Kenya Economy

Trust drives the economy, so don’t let fear rule the 2022 poll

When optimism is high, the economy grows faster. [Courtesy] Elections around the world are fought and won based on key emotions – hope or fear. Narc’s 2002 campaign “yote yawezekana” produced the most hopeful nation in the world, according to a 2003 Gallup poll. Our favorite song from the campaign …

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“Health poverty” is not recorded in the famous GDP

One of the major shortcomings of GDP is the inability to “measure” services. [Christopher Kipsang, Standard] The gross domestic product (GDP) is a key figure for measuring the economic success of a country. Countries are rated based on how much of it they have. Governments rise and fall based on …

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Kenya says no covid lockdown, even as cases increase

BY WINNIE ATIENO Kenya will not impose restrictions like bans after cases of Omicron variants are discovered in two Kenyan travelers and a South African who entered the country last week. Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said Kenya had instead campaigned to vaccinate its citizens to curb the spread of …

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Kenya’s economy will grow 4.9% in 2022 and 2023, says the World Bank

By George Mwangi Special for Dow Jones Newswires Kenya‘s economy is forecast to grow at an annual rate of 4.9% in 2022 and 2023, the World Bank said Tuesday, but cautioned that the Covid-19 pandemic remains a major source of uncertainty. “This outlook takes into account that some sub-sectors have …

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The Kenya Olympics team boss in 2016 accused the detention center

business The Kenya Olympics team boss in 2016 accused the detention center Monday, December 13, 2021 Head of Mission at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Stephen Arap Soi. PHOTO | PAUL WAWERU | NMG BY SAM KIPLAGATMore from this author summary On appeal to the High Court, Soi says he …

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HALA AL KARIB – The revolution continues and Sudanese women are on the front lines of resistance

Download PDFPrint article A coherence check is an assessment of the extent to which legal instruments such as the digital service tax (DST) achieve their own stated goals with effectiveness, effectiveness and efficiency. As the economic crisis deepens and Kenya‘s debtors begin to call, the Kenyan government’s coherence in its …

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Respect electoral processes to protect the economy

Letters Respect electoral processes to protect the economy Wednesday, December 8th, 2021 Independent electoral and border commission [IEBC] Chair Wafula Chebukati. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NMG BY BENJAMIN OBEGIMore from this author summary Kenya is one of the top countries in Africa, whose electoral processes and consequences are important …

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Blockchain Technology – A Road Not Well traveled

Concepts like contracts, transactions, and records are crucial pillars that sustain economic, legal, and political systems as we know them. However, today’s world has shown that these tools and the protocols put in place to manage them have struggled to keep up with the fast-paced digital transformation that is happening …

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The parliamentary team wants the number of embassies to be reduced

business The parliamentary team wants the number of embassies to be reduced Friday, December 03, 2021 A joint session of the National Assembly and the Senate will hear President Uhuru Kenyatta deliver his State of the Union address on November 30, 2021 in the Parliament building. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE …

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Kenya: New ways to facilitate truck movement in and out of the port of Mombasa

Movement around the port of Mombasa will improve after the opening of two major roads connecting the port to the Northern Corridor transport route. The streets Nyerere-Mbaraki and Kipevu are major arteries to and from the port. The Nyerere-Mbaraki road was funded by the UK government, the Danish International Development …

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