Of Uhuru speech and typical reactions

Uhuru Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta delivers the State of the Nation Address at Parliament Buildings, Nairobi, on November 30, 2021. 

Photo credit: Jeff Angote | Nation Media Group 

What you need to know:

  • We are all aware that the rate of joblessness, especially among youth, is at an all-time high.
  • Nobody can reasonably argue that the country’s debt load is not growing heavier by the day.

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s State of the Nation address on Tuesday elicited a great many reactions, some of them sagacious, others condemnatory and vindictive, while a huge number were just annoyingly vacuous.

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