In Summary

  • I have heard many people say we should not politicise this death, but the glaring facts of the case make it hard not to do so
  • We all see the posters dirtying any free wall surface they can find
  • Hopefully, we will have a smooth election and a concession by whichever side loses

Happy new month.

Unfortunately for August, or for Kenya, this is not always the best month of the year, regardless of the auspicious things that happen in it.

But that can also be said for all other months as well, no? People die every month, children are born every month, and life goes on.

But there is something particularly sinister about August for election years.

It’s never a good feeling. And that feeling is always exacerbated by the fact that people in power seem incapable of just letting Kenyans be.

Chris Msando’s body was found last Monday. For those who don’t know, Chris Msando was the acting Director of ICT at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.

He had only held the position for a s weeks, and suddenly he is dead, leaving behind a wife and children, and a nation on the brink of a volatile election.

EXTREMELY BLUNT

I have heard many people say we should not politicise this death, but the glaring facts of the case make it hard not to do so.

Then there was the aspiring MCA whose children were murdered in cold blood.

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