Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Back to Back stories:

What goes round comes around. A few years ago, the big banks were only interested in customers with big money. If your account didn’t have a pre-determined balance by end month, the penalty was hefty. To open an account, you had to deposit substantial cash. To ward off struggling customers, they literally walked out of the rural areas. Now, Barclays boss Adan Mohamed says the bank will be back, with a Sh2 billion bill to boot.

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Kenya's Defacto LDP Leader Raila Odinga says eight people have been meeting to conspire to assassinate him. He was given their names by Good Samaritans at the meeting. Who among the eight are the Good Samaritans?

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And finally …
The wheel has gone full cycle for President George W Bush over his war strategy in Iraq. He has swallowed his immense pride and has now to bring in Syria and Iran to help calm the waters in the land between the Tigris and the Euphrates, countries he recently called the Axis of Evil.