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Diaspora remittances up on robust policies

By Silas Apollo The remittance inflows to the country from Kenyans living in the diaspora has increased significantly over the past decade reaching a record...

Development by any other name: ‘Steal from Kenyans but, pray, invest it here’

By Mumbi Mutoko Auditor General Nancy Gathungu seems to have borrowed from the popular quote from Mokokoma Mokhonoan: “Stolen oranges also have Vitamin C. Likewise,...

My encounter with bandits

By NLM writers Over the last week, I spent the better part of my time in the volatile regions of Turkana and West Pokot counties,...

Senate wants Saudi recruitment firms vetted afresh to mitigate abuse

By Silas Apollo All private agencies responsible for recruiting Kenyan workers to Saudi Arabia will now be subjected to fresh vetting to ensure compliance with...

Ghosts of stalled projects loom large amid biting drought

By Silas Apollo  At the onset of his administration, former President Uhuru Kenyatta announced an ambitious plan to set up an irrigation project that he...

LPG price hike flies in the face of Ruto’s ambitious climate change commitments

Kenyans are protesting the increase in cooking gas prices across the country. Early this month, social media users started expressing disappointment in the rise...

Spat as South Sudan accuses Kenya of border land grab

South Sudan has accused Kenya of grabbing its land, setting the stage for a boundary row that risks derailing trade between the two nations. Juba...


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