Thursday, 7 February 2008

Someone is seeing sense

Maybe Tweedledum (Kibaki) and Tweedledee (Raila) cannot agree on anything other than not to agree on anything, but there is a glimmer of hope.

Kenyan business people held a meeting because as well as the ordinary Kenya being slaughtered in the street, these people are suffering.

OK, losing your income when you are worth millions is not suffering in the accepted sense of the word, but, without these businesses earning income, there can be no Kenya. These businesses employ ordinary Kenyans. A lot of these businesses rely on tourists, who have been scared away by the violence.

These businesses are closing because they have no workers. The workers are scared to go to work, or have been displaced and cannot go to work.

And, without businesses, there is no tax to be levied. No tax, no government.

I hope and pray that these business people of Kenya can make Tweedledum and Tweedledee see some sense and get on with whatever they have to do to get Kenya up and running again.

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