Saturday, April 28, 2007

Kenyans; our Own Worst Enemies

Ask Kenyans what kind of leaders they want in government and they will tell you precisely - almost in unison:

Those who will create good jobs, construct smooth highways, make education affordable, reduce crime and stem corruption. The latter is especially important because achieving it makes the preceding expectations possible. It therefore, makes sense for Kenyans to speak out against graft, and they do so every day - loudly.

Ombuya Okong'o, " Let's advocate patience, one of the most important African values. (Haraka haina baraka). It takes weeks or even months for a person bitten once by a dog to heal; a country left in the hands of hyenas for four decades will take at least that many years to recover."

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