OPINION: Why Mudavadi's foreign visits are central to Ruto’s foreign and domestic policy
For domestic constituents, Mudavadi is a key factor in balancing the growing power and autonomy of Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua to keep Mt Kenya guessing as to who Ruto’s successor will be.
OPINION: Bullish legislative talk or posturing is ultimately bad tax politics
Kenyans expect that the pursuit of policy consensus will ensure public participation, governmental accountability, societal non-discrimination, community empowerment, and widespread legitimacy through a process of dignified compromises.
OPINION: Why Kenya’s oil economy status remains a pipe dream
The government needs to build and sustain citizen confidence by fully disclosing the EOPS agreement and the Production Sharing Contracts of the South Lokichar oil basin project.
OPINION: How 15 rising stars are helping to build Kenya’s capital markets
Working at Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority and Central Bank, they are forging new ways to broaden and deepen Kenya’s capital markets and encourage more transactions in the market.
OPINION: Smallholder farmers combat Climate Change and restore soil health through Regenerative Agriculture
By implementing farming practices such as organic farming, cover cropping, mulching, minimum tillage, micro-dosing, and an inter-cropping system of maize and high-yielding, nitrogen-fixing climbing beans, alongside agroforestry crops, smallholder farmers can improve soil fertility and restore land...
Citizen Spotlight: How Simon Javan Okelo is building an African community in the US through music
Simon Javan Okelo is a father, musician, entrepreneur, and promoter of music. He has also worked with a range of non-profits in Sub Saharan Africa on humanitarian and volunteer work.
Here’s why your freezer smells so bad – and what you can do about it
There are several causes for bad smells coming from your freezer. Typically, the culprits are microbes – bacteria, yeasts and moulds.Freezing causes physical changes to foods, often enhancing their breakdown.
ODEDE: An open letter to President William Ruto
Your Excellency, when we last met, you shared with me how you love to hear from the hustlers on the ground; and I can tell you, things are tough.The hustlers are feeling pushed to the limit. The people in the informal settlements really have hope in you. They feel this is their government, the gover...
Kenya cult deaths: a new era in the battle against religious extremism
In Kenya, countermeasures dealing with Islamist extremism have shown us that religious institutions and activities can be scrutinised and regulated to prevent extremism and terrorism.
OPINION: Productive transformation - Should we incentivize manufacturing like we do churches?
Essentially, Kenya has reduced the cost of establishing a church at the expense of factories and the same religious organizations do not take the opportunity of their incentives to invest in manufacturing.