Kenya is sourrounded by good neighbours unlikely to invade Kenya. At most they have internal squabbles for which they sometimes seek Kenyas assistance. Kenya does have many domestic needs including: settling Internally Displaced Persons, lack of water in Nairobi, poor roads, more attention to education.
A total of 77 tanks and 15 jet fighters were secretly imported by Kenya last year alone, according to official documents.
The following statement was presented on the floor of The House of Representatives after Congressman Kucinich voted against the Wall Street bail out plan, H.R. 1424, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008:
The public is being led to believe that Congress has reconsidered its position because we have before us a better bill than we had a few days ago. It is the same bill plus hundreds of new pages for hundreds of millions of tax breaks. What does this have to do with the troubles of Wall Street? Continue reading We Had Alternatives→
President Motlanthe has a tough mandate: to heal a broken party and hold back an economic downturn Africa Confidential
The soft-spoken Kgalema Motlanthe, elevated from the Deputy Presidency of the African National Congress to the Presidency of South Africa, faces a tough job. Amid bitterness, Thabo Mbeki was forced to resign, taking half the cabinet with him.The party’s divisions are deepening still further; world markets are jittery – but at least the gold price is up. Continue reading A Wounded Presidency→