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KENYA BUDGET 2018/19: It’s time for a taxpayers boycott KENYA BUDGET 2018/19: It’s time for a taxpayers boycott
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KENYA BUDGET 2018/19: It’s time for a taxpayers boycott

The Kenya Budget 2018 has drastic implications on national and regional stability, on the Kenyan economy and on Kenyan workers....

KENYATTA’S WAR ON CORRUPTION: Words won’t cut it, the budget is the corruption KENYATTA’S WAR ON CORRUPTION: Words won’t cut it, the budget is the corruption
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KENYATTA’S WAR ON CORRUPTION: Words won’t cut it, the budget is the corruption

Corruption in Kenya isn’t about greedy procurement officers, fiddling civil servants, crooked businessmen, shady bankers, thieving politicians. These are merely...

KENYA’S LOOMING RESOURCE CURSE: Dancing to Machiavelli’s drum KENYA’S LOOMING RESOURCE CURSE: Dancing to Machiavelli’s drum
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KENYA’S LOOMING RESOURCE CURSE: Dancing to Machiavelli’s drum

Fed a daily news diet of scandal and sensation, and the choreographed drama of minions arrested and driven off in...

DEMOCRACY, DICTATORSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT: Lessons from Malaysia and Singapore DEMOCRACY, DICTATORSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT: Lessons from Malaysia and Singapore
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DEMOCRACY, DICTATORSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT: Lessons from Malaysia and Singapore

South East Asia’s Tiger economies have long triggered questions about why and how Kenya was left behind in the post-colonial...

REAL RAILWAYS FOR ROAD RACKETS: Re-imagining Kenya, one year into the SGR REAL RAILWAYS FOR ROAD RACKETS: Re-imagining Kenya, one year into the SGR
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REAL RAILWAYS FOR ROAD RACKETS: Re-imagining Kenya, one year into the SGR

A bridge over the Likoni Channel? Unlikely (there’s a mafia in the ferry business). A railway line between Garissa and...

ETHIOPIA: ‘Tings a gwan on in Abyssinia!’ ETHIOPIA: ‘Tings a gwan on in Abyssinia!’
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ETHIOPIA: The Regional Giant Awakes

The tectonic diplomatic, economic and political shifts that have been embarked upon in Ethiopia will reverberate throughout the region as...

KENYA: Smoke and Mirrors KENYA: Smoke and Mirrors
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KENYA: Smoke and Mirrors

The aberrations around delegation, particularly as concerns public justice seem to perpetuate the criminal administration of public resources. In a...

THIEVES, POLITICS & THE BRUTALITY OF SUCCESSION: The Kenyatta Legacy THIEVES, POLITICS & THE BRUTALITY OF SUCCESSION: The Kenyatta Legacy
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THIEVES, POLITICS & THE BRUTALITY OF SUCCESSION: The Kenyatta Legacy

Uhuru’s contentious second term may have opened with the announcement of his ‘Big Four Agenda’ last November; in reality, his...

ONE WEEK IN MARCH: Was The Handshake Triggered by the IMF? ONE WEEK IN MARCH: Was The Handshake Triggered by the IMF?
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ONE WEEK IN MARCH: Was The Handshake Triggered by the IMF?

On March 6, Finance CS Henry Rotich writes a letter to the IMF appealing for an extension on a US$...

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