Our Next President Had Better Be a Rainmaker

Aside: This short post is a reaction to an article on MSNBC: “Worst drought in 60 years: 12 million Africans face ‘fight for survival'”. Read it. Some of the comments on there are so O’Reilly-esque not to mention borderline ignorant and insensitive, it’s appalling.

I know it’s silly to expect the President to make rain. After all, the man is a trained economist and a politician of four decades’ standing. But certainly I do expect him to understand a little about where rain comes from unlike some of our bone-headed MPs.

It is widely accepted that everything rises and falls on leadership. The quality of national leadership determines the quality of life and level of development of a nation. Quality leadership is, indeed the most invaluable asset for any nation.

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Daily Dozen: 20/01

In Corrupt Global Food System, Farmland is the New Gold [AAC]
Alcohol Law in Kenya [Bankelele]
This is My Rifle: Sex, Love and Nipple Clamps [Some Blogger]
The Overlap and other stories from Kenya [Gitts]
Safaricom’s Fear-Uncertainty-Doubt Strategy [LikeChapaa]
“133 Years”: Drinking and Driving in Kenya [AS]
Nokia advocates for robust, industry-wide anti-counterfeit rules in Kenya [MK]
Men Choose, Women Settle [Captain Obvious]
Humour from across the globe [Very Interesting]
Nairobi Nights: The Spiritual Role Of A Prostitute [NN]
Israel v. Zion [Infinitepyro]
Breath-taking Shots of Nairobi City [Shootout]

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