Kenya

What this year’s budget means for Kenyans

When Henry Rotich, the CS for National Treasury took to the floor of Parliament to read out this year’s budget statement, most households in this country must have been holding their breaths. For many Kenyans, this was a chance to determine the level of government commitment in improving their livelihoods by supporting economic growth, promoting …

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The change we all seek will not just show up at our doorsteps

There are many things the world says about us Kenyans. Some people say we are a very political nation. Others claim that despite our tropical climate, many beautiful wild animals, one of the most progressive constitutions in the world and the recently discovered oil and devolution, we are also leading fellow nations on corruption. Still, …

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WHY KENYANS MUST NOT GET WEARY IN THIS WAR AGAINST CORRUPTION

Kinaga Mbugua Something caught my eye the other day as I went through news cables.  A story about Delawere. The heading, “Delawere: The US Corporate Secrecy Haven” screams out of the Transparency International website. It has been replicated elsewhere by the New York times and the Washington Post. Delawere is one of the Mid-Atlantic states …

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THE 30% PROMISE TO THE YOUTHS ON TENDERS: JUBILEE’s BIGGEST LIE SO FAR

By Kinaga Mbugua I never thought I would ever have to pen this article. Why? Because I am a believer. I easily trust. I give people a chance to prove their salt. I prefer to give trust a chance, and get disappointed, than fail to give it a shot, and end up regretting, forever wondering …

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