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Risky behavior in youths and the motivation to earn a living

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Written by: Pratibha bissht pratibhabissht@mtkenyatimes.co.ke Mining in Kenya yields high grade quantities of gold, copper, ilmenite and tantalum. Kenya is also an important source of non metallic minerals including soda ash, lime stone, salt, niobium, fluorspar and fossil fuels. The Ministry of Mining was formed by the government after the country’s March 4th general elections …

Written by: Dan Mwangi dan@mtkenyatimes.co.ke It started with the council of governors of Western Kenya and has morphed into Governors from different parts of the countries seeking go start banks to help their populace. it makes considering the huge amounts that the devolved units  and their administrators deal with.  The most recent occurrence of that …

<table class=”infobox biography vcard” style=”height: 149px;” width=”749″> <tbody> <tr> <th scope=”row”>Written by: <strong>Pratibha bissht</strong></th> <td> <p style=”text-align: center;”><strong><strong><strong><span style=”color: #0000ff;”>pratibhabissht@mtkenyatimes.co.ke <img class=”alignnone wp-image-17381″ src=”https://mtkenyatimes.co.ke/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Pratibha-236×300.jpg” alt=”” width=”150″ height=”191″ /></span></strong></strong></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Kenya is one of the most unequal countries in the sub- Sahara region. Forty two percent of its population of 44 million lives …

Written by: Pratibha bissht pratibhabissht@mtkenyatimes.co.ke Nearly half of Kenyan youth lack employment. This especially affects youths who after failing to find jobs and settle get into criminal activities. The number of unemployed people in Kenya has currently risen due to various factors. However, the Kenyan government is to blame for all these since it is …

If there is something that is scary and have the potential to sabotage the success of Kenyan nation apart from corruption and bad politics which are embedded on ethnicity, it must be unemployment. When you take stock of the employment status of the country in terms of those employed, quality of jobs, those in temporary …

Stacy Muya Most entrepreneurs sit and wait for an investor to come in and save the day. They spend a lot of time and resources hounding potential investors without even considering alternative ways to come up with the capital they need to make their dreams come true. Other businesspeople would like to start their businesses …

So far this year Gold has not been the place to be unless you bought it in mid-December 2017 and sold it in late January for a roughly ten percent gain. Since a high of $1,362 per ounce on January 25 gold has been in fairly steady decline that has recently seen it bouncing around …

Off and on now for months headlines in both print and television have been full with stories about the huge threat posed by the Trade Policy of the Trump administration. It is as if some horrible economic catastrophe will impoverish the world. Make no mistake, we are not Trump fans, but on this issue there …

Written by: Dan Mwangi dan@mtkenyatimes.co.ke The current state of the Kenyan economy although much better improved after the handshake deal has faced a lot of ups and downs. Corruption has eaten away nearly a third of the national reserves while a bloated budget has caused the treasury to scratch its head as to where to …