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Risky behavior in youths and the motivation to earn a living

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Coastal Kenya

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South Korea Balance of Trade  1966-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar South Korea recorded a trade surplus of USD 5.3 billion in January of 2016, virtually unchanged from a year earlier and below market expectations of USD 6.68 billion. Exports fell 18.5 percent year-on-year, the biggest decrease since August of 2009. Also, imports went down …

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By Calestous Juma Professor of the Practice of International Development Director, Science, Technology, Globalization Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs This policy brief is based on The New Harvest: Agricultural Innovation in Africa by Calestous Juma. TOP LINES Africa can feed itself in a generation. Its agriculture has suffered a century of neglect, but a …

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By Alex Obiria; aobiria@mtkenyatimes.co.ke -GDP growth amounted to 6.9% and 5.7% in 2012 and 2013, respectively, while the 2014 estimate and the 2015 projection show economic expansion of 5.3% and 6.5%, respectively. -In 2013 and 2014, the economy experienced a stable macroeconomic environment with single-digit inflation, whereas the political scene was dominated in 2014 by …

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In the past, the creative industry has always been deemed to be for the jokers in life, for people who couldn’t make it in school and generally the failures in the society. However, this opinion is gradually beginning to change as the creative economy begins to become a rather big and booming business. The industry …

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CONTRACTS Many questions   have been asked about this topic. Contracts are important, well yes, but few know that they are legally binding documents. Thus we can safely say that a contract is a legally binding agreement between two or more people. The next question then becomes, what constitutes this legally binding document?First off,there must be …

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The European Commission’s Public Consultation on the Regulatory Environment for Platforms, Online Intermediaries, Data and Cloud Computing and the Collaborative Economy “appears aimed at developing new regulations for a broad swath of the internet economy,” states Thomas Lenard in comments released today by the Technology Policy Institute.  The consultation, he added, “potentially implicates the entire …

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Integrated Financial Management Information System is an automated system that enhances efficiency in planning, budgeting, procurement, expenditure management and reporting in the National and County Governments in Kenya. As a country we collect revenue and spend it on our Public needs. This Public Finance ought to be properly raised, managed and spent in the most …

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The last few years has seen a growth in the number of malls in Kenya particularly Nairobi. This concept was unheard of in the 1980s and 1990s. The arrival of the Narc government in 2002 brought a wind of economic change all over the country. The economy which had stalled in the so called ‘lost …

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Nyandarua Governor Daniel Waithaka Mwangi spearheaded multi-million shillings projects in Geta ward, including a Sh10.5 million maternity wards in Kiambogo dispensary. Addressing people during an inspection tour of development projects, Kipipiri sub-county, the Governor also unveiled the construction of a Sh5.8 million Kanjogu bridge that links Kiambogo and Geta locations. Accompanied by area MCA John …

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Kidney patients in Murang’a will now be treated at subsidized fee after area governor cut the cost of Hemodialysis treatment. Speaking during the official opening of the renal unit in Murang’a level four hospital, governor Mwangi wa Iria said that the renal units were meant to save lives and not make money. ‘Many people are …

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