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Kenya needs bold strategies to tackle food security challenge

Last week, the nation was confronted with the shocking news that the Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (Kephis) rejected 221 tonnes of potato seed out of the total 282 tonnes that had been shipped...

Open up Big Four Agenda to more participants to fast track it

While speaking at a senate leadership meeting in Kiambu County, Senate majority leader Kipchumba Murkomen challenged the national executive to involve the Senate and the public in rallying support for the big four agenda. He...

Kenya has made great strides in the fight against terrorism

It is rare to want to compare our African President, whose father fought the British, to a European colonialist.  However, Scipio Africanus, who was leading a Roman army nearly 2000 years ago, is a strategist...

Why President Uhuru’s international standing matters

Splendid isolation was a phrase used during the 19th-century for the British diplomatic practice of staying away from any “dangerous alliances”.  The age-old Brits often referred to themselves as fish, swimming alone in their sea with...

Access to DNA, GPS data key in fight against terrorism

One issue that continues to trouble political philosophers for centuries is how to explain the existence of a state. If you begin from the starting point that freedom is a value to be cherished...

The fight against terrorism is a collective responsibility

Following a deadly terrorist attack in the Dubrovka Theater in Moscow, Vladimir Putin issued one of the most striking statements on how to respond to terror. “Russia does not negotiate with terrorists,” he told...

Agriculture needs to be at the heart of Kenya’s growth strategy

Every good student of economics will have come across the idea of the invisible hand by Adam Smith. Essentially, he puts forward the notion that if everyone acted in their own self interest, then...

Food security through land reclamation

The Regional Learning and Advocacy Programme for vulnerable dry land communities showed that dry land areas commonly known as ASALS– Arid and semi-arid lands makes up more than 83% of Kenya. Northern Kenya constitutes...

For manufacturing to thrive in Kenya, innovation needs to be embraced

The ‘Big 4 Agenda’ has effectively become a household name in Kenya. Every player in the economy  is now being encouraged to align his or her processes with the Big 4 agenda.  For those in...

President Uhuru has enhanced relations with Foreign nations

There was a time, not so long ago, that it seemed Kenya’s relations with foreign Countries was at its worse jeopardizing business and funding. Following the 2007/8 post-election violence a decade ago, international figures remained...
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