Monthly Archives: October 2014

Prof. Ali Mazrui’s Life in Perspective

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Tanzania-China Relations go back into the 1950s to the present

Tanzania-China Relations go back into the 1950s to the present By Prof. Maurice N. Amutabi The emergence of China as major industrial giant in the present millennium has provoked tremendous interest and triggered off a sense of apprehension among the … Continue reading

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Quota System should be used in selection to public Universities in Kenya

Quota System should be used in selection to public Universities in Kenya By Maurice N. Amutabi, PhD The selection for University first year admission has first been completed and as usual national schools and high cost private schools have run … Continue reading

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Senior scholars in Kenya need to invest more in Memoirs

Senior scholars in Kenya need to invest more in Memoirs By Maurice N. Amutabi Autobiographies are becoming a popular genre in the world, and some publishers such as East African Educational Publishers under Henry Chakava are encouraging this. They need … Continue reading

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Explaining Intellectual Fatigue and Malaise in Kenya

Explaining Intellectual Fatigue and Malaise in Kenya By Maurice N. Amutabi There is an increasing level of ambivalence, apathy and intellectual disengagement that is worrying many public intellectuals in Kenya. Things were never like that. Kenya has many intellectual giants … Continue reading

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Rounding Up Natives to Take Tea in Colonial Kenya

Rounding Up Natives to Take Tea in Colonial Kenya By Maurice N. Amutabi On February 24, 1929 staff from Agricultural extension office threw a security cordon around Luanda market in Western Kenya, rounding up natives in order to give a … Continue reading

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The Abaluhya are the Oldest Centralized Community in Kenya

The Abaluhya are the Oldest Centralized Community in Kenya By Maurice N. Amutabi Book writing is not for everyone, and book reviews need to be truthful so that readers are adequately informed and advised before investing in a book. On … Continue reading

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Mourning Ali Mazrui, Africa’s Leading Public Intellectual and Mega Professor

Mourning Ali Mazrui, Africa’s Leading Public Intellectual and Mega Professor By Maurice N. Amutabi The death of Prof. Ali A Mazrui has robbed Africa one of its priciest and most prominent scholar, thinker and philosopher. He pursued multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary … Continue reading

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