Month: November 2017

Mercy Obonyo and Geoffrey Kerosi during the TI Strategic Plan launch

Transparency International Launches their Strategic Plan 2017-2022

30th November 2017

Transparency International Launches their Strategic Plan 2017-2022 Transparency International Kenya which was founded in 1993 to fight corruption. Yesterday, they launched their Strategic Plan (2017-2022). Read More: Brexit trade shocks on employment Early Warning system on Development Finance Sharing is Caring:0

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European Union

Brexit trade shocks on employment

29th November 2017

Brexit trade shocks on employment Brexit means British exit from the European Union (EU). Most recently published research findings on effects of Brexit by Hylke Vandenbussche, Wouter Simons and William Connell has revealed that United Kingdom is not the only country that will be affected by Brexit. In fact, there many other victims to suffer […]

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Early Warning System on Development Finance

28th November 2017

Early Warning System on Development Finance Read More: Transparency International Launches their strategic plan 2017-2022 Brexit trade shocks on employment Sharing is Caring:0

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Launch of Huawei Mate 10 in Kenya

28th November 2017

Launch of Huawei Mate 10 in Kenya Bankelele has penned a great article on Huawei Mate 10 Kenya Launch.  Summary: Huawei sells 140 million phones annually. Huawei has had its presence in Kenya for nearly 2 decades now. Huawei is renowned for its dedication to Research & Development, patents and introduction of new technologies. Android […]

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State of Kenyan Economy: public debt and exchange rates

28th November 2017

State of Kenyan Economy: public debt and exchange rates The Central Bank of Kenya in their weekly newsletter of 24th Nov 2017 reported that investor confidence is return after the Supreme Court of Kenya ruling on presidential election. The Kenya Shilling exchange rate against major global currencies has remained stable for the last one week. […]

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President Uhuru Kenyatta to be Sworn-In Tomorrow

27th November 2017

President Uhuru Kenyatta to be Sworn-In Tomorrow At least 100,000 visitors are expected to attend tomorrow’s inauguration ceremony. The ceremony will be held at Kasarani Stadium along Thika Road. This will be happening against a backdrop of opposition’s increased demands and calls for their followers to “resist.” Meanwhile, NASA coalition while in Machakos unveiled their […]

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Democracy by Mistake

26th November 2017

Democracy by Mistake Professor Daniel Treisman argues that autocratic rulers create democracy by mistake. A county governed by democracy means that the autocratic rulers lose their power. In 1848 King Fredrick VII of Denmark reduced his powers by mistake but King Louis Philippe of France was “knocked flat before he had understood.” READ More: Democracy […]

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NASA Coalition in Machakos Unveiled their “President”

25th November 2017

NASA Coalition in Machakos Unveiled their “President” I’ve been asked by a couple of people what Baba (Raila Odinga) said. Here is a summary of what was said today at a Press Conference held in Machakos County: a) NASA does not recognize the 26th elections and to declare that according to Article 1 of the […]

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The Streets of Pretoria and Jo’burg are beautiful

25th November 2017

The Streets of Pretoria and Jo’burg are beautiful I visited the South African streets of Pretoria and Jo’burg recently. This is story highlights their beautiful streets. Enjoy watching the video below. Specifically prepared for you. Read More: Democracy by Mistake Nasa Coalition in Machakos unveil their president Sharing is Caring:0

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County Audit Reports: Budget Watch Episode 1

25th November 2017

County Audit Reports: Budget Watch Episode 1 In this series, we will be highlighting main issues identified by the Office of Auditor General (OAG) in various County Audit reports. This is an introductory video. In the next episodes, we will be focusing on various counties to see what the financial audit reports has to say […]

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Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary

25th November 2017

Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary  This is the second time I’ve made a visit to Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary in Garissa County. The place is said to be a home to nearly 1,000 giraffes. It’s a smooth mix between human, livestock and wild habitat. The history of this sanctuary dates back to 1990s when wildlife was pushed from […]

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Behavior of A Donkey on Heat

25th November 2017

Behavior of A Donkey on Heat The video below is a story of how a donkey on heat behaves. It is brutal just like the markets. It’s supplies dangerous double kicks on the pursuing male. The keeps chasing the female until it gets tired. That is the time for the male to mate with the female. […]

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We visited the Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary late in the afternoon. The place is greener now compared to last year when we paid a visit.

Interview: History of Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary

24th November 2017

Interview: History of Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary Today, I was lucky to get two residents of Garissa County to discuss the background of Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary. Garad is a warden at the sanctuary with over 15 years of experience and Mohamed is a youth from Garissa County who was surprised to discover that there is a […]

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My love for film-making and photography was put into work on the spot.

Round 2: Visit to Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary, Garissa

23rd November 2017

 Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary, Garissa: Round 2 Visit  Today, Thursday, 23rd Nov 2017 we paid a visit to Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary just 5 kilometers from Garissa Town Central Business District. We were privileged to have local tour guides to let us know the exact place where we can see the world animals. This is the second time […]

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Chinese Economy, thumbs up.

Chinese Economy

23rd November 2017

Chinese Economy Chinese economy has been doing very well for the last 3 decades. This has to do with the country’s move from state-planned all the way to mixed economy. Read More: State of Kenyan Economy Sharing is Caring:0

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International Monetary Fund

Influence of International Monetary Fund (IMF)

23rd November 2017

Influence of International Monetary Fund (IMF) “Between 1980 to 2000 International Monetary Fund (IMF) policies were most influential in developing countries.”   Read More: Effects of Artificial Intelligence on Economic growth Job separation and geographical mobility Sharing is Caring:0

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Effects of Artificial Intelligence on Economic Growth

23rd November 2017

Effects of Artificial Intelligence on Economic Growth There are many advances that have been made on information technology but artificial intelligence seems to be sending shock waves. Volumes of papers have been published on the Economics of Artificial Intelligence. This has been defined as a general purpose technology. It’s not focused on any one area […]

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The civil society leaders from around Garissa County deliberating on matters of County Planning and budgeting

Possible Challenges and Effects of LAPSSET Corridor Projects on People of Garissa County 

23rd November 2017

Possible Challenges and Effects of LAPSSET Corridor Projects on People of Garissa County  ANTICIPATED CHALLENGES Looming evictions Compulsory land acquisitions Accidents during construction Rapid population growth due to migration of people in search of job opportunities at the LAPSSET projects sites. Wildlife-human conflicts Loss of livelihoods Speculation on land by economic and political elites for […]

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JOB SEPARATION AND GEOGRAPHICAL MOBILITY

23rd November 2017

JOB SEPARATION AND GEOGRAPHICAL MOBILITY Ayako Kondo, the Associate Professor of Economics at the Institute of Social Science in Tokyo Japan has penned a great article on job separation and geographical mobility. This is a master piece in explaining the impact of a disaster on the labor market. She gives an example of the Great […]

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Prof. Anyang’ Nyong’o sued over Family Property

23rd November 2017

Prof. Anyang Nyong’o sued over Family Property Anyang’ Nyongo is being sued by his two nephews over family estate which was left behind by his father Shimei Nyong’o who died two decades ago without a will. Kenneth Odhiambo Okuthe and Geoffrey Omondi Nyong’o have filed a case in court against Prof. Anyang Nyong’o and his […]

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