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This is what it will take to Reimagine Kenya

If I was President, I would ensure that equality of opportunity results in a unified Kenya where all the forty-seven Counties have an equal shot at transparent governance and sustainable development. Devolution is like an ocean in which Kenya's development ship is sailing. Political storms are unsettling this ocean and threatening devolution. We se...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 17th Oct 2020
  • 184
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
  • 300
Let's Revamp Our Prisons into Practical Rehabilitation Centers

In 2016, it was reported in the Journal of Law, Policy and Globalization that in Kenya, two-thirds of released inmates will be re-incarcerated after their release from prisons. This demonstrates that our prisons rarely rehabilitate criminals. Evidently these days, our prison system is crumbling. What has gone wrong? Is it a management or funding ch...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 3rd Oct 2020
  • 406
Here is the Key to Abundant Water in Kenya

Our dire water scarcity requires us to become extremely economical and innovative about our freshwater usage. We need a kind of marshal plan to harvest water, change our mindset and implement policy even as we borrow a leaf from two countries: Egypt and Israel. All the 12.2 million households in Kenya should be educated to value fresh and wastewate...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 26th Sep 2020
  • 276
How Many New Jobs has Your County Government Created?

A time has come for Kenyans to interrogate the gains of devolution so that we can build on those gains as we tackle hurdles that still stand in the way. This interrogation should not just be conducted by economists, politicians and large institutions like World Bank. Rather, it should be primarily undertaken by common Kenyans: students, boda boda o...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 19th Sep 2020
  • 236
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
  • 350


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