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Social media could hurt democracy

Nairobi, Jan. 21 -- In less than two decades, the impact of social media has gone from being an entertaining extra to a fully integrated part of nearly every aspect of daily life and making the platfo... Read More


Is the world embracing cryptocurrency?

Nairobi, Jan. 14 -- Previously seen as a threat to Fiat Money currency by various governments and institutions, it is worth noting that in the past two weeks the value of some of the key cryptocurrenc... Read More


Tea sector needs sustainable solutions

Nairobi, Jan. 7 -- When the Agriculture Cabinet Secretary (CS), Peter Munya, recently embarked on reforming the tea sector, his was seen as an effort to sustain the tea growers. But these efforts risk... Read More


How remote work can lift the suburbs

Nairobi, Dec. 31 -- Remote working is quietly fermenting re-set with new business models for increasing value and customer experience. The change although precipitated by Covid-19 and new technologies... Read More


Saccos need revamp of banking systems

Nairobi, Dec. 24 -- This digital age has welcomed a myriad of technological inventions that have aided operations and enhanced processes in many sectors across the production value chain. However, it... Read More


Kenya should mind the inequality gap

Nairobi, Dec. 17 -- There is no doubt that Covid-19 has accelerated inequality in Kenya. And considering that the vaccine is still not available, the pandemic will continue to widen the inequality gap... Read More


Virtual vet services a game-changer

Nairobi, Dec. 3 -- Animals, just like human beings, do get critically sick at odd hours. And the owners are often unable to access relevant services especially at night to rescue their acutely sick an... Read More


How 4IR is re-shaping healthcare

Nairobi, Nov. 26 -- Last week I had the privilege of engaging with professionals in the field of orthopaedics, a branch of medicine concerned with conditions involving the muscular and skeletal system... Read More


The truth problem for opinion polls

Nairobi, Nov. 12 -- The outcome of the US election has demonstrated that public opinion polls are increasingly becoming unreliable. The polls were off again. Donald Trump did better than expected in ... Read More


With tech, tax collectors need not dread stormy Covid-19 waters

Nairobi, Nov. 6 -- Global economies continue to reel from the domino effect caused by Covid-19. The contagion has particularly ravaged the East African economies, some of which were struggling even be... Read More