How to spot good news from Kenya’s headlines of gloom

Council of Governors chairman Josephat Nanok, accompanied by other governors, addresses a press conference at Delta House, Nairobi, on March 5, 2018, regarding forest cover. County governments have not built a railway, or launched a web portal for any visibly large development project. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • With mean characters in power pushing austere economic theories, no one abroad would be willing to lend Kenya money.
  • Overall, the 47 county governments are a drain on the public purse while generating negligible revenue.

Every cloud has a silver lining if you peer at it keenly through a positive lens.

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