Political frenzy blinds us to real security threats

Cord leader Raila Odinga (third right) speaks during a rally at 64 Stadium in Eldoret town with Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula (second right) and Siaya Senator James Orengo on June 27, 2014. JARED NYATAYA/NATION

What you need to know:

  • Since the early 1990s we have well understood the causes of violence of the sort we are now witnessing in Wajir, Baringo and Lamu.
  • If we add the inflammatory effect of the war in Somalia and the discovery of fossil fuels into the mix, why are we surprised that we again see episodes of violence across the country?

Amos Cheboi personifies the malaise that Kenya finds itself in.


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