The welfare of 40 million Kenyans is about to be put on hold. And the interests of six citizens are about to dominate public debate and media coverage. The prospects of the six suspects at the International Criminal Court, have very much overshadowed the plight of IDPs, yet, these are two sides of the same coin.
There is no point apportioning blame for this state of affairs. If this becomes necessary, one needs only to look at the mirror, before dutifully pointing an accusing finger at what is reflected back.
But above all, may peace prevail, irrespective of the outcome of the ICC Confirmation of Charges hearings of the key post-election violence suspects.
Below, is a cross-section of views about the pending ICC verdict.