Friday, February 29, 2008

Their Pants on Fire

I must, we must all, be optimistic about this new agreement. It is a chance for transparency in the short term but unless we put in place stringent accountability measures, the evils brought on by mistrust, corruption and tribalism will return and rise to new heights.

This coalition agreement represents for me the culmination of a political journey. Initially I supported Kibaki's government. It is true that he has put in place a macroeconomic policy framework that has the potential to greatly improve Kenya's fortunes.

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