Stephen Mutoro

We wish to immensely appreciate the quality and incisive coverage of the Pan-African issues. We at Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (KARA) are pleased to be associated with you and look forward to a possible partnership with yourselves. Thank you.

The article on the celebrity novelist Prof. Ngugi wa Thiong'o's tragedy on return to Kenya, after 22 years in self-exile, makes good reading (Pambazuka News 171: Pan-African Postcard).

While Kenyans are saddened by this event, it is just one among many incidents that was fortunate to receive hyped publicity. Crime affects us all. We should not be seen to be alarmist when it unfortunately affects VIPs. What I suggest is that in our quest to free our continent of legendary crime, more