The way of the wild is largely to do with conquest and the strongest to survive as opposed to cunning and wit for survival for many animals. Picture courtesy. Dik Dik. For antelopes, these animals are used to sticking together for survival and this is usually advanced by the fact that they are many in the wild.
"Please Forgive Him," COTU Boss Francis Atwoli Pleads With Kenyan Professor After Spat With Activist
Francis Atwoli during the renaming of Dik Dik road after him. Photo Courtesy. Popular kenyan activist Boniface Mwangi has been engaging American based kenyan law Professor Makau Mutua using unprintable terms in allegations that this honorable site will not bother to publish here. The spat has been running for a few days now with the two men engaging in a war of words, leaving social media users with mixed reactions.
Recently,Nairobi county named a road after Francis Atwoli himself in May this year. Dik Dik road in Kileleshwa was renamed to Francis Atwoli. The County Assembly of Nairobi has also tabled a motion to rename the Mbagathi road to Raila Odinga in honour of the former Prime Minister.
"And you think you are a good father but Atwoli isn't" Netizen Blasts Activist For Father's Day Post
Political activist and photojournalist Boniface Mwangi has received criticism from a netizen after he posted pictures on his social media pages while wishing himself a happy father's day. "Being a father is the most challenging thing I have ever done in my life and at the same time, it's a rewarding, joyful and loving expirience.
Kapseret Member of Parliament Hon. Oscar Sudi whose is also the closest ally to DP Ruto has angrily attacked Francis Atwoli after his latest remarks that if BBI would not implemented their will be no election in August 2022 instead it will be postpone till court of appeal overturn the case.
The Dik Dik road in Nairobi County was recently dramatically renamed to Francis Atwoli Road in honor of the famous trade unionist. (Photo, Courtesy) The dramatic renaming of the road to Francis Atwoli road sparked lots of reactions and led to dramatic scenes on the road including burning of the signpost mounted on the road by unknown members of the public.
“Celebrate Me When I’m Alive”, Atwoli Disputes Dik Dik Residents' Stand Against Naming A Road After Him
For the past two years, the Nairobi County Government has taken up a role of beautifying the streets of Nairobi through renaming roads amongst other activities. Many roads have been named after legendary people of this nation including Mama Ngina Kenyatta, Ronald Ngala and many other roads.
The road sign which was named after the Central Organization of Trade Union(COTU) secretary,Francis Atwoli which was located at upmarket Kileleshwa in Nairobi has been burnt down.It seems that the road sign was burnt at night because it was there during the evening hours of Monday 14th.
The road sign which was recently named after Central Organization of Trade Unions COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli in Kileleshwa hasaccording been burnt down. The road sign seems to have either been vandalised in the dead of the night on Monday or early Tuesday morning using tyres by unknown people whom are suspected to be the local residents of Kileleshwa.
Renaming of Dik Dik road to Francis Atwoli road has recently sparked alot of reactions among Kenyans .This has generated a heated debate with some criticizing the move by Nairobi county government to rename the it .Others feel that Francis Atwoli has done alot and deserves even a big road to be named after him .
The road signage on Kileleshwa estate was set on fire early today by unknown people. Initially the road was called Dik Dik road, it was in may that the roads name was changed and named after Secretary - General of COTU Francis Atwoli. The renaming of the road caused an uproar of some Nairobi residents who didn't want the road to be renamed after Atwoli.This is the second time the road sign has been damaged.
Francis Atwoli,Central Organization of Trade Unions (COTU) Secretary General, now says he did not lobby for the road in Kileleshwa to be named after him, neither has he met the person who proposed him. Speaking during a press address on Thursday in Nakuru, the COTU secretary general insisted Dik Dik road was renamed the Francis Atwoli road by the county government due to his contributions to the city.
The Nairobi municipal council two months ago saw it fit to name a road after the COTU secretary general Mr. Francis Atwoli, however, this has brought a mixed reaction among Kenyans with love and hatered being displayed in equal measure. As some see it fit to replace the former Dik Dik road with francis Atwoli road, some cant stand seeing the road named after him.
Since the Nairobi county government renamed dik dik road to Francis Atwoli road, many people did not accept the move as they claim Francis Atwoli has not achieved to a level of being named after a road. Francis Atwoli road sign burning (Photo courtesy) The road sign has been vandalized several times, on the latest incident, car tyres and old magazines were pulled on the road sign and a fire was lit to burn it down.
COTU secretary general Francis Atwoli was honored by the Nairobi County Government in may and the road along Kileleshwa, previously known an Dik Dik road named after him. This attracted uproar from Kenyans and it was vandalised shortly after it was put up. Atwoli condemned the move and the and the administration went ahead to see to it that the signpost was reinstalled.
COTU Chairman Francis Atwoli has over the las few weeks, been a subject of discussion online, owing to the controversial renaming of former Dik Dik road in Nairobi into Francis Atwoli Road. This has let to a rat and mouse game between Atwoli's man and a section of angry Kenyans who have been vandalizing the road signage as well as defacing it over a number of times.
On Saturday, June 19, 2021, fearless Kirinyaga Woman Representative Wangui Ngirici slammed Central Organization of Trade Unions Secretary-General Francis Atwoli for saying that Parliament should be persuaded to postpone the much-anticipated 2022 general elections. The outspoken politician took to social media to criticize the long-serving COTU Secretary-General, claiming that suspending next year's general elections is 1000 times more difficult than protecting his signpost in Kileleshwa.
Central Organization of Trade Unions (COTU) Secretary General Francis Atwoli speaks on Kileleshwa road that was named after him. Speaking during a press address on Thursday, June 17, 2021 in Nakuru County, the COTU boss insisted that Dik Dik road was renamed the Francis Atwoli road by the county government due to his contributions to the city.
In what has now been termed as a cat and rat game between the county government of Nairobi and a section of angry Kenyans over the renaming of former Dik Dik road to Francis Atwoli road, the County government has commenced building the sign few hours after being burned down by unknown people.
Francis Atwoli is one of the outspoken leaders in the country. The COTU boss was recently honored for his service to the Kenyan workers by having a road named after him in Kileleshwa. The road previously known as Dik Dik road was renamed s Atwoli. However, things have not been smooth for the COTU boss.