Monthly Archives: January 2017

Njaaanaury Blues and Freakonomics

  I write this on the 74th day of January, the hunger is real, the thirst is real, just like this January drought hits us every time. One of my favourite books is called Freakonomics – it opened up a … Continue reading

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The Obama Legacy

The Obama Legacy I will never forget the day Obama won, I stayed up all night at Carwash drinking soda and stressing alongside my Kenyan friends. It was the longest game I ever watched, some 12 hours the game played … Continue reading

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Affordable housing is possible if you explore options

Getting on the housing ladder is easier than you think One of the biggest obstacles to middle-class growth is the high cost of getting a loan to buy a house. We expect to walk into a bank and sign our … Continue reading

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Forcing Businesses out of homes is a non-starter in an election year

Build it wrong and they won’t come pt1   When we started our road to development, we just wanted progress, however small or fleeting. Every new building coming up in town was an object of pride to us. It is … Continue reading

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Who Killed the Christmas Spirit?

Who killed Christmas? The air was sucked out of all of us this Christmas and new year as we heard of the tragic shooting by police, one was fatal, one a near miss. I can’t say we didn’t expect it, … Continue reading

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