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Saccos Regulatory Authority

SACCO MANAGEMENT: WHERE ARE THE WOMEN?

So much for women’s empowerment, or the constitution’s two-thirds gender rule, a report by the Sacco Regulatory Authority (Sasra) has revealed that of the 165 chairpersons of deposit-taking savings and credit cooperative societies, only six are women. Of the 4.78 million Sacco members some 1,634,760 are women, 34.2 percent of the total but when it […]

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Likoni Ferry crowded

LIKONI FERRY – A TRAGEDY WAITING TO HAPPEN

Last September Mariam Kigenda and her four-year-old daughter Amanda Mutheu died tragically when the car they were in slipped into the Likoni channel as they tried to drive on to the ferry. They were not the first to die at the crossing point, they will not be the last, and without immediate and effective action […]

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UGANDA DECIDES – Bobi Wine Vs Museveni

By Winnie Kabintie Uganda’s General Elections started on Thursday 14th January, amidst a countryside internet shutdown that has critics have condemned as an onslaught to freedom of speech and democracy. The incumbent President Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled the country since 1986, is seeking re-election and his closest challenger is the youthful firebrand musician turned politician Robert […]

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WORLD BANK: WHY KENYA’S NOT WORKING

Pre-Covid official figures from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics estimate that some half-a-million (500,000) small enterprises cease trading every year, the entrepreneurial life blood of the economy cut off at source. Now a report from the World Bank suggests some answers as to why this is happening. The World Bank’s Systematic Country Diagnostic report […]

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Hollywood Stars In Kenya – Maradona, Naomi Campbell

By Winnie Kabintie 2021 has kicked off on a high note, at least for the country’s tourism and entertainment frontiers. Maradona arrived in the country on January 8 in the company of her four children and proceeded to Samburu County, where she had a good time with the locals. The queen of pop also toured […]

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