Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Why Kenya Needs a Military Draft

Dave Nyambati proposes a compulsory military draft in Kenya to make use of the increasing number of unemployed youth.
The current work force can only absorb so many high school graduates and the jua kali opportunities are limited. This could spiral into a situation where we have whole generations who feel disenfranchised and indifferent towards the idea of a common Kenyan brotherhood. The government has to find a way to turn these unaccommodated youth into responsible adults and upstanding citizens or risk loosing control of an already fragile situation with subversive ideologies like the Mungiki's taking hold.
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