Friday, February 15, 2008

One Kenya indivisible, elections now

A distraught friend of mine wrote to me recently, asking that the Kenyan middle class join up in arms, that we refuse completely to cosset any longer the spirit of separatism and hatred that has taken over our country.

Yesterday, I read from Patrick Gathara here, an article asking why we are at all tolerating the idea that there are Kenyans who have ancestral rights to sections of this country. I hate to imagine where this notion would take Kenyans were oil to be found near my home in North Eastern Province, or should we finally decide to take on a grown up energy policy and flood Marsabit with alternative energy solutions.

Read more from Amir Ibrahim here.