Blogs By Author : Maureen Barasa

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How Far is Kenya from Being a Singapore for Africa?

Fri, Aug 4, 2023 | 5:02 pm
In spite of the mixed results in the economic management of most countries situated in the sub-Saharan region, there remains no doubt ...

Restating the Case for Privatization of SOEs in Kenya Today

Tue, Jul 18, 2023 | 3:39 pm
Privatization means a transaction or transactions that result in a transfer, other than to a public entity, of the assets of a ...

Market Instruments will be an Effective Solution to Water Provision in Kenya

Wed, May 31, 2023 | 11:10 am
Water is an indispensable resource not only for sustaining all life but also for socio-economic development. The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) ...

The Pros and Cons of the Upwards Adjustment of University Tuition Fees

Tue, Apr 4, 2023 | 10:10 am
The Presidential Working Party on Education Reforms is proposing a significant increase of 225% in fees paid by government-sponsored students in public ...

Unintended Consequences of Excise Tax on Tobacco and Nicotine Delivery Products in Kenya

Fri, Jan 13, 2023 | 10:11 am
In principle, Excise taxes are levied on goods and services whose consequences are considered socially undesirable. Most developing countries, including Kenya, rely ...

Why Central Bank of Kenya Attempt to Control the Exchange Rate won’t work

Mon, Sep 5, 2022 | 11:52 am
Following claims of scarcity of the US dollar in Kenya as a result of disruptions in global supply chains, the Central Bank ...

Tracking International Labour Organization: France Candidate

Tue, Mar 15, 2022 | 2:25 pm
Muriel Pénicaud, is the nominee of France for the position of Secretary General of the International Labour Organization (ILO). She was born ...

Are Matatus the main Cause of Traffic Congestion in Kenya?

Wed, Mar 31, 2021 | 11:56 am
State of play Traffic congestion is a major problem in the city of Nairobi. Not only does it cause pollution but also ...

What the corona virus numbers reveal?

Fri, Oct 9, 2020 | 1:26 pm
By: Annah-Grace Kemunto & Maureen Barasa. “Fellow Kenyans…” These have been the opening remarks of the daily reminder of how much this pandemic ...