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Articles by sector experts on various issues making the news

Opinion: What changing energy strategy means for Kenya – George Wachira

Business Daily | by George Wachira It is no longer a surprise to hear major oil companies announce significant investments in renewable energy projects, guided...

Opinion: How Kenya can tap the potential of MSMEs for jobs – Mohammed Doyo

Business Daily | by Mohammed Doyo The Kenyan labour market is characterised by inadequate employment opportunities especially for the fast growing youth population. According to the...

Opinion: Why poverty and progress co-exist in Nairobi County – Ken Gichinga

Business Daily | by Ken Gichinga A couple of weeks ago, President Uhuru Kenyatta publicly reflected on the contradiction of Nairobi County being the most...

Opinion: We need open, honest constitutional reflection – Dennis Kabaara

Customer: “Do you have a copy of the constitution for sale”? Bookstore owner: “Sorry, we don’t stock periodicals here”. This may, or may not, be...

Opinion: Cheap labour won’t industrialise Kenya – Tony Watima

Two weeks ago, a young engineer shared on Twitter how he got a job at a company producing bottle caps where he was required...

Opinion: How parastatals can help fulfil devolution promise – George Abwajo

The debate on the third formula for sharing revenue among counties is glossing over the real problem. The counties shoulder the burden of development...

Opinion: Revenue row validates Constitution – Collins Odote

The Constitution requires equitable sharing of revenues to county governments and with the national government. Counties are allocated at least 15percent of the revenue...

Opinion: Does the taxpayer need KEMSA? – Tony Watima

"Attempting to profit from a disaster that is claiming the lives of our people everyday is the action of scavengers. It is like a...