January 12, 2002 |
The Zimbabwe-style seizures of white-owned farms and homes haven't begun here--at least not yet. But Nairobi Mayor Dick Waweru recently warned white residents of the city's richest neighborhoods that their homes could be invaded by slum dwellers unless they pay outstanding land taxes. "It's either do or die," he told a news conference. Using the Swahili word for whites, he added, "We must get our money by all means [or] wazungus will have to pack up and go."