Invest in people to transform slums
As a young man from Kibera slums, I have seen what youth can do when they have no hope. Most of the time, many decision-makers don't believe what the youth can do.
By Kennedy Odede 1 year ago
Invest in people to transform slums
Make slums part of financial inclusion drive
As someone who grew up in Kibera slums, I saw the injustice. We were not part of the economy and yet people in the slums are really working hard but aren't recognised.
By Kennedy Odede 1 year ago
Make slums part of financial inclusion drive
Let's differentiate a leader from a politician
It hurts when selfish individuals want to come to support communities only when they want to run for political office in the near future. I wish they genuinely believe in uplifting communities
By Kennedy Odede 1 year ago
Let's differentiate a leader from a politician
To root out corruption, address it at source
Estimates suggest that over 20 per cent of Kenya's GDP is lost yearly to corruption. Imagine what this money could do.
By Kennedy Odede 1 year ago
To root out corruption, address it at source
Repurpose devolution to achieve a new Kenya
Counties are currently locked in a tussle with the national government over delays in disbursement of funds by the National Treasury, a move they say has slowed down development.
By Kennedy Odede 1 year ago
Repurpose devolution to achieve a new Kenya
Make the public feel the benefit of raised taxes
The elite are concerned about increase in taxes. as many Kenyans are debating the merits and trying in their own way to push back on additional taxes.
By Kennedy Odede 1 year ago
Make the public feel the benefit of raised taxes
Foreign embassies must review their visa policies now
The visa process is a colonial system to maintain the status quo that the poor remain poor and the rich remain rich. The rich will always travel and take their children to the schools they want.
By Kennedy Odede 1 year ago
Foreign embassies must review their visa policies now
Do not repeat past mistakes in slum upgrading projects
The government should aim to upgrade housing for residents, rather than displacing slum dwellers who will then create new slums as the middle-class move into the new houses.
By Kennedy Odede 1 year ago
Do not repeat past mistakes in slum upgrading projects
State pulls plug on railway concession deal with RVR
?Rift Valley Railways (RVR) will within a month’s time hand over the old railway network back to Kenya Railways (KR) after the termination of an 11-year-old concession.
By Dr MAINA MWANGI 6 years ago
State pulls plug on railway concession deal with RVR
Using ICT to make more profits and enhance agricultural yield
Agriculture has progressed from the centuries old traditional systems that faced few challenges and required fairly little skill and knowledge to produce.
By Dr MAINA MWANGI 9 years ago
Using ICT to make more profits and enhance agricultural yield
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