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Sri Lanka crisis: Chilling lessons to economic saboteurs, sad as it is
With the fleeing of the Country’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe (currently also acting as president) announced the country is bankrupt.
By Patrick Muinde 1 month ago
Sri Lanka crisis: Chilling lessons to economic saboteurs, sad as it is
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Ruto's hustler agenda scores high in context but weak on strategic interventions
For avoidance of doubt, I have had time to go through the document word by word. Here, I only share deep reflections on the sum total of what has been said therein, either directly or implied.
By Patrick Muinde 1 month ago
Ruto's hustler agenda scores high in context but weak on strategic interventions
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Shadowy deal to privatise ports may be a conduit for corruption
Ports of entry are sacred strategic and security installations that affirm a nation’s sovereignty.
By Patrick Muinde 1 month ago
Shadowy deal to privatise ports may be a conduit for corruption
We must understand Climate Finance if we are to increase investments in the subsector
The most reliable and sustainable sources of finance for climate action are internal: public, private or community resources.
By Patrick Muinde 1 month ago
We must understand Climate Finance if we are to increase investments in the subsector
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Cryptocurrency fallacy: There is no easy route to real and lasting wealth
The thing is cryptocurrencies in their current form and design breach the established norms of a valid legal tender. They offer no persuasive economic sense to justify investing in them.
By Patrick Muinde 1 month ago
Cryptocurrency fallacy: There is no easy route to real and lasting wealth
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Folks tighten your belts: Living is going to get a lot bumpy for several months to come
Not a single political leader has come out forcefully to articulate the menace of high cost of basic goods and services ravaging households from within.
By Patrick Muinde 1 month ago
Folks tighten your belts: Living is going to get a lot bumpy for several months to come
Theatre over academic credentials a blemish on the nation's moral fabric
What bothers me most is the courage with which these folks have that they can breach any constitutional provision, enabling legislations and basic codes of moral decency in society.
By Patrick Muinde 2 months ago
Theatre over academic credentials a blemish on the nation's moral fabric
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Forget about manifestos, what we desire most is authentic leadership
From a broad perspective, three things stand out of the Azimio Manifesto. One, it is ‘big in words/language’ but highly deficient in specifics. In a political science class, it will score an A.
By Patrick Muinde 2 months ago
Forget about manifestos, what we desire most is authentic leadership
Bridge technical language barriers with ordinary life events
Climate smart agriculture needs to be enhanced and sustained.
By Patrick Muinde 2 months ago
Bridge technical language barriers with ordinary life events
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Madaraka fete evoked memories of country's painful path to freedom
The central question here is: Why did our founding fathers have to sacrifice there all to redeem this nation from colonialists?
By Patrick Muinde 2 months ago
Madaraka fete evoked memories of country's painful path to freedom
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State agencies betraying Kenyans by failing to enforce integrity law
Patrick Muinde says institutionalising the right political and economic cost will save Kenyans from disgraceful leadership.
By Patrick Muinde 2 months ago
State agencies betraying Kenyans by failing to enforce integrity law
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Ultimately, the 2022 presidential contest narrows to a zero-sum game for citizens
If there was ever a time in our independent history that socio-economic welfare must dictate our electoral outcomes, then that moment is now.
By Patrick Muinde 2 months ago
Ultimately, the 2022 presidential contest narrows to a zero-sum game for citizens
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Mystery of growth amidst pain for households, individual consumers
In other words, official government statistics should not create bouts of doubt among the consumers. It is on the question of external validity where the centre does not seem to hold.
By Patrick Muinde 3 months ago
Mystery of growth amidst pain for households, individual consumers
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Dollar rationing could be a sign of structural defects in the economy
Such pronouncements mean little to them as only a small population ever deals in forex currencies. The consequences of this rationing have far-reaching effects at household or individual levels.
By Patrick Muinde 3 months ago
Dollar rationing could be a sign of structural defects in the economy
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Salient leadership lessons we can learn from President Mwai Kibaki's hits and misses
On the lighter side of life, the former president demonstrated the need for leaders to keep it easy, for it is never that serious.
By Patrick Muinde 3 months ago
Salient leadership lessons we can learn from President Mwai Kibaki's hits and misses
An Invisible hole: Reflections from the 2022/2023 Fiscal Budget
The actual budget is slightly over Sh4 trillion translating into over Sh1.6 trillion budget hole, assuming we collect all the projected revenues.
By Patrick Muinde 4 months ago
An Invisible hole: Reflections from the 2022/2023 Fiscal Budget
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If we must go the fuel subsidy way, here's how we should get it right
The net outcome is to appropriate the correct price for the consumer and allocate decent profits for the entrepreneurs and/or investors as a return for their investment and risks taken.
By Patrick Muinde 4 months ago
If we must go the fuel subsidy way, here's how we should get it right
It’s time we addressed the question of public debt with brutal honesty
Eventually, every penny borrowed by government must be repaid with taxes either in the medium or long-term.
By Patrick Muinde 4 months ago
It’s time we addressed the question of public debt with brutal honesty
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Our run-away official corruption is a result of flawed electoral processes
Let us lie on the bed we make until that time we shall individually and collectively understand the laws of economics harbor no vacuums.
By Patrick Muinde 4 months ago
Our run-away official corruption is a result of flawed electoral processes
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We must scrutinise projects funded through public-private partnerships
The question clearly implied the perceived captive Chinese debts linked to key infrastructure projects in the country.
By Patrick Muinde 4 months ago
We must scrutinise projects funded through public-private partnerships
Boda-nomics: Answer to economic problem or the making of anarchy?
Weep not our beloved leaders, the chaotic boda boda sub-sector is a true reflection of the economic legacy that you are leaving behind.
By Patrick Muinde 5 months ago
Boda-nomics: Answer to economic problem or the making of anarchy?
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Economic lessons for our leaders from Ukrainian-Russian conflict
While geographically Russia is largely in the Asian continent, its economic philosophy was oriented towards Europe when it suited its leader.
By Patrick Muinde 5 months ago
Economic lessons for our leaders from Ukrainian-Russian conflict
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Warning Indicators on the stability of Kenya’s Economy
In a confessed democracy like ours, the choices of political leaders have far-reaching consequences in the economy.
By Patrick Muinde 5 months ago
Warning Indicators on the stability of Kenya’s Economy
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We have rigged economic, political systems and we shall pay the price
Kenya's future can be described as a time bomb if politically and economically it cannot provide a bankable assurance to young boys and girls.
By Patrick Muinde 5 months ago
We have rigged economic, political systems and we shall pay the price
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Policy, governance and personal choices determine cost of living
The Government’s economic growth doesn’t seem to reflect in our households. Year on year inflation was 5.39 per cent in January 2022.
By Patrick Muinde 6 months ago
Policy, governance and personal choices determine cost of living
Rethink policy of printing exam papers and ballots abroad
The country has the technology and manpower to carry out the exercise. Our intelligence agencies can ensure the process is conducted above board.
By Patrick Muinde 6 months ago
Rethink policy of printing exam papers and ballots abroad
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It is decision time: We must be ready to live with consequences of our good, bad choices
Leading presidential candidates have run away from corruption-riddled or failed projects when it is politically convenient.
By Patrick Muinde 6 months ago
It is decision time: We must be ready to live with consequences of our good, bad choices
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Economic deprivation is a lethal tool that helps the wicked to rule
The easiest way to abuse a group in society is to make them feel and believe they are powerless. There is no institution called ‘Deep State’.
By Patrick Muinde 6 months ago
Economic deprivation is a lethal tool that helps the wicked to rule
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What is economic growth with no consequent visible development?
Based on this data, an estimated 53 per cent of the population is defined as poor. This is about a 15 per cent increase from about 38.9 in 2014.
By Patrick Muinde 7 months ago
What is economic growth with no consequent visible development?
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KFC potato politics speaks of the depth of Kenya’s political rot
Our economic mediocrity is not a standard that we can export to the modern world economic order, I doubt KFC even controls 1 percent of local maerket.
By Patrick Muinde 7 months ago
KFC potato politics speaks of the depth of Kenya’s political rot
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Sri Lanka crisis: Chilling lessons to economic saboteurs, sad as it is
With the fleeing of the Country’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe (currently also acting as president) announced the country is bankrupt.
By Patrick Muinde 1 month ago
Sri Lanka crisis: Chilling lessons to economic saboteurs, sad as it is
Premium
Ruto's hustler agenda scores high in context but weak on strategic interventions
For avoidance of doubt, I have had time to go through the document word by word. Here, I only share deep reflections on the sum total of what has been said therein, either directly or implied.
By Patrick Muinde 1 month ago
Ruto's hustler agenda scores high in context but weak on strategic interventions
Premium
Shadowy deal to privatise ports may be a conduit for corruption
Ports of entry are sacred strategic and security installations that affirm a nation’s sovereignty.
By Patrick Muinde 1 month ago
Shadowy deal to privatise ports may be a conduit for corruption
We must understand Climate Finance if we are to increase investments in the subsector
The most reliable and sustainable sources of finance for climate action are internal: public, private or community resources.
By Patrick Muinde 1 month ago
We must understand Climate Finance if we are to increase investments in the subsector
Premium
Cryptocurrency fallacy: There is no easy route to real and lasting wealth
The thing is cryptocurrencies in their current form and design breach the established norms of a valid legal tender. They offer no persuasive economic sense to justify investing in them.
By Patrick Muinde 1 month ago
Cryptocurrency fallacy: There is no easy route to real and lasting wealth
Premium
Folks tighten your belts: Living is going to get a lot bumpy for several months to come
Not a single political leader has come out forcefully to articulate the menace of high cost of basic goods and services ravaging households from within.
By Patrick Muinde 1 month ago
Folks tighten your belts: Living is going to get a lot bumpy for several months to come
Theatre over academic credentials a blemish on the nation's moral fabric
What bothers me most is the courage with which these folks have that they can breach any constitutional provision, enabling legislations and basic codes of moral decency in society.
By Patrick Muinde 2 months ago
Theatre over academic credentials a blemish on the nation's moral fabric
Premium
Forget about manifestos, what we desire most is authentic leadership
From a broad perspective, three things stand out of the Azimio Manifesto. One, it is ‘big in words/language’ but highly deficient in specifics. In a political science class, it will score an A.
By Patrick Muinde 2 months ago
Forget about manifestos, what we desire most is authentic leadership
Bridge technical language barriers with ordinary life events
Climate smart agriculture needs to be enhanced and sustained.
By Patrick Muinde 2 months ago
Bridge technical language barriers with ordinary life events
Premium
Madaraka fete evoked memories of country's painful path to freedom
The central question here is: Why did our founding fathers have to sacrifice there all to redeem this nation from colonialists?
By Patrick Muinde 2 months ago
Madaraka fete evoked memories of country's painful path to freedom
Tatu Reginaldah: The day my husband almost beat me to death
Living
By Silas Nyamweya
8 days ago
Why you should avoid sex before elections
Living
By Wandia Wadear
10 days ago
Gor Mahia have fired 16 coaches in the last decade
Sports
By Washington Onyango
12 days ago
New voice Drury set as NBC opens EPL season
Football
By Associated Press
12 days ago
Raila and Ruto make final plea to voters with Nairobi rallies
Politics
By Allan Mungai and Edwin Nyarangi
12 days ago