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Every now and then a story will appear based on calculations on the amount sent by Diaspora to Kenya. In a recent report it was revealed that Kenya in Diaspora is sending Kshs 10 billion a month or annually about Kshs 120 billion ($1.4 billion.) This money in the past has contributed very little in Kenya economy growth as it entered the Kenya economy as donations for healthcare, education and other needs. “Thanks to County Governments set-up,” says an excited Kenyan abroad, “Devolution will reduce the demand for donations and now one can save and investment.” It is for this reason many are excited about KCB Diaspora Banking Division tour abroad.
The first economic year of 47 Kenya counties devolved structure created by Kenya Constitution 2010 is now ending. Kenyans today can proudly say, “All 47 counties are operational, stable, open for business and ready to grow.” The next phase is “Growing County Income.” It is in this phase that there are opportunities for Kenya Diaspora in growing 47 counties jobs and incomes. ...
First Lady Margaret Kenyatta arrived in London, Britain, early this morning ready for the 42 kilometres London Marathon race. The Plane carrying the First Lady and her entourage touched down Heathrow International Airport shortly before 7: am local time. On arrival, the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta was received by the Kenyan High Commissioner staff led by Ambassador Ephraim Maina....
At the first Ukambani leaders forum on development and devolution at KEFRI in Kitui County, the Governors of: Machakos County Dr. Alfred Mutua; Kitui County Dr. Julius Malombe; and Makuenii County Prof. Kivutha Kibwana came up with 11 resolutions for development of the three counties that share borders and have the largest population of Kamba people settled....
Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga who is in the Boston region on a program organized by Boston University joined Kenyans at St Stephens Church Lowell for Worship. Reverend Pastor Samuel Kimuho preached the message of “Never give up,” on this day referencing various verses from the bible. Dressed casually the former Prime Minister who was accompanied by Sammy Maina and Maina’s wife Mercy, Raila who be invited by the Chairman of the Church Mr. Kimungu to give Kenyans a report on Kenya. ...
If you were the only child to your single mother and you receive a phone call that your mum has passed on, what would you do? This is the situation Michelle found herself after her mum passed on four days after an accident. Family and friends would become the medicine to see her through each of the painful day that follows after death. We all know that at one day we will pass on and those we love shall pass on; but no one can prepare for that unknown day of the pain the natural pain that shall occur....
Waiyaki, Njuguna, Njinju and Ekakoro, students in Ukraine, story of struggle in Ukraine is a sad story that is compounded by the global political debate on Ukraine. Kenyans commenting direct most of their comments on Kenya Government responsibility to citizens especially the young when it commits to financial loan/aid to a student who travel abroad on a scholarship. The fact that this 4 students are struggling because of Kshs 60,000 ($750) an year each is shameful. Many students who go abroad many a time sponsored by both governments may end up opening economic and trade ties between countries. Below some comments on the story....
Kenyans in Boston welcomed 2014 counting down together with the close to 1 million in New York Time square who braved the freezing cold weather. The Kenyans and their kids celebrated the New Year with optimism while wishing a prosperous fruitful year for each other and for Kenya. During the celebrating of the New Year they also welcomed the Kenya Certificate of Primary Examination KCPE results that were released on 31st December 2013. ...
“In order to get tax rates to reduce in Kenya we have to increase compliance,” a message reports Professor Njuguna Ndungu view spoken at the Kenya Diaspora Conference 2013. The main problem with the Kenya fiscal policy makers is not considering that the first thing that affects tax rates is government spending. Many fiscal economists would have been more pleased to hear an answer: “In order to get tax rates to reduce we must align Kenya Government spending with the level of our country Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as compared to other successful economies.”...
Thanksgiving holiday is a time that brings family together in the Diaspora. It is a time to catch up on what is new. On Kenya the newest thing is the Machakos Development. It was the talk of Kenyans gathered to celebrate thanksgiving. The pictures of Machakos dusty stadium to the now Green stadium that is holding tournaments were shared. Governor Mutua was given high marks. Many present felt there was hope for Kenya, thanked Governor Mutua and wished him more success. ...
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