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SCHOOL TITLING CAN BE UHURU’S BIGGEST LEGACY

Numerous presidential directives have been issued since President Uhuru Kenyatta first assumed office. One of these includes a 2015 directive that all public schools in the country be titled. This came as a response to the now famous demonstration by the Langata Primary School community on 19th January 2015, where innocent but brave pupils were …

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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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