Kenya borrowing hits an average of Sh2.5bn each day

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National Treasury The Jubilee administration borrowed an average of Sh2.5 billion daily from foreign lenders in the four months to August, highlighting the government’s growing appetite for foreign debt. The public debt report tabled in Parliament yesterday revealed that Kenya borrowed six loans between May and August worth Sh305.6 billion, translating to an average of […]

Prof Mbiti: The man who translated Bible from English to Kamba dies aged 88

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Professor John Mbiti, Kenyan scholar of religion and African Christianity. He died in Switzerland on Sunday 6. [Photo Courtesy] The Kenyan academic fraternity is in a mourning mood following the demise of scholar, theologian and a teacher Professor John Mbiti, who breathed his last yesterday in Switzerland where he was hospitalised. Former Prime Minister Raila […]

HOW SHOULD AFRICANS RESPOND TO THE INVESTMENT, TECHNOLOGY, SECURITY, AND TRADE WARS?

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October 7, 2019 The tectonic plates of the global political economy are shifting, and with an accelerating pace: “Trade wars”; “Brexit”; “fake news” and election manipulation; “populism”; the appointment of a “geopolitical commission” in Brussels; unprecedented protests in Hong Kong; South China sea military confrontations; an increasingly assertive Chinese Communist Party—the list goes on. Facing […]