Thursday, March 5, 2009

Reality check

I hate to post stuff like this because it alarms family and friends, and I also fear it gives people the wrong impression of Kenya as a whole. At the same time, it's part of reality here - you read the U.S. Embassy advisory in the morning, change your plans to head to town and offer a somewhat desensitized shrug. Then you read the evening headlines and despair at the absurdity of it all.

Activist Killed As Mungiki Returns - Daily Nation, March 5.

1 comment:

Megan said...

Some additional articles:

And a truly unfortunate killing that's resulted from student protests:

A BBC article on the report that sparked the mungiki activity and protests that started yesterday: