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A nation should be like fulfilling marriage, one is free to leave it but can also choose to stay

20 days ago, 22:05

By: David Ndii

French historian and philosopher Ernest Renan’s 1882 lecture, “What is a Nation?”, is an influential text in the study of nationalism, as provocative as it is prescient. Renan anticipates the Third Reich and the European Union. His central idea is that nations are best defined not by force of circumstance (ethnicity, shared territory or interests), but by the will that sustains desire to live together. A nation, he writes, is “a great solidarity constituted by the feeling of sacrifices made and ...
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7 hours ago, 11:31
@TheStar - By: Patrick Gathara
Africans too push ‘shithole’ tag

Let’s get the obvious out of the way. Donald Trump is an ignorant, racist, pathetic excuse of a human being. However, if we are honest, his description of Haiti, El Salvador and nations on my own cont ...

Category: topnews news oped opinion
7 hours ago, 11:31
@TheStar - By: Star Editor
State should shun these bizarre dealings with MPs

Efforts to overturn the election of four rebellious MPs to the leadership of parliamentary committees yesterday moved from odd to bizarre. Tens of Jubilee members of the committees turned up at State ...

Category: topnews news oped opinion
7 hours ago, 11:31
@TheStar - By: Charles Kibiru
Taking tourism to the next level

The role of tourism in Kenya’s social and economic development cannot be gainsaid. Next to agriculture, tourism is the second-largest source of foreign exchange revenue. In 2016, travel and tourism co ...

Category: topnews news oped opinion
8 hours ago, 11:08
@TheStar - By: Dr Rambei Daniel
Shisha increases lung cancer risk

Shisha smoking, also known as hookah smoking, is the use of tobacco sweetened with fruit or molasses, which makes the smoke more aromatic than cigarette’s. Coal or charcoal is burnt in the shisha pipe ...

Category: oped opinion topnews news
1 day ago, 16:04
@TheStar - By: Kibisu Kabatesi
Police changes a sham, illegal

When NASA demands talks to secure electoral justice, it isn’t a self-absolving prerequisite that lacks merit. It isn’t that NASA lost an election and wants to mollify its supporters by engaging in div ...

Category: topnews news oped opinion
1 day ago, 14:38
@TheStar - By: Star Editor
State House hand in Parliament's committees worrying

The intrigues going on around the elected chairmen of four committees of Parliament are cause for deep concern. Yesterday, Deputy President William Ruto summoned the four rebel MPs to State House this ...

Category: topnews news oped opinion

@DailyNation

A nation should be like fulfilling marriage, one is free to leave it but can also choose to stay

20 days ago, 22:05

By: David Ndii
French historian and philosopher Ernest Renan’s 1882 lecture, “What is a Nation?”, is an influential text in the study of nationalism, as provocative as it is prescient. Renan anticipates the Third Reich and the European Union. His central idea is that nations are best defined not by force of circumstance (ethnicity, shared territory or interests), but by the will that sustains desire to live together. A nation, he writes, is “a great solidarity constituted by the feeling of sacrifices made and ...
Read More

Category: oped opinion topnews news

Suggested

7 hours ago, 11:31
@TheStar - By: Patrick Gathara
Africans too push ‘shithole’ tag

Let’s get the obvious out of the way. Donald Trump is an ignorant, racist, pathetic excuse of a human being. However, if we are honest, his description of Haiti, El Salvador and nations on my own cont ...

Category: topnews news oped opinion
7 hours ago, 11:31
@TheStar - By: Star Editor
State should shun these bizarre dealings with MPs

Efforts to overturn the election of four rebellious MPs to the leadership of parliamentary committees yesterday moved from odd to bizarre. Tens of Jubilee members of the committees turned up at State ...

Category: topnews news oped opinion
7 hours ago, 11:31
@TheStar - By: Charles Kibiru
Taking tourism to the next level

The role of tourism in Kenya’s social and economic development cannot be gainsaid. Next to agriculture, tourism is the second-largest source of foreign exchange revenue. In 2016, travel and tourism co ...

Category: topnews news oped opinion
8 hours ago, 11:08
@TheStar - By: Dr Rambei Daniel
Shisha increases lung cancer risk

Shisha smoking, also known as hookah smoking, is the use of tobacco sweetened with fruit or molasses, which makes the smoke more aromatic than cigarette’s. Coal or charcoal is burnt in the shisha pipe ...

Category: oped opinion topnews news
1 day ago, 16:04
@TheStar - By: Kibisu Kabatesi
Police changes a sham, illegal

When NASA demands talks to secure electoral justice, it isn’t a self-absolving prerequisite that lacks merit. It isn’t that NASA lost an election and wants to mollify its supporters by engaging in div ...

Category: topnews news oped opinion
1 day ago, 14:38
@TheStar - By: Star Editor
State House hand in Parliament's committees worrying

The intrigues going on around the elected chairmen of four committees of Parliament are cause for deep concern. Yesterday, Deputy President William Ruto summoned the four rebel MPs to State House this ...

Category: topnews news oped opinion
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