Dismissing talk of breaking away is futile if historical injustices are not addressed

Members of one of the many opposition fighters in Thonyor, South Sudan. Tens of thousands have died in a civil war that began in December 2013. The conflict has largely degenerated into a tribal one. AFP PHOTO | ALBERT GONZALEZ FARRAN

What you need to know:

  • The only trigger that Kenya shares with the rest is historical injustice.
  • We need to develop capacity to hold leaders to account.

A bill that seeks to split Kenya is under way, complete with names for the envisaged states.

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