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Kenya’s 2019/2020 Budget: A Predatory Scheme Designed for the Hustlers in Government Kenya’s 2019/2020 Budget: A Predatory Scheme Designed for the Hustlers in Government
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Kenya’s 2019/2020 Budget: A Predatory Scheme Designed for the Hustlers in Government

RASNA WARAH argues that the 2019/2020 and other budgets prepared by the Jubilee government are essentially predatory and borrow heavily...

India Election 2019: Modi’s Victory Signals Growing Far Right Intolerance in India and Around the World India Election 2019: Modi’s Victory Signals Growing Far Right Intolerance in India and Around the World
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India Election 2019: Modi’s Victory Signals Growing Far Right Intolerance in India and Around the World

Narendra Modi epitomises the kind of neo-fascist right-wing leadership that is sweeping across some parts of Europe, the United States,...

Out of the Box Thinking or Garbage Can Policy: Is Jubilee’s Government Protectionism and Economic Controls Good for the Country Out of the Box Thinking or Garbage Can Policy: Is Jubilee’s Government Protectionism and Economic Controls Good for the Country
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Out of the Box Thinking or Garbage Can Policy: Is Jubilee’s Government Protectionism and Economic Controls Good for the Country?

Uhuru Kenyatta’s grand scheme, the Big Four manufacturing agenda, is predicated on the restoration of protectionism and economic controls. But...

In Whose Interest? Reflecting on the High Court Ruling Against John Githongo In Whose Interest? Reflecting on the High Court Ruling Against John Githongo
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In Whose Interest? Reflecting on the High Court Ruling Against John Githongo

The core issue in the Murungaru v Githongo case remains whether the revelations of the Anglo Leasing scandal – which...

An Injustice in Kenya’s History: The TJRC Report Six Years On An Injustice in Kenya’s History: The TJRC Report Six Years On
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An Injustice in Kenya’s History: The TJRC Report Six Years On

Six years later, writes GABRIELLE LYNCH, little progress has been made on Kenya’s Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) despite...

Memo to Political Busybodies: There Is No Value Addition in Processing Coffee. It Is a Cockroach Idea Memo to Political Busybodies: There Is No Value Addition in Processing Coffee. It Is a Cockroach Idea
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Memo to Political Busybodies: There Is No Value Addition in Processing Coffee. It Is a Cockroach Idea

As long as cartels and cockroach ideas rule the roost, coffee farmers will continue to vote with their feet. Because...

Cloak-And-Dagger Intrigues: An Insider’s Account of Why the TJRC Report Was Delayed Cloak-And-Dagger Intrigues: An Insider’s Account of Why the TJRC Report Was Delayed
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Cloak-And-Dagger Intrigues: An Insider’s Account of Why the TJRC Report Was Delayed

In his book, The Kenyan TJRC: An Outsider’s View from the Inside, Prof. Ronald C. Slye reveals the intrigues that...

Real or “Portal” Growth: Why Businesses Are Going Bust and People Are Struggling to Make Ends Meet as the Numbers Say the Economy Is Roaring like an Asian Tiger Real or “Portal” Growth: Why Businesses Are Going Bust and People Are Struggling to Make Ends Meet as the Numbers Say the Economy Is Roaring like an Asian Tiger
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Real or “Portal” Growth: Why Businesses Are Going Bust and People Are Struggling to Make Ends Meet as the Numbers Say the Economy Is Roaring like an Asian Tiger

The economies may be growing, but because unemployment and underemployment are also rising, the incomes of those that are earning...

#Payinterns: Further Reflections on Millennial Angst, Crony Capitalism and the Privilege Economy #Payinterns: Further Reflections on Millennial Angst, Crony Capitalism and the Privilege Economy
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#PayInterns: Further Reflections on Millennial Angst, Crony Capitalism and the Privilege Economy

As I argued in Social Mobility and the Enclave Economy, today’s university graduate is a victim of a legacy of...

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