Whoever said if you want to hide anything from an African put it in a book has got another thing coming to them. For a long time Kenyans were thought to be afraid of what lies between book covers. However a recent survey published in a local daily reveals we are fearless readers not afraid of consuming but of acquiring knowledge.Kenya National Libraries may do well to increase the number of local libraries but kudos to kenyans for embracing reading culture outside formal education
A person who never went to school has innate natural intelligence and though books can be expensive there's more than one way to skin a cat.Our newspapers are just as good a place to start and widespread distribution of national publications ensures everybody is on the same page. As for our newspapers never mind propaganda wars labelling certain media houses sensationalist and others ethnically biased. The fact is no longer dealing with an illiterate population makes it harder for governments to pull the wool over people's eyes.the level of public awareness is increasing and has never been higher.
The average mwananchi is miles ahead of extinct dinosaurual leadership and this situation is troubling for woolly leadership continuosly incensed by the sharp awakening of a public which no longer accepts to be thought or spoken for.readers are indeed leaders and soon reading Kenyans will be firmly leading this country for themselves the way its supposed to be