Jingoism is bad for nationalism and cohesion


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Muthoni Ngunjiri’s article, “East-West split would be a costly affair for Mt Kenya” (DN, June 17), has the hallmarks of ethnic jingoism. It extols tribal chauvinism, in effect denigrating the Constitution’s one-Kenya philosophy, reiterating the fact that the “vote-rich region has produced three of Kenya’s four presidents...and has consistently dictated the course of Kenyan politics”.


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