We need a better Kenya, not a sinking country of hurt people

Many Kenyans are living in a reality of unhealed pain while trying their best to keep their heads above water because, figuratively, drowning in a world of spectators is a mere headline. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Kenyans are walking wounded people and this is one example of the many instances where our hidden wounds manifest.

  • Kenyans are literally holding on to life in a country that prefers sending condolences and sympathy messages brought up his past pain.

I was listening to my taxi driver narrate the heartbreaking story of the woman whose car sunk in the Indian Ocean with her child on board and nothing was immediately done to save their lives. This incident had triggered the driver, who for the purposes of this piece we shall call Zamba.

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