Month: September 2017

Kenya Planning for Two New Cities

30th September 2017

Kenya Planning for Two New Cities Kenya is planning to review the Cities and Urban Areas Act 2011 to introduce two new cities. Currently, only Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu are classified as cities. The two new cities have not been named but there is a likelihood that Eldoret and Nakuru will become cities because they […]

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Ad hoc Committee on Election Laws in Kenya

30th September 2017

Ad hoc Committee on Election Laws in Kenya An ad hoc committee comprised of nine Jubilee Party Members of Parliament was formed at the National Assembly. The Majority Leader Hon. Aden Duale stated that National Super Alliance (NASA) was to present its list of 6 members of that committee before the end of the day. […]

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Elections Laws (Amendments) Bill 2017

29th September 2017

Elections Laws (Amendments) Bill 2017 Kenya national assembly is working on making amendments to the country’s elections laws. The elections Laws (Amendment) Bill 2017 can be accessed on the parliament website. These amendments will be made just less than 1 month towards the 26th October 2017 presidential elections. The national assembly has provided a notice […]

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All you need to learn About E-Waste

29th September 2017

All you need to learn About E-Waste Here is a summary of what I have learnt about e-waste: Most companies replace their electronics (Personal Computers) after every three years. E-waste comes in many forms such as: electronic toys, TVs, light bulbs, cameras and refrigerators Our nature is destroyed by e-waste such as poisoning of drinking […]

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Golf Hotel Kakamega

REVIEW OF HEALTH SERVICES IN KAKAMEGA COUNTY CIDP

21st September 2017

REVIEW OF HEALTH SERVICES IN KAKAMEGA COUNTY CIDP 2013-2017 Introduction Kakamega County’s population was estimated by the 2009 Housing Census to be 1,660,651. At that time, there were more female at 52 per cent of the total population than makes who stood at 48 per cent. The county’s population is estimated to be growing at […]

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TITANIUM MINING IN KENYA

21st September 2017

TITANIUM MINING IN KENYA Kenya has been exporting titanium since 2014. This is the largest mining operation in Kenya. Production  “Production of titanium ore minerals recorded a growth of 7.0 per cent from 549.9 thousand tonnes in 2015 to 588.4 thousand tonnes in 2016.” Earnings  During the review period, earnings from titanium ores increased from KSh12.8 billion to […]

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Ngaremara high school

It’s Unfair for Girls to Walk 36 KM To and From School Daily in Isiolo County

17th September 2017

It’s Unfair for Girls to Walk 36 KM To and From School Daily I was surprised to learn that some girls attending Ngaremara Secondary School in Isiolo County travel a total of 36 kilometers every day to access education. It’s even more shocking that as they walk to school they encounter wild animals such as […]

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“Kenya National High Ways Authority should Put Bumps on this road to reduce number of accidents,” Isiolo residents demand

17th September 2017

“Kenya National High Ways Authority should Put Bumps on this road to reduce number of accidents,” Isiolo residents demand Residents of Isiolo are requesting Kenya National Highs Authority (KeNHA) for installation of bumps near Isiolo town to cut on the number of accidents. There is an accident hotspot here in Isiolo town. According to the […]

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Isiolo Market Fire

Isiolo Market Stalls reduced to ashes by Fire

17th September 2017

Isiolo Market Stalls reduced to Ashes by Fire At around 1:00 am Thursday 14th, September, 2017 the Isiolo market caught fire and the traders’ merchandise was reduced into ashes. I had just arrived in the town the previous evening and was spending the night at Silver Bells Hotel. It was so sad for those traders. On that […]

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Actionable Economic Research and Analysis

14th September 2017

Actionable Economic Research and Analysis Starting from now henceforth, Kerosi Dotcom will be supplying you with great economic and financial analysis insights to help you make informed decisions in business and governnent. Read More: LEGACY ADMISSIONS STORY This section of the blog will revisit insights from top-notch research findings and share summaries in a highly […]

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Legacy Admissions

13th September 2017

LEGACY ADMISSIONS STORY  Geoffrey Kerosi makes commentaries on legacy admissions story in Ivy League Universities. This is a “cash cow” for many leading universities. This is a situation where university admit children of wealthy former students in order to get donations. Read More: Actionable economic research and analysis Opponents of legacy admissions have always pointed […]

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Yale University College

YALE UNIVERSITY OWNS A FOREST

10th September 2017

YALE UNIVERSITY OWNS A FOREST Yale University owns a forest worth $25 billion. The university has planted birch and maple trees on millions of acres of land. This is what they call an endowment in the United States of America. Read More: Raila Odinga calls for president Uhuru Kenyatta to resign Owning a forest is […]

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Raila Odinga Calls for President Uhuru to Resign

9th September 2017

Raila Odinga calls on President Uhuru Kenyatta to Resign The opposition leader Raila Odinga has called on president Uhuru to resign.  He stated that the president is in office illegally. Raila further noted that Uhuru is using key people to influence outcome of elections. Read More: YALE UNIVERSITY OWNS A FOREST Sharing is Caring:0

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Federal Judge Richard Posner

Richard Posner, the distinguished Federal Judge

7th September 2017

Richard Posner, the distinguished Federal Judge Richard Posner wrote 3,300 opinions as a federal judge. He has written on a variety of subjects such as same-sex marriage and other technical matters. Read More: Enroute to Kakamega County Many people have written volumes of books on Judge Richard Posner. This is because his life as an […]

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Road to Kakamega County

5th September 2017

Enroute to Kakamega County Today we are on the road to Kakamega County. The second most populated county after Nairobi. It’s a good idea for a county to have a large population. Read More: Richard Posner, the distinguished federal judge Sharing is Caring:0

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Feminist Economics in a Snapshot

5th September 2017

Feminist Economics in a Snapshot I hope we have all heard about gender hostility in economics. There is a movement known as Feminist economics. Wikipedia describes feminist economics as a study in economics which involves history, methodology, empirical research and epistemology meant to overcome patriarchal biases. Read More: DAME Minouche Shafik of London School of […]

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Dame Minouche Shafik new director for LSE. Source: wikimedia Commons

DAME Minouche Shafik of London School of Economics

4th September 2017

DAME Minouche Shafik of London School of Economics DAME Minouche Shafik will become the Director of London School of Economics starting from tomorrow Friday, 1st September, 2017. Shafik is an economist by training and has worked extensively in academia and public policy. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from University of […]

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Nate Silver. Source: Wikimedia Commons

NATE SILVER – ECONOMICS BLOGGER AT FIVE THIRTY EIGHT

3rd September 2017

NATE SILVER – THREE FIFTY EIGHT In 2000, Nate Silver graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics, University of Chicago. He was a writer for the Chicago Maroon and Chicago Weekly News. He spent his 3rd year abroad at the London School of Economics. Read More: The effects of Kenya Supreme Court Judgement […]

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Kenya Becomes the First Country in Africa to Nullify Presidential Results

2nd September 2017

Kenya Becomes the First Country in Africa to Nullify Presidential Results Kenya has officially entered the world history records by becoming the first country in Africa to nullify presidential results. Globally, it has become the fourth country to do so. Read More: Feminist Economists in a snapshot DAME Minouche Shafik of London School of Economics […]

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Economist Kwame Owino

THE EFFECTS OF KENYA SUPREME COURT JUDGEMENT ON THE ECONOMY

2nd September 2017

THE EFFECTS OF KENYA SUPREME COURT JUDGEMENT ON THE ECONOMY Just an hour after the Kenya Supreme Court announced its decision to nullify the presidential elections to a packed court room, the Kenya shilling is reported to have fallen by 0.32 per cent. Read More: NATE SILVER- THREE FIFTY EIGHT Across town, at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) […]

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