Gov. Nderitu Muriithi: You Can’t Divorce the Economy From Politics
This government faces significant political risk in the middle of an economic crisis. Lucky governments are those that are able to avoid having both, at least concurrently. President Ruto’s decisions as he tries to balance political deal-making versus economic risks are creating the impression of an overwhelmed regime and the public is getting agitated. How is this likely to play out in the short term? The Elephant’s Joe Kobuthi speaks to economist and former Laikipia governor Nderitu Muriithi.