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Elections 2017

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Kenya will be holding its elections this year. As we approach the period, the political atmosphere in the country usually gets highly charged with the various candidates holding meetings and rallies. 495 more words

Slum-free Mumbai

Above: Dharavi redevelopment collage, source: internet

For this point I want to reference you to an article written by Yue Zhang, current fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and Assistance Professor of Political Science in the University of Illinois at Chicago. 906 more words

How globalisation has reduced jobs in the formal sector?

Economic globalisation is the increasing interdependence of World economics as a result of the growing scale of cross-border trade of commodities and services, the flow of international capital and wide. 243 more words

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Rethinking the informal economy

In many developing countries, the formal economy alone cannot create sufficient employment opportunities to meet the demands of the huge numbers of job seekers. The informal economy represents a source of livelihood for the most vulnerable populations. 607 more words

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Informality as a cost cutting measure

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Employment statistics from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics indicate that the informal economy is by far and largest contributor, which stands at 82 percent of the total number of people that are employed. 532 more words

Factors affecting the Kenyan economy

This article first appeared in my weekly column in the Business Daily on November 20, 2016

I have been getting several questions pertaining to what is ‘really’ happening in the Kenyan economy. 751 more words


November 16

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What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week?

Opened my House … for the Reception of such Gentlemen and Ladies who may travel this Way… 595 more words

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