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Oil Price Slump, Exploration Intrigues And Power PlayAmama Mbabazi .Photo/AFP

I am quite intrigued by the recent decline in oil prices and what impact it will have across East Africa. For consumers, this should be good news, whether for personal fuel bills, food prices (...Read more

February 21, 2015
With Everything Up For Purchase, Kenya Is Open For BusinessROWDY : Nairobi Aviation College students protesting on Monday

The past few days have been...Read more

February 7, 2015
Entrants Must Pay Attention To Kenyans' Peculiarities

Samuel and I have been together for a good 10 years, I think. Sometimes I stray, I admit that – and sometimes Samuel will help me do so by sending me his brother, or one of his sidekicks (hello...Read more

January 24, 2015
To Nurture Business, Kenya Must Fix Obvious Concerns

A quite critical Reuters article on the Kenyan start-up sector has generated a bit of discussion recently.

From the introduction: "Kenya’s technology rush gave hope that new ideas would...Read more

January 10, 2015
Top Honchos Not In Touch With Insecurity

I try to be a decent citizen. You know, not throw litter on the street, not hit pedestrians, let other cars in, stuff like that. But this is clearly not enough.

The president said in his...Read more

November 29, 2014
Is Singer Bob Geldof A Tone-Deaf Investor?

Time for a rock star update! Bob Geldof had run around a bit at conferences berating people and institutions for not investing in Africa. I can’t really argue much with that message as such – more...Read more

November 15, 2014
Is Devolution Providing Value For Money?

It’s the Tibetan prayer mill of Africa’s new oil countries: Of course we’ve studied the case of Nigeria’s Niger Delta carefully, and of course we’re going to avoid this. Because, you see, we’ve...Read more

September 6, 2014


Oil Price Slump, Exploration Intrigues And Power Play

I am quite intrigued by the recent decline in oil prices

Amama Mbabazi .Photo/AFP