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Why we must open up Africa

The African Development Bank just launched the Africa Visa Openness Report 2016, and it highlights a huge problem: as Africans, we cannot move easily between our countries. On average, Africans need visas to travel to 55% of other African countries and can only get visas on ...

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State of the World: Reflections on my Birthday

As I usher a new year into my life, I am both happy and optimistic of the future but also saddened by current state of affairs in many parts of the world. As I reflect back to my childhood days, I am very optimistic about the future. When I was growing up in rural western Keny...

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The Unspoken Monster- INEQUALITY in the world

More often people talk about the GDP per capita of any country or the purchasing power but it is so rare for people to narrow down to the number of people contributing or benefiting from the economy. Russia is the 8th biggest economy in the world (according to GDP per capita) ...

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Lessons to consider for all ‘heroes’ in our society

Conjestina Achieng's sad story is a true refection of how Kenya and many other African countries, treat their heroes, who often help build Africa's image. Its so sad considering that few positive stories about Africa, are highlighted in the world. https://www.youtube.com/watch...

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