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Digital services launch presents a fresh performance lens for Kenya Kwanza
The huge service range represents a great treasure trove of potential government revenues. Ordinarily, people are more willing to pay for services they can see than taxes they cannot.
By Denis Kabaara 10 months ago
Digital services launch presents a fresh performance lens for Kenya Kwanza
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Too much noise and vagueness in Kenya Kwanza's 'The Plan' idea
Kenyans are looking for answers to their challenges, not scattered promises and endless lamentation. We are witnessing what happens when the winning side obsessively celebrates an election.
By Denis Kabaara 11 months ago
Too much noise and vagueness in Kenya Kwanza's 'The Plan' idea
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Rubber meets the road as Ruto makes first full Budget proposal
The Finance Bill 2023 will present Kenya Kwanza's first fully-owned budget and what the new government plans for the economy.
By Denis Kabaara 1 year ago
Rubber meets the road as Ruto makes first full Budget proposal
Why we need a social vision to guide our great country Kenya
The truth is our poor politics and weak constitutional implementation are symptoms of a wider trauma - our society and our economy. And it's a mindset thing.
By Denis Kabaara 1 year ago
Why we need a social vision to guide our great country Kenya
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What must we do to stabilise our politics, get the economy moving?
Kenyans' patience is wearing thin with all the fiscal blame games and economic fairy tales. What we need is a 'whole of government' approach if we hope to fix the country.
By Denis Kabaara 1 year ago
What must we do to stabilise our politics, get the economy moving?
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Ruto, Raila truce is a rare chance to reimagine the nation's future
What does president do when the opposition leader can close down the economy? In proper countries, your opponent's failure to deliver on its agenda is not a checklist
By Denis Kabaara 1 year ago
Ruto, Raila truce is a rare chance to reimagine the nation's future
North Rift leaders must embrace new thinking to stamp out chaos
In context, these 'North Rift issues' didn't start yesterday, but are the culmination of at least a century of conflict, including 60 years of post-independence marginalisation and neglect.
By Denis Kabaara 1 year ago
North Rift leaders must embrace new thinking to stamp out chaos
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Ruto, governors' summit offers space to strengthen devolution
If there is a conversation that the Summit headed by President William Ruto needs, it must go beyond recent failure to agree on numbers at an Intergovernmental Budget and Economic Council
By Denis Kabaara 1 year ago
Ruto, governors' summit offers space to strengthen devolution
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Issues to ponder over as mid-term budget hearings are held this week
Dennis Kabaara asks pertinent questions as mid-term budget hearings start.
By Denis Kabaara, Dennis Kabaara 1 year ago
Issues to ponder over as mid-term budget hearings are held this week
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Parastatals: How William Ruto deals with them will shape economic policy
It might be better to engage the revenue side of the fiscus through the draft tax policy. IMF once recommended better identification and classification of State-owned entities.
By Denis Kabaara 1 year ago
Parastatals: How William Ruto deals with them will shape economic policy
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President Ruto must tap into non-tax revenue to fix battered economy
In simpler English, less travel and per diem, or training and benchmarking "jollies" and bring your own food to work. If all government services were efficient and seamless, wouldn't you pay for them?
By Denis Kabaara 1 year ago
President Ruto must tap into non-tax revenue to fix battered economy
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Anxiety as the nation awaits 'real' Ruto in newlook regime
Ruto comes across as an unknown quantity in what Kenyans should expect of his presidency. The standard refrain is he must unify Kenyans and fix our current economic woes.
By Denis Kabaara 1 year ago
Anxiety as the nation awaits 'real' Ruto in newlook regime
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Seven things to watch in ensuring devolution lives up to expectations
The ink on oaths of office is not yet dry, but we already have a populist feel to the beginning of devolution's third round.
By Denis Kabaara 1 year ago
Seven things to watch in ensuring devolution lives up to expectations
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Unique views on presidential vote, hard questions on poll process
What happened to audit findings on deceased voters, duplicate records and invalid registrations?
By Denis Kabaara 1 year ago
Unique views on presidential vote, hard questions on poll process
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Let's interrogate the presidential vote result, and the process
Nothing presidential in Kenya is simple or routine. Hence our dramatic week. Hours of waiting sprinkled with songs and fisticuffs, and the IEBC split.
By Denis Kabaara 1 year ago
Let's interrogate the presidential vote result, and the process
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Azimio's mixed messaging puts a damper on its rich manifesto
The coalition's blueprint fails to offer some needed comforts and feels a little 1980/1990s.
By Denis Kabaara 1 year ago
Azimio's mixed messaging puts a damper on its rich manifesto
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The question should not be what Kibaki did, but what he left
Kibaki will be remembered for introducing the "bigger picture" economics to Kenya. That's his legacy.
By Denis Kabaara 2 years ago
The question should not be what Kibaki did, but what he left
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2022: BBI and the Budget
We may be dismayed by our unhygienic politics, but we cannot get enough of its drama. It supersedes everything. No fuel? Noise for a couple of days! SIM re-registration? It will pass by Easter!
By Denis Kabaara 2 years ago
2022: BBI and the Budget
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