Saturday, July 2, 2022
Africa on The Edge
Once upon a time, financial recklessness was the preserve of resource-rich nations. Now, resource-poor African nations, their thoughtless leaders seduced into taking printed money circulated by the US Federal Reserve after the global financial crisis...
The UN’s internal benchmark of success is the amount of money raised, not the successful execution of a programme. War and poverty remain necessary for the functioning of a system of phantom projects characterized by...
Ecommerce Effect
One of our problems is to decide how much priority we should give in investing in less developed provinces. To make the economy as a whole grow as fast as possible, development money should be...
The revival of Moi Day marks a high point in Jubilee’s rehabilitation of the retired autocrat. Refashioned as a kindly, old gentleman who held the nation together in trying times, for Mzee Moi’s victims the...
If knowledge and human capital are the engines of economic growth, what is the role of the foreign investment and infrastructure edifices that our governments are obsessed with? By DAVID NDII. The Nobel Prize season is...
Uhuru Kenyatta
The President’s unusual speech at the UN General Assembly, in which he declaimed against the culture of corruption within his own government, is an unprecedented escalation in defeatism. If Jubilee has thrown in the towel,...
Me Too
Listening to Christine Blasey Ford’s heart-rending testimony before the US Senate triggers traumatic memories for RASNA WARAH. The claim by President Donald Trump and others supporting the appointment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme...