Victor Mochere


By: Victor Mochere | January 16, 2018

In 2017, Kenya’s economy kicked off with fears of a decline due to heated political temperatures pegged on elections slated for August that year. The GDP growth in 2017 was initially projected at 5.9% but later reduced to 5.5% which again was cut to 5.0%, amid speculations that the growth will worsen due to the highly charged and divided forthcoming elections. This growth was however to be sustained by continued low international oil prices; continued stability of the Kenya shilling (KES); improved security as a boost to tourism; and continued reforms in governance and justice. The National Treasury later announced a drop in revenue collections for the first four months of the 2017/18 (July-June) fiscal year that had fallen short by Ksh 40 ...

Category: Economy 

Tags: Kenya 

By: Victor Mochere | January 08, 2018

There are many ways that you can use to grow your Facebook fanbase and reach. Here is a guaranteed 7-step plan that you can successfully employ on your page.

    1. Identify your target audience

The first step to growing you Facebook page is to identify your target audience; users who are most likely to be interested in products/services or generally the contents of your page. By use of Facebook Audience Insights, isolate specific demographics of people. This will help you curate your content to suit and appeal to the audience. Drill down to country or region(s) where your audience is based. Since Facebook supports only filtering by cities or regions in the same country; if you want an audience based in multiple count...

Category: Social Media 

Tags: Facebook 

By: Victor Mochere | December 25, 2017

It’s on the 25th of December, the 359th day of the year. And the war between Mary and Merry is on its climax, I usually don’t take sides in the war but on this particular one, am compelled to. I’m one of those liberal conservative people, if there are any left, who don’t see any value of Christmas. I can literally mark it as any normal day, watch a movie or two, eat snacks and fall asleep. To me and a couple of lost sheep out there, this day being a Monday is a free rest day. I don’t like history either, my father made sure of that, so I can’t claim to understand Christmas history and its origins. If in deed Jesus Christ was born on this day, then I need to be born thrice again. Regardless of my silly assumptions and opinions, who cares a...

Category: Holidays 

Tags: Christmas 

By: Victor Mochere | November 13, 2017

“Cling! Cling!” I heard my phone ring over the bedroom, “These people who call you when you are having a meal, somewhat have the minds of cockroaches”. I called it a missed call, they literally say a missed call is not a rejected call, neither is it an ignored one. I remember once confronting my mother when she failed to pick my call, she rebuked me with the phrase, “Mtu akikosa kuchukua simu, si eti amekataa kuchukua simu”. The phone rung up again, I walked slowly and picked it up, she was my friend, at least for the time I knew her. “Hello”, I started what could be a short but nosy conversation. “Victor, I’m done”, in a low tone she startled, “Done with what”, I inquired. “That shit of a job. Si tupatane nikupe udaku”, she chuckled.

We ...

Category: Consciousness 

Tags: Frustration 

By: Victor Mochere | November 06, 2017

A while back, I found my torn soul slowly healing and reforming, in the shape of a wolf. I ate poor unsuspecting sheep in my wake. See, I had just come from my Sinai, my relationship up in the smoke, my hormones raging and trust incomprehensible to a lost me.

She as always took her time to learn me, ask questions and stomach the insults there were. That was how I ended up in the arms of a well known, yet inaccessible young beautiful lady. We shared, we laughed. I fell, fast, faster and soon she was my beb. That was not the peak though...

She had her eyes on you, a very exquisite lass. She told it to me and I nursed my hurt in silence, urging her on. Your praises were sung by the page and soon I faded into a shadow in the night. I nearly ...

Category: Poems 

Tags: Love