Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta made a surprise visit on Monday to an eatery in a famous public market in the capital Nairobi where he ate the country’s delicacy, nyama choma
Nothing out of the ordinary here because Kenya’s politicians are known to make publicity stunts when they want to show that they relate to ordinary Kenyans.
In this case Mr Kenyatta was having nyama choma days after using the food as a metaphor to castigate opposition leader Raila Odinga, telling him that he can continue to salivate as the governing coalition continues to enjoy ruling the country.
The enjoying part is the eating of the roast meat.
Pictures of the lunch have been widely shared on social media with new interpretations of the metaphor being offered:
And the press has stoked further interest in the story by revealing that Mr Kenyatta spent 21,000 Kenyan shillings ($200; £160 & 70,291Ugshs) on the lunch.