Business

HP quits Kenyan market

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Hewlett-Packard (HP) has closed its shops in Kenya and the entire East Africa region. The company held an annual general meeting earlier this month and came up with a decision to halt […]

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News

Kenya records 212 new coronavirus cases

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A total of 212 people have tested positive for coronavirus from a sample size of 3,973 in the past 24 hours, CAS Rashid Aman has announced. In a press statement from Homabay […]

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Kenya loses first doctor to Covid-19

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Doctors in Kenya are mourning a colleague who succumbed to coronavirus, the medics union in the country says. KMPDU mourns the death of Dr. Doreen Adisa Lugaliki who passed on due to […]

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Public Policy

Covid-19 will definitely come to an end!

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Covid-19 which which  broke out in December 2019 in Wuhan City, China has finally spread to most countries and territories around the world.  Now it seems like an endless curse which is […]

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Letter to President: Forced evictions and displacement during Covid-19

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His Excellency Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, State House, Nairobi, Kenya 7 May 2020 Your Excellency, RE:      Forced evictions and displacement during COVID19 We write with urgency on […]

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237 Kenyans who arrived back from India allowed to self-quarantine at home

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Dr. Rashid Aman, the Health Chief Administrative Secretary announced on Friday that 237 Kenyans who arrived from India will be allowed to self-quarantine at their respective homes. ‘’I’m glad to inform you […]

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Health

covid-19 affected countries

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A total of 197 countries, areas and territories have reported cases of COVID-19 virus outbreak. World Health Organization is reporting 18,433 confirmed deaths and 413,467 people have tested positive of the COVID-19 […]

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Technology

Merits and demerits of working from home in Kenya

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In many countries where the coronavirus has broken out and people tested positive, there is a likelihood that people are working from home.  Kenya is one such a country where the government […]

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Education

Book review: Proposal and Thesis Writing by Kombo and Tromp

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Today I am reading the book PROPOSAL AND THESIS WRITING by Donald Kisilu Kombo and Delno Tromp. Published by Paulines Publications Africa in 2006. The authors agree that proposal and thesis writing […]

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Travel

State extends the deadline for use of old Kenyan passports to March 2021

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Now you can continue using the old Kenya passport until March 2021. This decision was reached after the state discovered that at least 1.8 million Kenyans mostly in the diaspora have not […]

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healthcare

Kenya progress on Sustainable Development Goals and other regional health commitments

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Kenya prides itself as one of the midwifes of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Specifically Goal 3 calls for reduction of maternal mortality, improving reproductive health, implement UHC, combating tuberculosis and malaria as […]

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Health

Kenya government plans for health sector for the medium term 2020/2021 – 2022/2023

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According to the Health Sector Working Group report 2020/2021 to 2022/2023, Kenya’s major goal is to attain the highest standard of health care for all. This goal is enshrined in Article 43 […]

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Budget

National government of Kenya revenues and expenditure during the first quarter of 2019/2020

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In Financial Year 2019/2020, Kenya national government allocated Ksh. 3.1 trillion. Kenya closed the trillion shillings mark under the watch of the then Finance Minister, Uhuru Kenyatta. Since then, we have never […]

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Sports

Soccer Economics in Kenya

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Sports in a lucrative economic activity in many parts of the world. In this article we are focusing on the economics of soccer in Kenya. However, we have to note upfront that […]

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Public Policy

In what ways is the current devolved system of government in Kenya different or similar to Majimbo system of government at independence?

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The 1963 Constitution introduced a government structure made up of 8 provinces which are: Nyanza Province, Coast Province, Rift Valley Province, North Eastern Province, Eastern Province, Nairobi Province, Central Province and Western […]

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Sports

CECAFA under 20 Challenge Cup news

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The Kenya under 20 Football Team will meet Tanzania in the CECAFA under-20 Challenge Cup Final after beating Eritrea 1-0 in the Semi Final yesterday. Tanzania knocked out Sudan in the other […]

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Oil and Gas

Jukwaa la madini, mafuta na gesi 2019

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Since the 1950s Kenya has engaged in the extractives (oil, gas and mining) sector. In 2012 the Government announced the discovery of commercial quantities of Oil in Turkana. The 2012 announcement, coupled […]

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News

Tala shuts down operations in Tanzania

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Without giving any explanation, Mobile based lending Company Tala has announced that it has shut down its operations in Tanzania. The company on Tuesday urged its customers with outstanding loans and balances […]

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Business

“Kenyan forex receipts of USD 2bn from remittances is more than all the forex receipts TANZANIA get from mineral exports,” Zitto Kabwe

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“Kenyan forex receipts of USD 2bn from remittances is more than all the forex receipts TANZANIA get from mineral exports,” Zitto Kabwe “Remittances into Tanzania, Kenya, UGANDA and Ethiopia. Kenyan forex receipts […]

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Sports

Barcelona sign USMNT defender Sergino Dest from Ajax on long-term deal

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Barcelona have completed the signing of USMNT right-back Sergino Dest from Ajax in a deal worth up to €26.2m (£23.8m). The 19-year-old has signed a five-year deal at the the Camp Nou […]

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Public Policy

TPLF wins Tigray elections by landslide

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Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the ruling party of Tigray Regional State has won 98.2% of votes for the regional parliament which was cast on 9 September, 2020.  The ruling party won […]

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