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Intellectuals lost their way and the nation is bleeding

Publicado31 Mar 2014

Wachanga Ndirangu

Wachanga Ndirangu, Professor Associado de Jornalismo na Universidade de Wisconsin, escreve sobre a responsabilidade dos intelectuais quenianos de guiar a nação.

Our national failure to pause and evaluate post-independence shortcomings and triumphs has clearly led to the omission and regrettable repression of collective histories and memories. Yet what is repressed always returns to haunt, as it did in tragic ways in 2007.

It should be the work of Kenyan intellectuals to guide the nation in debating and understanding these issues, translating Kenyans to other Kenyans.

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