AFRICA’S URBAN POOR:THE ACHILLES HEEL OF EMERGING MARKET ECONOMIES

One human life in Africa’s urban centres should be worth just as much as a life in New York,London,Mumbai or Canberra,shouldn’t it ? Of Africa’s 1.2 Billion people ,43% of the population by UN-Habitats estimates are classified as urban poor with a majority of those being in Sub-Saharan Africa. At the moment Africa is inContinue reading “AFRICA’S URBAN POOR:THE ACHILLES HEEL OF EMERGING MARKET ECONOMIES”

3 COOL SITES FOR BUSINESS

If you spend enough time on line,you get to discover some little gems that no one will tell you about and that make working very easy. Here are some cool places  that you will benefit from. 1.Browse Happy Browsehappy.com allows you to get the latest updated versions of browsers . It has updated versions ofContinue reading “3 COOL SITES FOR BUSINESS”

HAPPY HOLIDAYS

Dear readers, It is that time of the year again,Christmas. Wishing you all a great time with family and friends during this holiday season. See you next year,thank you for the support you have given to the Kenyanskeptic by visiting the blog,commenting or subscribing for updates. Kwaheri till next year!

KENYANS,WE SHALL NOT BE AFRAID

Cowards have never won wars and Kenyans we will not win war by cowering in our houses,afraid of going shopping,taking our children to school or going to work. What we should be doing is standing tall and proud ,confident of our men and women in uniform who have gone into Somalia in search of theContinue reading “KENYANS,WE SHALL NOT BE AFRAID”

KENYAN SHILLING:Why I am worried,really worried.

The 22nd of September is World Rhino Day,it is in commemoration of this animal facing increasing threat from humans because of its horn or rather what it is believed its horn can  do.Some people believe that the horn has medicinal properties ,what they forget is that its horn is madeup of the same stuff as our nails-Keratin. But as the conservationContinue reading “KENYAN SHILLING:Why I am worried,really worried.”

TIME TO END THE KENYAN “SUICIDE WATCH”

A lot of things have happened since  I did my last post on why Kenyans are on a suicide mission. Over a hundred people now have died as a result of the Sinai fire when some of them succumbed to their injuries while admitted at the Kenyatta Hospital. It almost seems as if the whole countryContinue reading “TIME TO END THE KENYAN “SUICIDE WATCH””

SOCIAL MEDIA USE IN AFRICA:Charting our own way.

There is a lot of information on social media available on the web today. From what social media can do, to how to reap the most from social media to dozens of new forms of social media joining existing ones. But all of it is geared towards more developed countries and democracies and not for Africa InContinue reading “SOCIAL MEDIA USE IN AFRICA:Charting our own way.”