Month: May 2017

Politics in Kenya

KENYAN POLITICS IS BECOMING HOTTER

31st May 2017

POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS ON THE HOME STRETCH  Politics is a dirty game. Who can sanitize it? This is a very disturbing question. In Kenya, the campaigns for political offices have commenced in earnest. We are on the homestretch towards electing our leaders during the general elections slated for 8th August. This is a special day. Let’s use […]

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Intelligent Investor: Great Book by Benjamin Graham

28th May 2017

INTELLIGENT INVESTOR by Benjamin Graham I’ve been reading the book titled Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham. This is a highly respected book among investors and stock traders including the world’s richest stock trader Mr. Warren Buffet. It is a priceless piece of work for to-be-investors around the world.  The author of this book, Benjamin Graham […]

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Barbara Cartland

Barbara Cartland: One of the Most Prolific Romance Writer

28th May 2017

Barbara Cartland: One of the Most Prolific Writers   Barbara Cartland was born on 9th July, 1901 in Edgbaston, England. She died on 21st May, 2000. She was a prolific English novel writer who started her career in 1925 till her demise. She focused her attention on romance genre. Family Barbara was married twice during her […]

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Greece and Debt Repayments

25th May 2017

Financial Assistance or Debt Relief for Greece? Over many years it has been known that governments do not default on their debt repayments. People do. This believe is fast fading considering that apart from Greece, there are four other countries which have defaulted on their repayments. These are: Argentina, Ecuador, Belize and Jamaica.  On this […]

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Kenya Revenue Authority Miss Targets

25th May 2017

Unfair Bilateral Trade: Kenya Vs China  The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is either too ambitious in setting its targets or it is not doing its work as expected.  In the financial year between July 2016 and March 2017, KRA had a target of Ksh. 1.05 trillion. By July, 2017 KRA had just raised Ksh. 984 […]

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MEDIA STRATEGIES FOR CAMPAIGNS

23rd May 2017

MEDIA STRATEGIES TO ENHANCE YOUR POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS Use of media strategies for campaigns is very crucial in political campaigns. In this article we will explore ways of making sure you are broadcast on television and covered on print newspaper. If you are campaigning for president or governor position and you lack a media strategy, then […]

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Cost of Elections in Kenya

23rd May 2017

How Expensive Are Elections in Kenya? Elections in Kenya have been reported to be very expensive. The two leading political parties have lined up deep pockets in preparation for the August 8 elections. The politicians and their political parties are planning to invest a fortune of Information Technology (IT), hiring of foreign advisers, helicopters and […]

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Lake Malawi ownership Dispute Hots Up

23rd May 2017

Ownership of Lake Malawi Dispute Intensifies There is an ongoing dispute between Tanzania and Malawi over ownership of Lake Malawi or Lake Nyasa. It is a replay of the dispute on who between Kenya and Uganda owns Migingo Island.  Malawi believes that the entire lake belongs to her. She is making this claim based on […]

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Signing Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)

23rd May 2017

Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) Economic Partnership Agreement is an agreement to remove taxes and duties for products from East Africa Community (EAC) member countries. Kenya has signed and ratified the Economic Partnership Agreement. Uganda and Rwanda have just signed but not ratified. Burundi and Tanzania have not signed the agreement at all. Tanzania has made […]

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Karl Marx

Karl Marx

22nd May 2017

Who was Karl Marx? I’ve read and heard so much about Karl Marx. The first time was when I was in high school. We read about Odili Samalu and Chief Nanga the main characters in Chinua Achebe’s novel A Man of the People. Samalu, the first person narrator was a keen student of Karl Marx […]

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Tullow Oil finds more Black Gold in Turkana

18th May 2017

TULLOW OIL HITS ANOTHER DEPOSIT OF BLACK GOLD IN TURKANA  Tullow oil has discovered more oil in Turkana. Now Kenya is moving close to reaching the 1 billion barrels of oil reserves. The 75 meters of oil were discovered in two places at the Emukuya-1 on Block 13T. This discovery has been made just four […]

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Hunting Drones and taking them down

17th May 2017

Hunting Drones Currently, there is a growing trend where commercial drones are being misused by terror groups. This has necessitated companies such as Fortem Technologies Inc. to start the business of hunting drones that are illegal.  The drones are being used by some people to spy on companies, carry counterfeits across boarders and even into […]

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Unga revolution in Kenya: Maize Flour Prices reduced

17th May 2017

Unga revolution in Kenya: Maize Flour Prices reduced Unga revolution in Kenya, it’s expected that starting today, we will be able to buy 2kg of maize flour at Ksh. 90 from all high Ksh. 160 currently. Read More: Hunting Drones The unga revolution is according to the CS for Agriculture Willy Bett. In addition to offering millers to […]

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John Cena

John Cena: Not the highest Paid Wrestler

16th May 2017

JOHN CENA  Wrestlers are larger-than-life entertainers. They earn big bucks as a result. John Cena was the best paid wrestler until Brock Lesner arrived on the scene.  Undertaker is aged 52. In 2016, he continued to fight despite his age. These men are massive.  John Cena is consider the greatest WWE star of all time.  […]

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Malcom X and Self Education

14th May 2017

Malcom X on Self Education  Malcom X is an interesting person to study when it comes to self-education. He was not an academic scholar but he was a champion of self-education.  Malcom X was born in 1925 as Malcom Little in Omaha. His father was a Minister with the Baptist church and he was a […]

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Malware Attacks spread around the world

13th May 2017

Malware Attacks Spread like Wild Fire  Currently, there is a malware attack that has brought to a standstill most hospitals in the United Kingdom. It has made it impossible for those hospitals to access their computer systems and hence had to cancel all appointments. Majority of patients are turned away apart from those who need […]

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Ending Voter Bribery in Kenya

13th May 2017

Voter Bribery Belongs to the Annals of Kenyan History The Center for Multi-Party Democracy (CMD) released a report on voter bribery in Kenya. The report has called voter bribery a fraud and a subversion of democracy. According to Collins English election rigging is the act of organizing an election to get a specific result through […]

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Is Oburu Odinga retiring from Politics?

10th May 2017

OBURU ODINGA IS RETIRING FROM POLITICS  The 74 year old nominated Member of Parliament Oburu Odinga told the media that he is retiring from active politics. He said this when he was withdrawing his application to represent Kenya at the East Africa Legislative Assembly (EALA).  Read More: Dr Monica Juma Lessons from Berkshire Hathaway’s Dr. […]

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Kenya Issues Travel Advisory Against South Africa

9th May 2017

Dr. Monica Juma Kenya’s Principal Secretary for Foreign Affairs issued a security alert on travelling to South Africa citing rising crime levels in the country. In that security alert issued to political and government officials Dr. Juma listed mugging, armed robberies, rape, theft, carjacking and burglary as some of the crimes which make South Africa unsafe.  […]

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Berkshire Hathaway’s Buffet offers Advice during Q&A Session with Shareholders

8th May 2017

Lessons from Berkshire Hathaway On 5th May, 2017 Warren Buffet and his business partner Charlie Munger answered several questions from the Berkshire Hathaway’s shareholders during the company’s Annual General Meeting. The shareholders asked a variety of questions and the duo offered great answers. Here are 5 main lessons learnt from the Q&A session.  Read More: […]

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