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EDITORIAL: Closing illegal dumpsites bold step that'll save lives

Nairobi, July 3 -- The move to shut down illegal dumpsites in Nairobi County is welcome and long overdue. The Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS), which recently took over the running of the county f... Read More


EDITORIAL: Admit more local tourists

Nairobi, July 3 -- The tourism sector is on its knees and any efforts to revive it are much welcome. Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala projects that earnings from the sector are not expected to ... Read More


LETTERS: Role of e-governance in service delivery

Nairobi, July 2 -- The global concept of making government information more accessible for public, has had countries strive embrace technology and implement the concept of e-governance. The uptake of... Read More


EDITORIAL: Depositors' law timely

Nairobi, July 2 -- The step taken by the Kenya Deposit Insurance Corporation, raising the amount payable to depositors in the event that a bank collapses, will go a long way in instilling customer con... Read More


EDITORIAL: Gradual reopening of economy only option

Nairobi, July 2 -- The news that Kenya's economic growth has slowed down to 4.9 per cent in quarter one is unlikely to surprise anyone, alarming as that is. While official figures indicate that last y... Read More


LETTERS: Lack of integrity is fuelling unemployment

Nairobi, July 1 -- One of the causes of unemployment is the mishandling of job opportunities. We often blame the government for failing to create jobs; but we must appreciate that it can only do so m... Read More


EDITORIAL: Parliament's concerns about spending valid

Nairobi, July 1 -- Parliament has questioned Sh1.9 billion in payments by the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) in the fiscal year that ended Tuesday. The legislators claim that the military failed to give a... Read More


EDITORIAL: Diversify tourism sector

Nairobi, July 1 -- For many years, Kenya's tourism industry has relied on foreign travellers, offering only beach and Safari experiences to grow its revenues. However, with the outbreak of Covid-19, t... Read More


EDITORIAL: Loans for SMEs timely

Nairobi, June 30 -- Reports that Equity Bank #ticker:EQTY will get a Sh5 billion loan from the World Bank private enterprise arm IFC to lend to the small and medium businesses (SMEs) that have been sl... Read More


EDITORIAL: Treasury, Parliament must end differences

Nairobi, June 30 -- In a week when Kenya should be discussing how to finally lift its three-month lockdown that has grounded the economy and cut jobs, the Treasury and Parliament are locked in unneces... Read More