Is Kenya’s excessive borrowing constitutional? What are the implications in the grand scheme of things? Just how big is Kenya’s debt? Economist David Ndii puts the matter into perspective in this sitdown with Africa Uncensored’s John-Allan Namu.
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By Africa Uncensored — 12 months ago
For a long time in African societies, mental health problems were not considered as medical issues but rather as the results of witchcraft that, more often than not, required spiritual intervention. However, times have changed and today, after numerous cases of suicide and slumps into depression by people we know, we are slowly coming alive to the fact that this is as serious an illness as any other and we can seek help and be helped.Post Views: 647
By Africa Uncensored — 11 months ago
In President Uhuru Kenyatta’s first term in office, his government pursued several multi-billion shilling infrastructure projects, something that is continuing in his second and final term. In the process, the country has racked up a lot of foreign debt since most, if not all, of these projects are funded through loans and concessions from foreign banks and governments.Post Views: 619
By John-Allan Namu — 2 years ago
In the first part of “The girl they didn’t love”, we reported on the long-term abuse of a 6-year-old girl from the Oshwal Community who we called Alika* in order to protect her identity. It is alleged that Alika suffered abuse while in the custody of her biological parents, two Indian Nationals who settled in Kenya. The headmistress of her school, Ms Bijal Shah, claims she noticed that Alika would come to school bearing injuries, and began making records of the same. She also claims that she reported the abuse to the Oshwal Education Relief Board as early as January 2015, but that nothing was done for more than three months.
Today we pick up the thread of this story as reported by Alika’s mother and father, Mr and Mrs J* (whose identities we must also conceal in order to protect their daughter’s).Post Views: 3,570