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Patrick Gathara is a strategic communications consultant, writer and award-winning political cartoonist in Kenya.
There has been very little discussion of the government’s and the military’s mendacity and incompetence throughout the crisis.
The much-feted road-building binge has displaced many of the country's least fortunate citizens.
Africa would be better served looking to its own failures.
Kenyans may finally be waking up to the fact that citizens are the ultimate check on the behavior of their elites.
When it comes to 'pacts' between political foes, Kenyans have been down this road before.
The Afrofuturism of black America, it seems, has little to offer the people of Africa.
For many Kenyans, the attack on the media is a return to the dictatorship that 2010 constitution was meant to put an end to.
Raila Odinga is steering toward a serious confrontation with his rival.
Democracy isn't working, and that's storing up huge problems for the future.
Kenya cannot afford to leave its politics to the whims of its politicians.