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Are Seaview vendors contributing to Economy?

By Hamna Iqbal Baig, Haseeb Zubair, Aqsa Mansoor, Kinza Tahir & Musab Ghouri

KARACHI : As the temperature rises people in Karachi rush to sea view. 938 more words

Formal Economy

Developing value chains for micro enterprises

During this past week, the Ministry of Industrialisation and Enterprise Development organised an exhibition in Nairobi which was aimed at bolstering the sales of apparels that are manufactured at the Export Processing Zones (EPZ). 490 more words

The importance of ICT in Informal Business

We live in an age where access to information is at its highest level. With the onslaught of digital technology, the internet has become a vital source of unlimited information. 474 more words

Lessons from informal business

Formal employment opportunities have been on a steady decline. Over the past two years, a number of institutions in Kenya have laid off staff as a cost cutting measure. 492 more words

Hawking In Nairobi

The quest for people to engage in activities that generate money in an environment where formal employment is a limited option has caused many Kenyans to pursue options in the informal economy. 499 more words

Neglecting the youth hampers the development of Africa

This article first appeared in my weekly column with the Business Daily on March 5, 2017

A few weeks ago, a local television station aired the story of a young man who is an orphan, had been admitted to some of the most prestigious learning institutions in the country but was now living the life of a pauper. 687 more words


Mr Jaitley, Informal Economy Doesn't Necessarily Mean Black Economy

The finance minister Arun Jaitley has been at the forefront in trying to defend the demonetisation or notebandi decision of the Modi government.

He recently said in London… 1,181 more words