Guest Writer

Guest Writer

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  • OPINION: Why foreign embassies should review visa policies

    OPINION: Why foreign embassies should review visa policies

    As the great Nelson Mandela said, “education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”, but I missed mine and my only undoing was that I was coming from a poor family with no name recognition and they felt that I would go to Canada and not come back.

  • OPINION: Three reasons why bringing peace to Somalia remains an elusive dream

    OPINION: Three reasons why bringing peace to Somalia remains an elusive dream

    However, since the fall of the Siad Barre regime in 1991, peace has been an elusive entity. The country's leadership has fallen from the hands of one ragtag militia to another. Here are three reasons why bringing peace to Somalia remains an elusive dream.

  • Investing in Stocks 101: The importance of an Anchor Stock

    Investing in Stocks 101: The importance of an Anchor Stock

    After I reassured her that you can never be too young to start investing — perhaps we can cover this topic in a future insight — I posed to her the most important questions she needed to ask herself before making her first investment:  

  • OPINION: African economies and overlapping crises: How to respond to the rising global headwinds?

    OPINION: African economies and overlapping crises: How to respond to the rising global headwinds?

    In parallel to these shocks that will likely have lasting consequences, African economies still suffer from several structural challenges including the effects of climate change.As of the end of October 2022, the COVID-19 pandemic cost the lives of around 175,000 people, with more than 9 m...

  • OPINION: The human resource challenges for management of cancer in Kenya

    OPINION: The human resource challenges for management of cancer in Kenya

    The report paints a grim picture of where we are as a country and its time, we classified Cancer as an issue of National concern and allocated significant resources towards eradicating it.Currently, cancer is amongst the Top 3 killers in Kenya, coming only 3rd to infectious and cardiovascular diseas...

  • OPINION: Is Raila’s role in opposition politics waning?

    OPINION: Is Raila’s role in opposition politics waning?

    No formal counter-narrative to the government's position on the economy, national security, the rising cost of basic goods and services and corruption has been instituted.The opposition remains an ad hoc collection of parties with no ideological platform to counter the government narrative, provide...

  • OPINION: Unique identification essential for digitisation of services

    OPINION: Unique identification essential for digitisation of services

    The President has staked his personal commitment to the successful realisation of this drive. The creation of a fully-fledged State Department for Immigration and Citizen Services under the Ministry of Interior and National Administration and his public pronouncements on the subject attests to his d...

  • The loss of vegetation is creating a dangerous heat island over Nairobi

    The loss of vegetation is creating a dangerous heat island over Nairobi

    Areas of vegetation around rivers and forested land have declined in the city due to encroachment and infrastructure development, namely roads and buildings.It has been reported that Nairobi city has lost 22% of the city’s green spaces cover in the period between 1988 and 2016.

  • OPINION: ESG Reporting: The New Year likely to see a better uptake of Environmental, Social and Governance Reports

    OPINION: ESG Reporting: The New Year likely to see a better uptake of Environmental, Social and Governance Reports

    As a local business leader, I am passionate about the role of ESG Reports publishing and the critical analytical benefit they provide for social and economic re-engineering.I also don’t believe that anything in a complex or large business organization can ever be perfect. Companies should always try...

  • Four tax saving strategies for investors in 2023

    Four tax saving strategies for investors in 2023

    Tax planning allows you to reduce your burden of tax within the law in what is popularly referred to as tax avoidance.