Month: October 2017

10 Great reads for Today

31st October 2017

10 Great reads for Today The following is my great reads list on Kenya finance and economy: Nakumatt Voluntary Administration (Benkelele) Trump’s Tax Reform Dissected (Mises Wire) Bad policies lead to bad theory (Econlog) Spillovers from venture capital investment (VOX EU) The gender gap in economics has ramifications far beyond the ivory tower (Washington Center […]

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GREEN BONDS AND GREEN DEBTS

31st October 2017

GREEN BONDS AND GREEN DEBTS Geoffrey Kerosi here. I recently attended a workshop organized by S&P Global and here is what I learnt about green bonds and green debts. Sandra Pereira, the Senior Director Sales for Infrastructure finance did a lot of good work on explaining the new concept of green bonds. She basically revealed […]

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Economy of Kenya vs Nigeria

31st October 2017

Economy of Kenya vs Nigeria Information on the Economy of Kenya vs Nigeria, the Federal Republic of Nigeria is located in West Africa bordering Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Benin. On the other and Kenya is located in East Africa. Nigerian’s economy relies on one sector (oil and Gas) while Kenyan economy is diversified. In 2016 […]

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stash of cash in Lagos

Five Countries Responsible for 66 Percent of Global Debt

31st October 2017

Five Countries Responsible for 66 Percent of Global Debt The countries around the world are indebted to a tune of USD$63 Trillion. Below is a table showing the global debt of the countries: COUNTRY DEBT (BILLIONS) % OF GLOBAL DEBT DEBT: GDP USA $19,947 31.8% 107.1% JAPAN $11,813 18.8% 239.3$ CHINA $4,976 7.9% 44.3% ITALY […]

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THE GLOBAL ECONOMY

31st October 2017

THE GLOBAL ECONOMY According to Dr. Jean Michael Six of S&P Global, international trade is being driven by emerging economies. A number of countries have reached their potential and their economies is slowing down. For instance, in Brazil Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is reported to have contracted by 7 percent in 2016. On the other […]

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SPAIN TO TAKE OVER RULING OF CATALONIA

30th October 2017

SPAIN TO TAKE OVER RULING OF CATALONIA “Spanish government to suspend Catalonian autonomy and impose direct rule after Catalonia’s president Carles Puigdemont refused to suspend his call for independence.” This is an update on the progress of secession in Catalonia (part of China).   Follow us on Twitter @kerosiT Read More: The global economy Five […]

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How Inflation led to the fall of Roman Empire

ROMAN EMPIRE INFLATION

29th October 2017

ROMAN EMPIRE INFLATION Here is what inflation did to the Roman Empire. Roman Empire was one of the most powerful political entities in the world. It was a super-power in terms of its economy, culture and military. The empire at one time covered a surface area equivalent to 5 million square kilometers. Read More: What […]

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What can Kenya learn from Alaska Tax Refunds?

29th October 2017

What can Kenya learn from Alaska Tax Refunds? Every financial year Alaskans receive their fair share of tax refunds worth an average of USD$1,100. To make the deal sweeter, there are no strings attached to this reward from the government. This “tax refunds” are unique and have been remitted to the Alaskans for decades even […]

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New Zealand May Ban Foreigners from Purchasing Homes

29th October 2017

New Zealand May Ban Foreigners from Purchasing Homes “We’ve agreed on banning the purchase of existing homes by foreign buyers.” Ms Ardern Read More: What can Kenya learn from Alaska Tax Refunds HERE IS WHAT INFLATION DID TO THE ROMAN EMPIRE Sharing is Caring:0

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The Iron Law of Convergence

29th October 2017

The Iron Law of Convergence The Iron Law of Convergence refers to the tendency of poor countries or nations to catch up with rich countries. The existence of the Iron Law was first identified by a study by Professor Robert Barro published in the year 2015 Economics Journal. Recommended links: Mises Institute, The Iron Law […]

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USA 1896 Presidential Elections

29th October 2017

USA 1896 Presidential Elections The USA 1896 Presidential Election is worth a revisit due to the surge-in populism. This is a mirror image of the Donald Trump presidential campaigns. In this year under focus, there was a face-off between a Republican candidate William McKinley vs a Democrats candidate (William Jennings Bryan) who was a complete […]

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What is the difference between Bail-outs and Bail-ins

28th October 2017

What is the difference between Bail-outs and Bail-ins In this article, we will look at the bail-outs and bail-ins and what can be done to make them more effective. The public bailouts around the world have always raised a lot of public outcry. The problem with the bail-outs is the cost to the taxpayer. In […]

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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK IS LOOKING FOR A NEW CHAIR

27th October 2017

FEDERAL RESERVE BANK IS LOOKING FOR A NEW CHAIR The Federal Reserve Bank of United States of America has been under the leadership of Madam Janet Yellen. Analysts and observers have said that Janet Yellen has largely performed well during her term at the helm of the Federal Reserve Bank. This is a proof that […]

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JACINDA ARDERN the new Prime Minister of New Zealand

JACINDA ARDERN, THE NEW PRIME MINISTER OF NEW ZEALAND

26th October 2017

JACINDA ARDERN, THE NEW PRIME MINISTER OF NEW ZEALAND Jacinda Ardern is the new Prime Minster of New Zealand. She is a populist who has blast at capitalism. Jacinda was declared the winner just 26 days after the votes were cast. She received the support of New Zealand’s kingmaker: Winston Peters. “For too many New […]

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STATELESS WORLD IS WHAT WE WANT

26th October 2017

STATELESS WORLD IS WHAT WE WANT  This article is reviewing the concept of having a stateless world. The possibility, benefits and disadvantages of living in a world where “state” is a vocabulary. A number of economists already have demonstrated that we do not need state intention for things to work. Read More: JACINDA ARDEN, THE NEW […]

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On the Front Row: Wajir County Executive Officers 2017.

AMB. MOHAMED ABDI MOHAMUD OF WAJIR COUNTY RELEASES HIS CABINET LINE UP    

23rd October 2017

AMB. MOHAMED ABDI MOHAMUD OF WAJIR COUNTY RELEASES HIS CABINET LINE UP Today Monday 23rd October 2017, Wajir County Governor, Mohamed Abdi Mohamud announced his ministers. In addition to that there was a special County Assembly sitting where the Wajir County Budget Estimates were enacted. The Governor of Wajir County Amb. Mohamed Abdi Mohamud of Jubilee Party […]

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Accounting job opportunity

OPPORTUNITY: Temporary Accounts Assistant

23rd October 2017

OPPORTUNITY: Temporary Accounts Assistant If you are an accountant looking for a job, here is an opportunity. Temporary Accounts Assistant.  Follow the link and apply. Click HERE to access the Terms of Reference (TOR). Read More: AMB MOHAMED ABDI MOHAMUD OF WAJIR COUNTY RELEASES HIS CABINET LINE UP Sharing is Caring:0

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Bakari Hassan Sebe taking the Oath of office

Bakari Hassan Sebe Gets a comeback to Mvurya Cabinet

23rd October 2017

Bakari Hassan Sebe Gets a comeback to Salim Mvurya Cabinet A total of seven (7) former County Executive Committee members of Kwale County have made a come back to Salim Mvurya’s second government. At the top of the list is Bakari Hassan Sebe, the CEC for Finance. Bakari Sebe is a seasoned finance expert having […]

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China's People's Party

Chinese Communist Party Congress

23rd October 2017

Chinese Communist Party Congress Last week, China’s ruling Community Party had its congress at the Great Hall of the People. This is the most important party event in China. The Congress was attended by 2,300 delegates from all over China. The congress lasted for an entire week starting from 18th October, 2017. Jiayang Fan, a […]

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Nairobi County Appoints new Advisers

23rd October 2017

Nairobi County Appoints new Advisers Governor Mike Sonko has hired new advisers to serve his government. The top adviser for urban planning and renewal is the Former Clerk of Nairobi City, John Gakuo. Githende Gachanja has been appoint as the economic advisor. Alphonce Mutinda will be Sonko’s legal adviser. Abel Onchari Onyiego will be the new […]

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