The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) retained the Central Bank Rate (CBR) at 10.5 percent after the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) committee met today. This, according to CBK, is to “anchor inflation expectations ..
The Kenya Airways (KQ) turnaround strategy is on the right track as revenues improved by 5.4 percent over the 2015/16 financial year. The total revenue stood at KSh. 116 billion. The revenues have grown ..
The development expenditure for Youth Polytechnics in Kenya dropped last year, the Economic Survey 2016 report shows. The report shows that the expenditure dropped by a whopping 43 percent from KSh. 358 million ..
I have always suspected that there is some value in employing contract teachers, aka Untrained Teachers (UTs) in schools – both primary and secondary. In my entire primary schooling, I was never taught ..
I have read the article by Riaga Odipo and my fingers are itchy. My fingers are itchy not just because the author suggested some controversial solutions, but also because of the subsequent comments emanating ..
The Mama Mboga Bill The Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority (AFFA) has proposed a raft of regulations to guide the implementation of Crops Act 2013. Among the regulations is the requirement that ..
Mobile money users in Kenya – and the rest of the word – have one major challenge: to send money only to land in the wrong hands. Many Kenyans using MPESA or Airtel Money have at one time lost cash ..
Introduction If you are in Kenya right now, chances are you are using a Safaricom line. Actually, there’s a 65 percent chance that you are a Safaricom user. If that is the case, then chances are that ..
Introduction Since the early 1970s, Kenya has experienced cases of cholera outbreaks. The two largest epidemics were in 1997 and 2009 where a total of over 44,000 cases were reported. Cases of cholera ..
Introduction After we practically lived without roads for over 40 years of self-rule, president Kibaki came along to oversee an unprecedented road infrastructure expansion, in sharp contrast to the 24 years ..
Quick Statistics Traffic congestion is a major problem in Nairobi. That cannot be over-emphasized. Nairobi has a population of over 4 million people and by 2014, the city had over 700,000 vehicles. A 2007 ..