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There's nothing to write home about; State House photo op won't end graft
The direct monetary cost of corruption to the economy is well acknowledged and documented within government, media, civil society, diplomatic circles and at households.
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Holy scripture cautions us to be wary of sweet tongues. If there is one thing KK has excelled in, it is in whipping up emotions from pulpits.
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Why you cannot wage a war against the Judiciary, civil service and prevail
For avoidance of doubt, the only person with singular authority, power and instruments to bring corruption to a definitive end is the President himself.
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MP warns leaders against politicking at burial of ODM official
Rongo MP Paul Abuor, who was labelled a rebel MP for associating with the Kenya Kwanza government, called for peace during the burial.
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Sale of parastatals a noble concept, but something stinks to high heaven
Unfortunately, whether intended or unintended, the president’s sentiments on the subject leave no doubt that the motive behind the current exercise are anything but public interest.
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Ruto's enthusiasm not shared by the hustlers who thrust him into power
The consequences of this disconnect in a large part endeared hustlers to the Kenya Kwanza clarion call of ‘freedom is coming’.
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Broke, entitled and extravagant: An odd trinity that may sink the nation
It gets more bizarre when an elected Member of Parliament reasons that such positions will create a taxable income that can salvage the country’s cash crunch.
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Kenya focusing on the West at the expense of her regional influence
This is why any Kenyan of sound mind must shudder when our neighbours invest in infrastructure well-designed and targeted to take away private capital from our domestic economy.
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Economic leeches have robbed Kenyans of their souls for ages
If anyone imagines the foul smell coming from the much-hyped G-to-G deal on oil imports is a passing cloud, they must be very unknowledgeable of the country’s economic history.
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Ruto's State of the Nation Address paints image of two nations in one
The speech was eloquently and meticulously delivered without flipping the customary golden pieces of paper, probably to demonstrate his commitment to a digital economy
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KRA needs wisdom and common sense more than laws on taxation
While the numbers have not fully crystalised, there are indicators that the heavy taxes imposed by the KK administration are taking a toll on the taxpayers.
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Why it is too early to celebrate KRA's 8.4pc tax revenue growth
The fate of Eastend Junior Academy may be the early sign of things to come in the coming days as investors adjust their capital allocations to the realities of their business operating environment.
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Lessons Kenya can borrow from China on development diplomacy
In as much as we may not want to ‘read elephant’ where one does not exist, there are traces that all is not rosy among the two states as has been over the past two decades.
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Development planning must never be tied to person calling the shots
The ultimate goal of planning is to promote a balance of environmental, social and economic welfare that meets the needs of the current and future generations.
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With watchmen joining the feeding trough, who will stand for Wanjiku?
When did public scrutiny of government spending substitute things like the politically instigated bi-partisan talks across all breakfast talk shows of the media houses?
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Prayers won't save us from lavish spending that stretches our debt
It is the Uhuru administration that should bear the responsibility for the approximately Sh6.8 trillion ‘impotent’ net debt amassed during their tenure.
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Not even imported prayers can save Kenya from her economic quagmire
At country level, we must look not only at our individual talents but our collective endowments before we imagine help will come from the heavens, especially in our economics.
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Scorecard: Hustler government all over but falls short where it matters
The President is on record claiming that he has either matched or surpassed the Kibaki administration’s economic performance in the 11 months he had been in office.
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Plaudits to Kenya, but the world seems split on the country's future
). On the balance of available information and sentiments from the conference proceedings, President William Ruto and his team did a splendid job on the agenda and mobilisation.
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Could Raila-Ruto talks suffer same misfortune as BBI?
The trap for the Kalonzo-Ichung’wah team and their patrons is the apex court’s verdict on the questions of separation of powers, encroachment on devolved functions and shareable revenues.
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Could Raila-Ruto talks suffer same misfortune as BBI?
God blessed us with a beautiful land that we have failed to make the best out of it
It is baffling how it can be an official policy to export unskilled or semi-skilled labor overseas as a strategy to create employment, grow diaspora remittances, and hence generate forex currency.
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God blessed us with a beautiful land that we have failed to make the best out of it
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Ruto, Raila speeches signify an end to babysitting county governments
It has been a decade of our devolution experiment that many experts agree is one of the most ambitious decentralisation process ever undertaken anywhere around the world.
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Tell-tale signs of potential threat of youth unemployment in Kenya
‘Papa wa Roma’’s comments about the unemployment problem in the country cannot be subsumed to be pedestrian within the broader macroeconomic dialogue ongoing in the country.
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Ruto's broadside exposes a lack of dichotomy in leadership in Cabinet
President William Ruto’s comments about the performance of his Cabinet and other senior officials raises curious insights into the quality of leadership in his administration.
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Valid reasons why Kenya must pick lessons from Ghanaian debt crisis
Ghana is going through a very painful sovereign debt restructuring process as a condition imposed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in order to qualify for economic bailouts.
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We are headed for interesting times in our search for good governance
It is about time to retreat to the mountain of the gods to find the finest son or daughter of the land, who can offer alternative and credible leadership outside the current crop of political cons!
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Lack of fiscal space on payslip hurts implementation of proposed levies
Living in this country has been reduced to the equivalent of survival in the juggle. It takes complex manoeuvring and resilience to balance the diverse competing interests demands.
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Health survey points to disconnect with economic thinking of the day
Common reasons why poor countries tend to have higher fertility rates than developed ones include the fact that more children are needed as labour due to low rates of mechanisation of work
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There's nothing to write home about; State House photo op won't end graft
The direct monetary cost of corruption to the economy is well acknowledged and documented within government, media, civil society, diplomatic circles and at households.
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There's nothing to write home about; State House photo op won't end graft
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Who will save Hustlers from the untamed greed for their taxes?
Holy scripture cautions us to be wary of sweet tongues. If there is one thing KK has excelled in, it is in whipping up emotions from pulpits.
By 1 month ago
Who will save Hustlers from the untamed greed for their taxes?
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Why you cannot wage a war against the Judiciary, civil service and prevail
For avoidance of doubt, the only person with singular authority, power and instruments to bring corruption to a definitive end is the President himself.
By 1 month ago
Why you cannot wage a war against the Judiciary, civil service and prevail
MP warns leaders against politicking at burial of ODM official
Rongo MP Paul Abuor, who was labelled a rebel MP for associating with the Kenya Kwanza government, called for peace during the burial.
By 1 month ago
MP warns leaders against politicking at burial of ODM official
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2023 reflections and the factors that will shape the Socio-economic environment in 2024
The voice of the Church on pertinent economic and political questions is crystalising pretty fast. It will be interesting to watch how this pans out.
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2023 reflections and the factors that will shape the Socio-economic environment in 2024
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Sale of parastatals a noble concept, but something stinks to high heaven
Unfortunately, whether intended or unintended, the president’s sentiments on the subject leave no doubt that the motive behind the current exercise are anything but public interest.
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Sale of parastatals a noble concept, but something stinks to high heaven
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Ruto's enthusiasm not shared by the hustlers who thrust him into power
The consequences of this disconnect in a large part endeared hustlers to the Kenya Kwanza clarion call of ‘freedom is coming’.
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Ruto's enthusiasm not shared by the hustlers who thrust him into power
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Broke, entitled and extravagant: An odd trinity that may sink the nation
It gets more bizarre when an elected Member of Parliament reasons that such positions will create a taxable income that can salvage the country’s cash crunch.
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Broke, entitled and extravagant: An odd trinity that may sink the nation
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Kenya focusing on the West at the expense of her regional influence
This is why any Kenyan of sound mind must shudder when our neighbours invest in infrastructure well-designed and targeted to take away private capital from our domestic economy.
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Kenya focusing on the West at the expense of her regional influence
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Economic leeches have robbed Kenyans of their souls for ages
If anyone imagines the foul smell coming from the much-hyped G-to-G deal on oil imports is a passing cloud, they must be very unknowledgeable of the country’s economic history.
By 3 months ago
Economic leeches have robbed Kenyans of their souls for ages
Ruto's State of the Nation Address paints image of two nations in one
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