When my father Hezron Madaga died in 1989, I was only two-years-old. His death condemned our family to hard life. My eldest brother, who was in Form Two then, dropped out of school due to lack of fees.
Orange Democratic Movement has called on the Government to reduce its borrowing which its says may plunge the country into a financial crisis. Chairman John Mbadi said the Government must explore other options to cushion the country, especially if it fails to repay the money as per the agreements.
Kenya's inflation rose to 6.72 percent year-on-year in October from 5.97 percent a month earlier, and month-on-month inflation was 0.50 percent, the Kenya Nation Bureau of Statistics said in a statement.
Kenya is not broke. The Government still has resources that it depends on and has the ability to tax. It has over six billion of foreign exchange reserves and has a rating that allows it to borrow cash.
The Treasury Sunday sought to assure Kenyans it is not cash-strapped, even with Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich being a man under siege; with falling tax collections and increasing financial demands from governors, contractors and State parastatals.