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The Politics of the Informal Economy

The informal economy has gradually been growing in size over the past few decades. The sector is a significant part of economies in developing nations, especially those in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa. 526 more words

Jobless Growth in Africa

Despite the fact that East Africa remains the fastest-growing sub-region in Africa with an estimated growth of 5.6 percent in 2017, up from 4.9 percent in 2016, it still grapples with low job growth rates. 662 more words

Design and launch of mobile app for street vendors - Case of Jang

Since November 2017, our application Jang is in pilot phase with a dozen street vendors in Dakar. This is an opportunity for us to revisit the design process, development and launch of this mobile app and share the realities of this project that began more than a year ago. 1,622 more words

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Improving Informal Business

The past decade has been characterised by the gradual growth of informal businesses in the sub Saharan region. A global research-policy network, Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing ( 608 more words

Kenya explain why Nairobi? [part 2]

Sabbatical approved, I now needed to find something to do with all this free time…

A few box sets did initially cross my mind but I figured I could probably smash them out in a week or so. 547 more words

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The Significance of Investing in the Young Population

The Kenya Economic Report 2015 whose theme is ‘Empowering Youth through Decent and Productive Employment’ released by the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis ( 683 more words

Facilitating Access to Credit for Small Business  

Last week, the World Bank released the Kenya Economic Update in which they look into ways in which credit to the private sector can be revived in a bid to accelerate growth in the economy. 611 more words