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How Africa can pioneer GREEN growth

African countries’ development strategies must soften the environmental impact of economic growth, and they must also position themselves to benefit from the promotion of green economies. Donald Kaberuka, who heads the African Development Bank, explains how best they can scale-up the climate finance system and embrace green growth.   Green growth will be critical to … Continue reading

A CALL TO SAVE OUR BELOVED WILDLIFE FROM POACHING

MINISTRY OF TOURISM KENYA, SAVE OUR ANIMALS. STOP THE CORRUPTION . THE CORRUPT CHINESE  OR OTHER MONEY HUNGRY PARTIES MUST NOT HAVE THEIR WAY.

ARE AFRICA LEADERS ALLOWING CORPORATE TAKE OVER OF AFRICA’S FOOD SECURITY AND PRODUCTION?

“Capital-intensive agriculture in Africa may boost food supply but could also cultivate hunger”William Moseley American Corporations have taken over the American government and turned it against its own people and sadly these same corporations are coming to Africa and applying the same aggressive policies in Africa.  The best form of neocolonialism is to take over … Continue reading

OPRAH REPLACED AS WORLD RICHEST BLACK WOMAN

Talk show Mogul, Oprah Winfrey, who long reigned supreme as the world’s richest Black woman, has been kicked down a notch by new kid on the block, Folorunsho Alakija. This report is according to Ventures Africa. Folorunsho Alakija, is a Nigerian billionaire oil tycoon, Fashion designer and philanthropist whose worth is listed at an estimated $3.3 billion- … Continue reading

US ELECTIONS IN PHOTOS

From the beautiful slideshow at the NYT – see it here

Kenya Public Officals Abusing Taxpayer Funds

The Public Service ministry should be commended for revealing that government officials are abusing taxpayer funds. Assistant minister Adan Sugow told Parliament that exemptions granted to senior government officials were hampering the austerity measures and failure to cut down on spending was hurting government plans to save. What is worrying is that while the government … Continue reading

The Education Of Being A Transgender

On June 23rd of 2012, Ouko Okusah of NTV news Kenya, reported on Michael Ochieng also known as Brenda Achieng. Michael is a Kenyan teenager born male but has opted to live his life as a woman who goes by the name Brenda however, his community is not having it and was trying to attack … Continue reading

Kenyan Taxpayers Must Pay MP’S Past Tax Debt

  In a move that  the Consumer Federation of Kenya (Cofek) termed as illegal, Finance minister Njeru Githae has provided a Sh4.7 billion grant to the three arms of government to settle tax arrears that MPs, judicial officers and military personnel owe the taxman since the coming into force of the new Constitution in August … Continue reading

KenGen To Seek Investors For Gas-Fired Power Plant.Good or Bad idea?

Kenya’s electricity generating company, KenGen, plans to raise funds from private investors for a $686 million gas-fired power plant to run on imported liquefied natural gas (LNG), Managing Director Eddy Njoroge said on Friday.  KenGen, which relies largely on hydro power, said the plant would help meet growing demand for electricity and help prevent frequent … Continue reading

US affirms its trade ties with Kenya

    By Margaret Wahito, 17 May 2012 of Capital FM Nairobi Nairobi, Kenya — The United States of America has denied claims that it is lobbying for its investments agreements with east African countries with the aim of blocking China’s investments. US Assistant Secretary of Commerce Michael Camunez said there is no any business … Continue reading