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KENYA’S ECONOMY – NEW JOBS BUT NOT ENOUGH (AND WHY AFRICA ISN’T CREATING EMPLOYMENT)

Kenya’s 2014 economic survey shows the country’s economy grew by 4.7 per cent in 2013 creating over 700,000 new jobs. Good news in part but not good enough to meet the Jubilee government’s target of 1 million extra jobs, or indeed the approximately 1.7 million increase in employment that some analysts reckon was needed just […]

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KENYA’S MIDDLE CLASS DRIVING ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA GROWTH

Kenya’s total entertainment and media expenditure will exceed US$3 billion in 2017, making it one of the fastest growth rates in the world, a new report has revealed. According to the report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) titled KENYAN ENTERTAINMENT & MEDIA OUTLOOK: 2013-2017, Kenya’s E&M market will grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of […]

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WELCOME TO THE 21ST CENTURY – KENYA’S MALE MPS ALTER MARRIAGE BILL TO ALLOW POLYGAMY AND TO HELL WITH WHAT WOMEN SAY!

The gains that the Marriage Bill 2013 seemed to offer women in Kenya are diminishing, if at all there are any left, thanks to male politicians in parliament who have amended the Bill to work in their sex’s favour. Yesterday, female MPs tried as usual to counter their male counterpart’s agenda to amend the Bill […]

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ODM ELECTIONS LATEST – NEW FACE OF PARTY FOR 2017 ELECTIONS

As 2,800 ODM delegates gather at the Safaricom Stadium, Kasarani, today to vote in the new leadership of the party, the Kenya Forum can already reveal the new face of ODM for the 2017 elections.  

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CLOSING KENYA’S POLITICAL GENDER GAP

Article by Winnie Kabintie Kenya’s political gender gap is gradually narrowing down as indicated in a report by the World Economic Forum (WEF), whose Global Gender Gap Report 2013 ranks Kenya 85 out of 136 countries surveyed in ‘political empowerment’, an improvement from position 103 in 2012. The Global Gender Gap Index, introduced by the […]

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Michael Olunga scores a hat trick against Las Palmas

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