Guest Writer

Guest Writer

238 Articles

  • OPINION: Kenya’s efforts in bringing together all regional forces for peace in DRC admirable

    OPINION: Kenya’s efforts in bringing together all regional forces for peace in DRC admirable

    What Ruto’s administration seems to be doing now is taking a more realistic look at what Kenya and its regional security issues threatening the economic and political stability of the countries in the region are and what security alliances can be expected to achieve.

  • OPINION: DNA, the language of life

    OPINION: DNA, the language of life

    In the wake of all the talk on GMO (Genetically modified Organisms), having a conversation about DNA just seems like the right thing to do. How is DNA related to GMO? You may ask, well let me tell you, it is, and I will tell you how shortly.To begin with, DNA is an acronym for ‘DeoxyriboNucleic Acid...

  • OPINION: Tapping into innovation and entrepreneurship to create employment for youth in Africa

    OPINION: Tapping into innovation and entrepreneurship to create employment for youth in Africa

    Today, the continent is the youngest and fastest-growing with projections indicating that there will be 375 million young people in Africa’s labour market in the next eight years.

  • HIV prevention: new injection could boost the fight, but some hurdles remain

    HIV prevention: new injection could boost the fight, but some hurdles remain

    Nearly 70% of infections occur in key groups: sex workers and their clients, men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, and transgender people and their sexual partners. Adolescent girls and young women in sub-Saharan Africa are another important group, with nearly 5,000 getting HIV every w...

  • About that gluten - Intolerance and going gluten-free

    About that gluten - Intolerance and going gluten-free

    To begin with, gluten is a plant protein that is found in plants/ foods like wheat, barley and rye. This means therefore that foods made from these grains, such as bread, chapati, cookies, cakes, pasta and even beer (has barley) contain gluten.A gluten-free diet will generally involve avoiding any f...

  • Investing in the stock market

    Investing in the stock market

    Dividends is one way of making a return on a stock market investment, but there are other ways that an investor can make their returns and these are through corporate actions that are made possible by a vibrant stock market. 

  • OPINION: Economic justice should be central to revenue collection strategy

    OPINION: Economic justice should be central to revenue collection strategy

    Fair taxation is viewed under two main pillars; First is the capacity to raise revenue domestically.Secondly, taxation must be examined in terms of the level of citizen satisfaction with the existing revenue system.

  • Six reasons why you should have an insurance policy

    Six reasons why you should have an insurance policy

    Insurance may seem to only be forth-looking and forthcoming, but there are other reasons insurance should be part of your wealth fund planning.

  • OPINION: Flexible renewable technology, not gas, is Africa’s energy solution

    OPINION: Flexible renewable technology, not gas, is Africa’s energy solution

    For a majority of African governments, embracing fossil fuels as the basis for development essentially locks them into dependence on globally traded commodities.Africa produces only about 8.1 per cent of global oil today, and Nigeria which has the largest proven reserves in Africa only accounts for...

  • OPINION: A world of 8 billion people; what's in the numbers?

    OPINION: A world of 8 billion people; what's in the numbers?

    As of 1963, one in every seven children died before their 5th birthday but today we have tremendously reduced child and maternal mortality and many babies live to celebrate their 5th birthday and many more years.This progress, realised over the past 59 years, makes Kenya a nation on a path...