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Geoffrey Kerosi, B. Econ & Statistics, MPPA is a prolific Kenyan writer based in Nairobi City. Email: info@kerosi.com. Whatsapp: +254713 639 776 YouTube: Kerosi TV

Zahir Malik, Kenya’s oldest Senior Counsel reveals that bench standards have fallen

21st November 2019

Senior Counsel Zahir Malik started practicing law in 1955. At that time courts were not as common as they are today. They were only located in major towns such as Mombasa, Kisumu and Nairobi.  At 90 years old he is still practicing as an advocate of High Court of Kenya.  He is a partner at […]

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Jose Morinho walks off a press conference and demands respect

21st November 2019

Tottenham press conferences are about to get spicy 🌶 pic.twitter.com/BvaCc6lKTI — ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) November 20, 2019 Sharing is Caring:0

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what about a lion guarding your home?

20th November 2019

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Schedule for Kenya national budget process

20th November 2019

As you may be aware, Article 201 of the Constitution of Kenya provides that there shall be transparency and accountability including public participation in Public Finance Management.  Sharing is Caring:0

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Indigenous communities in Kenya

17th November 2019

In this article we are focus on listing the indigenous communities in Kenya. Under each community I will provide a brief description.  According to Stidsen & International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (2007), it is not easy to estimate the number of indigenous people in Kenya. The state excludes a large number of indigenous communities. […]

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Facts about Land in Kenya

17th November 2019

All Kenyans have a right to access and use land and there are various options to make this possible. It can be through lease, as individuals, freehold and collective trusts. However, it is important to note that all trust lands will be converted to community land in line with the requirements of Community Land Act […]

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Researcher calls for provision of family planning services to teenagers

16th November 2019

Professor Marlene Temmerman, Chairperson at Aga Khan’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, told media that teenage girls bear the largest burden as well as the consequences of sex.  She further stated that sexually active teenage girls should be given a chance to decide when to get pregnant.  Adolescent girls are the major victims of consequences […]

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Religion in Mandera County

16th November 2019

In 1970, Fr. John Bonzamino arrived in Mandera. He is the one who built Mandera Community Church.  The Mandera Community Church which was built by the Catholic Priest was hom to both Catholics and Protestants. It is now used by the Adventists who live in Mandera town.  The Catholics built St. Michael Church in Mandera […]

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Chepkitale residents ask for alternative land as they face evictions

16th November 2019

The Minority Ndorobo and Ogiek communities are facing evictions from Chepkitale in Mt. Elgon Region.  The two communities have in the past held protests stating that the land is their ancestral home.  The national government is seeking to gazette Chepkitale Forest as a national reserve.  The forest is occupied by the Ndorobo and Ogiek communities.  […]

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Nobel Prize in Economics winners 2019

12th November 2019

Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer and Abhijit Banerjee (husband to Duflo) are the winners of this year’s Nobel Prize in economics. These three people won the prize for “their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty,” according to a statement by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Esther Duflo is just 46 years old and hence becomes […]

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Lionizing of American soldiers

12th November 2019

The lionizing of government employees in uniform has become standard fare in the post-9-11 world, with special discounts for members of the military, early boarding on airplanes, and free meals at restaurants – Mises Wire  Sharing is Caring:0

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@KerosiBlog is the new home of Kerosi dotcom on Twitter

12th November 2019

Kerosi.com blog has a brand new Twitter Account. For long we have been operating in a vacuum but now the blog has a home on Twitter.  Kindly, follow us @KerosiBlog and we shall follow you right back.  Thank you.  Tweets by KerosiBlog Sharing is Caring:0

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The Banker – movie

12th November 2019

Samuel L. Jackson and Anthony Mackie are starring in #TheBanker, a film about the first pair of Black bankers who created an real estate empire buying homes in all-white neighborhoods and selling them back to Blacks in the 1950s: pic.twitter.com/CW2Dh07fsU — philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) November 4, 2019 Sharing is Caring:0

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THE NAIROBI ICPD 25 SUMMIT

11th November 2019

There has been a lot of hullabaloo about the ICPD 25 Summit which is schedule to start tomorrow 12th to 16th November, 2019. A group of interest groups are claiming that the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) has a hidden agenda to promote LGBT and abortion in Kenya.  In fact some interest groups […]

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Jubilee Party changes Nairobi County Assembly leadership

11th November 2019

According to Hon June Ndegwa Jubilee Party had written to the Nairobi County Assembly seeking to change its leadership in the house. Jubilee Party replaced Hon. Abdi Guyo with Charles Thuo Wakarindi as the Majority Leader. The letter from Jubilee Party further listed Millicent Wamboi as the Deputy Majority Leader and June Juliet Ndegwa as […]

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Process to formulate Finance Bill 2020 starts in earnest

11th November 2019

The National Treasury has announced the commencement of the process of formulating the Finance Bill 2020.  “In view of the above, the National Treasury hereby invites the public and private sector institutions as well as individuals to submit proposals on economic policy measures including taxation proposals, not later than 30th November, 2019, forconsideration by the […]

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Is it possible to live off-the-grid in Kenya?

10th November 2019

Today we were discussing with my friends Ben, Charity and “president” on the possibility of living off-the-grid in Kenya.  This means not using electric power from the national utility company, not using cooking gas, not using water from the local water company.  This sounds like a fantastic affair which I bet it is.  How?  You […]

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Kenya can do better

10th November 2019

The ordinary Kenyans are currently struggling from high rates of unemployment, inflation and high standards of living.  In fact today we were discussing with my course-mates on Masters of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA) that Nairobi City is one of the most expensive cities in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA). We even projected that it is […]

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Welcome to Kerosi Dotcom

10th November 2019

Dear Readers,  This is to welcome everyone to this blog. For new readers this is to remind you that on this blog, we elucidate issues of public policy to facilitate your effective public discourse.    From time to time, we will be discussing matters of national importance. We urge you to be part of the […]

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Analyzing and simplifying CIDPs in Kenya

9th November 2019

Yesterday I met social advocates for changes from 17 sub counties in Nairobi.  It was a learning session to discuss the contents of Nairobi City County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP) 2018- 2022.  It has come to our attention that CIDPs are prepared just to tick the box. Hence we are investigating their implementation.  Secondly, most […]

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