Will the Kenyan Jack Bauer get cracking – and keep me out of it?

Today, I was accosted at my gate by some government officials, who said that they were from the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Development. They explained that while I have usually seen them around the neighbourhood under the auspices the polio campaign, which is a collaboration between their ministry, Ministry of Health and others, …

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Stepping up my game: getting skills for the 21st Century

In a bid for self-improvement, I am now adding a new skill to my reserve of basic skills: video editing. As the world continues to globalise and become more competitive, professionals need more and more skills┬áto survive. When my career started out, I was way ahead of folk because I could not only use Microsoft …

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Meeting IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde

This week, the 11th Managing Director of the IMF, Ms. Christine Lagarde is in Nairobi, at the end of a three year (2011-2013) credit facility to Kenya of $750 Million (over KES 65 Billion). Interestingly, this Extended Credit Facility was shepherded by the President when he was the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance …

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