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WORLD CLEAN AIR FOR BLUE SKIES DAY - Here is what you need to know!

What does it mean to have clean air in Africa and Kenya in particular? How bad is Kenya air pollution kenya, and it's effect on visibility and the environment in general (smog exposure)? Is lack of clear data on air pollution in the country a Matter of concern? With covid 19, the skies had become clearer, with the economy fully opening, how bad wil...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 7th Sep 2020
  • 45
This is how we can turn our hobbies and passions into businesses

Millions of Kenyans must zealously step up and fill the jobs void in their own unique ways. One of the ways we can do this is by turning our passions and hobbies into small or medium-sized enterprises that will create livelihoods for ourselves and others. We should all see the silver lining in the 1.7 million jobs that have been destroyed by the co...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 5th Sep 2020
  • 343
We have 15 Million Reasons to Reopen Schools Tomorrow

The question must now shift from when to reopen schools to how they should be reopened. Because corona prevalence and learning conditions across Kenya are radically different, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. The corona hotspots like Nairobi and Mombasa will need stricter control measures. On the other hand, schools from poorer and marginali...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 29th Aug 2020
  • 562
This is what we must consider to unlock Devolution funds impasse

There is a clear demarcation between any county's development needs and service delivery needs. Meeting these needs determines whether the devolution dividend will be shared in a way that truly benefits all Kenyans, irrespective of whichever corner of the country they reside in. The Parliament must move with speed to unlock the current impasse and ...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 22nd Aug 2020
  • 268
Why Mitumba industry is only the second-best option for Kenya

Going forward, Kenya must rebuild its cotton, textile and apparel sector because it can support many more livelihoods than the mitumba sector. If our textile sector provided jobs for half a million Kenyans more than thirty years ago, then it can provide jobs for the 6.4 million Kenyan youth who are said to be multi-dimensionally poor. Accordingly, ...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 15th Aug 2020
  • 54
Kenya's Youth Must Grab Their Space and Fly

It is clear that our young people can no longer afford to continue searching for jobs in the public or private sectors because the jobs are simply not there! Instead I suggest that our youth must change their mindset and create enterprises that will solve societal problems even as they create jobs and generate profits. We need our own versions of G...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 8th Aug 2020
  • 92


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