The Road We Should Not Have Taken

[Guardian] When life in the present tense becomes difficult or outright a hard scrabble, it is both easy and tempting to wallow in the somnolence of nostalgia. And romanticise the past as the golden period of our national history. But it is difficult n…

[Guardian] When life in the present tense becomes difficult or outright a hard scrabble, it is both easy and tempting to wallow in the somnolence of nostalgia. And romanticise the past as the golden period of our national history. But it is difficult not to look back against the advice of the late Lt-Col Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu who said that if the almighty wanted us to look back, it would not have been beyond him to provide us with a pair of eyes in the back of our heads. This from an Oxford trained historian.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Grill Baringo Speaker Over Banditry

[Nation] Baringo County Assembly Speaker William Kamket on Thursday recorded a statement at Kabarnet Police Station following claims he was supplying bandits in Tiaty with guns.

[Nation] Baringo County Assembly Speaker William Kamket on Thursday recorded a statement at Kabarnet Police Station following claims he was supplying bandits in Tiaty with guns.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya