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UK, Japan have entered recession; here's what it means for Kenyans

You may not have visited Japan or the UK, but whatever happens there will be felt here. You may not lose your sleep over the recession in the UK or Japan, but you could scratch your head.
By XN Iraki 2024-02-25 00:00:00
Risk is about uncertainty, not a standard deviation. You can’t be sure that your business will pick up and get you profits until you start it.
By XN Iraki 2024-02-14 20:00:00
Elitism is about a few groups of people having a near monopoly on power, prestige, and influence in all spheres of our lives: politics, economics, security, culture, and even our views about life.
By XN Iraki 2024-02-11 00:00:00
The city is home to all and sundry compared with counties that have “owners” exemplified by “their excellences.”
By XN Iraki 2024-02-06 20:00:00
Keeping an identity is easier with one's religion. You rarely get Indians named Jayden, Liam, or Ethan.
By XN Iraki 2024-02-04 20:00:00
Can you recognise a hustler’s business from its name? I think you can. The names try to mimic success cases. You will find eateries named Norfolk, Hilton or Serena in very rural places.
By XN Iraki 2024-01-17 00:00:00
The Middle East currently mirrors Orwellian satire. Orwell suggested that through propaganda, citizens could be manipulated into believing that war is peace.
By XN Iraki 2024-01-14 00:00:00
In an age where plastics and ceramics dominate, such utensils reminded me of a bygone era. The owner of the kettle and its “children” is 90 years old.
By XN Iraki 2024-01-10 22:00:00
A silent revolution is taking place in Nairobi - the Americanisation of the city. Simply put, the affluent will leave the city and its environs to the poor and flee to the suburbs.
By XN Iraki 2024-01-09 18:00:00
By having Claudine Gay, a daughter of Haitian immigrants, resign as Harvard president, the conservatives have won, and they may not stop at that.
By XN Iraki 2024-01-07 00:00:00
Kenya is either 59 years as a republic, 60 years as a self-governing or 128 years since it became a country.
By XN Iraki 2023-12-31 00:00:00
Even the employed have been sucked into hustling and have a side hustle. In a sample of employed Kenyans, I found 65 per cent have a side hustle.
By XN Iraki 2023-12-27 20:30:00