Do your part to end civic illiteracy ahead of polls

Do your part to end civic illiteracy ahead of polls

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Do your part to end civic illiteracy ahead of polls

Thursday January 06 2022 crowd

A crowd at a political rally. FILE PHOTO | JEFFF ANGOTE

Some of us struggled more than others in 2021: some with their health, some with their livelihoods and others with both. For me, as readers of this column are aware, my severe encounter with Covid-19 meant I was out of action for quite some time. But here we are at the beginning of a new year, and I thought it would be good to share some reflections on the state of the nation as we enter this season of election frenzy.

For quite some time now we have settled into expecting only Ruto-Raila front-page headlines in the dailies, as the media responds to our apparently insatiable appetite for following the non-stop race to State House, with…

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