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The cutting edge - 8 Mar 2018 20:47

CONSTITUTION CHANGE: The Jubilee and Nasa leaders, S. K. Chege notes, “know and believe that the Constitution needs some drastic amendments”. But the two rival groups, he adds, can’t come together and discuss the crucial changes due to self-pride. “If they were to co-operate, the process would be very smooth as the two groups have some very intelligent lawyers. Kenya would, indeed, have one of the best constitutions in the world, quite unlike the current half-baked mess. Kenya cannot be ruled by just two communities.” His contact is [email protected] **** DEFORESTATION: Now that the government appears to have woken up, albeit as a knee-jerk reaction to the devastating effects of deforestation on the environment, W. Kimariech says, there is an urgent need for “austerity measures to mitigate the situation”. The three-month logging ban should be extended to five years, he says, adding: “The use of charcoal fuel should also be outlawed for ...
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