5 things to know before investing in real estate

KEY POINTS Buying and owning real estate is an investment strategy that can be both rewarding and profitable. It is generally capital intensive and illiquid, hence the need to be well informed before committing funds. Creating wealth is an artistic profession that requires research and learning to ensure that you …

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How the IMF left an indelible mark on this year’s budget

National Treasury and Planning CS Ukur Yattani at the Treasury building on their way to present the 2021/2022 budget to Parliament, Nairobi. June 10, 2021.[Jonah Onyango, Standard] Kenyans are expected to start living with the harsh conditions imposed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the next fiscal year starting …

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Growing aloe vera wipes pastoralists’ tears of loss

Members of the Nalapatui group in Turkana West, Turkana County, who drew on aloe products to help them support their families away from farming.[Bakari Angela] For years, many pastoralists in remote villages in Turkana West Sub-county have been subjected to abject poverty and starvation due to perpetual drought and banditry …

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What is the budget for the agricultural sector in Kenya?

Kenya Second budget Under the shadow of COVID-19, the pandemic is economic recovery The Uhuru Kenyatta Legacy Project.. Clearly, during the President’s last fiscal year, the focus is on completing ongoing investments and creating an enabling environment for economic recovery to protect livelihoods. The agricultural sector, which received a slightly …

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Why Biden shouldn’t let federal debt deter a spending spree

President Biden, speaking during his inauguration on Wednesday, is taking the reins of an economy poised to accelerate when the pandemic is contained. Patrick Semansky-Pool / Getty Images Text size President Joe Biden takes office at a time of momentous opportunity. With vaccinations going and more money in Americans’ pockets, …

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The Debt Pandemic – Project Syndicate

Sep 11, 2020 Although sovereign bond markets remain optimistic about the massive fiscal stimulus packages of advanced economies linked to the pandemic, much of the accumulated debt will inevitably be passed on to future generations. Given the many other risks to long-term growth, how can policymakers today best manage the …

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Parterre metro district plan with $ 189 million debt limit approved

Thornton City Council unanimously adopted a plan to finance the construction of Parterre, a 800 acre development project in the northeast corner of town. Several councilors expressed confusion over the technical details associated with the metro district plan before they all finally approved it in a meeting on February 23. …

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