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Gross County Product: Some [un]surprising Facts About Siaya County

A few days ago, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) released its inaugural Gross County Product (GCP) report....

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OPINION

Gross County Product: Tharaka Nithi Leads Counties in Creating More Wealth Per Person

A recent Gross County Product (GCP) report shows that Tharaka Nithi County leads the rest of the country in...

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OPINION

Gross County Product: Elgeyo Marakwet County Leads as it Grows by Double-Digit

Elgeyo Marakwet is the fastest growing county in Kenya. This is according to a newly released report on Gross...

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OPINION

Gross County Product: What is Driving Counties’ Growth?

A recent report on Gross County Product (GCP) released by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) shows that...

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OPINION OTHER SECTORS SCIENCE TALK

Gross County Product: Nairobi leads counties in contributing to Kenya’s growth

A recently released report on Gross County Product (GCP) shows that Nairobi contributes 21.7 per cent to Kenya’s growth...

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TECHNOLOGY

Kenya’s Budget Analysis 2018: Robin Hood Tax, More Tax on MPESA and Big 4 Agenda

This is a summary post for budget analysis for the 2018/19 budget read by CS Henry Rotich. The budget...

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BUSINESS KENYA OPINION OTHER SECTORS

Private labels killing Kenya’s supermarkets

There is turmoil in the retail industry in Kenya. Supermarket chains are reporting a drop in revenues, closing some...

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KENYA OPINION

Kenya’s Middle Class Plunging Deep Into Poverty

A PewResearchCentre 2015 report shows that Kenya’s middle class is plunging deep into poverty. The report shows that while...

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BANKING BUSINESS KENYA

Central Bank slashes KBRR rate by 10 percent as CBR retained at 10.5 percent

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) retained the Central Bank Rate (CBR) at 10.5 percent after the Monetary Policy...

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BUSINESS

Kenya Airways revenues rise as losses erode equity

The Kenya Airways (KQ) turnaround strategy is on the right track as revenues improved by 5.4 percent over the...

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BUSINESS KENYA OTHER SECTORS

Funding for Youth Polytechnics in Kenya declined by 43 percent

The development expenditure for Youth Polytechnics in Kenya dropped last year, the Economic Survey 2016 report shows. The report...

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BUSINESS TECH NEWS

Uber Services in Kenya: My Findings

This article first appeared as a Facebook post on my page on February 2, 2016. This is a reproduction...

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Pre-Schedule Uber Ride Through TaxiLater

The first time I used Uber services, which was sometime this year at the height of their fights with...

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I have always suspected that there is some value in employing contract teachers, aka Untrained Teachers (UTs) in schools...

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I have read the article by Riaga Odipo and my fingers are itchy. My fingers are itchy not just...

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OPINION

SUNDAY DIGEST – The hypocrisy of our national leadership and the elitist ‘mama mboga’ bill

The Mama Mboga Bill The Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority (AFFA) has proposed a raft of regulations to guide...

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Mobile money users in Kenya – and the rest of the word – have one major challenge: to send...

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For those who don’t know Okoa Jahazi Shortcode, don’t ask, use Safcom Speedy

Introduction If you are in Kenya right now, chances are you are using a Safaricom line. Actually, there’s a...

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Introduction Since the early 1970s, Kenya has experienced cases of cholera outbreaks. The two largest epidemics were in 1997...

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Introduction After we practically lived without roads for over 40 years of self-rule, president Kibaki came along to oversee...

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Quick Statistics Traffic congestion is a major problem in Nairobi. That cannot be over-emphasized. Nairobi has a population of...

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