This video is called Somali refugees wishing for quick end to war.
By Francis Mureithi, 5 March 2012
The government has admitted that war in Somalia is putting pressure on the country’s economy and putting challenges to implementation of the budget read last June.
In a letter by Finance Permanent Secretary Joseph Kinyua to all ministries, the government has also conceded that that the raise of salaries for the military effected last June, the cost of implementing the new Constitution, high inflation rates and the weakening of the shilling against major foreign currencies had put major challenges to implementation of the budget.
Kenya nurses strike despite mass dismissals: here.
Rising xenophobia against Somalis in Kenya: here.
Kenya’s Economy Sees Growth at Top But No ‘Trickle-Down’: here.
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- Ethnic Somalis in Kenyan capital blamed for bombing minibus – Christian Science Monitor (csmonitor.com)