in ways that central planning and administration of funds did not achieve in more than 40 years of independence. CDF management, however, faces challenges that […]

Nyamira County & Choice Ahead of Us

Our Collective Role in County & National Development[1] Tweet click here to download a.pdf version of this document We have an opportunity of a life time! Accept our greetings from Canada where, unlike Kenya at the moment, we are in freezing winter temperatures. Like Mogusii said: ‘ngongo n’ibere. I am glad that you have convened […]

Sports & Its Potential for Development

by Matunda Nyanchama Nyamira, Kenya, November 27, 2010 [1] Ukiona vyalea, vimeundwa I greet you in the name of national development of our national and common good. I bring you greetings from the Kenyan Diaspora and affirm that they are watching our country with deep engagement. They are part of the re-awakening of the developments […]

Speaking About Kenya – II

On October 13, 2010, I spoke with Denzel Musumba on East Africa Blogtalk Radio; we covered extensive topics with respect to Kenya’s condition, development challeges and solutions thereof. I answered a lot of questions put forth by listeners. Subjects ranged from the hopes for the new dispensation, the Kenyan Community Abroad (KCA) & the role […]

The case for Publishing & (with) Nsemia Inc. Publishers

By Matunda Nyanchama Download the .pdf version of this speech October 1st, 2010[1] “I put forward formless and unresolved notions, as do those who publish doubtful questions to debate in the schools, not to establish the truth but to seek it.” – Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592), French essayist. I want to thank Professor Njoki Wane […]

Education – Gusii Diaspora Takes Action/Message Home

By Matunda Nyanchama Kisii, Kenya August 19, 2010 Participants at the 5th Annual Gusii Educational Advancement & Resources (GEAR) have called for improved standards of education in Gusii. They appealed to all stakeholders to play their rightful roles responsibly and be accountable for their actions. This would ensure that schools in the region do not […]

Youth & Democratic Governance

Remarks to Nyamira Youth Workshop August 11, 2010, Nyamira, Kenya Click here for a .pdf version of this speech. Youth in nation-building & community leadership; youth role in electoral process; youth & national leadership; youth & governance I bring you greetings from Canada and the Kenyan Diaspora. Our people in the Diaspora are elated with […]

Remarks to Nyamira Civic Forum on Draft Constitution

By Matunda Nyanchama Click here for a .pdf version of this article A question to ponder! “There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time as come.” – Victor Hugo The question is whether constitutional reforms underway is an idea whose time has come. It […]

Vote National Interest in the Upcoming Referendum

Nairobi, Kenya May 23, 2010 Dr Matunda Nyanchama, a former president of the Kenyan Community Abroad (KCA), has urged Kenyans to take consideration of national interests in the upcoming constitutional referendum scheduled for August 4, 2010. Kenyans should be guided by their conscience and reach a verdict based on deep understanding of the proposed constitution […]

Corruption Needs Change of Attitude & Credible Crusaders

Corruption in Kenya has become endemic; it permeates society to such a degree it is has grow to be a norm. My sense is that we are not likely to make much progress in the current circumstances, with the current leadership and current thinking where abuse of public office is routine; a rule. Moreover, Kenyan society is very tolerant of corruption and doesn’t treat the vice as repugnant. Indeed, people accept (even applaud) those that enrich themselves illegally through their public offices. Today, if a faithful public servant retired from a position where s/he arbitrated money, fellow Kenyans would ask thus: what does s/he have to show for it?

Nyamira Youth Leadership Workshop

We must be creative lest we perish! By Matunda Nyanchama December 22, 2009 Remarks from the Patron (read at workshop) Click here for a .pdf version of the full speech It is with great pleasure that we launch the inaugural series of workshops focusing on our community and country. These workshops, which will run bi-annually, […]