Let’s avoid the Apocalypse

Raila Odinga, William Ruto

ODM  leader Raila Odinga (left) and Deputy President William Ruto.

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • One of those contradictions resides in Kenya’s inability to conduct legitimate presidential elections.
  • One has to assume that if Mr Odinga runs, his challenger will be Deputy President William Ruto.

Sir Winston Churchill, the British imperialist, was known for many pithy wisecracks. Two of those are particularly poignant as Kenya stares the cliff of 2022 in the face. In the first, he quipped that “democracy is the worst form of government, except for all others that have been tried.”


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