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Why focus on exporting Kenyan Products will cure our bedridden economy

As our economy begins awakening from the Covid-induced slump, we must increasingly anchor it in nature. If ever there was a time for us to cultivate a laser focus on local manufacture and local production, it is now. The national government must introduce strategic and tactical initiatives to boost local production and export. ...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 31st Jul 2021
  • 36
We MUST Replace our Concrete Slums with Affordable, Decent Housing

"Home is where one starts from". These words by T.S. Eliot the great American poet capture the utter importance of the houses in which we sleep in, live in and build homes. These homes launch us into the efforts and triumphs of every single day. In this regard, houses are not just walls and roofs slung together. Rather, they are the physical spaces...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 13th Feb 2021
  • 275
This is how KPLC Must Recapture Kenya's Power

Electricity is power because it powers industrialization, powers electrical appliances and lights up homes, amongst other priceless uses. Unfortunately, millions of Kenyans still either can't access this power or harbor a painful story about the power received due to mind boggling inefficiencies by the KPLC...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 6th Feb 2021
  • 193
Could Kapedo be Kenya's Solution to Sustainable Livestock Jobs?

Kapedo, a location in the northern County of Turkana, is a name that has become synonymous with turmoil, death and conflict. This doesn't have to be the case. With decisive leadership, Kapedo and the entire Turkana County can become a beef-producing powerhouse that creates thousands of sustainable jobs. For Turkana's livestock to transform from a ...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 30th Jan 2021
  • 214
Why A Weaker Shilling May be Kenya's Ticket to A Stronger Economy

Like most countries in the world, Kenya is part of a floating exchange rate regime where our currency price is set by the forex market based on supply and demand relative to other currencies. Our export opportunities are definitely limitless. For us to tap into these opportunities, there is need for a vibrant public-private partnership that will st...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 10th Oct 2020
  • 310
Let Us Redefine Media's Immense Power

Imagine if media agreed to spend an entire week without covering politics at all and instead focus on critical issues of sustainable development like food security, environment, agriculture, job creation, business growth and entrepreneurship, culture, health, innovation, women empowerment and sports. If these issues dominated headlines and airplay ...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 11th Sep 2020
  • 352


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