Month: July 2017

STUDYING HOW TO INVEST IS TIMELESS

30th July 2017

STUDYING HOW TO INVEST IS TIMELESS What is investment? Investment is a method of acquiring assets for the purpose of gaining profits. This happens in the form of rentals, dividends and interests. This is predictable income which should ideally flow into your wealth basket over the long term. Read More: DP WILLIAM RUTO’S HOME IN […]

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Bank of England in Talks to Stop Strike

30th July 2017

Bank of England in Talks to Stop Strike  This maybe the first strike to occur over the last half a century at the Central bank of England. The subordinate staff at the Bank of England are planning a 3-days strike in demand for increased pay for their services.  The bank of England staff working on […]

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DP RUTO’S HOME IN SUGOI ATTACKED BY ARMED PEOPLE

29th July 2017

DP WILLIAM RUTO’S HOME IN SUGOI ATTACKED BY ARMED PEOPLE Today DP Ruto home was attacked by armed gangsters. They shot a GSU offer manning the home and disappeared with his gun. This unfortunate incident happened shortly after DP Ruto left his home for a function in Kitale. The security forces have cordoned off the […]

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Surprising Facts about Wajir International Airport

24th July 2017

07/24/2017 7:33:45 PM Surprising Facts about Wajir International Airport  Did you know that Wajir International Airport is the 3rd busiest airport in Kenya, after JKIA and Wilson? Now you know.  Flights from Somalia, make stopovers at Wajir International Airport for clearance. I was surprised to find that this airport is very secure because there are […]

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Investment Tips: Learning from Others’ Mistakes

24th July 2017

07/24/2017 1:56:35 PM INVESTMENT TIPS: LEARNING FROM OTHERS’ MISTAKES  The best way to learn is through closely watching the steps and missteps of legendary investors from the past and present times. One Stephen Weiss has written a powerful book titled A Billion Dollar Mistake which is a source of wisdom for investors and investors to […]

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Cabinet Secretary for Mining Unveiled the Mineral Rights Board

20th July 2017

Kenya Cabinet Secretary for Mining Unveiled the Mineral Rights Board  After a long wait, the CS for Mining Mr. Dan Kazungu has unveiled the Mineral Rights Board. This is a very important institution under the Mining Act 2016.  The board’s functions are highlighted in Section 31 of the Mining Act, 2016. Below is an extract:  […]

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Cost of Kenya’s 2017 General Elections

20th July 2017

Cost of Kenya’s 2017 General Elections The overall budgetary allocation for the 2017 General Election is Ksh. 49.98 billion composed of Ksh. 27,319,189,140 (54.7%) in FY 2016/2017 and Ksh. 22,662,477,459 (45.3%) in FY 2017/2018. The allocation in FY 2017/2018 excludes Ksh. 2.5 billion provided in FY 2016/2017 for printing of ballot papers.   Independent and […]

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Check what is happening to investor confidence due to elections.

20th July 2017

Investor Confidence and 2017 General Elections  “General Election of 2017 could create uncertainty that would weaken both foreign and local investor confidence and slow down projected growth of the economy.”  – Pre-election  Economic and Fiscal Report 2017 The police have purchased additional equipment such as armored vehicles and anti-riot gears to help handle the unlikely events […]

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Kenya Pre-Election Economic and Fiscal Report 2017

20th July 2017

Kenya Pre-Election Economic and Fiscal Report 2017 The national treasury released the Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Report last week as required by section 27 of the Public Finance Management Act 2012.  Read More: Investor confidence and 2017 general elections The following Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are involved in preparing for elections:  Independent and Electoral […]

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Buy-and-hold Strategy, stock market

20th July 2017

Buy-and-hold Strategy best for Trading at the stock market  Reading a number of investment books, you will realize that predicting movements in the stock market is not an exact science.  It has failed from time to time. This is why scholars promote the buy-and-hold strategy. It’s very difficult to determine the exact time when to […]

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Joseph Granville, the Stock Market Prophet

20th July 2017

Joseph Granville, the Stock Market Prophet Meet Joseph Granville the most followed stock market forecasters during the 1980s. He is one of the few people who would move markets.  People treated Joseph Granville like a rock star. He made his fortune through writing The Granville Market Letter which had 13,000 subscribers who paid him $250 […]

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Protagoras

18th July 2017

Protagoras  Protagoras was a philosopher is ancient Greece who spent a huge portion of his adult life imparting knowledge on others. He mostly taught the art of arguing. He would teacher people the skills on how to argue against any opinion.  Read More: Private sector important role in healthcare in Kenya With the pursuit of […]

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Private Sector in Provision of Healthcare

16th July 2017

PRIVATE SECTOR IMPORTANT ROLE IN HEALTHCARE IN KENYA Private sector is crucial in provision of healthcare services in Kenya. Private sector provides the essential services when the public sector nurses and doctors are on strike. There are areas which are not served well by public health facilities. Private sector comes handy in such cases.  Follow […]

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The Spartan Life

15th July 2017

THE SPARTAN LIFE  The main business of a Spartan citizen was was to engage in war to which the citizens are trained since birth.  It was unfortunate that all sickly children were exposed to death.  Up to the age of 20 years, all boys were trained in one great school. The aim of such training […]

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Naught kid

15th July 2017

NAUGHTY KID INDEED! We have very naught kids around the world. The naughty kid in the video below has set the world records (in my opinion).  Check the video above and leave us comments on the comments section.  Read More: The Spartan Life Sharing is Caring:0

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Gender-sensitive Budgeting

14th July 2017

Quote on Gender-Sensitive Budgets If you want to see which way a country is headed, look at the country’s budget and how it allocates resources for women and children. – Pregs Govender MO, South Africa What are your thoughts based on the above statement, do our 47 counties budget well for women?  Have your say […]

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Bethwel Kiplagat, former TJRC Chairman is Dead at 81

14th July 2017

Bethwel Kiplagat, former TJRC Chairman is Dead at 81. Bethwel Kiplagat‘s body is lying at the Lee Funeral home.  Bethwel Kiplagat is alleged to have played a role in the 1984 Wagalla Massacre.  Kiplagat served as chairman of TJRC for 2 years before he was disgracefully hounded out of office.  Bethwel Kiplagat was the Permanent Secretary at […]

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Will Jubilee Party participate in choosing who will get the tender for printing presidential budget documents?

12th July 2017

JUBILEE PARTY WILL NOT PARTICIPATE IN TALKS WITH IEBC OVER WHO WILL PRINT THE PRESIDENTIAL BALLOTS “We leave IEBC to determine  who to give the tender. We want to state categorically that we will no longer engage the IEBC, but will wait to meet our competitors at the ballot where we will show them dust.” […]

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Access to budget information is a challenge in some Kenyan Counties

12th July 2017

ACCESS TO BUDGET INFORMATION AT KENYAN COUNTIES IS A BIG CHALLENGE Getting the budget information in some counties is a great challenge. They do not publicize the budget information on their websites or provide the hard copies to the members of the public.  This is not how it is supposed to be.  A case in […]

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SRC CIRCULAR WHICH WILL SHOCK STATE OFFICERS IN KENYA

10th July 2017

SRC PLAN TO CUT WAGE BILL BY 52 PERCENT Today we have some good news for all Kenyan taxpayers! One of the best things has happened to us taxpayers. The Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC)has decided to reduce the public wage bill burden from the shoulders of taxpayers. These are not proposals for discussion but a government […]

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