Opinion Pieces

Browse through educative and informative articles published by the KAM team

  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017
    We need to fix the basics
    Good governance is hinged on processes and structures that promote accountability, rule of law, inclusiveness, transparency, empowerment and broad-based participation.
  • Wed, 18 Oct 2017
    Building resilience to withstand elections
    The growing pains we are experiencing as a young democracy are not to be viewed as isolated events that threaten to throw everything into disarray, but rather as part of bigger picture towards building a more cohesive nation with a greater appreciation for the rule of law.
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017
    Why Kenya Needs an Industrial Water Policy
    Water is becoming an increasingly paradoxical subject; mainly because it is a universal basic need without which there would be no life, and yet, it is fast becoming the foremost depleted and scarce resource in the world.
  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017
    How Kenya Can Achieve Sustained Export Expansion
    In order to achieve our economic goals as envisioned in the 2030 development blue-print, we need to be deliberate in creating an export push for our local goods.
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017
    Women and Future of Work: Opportunities in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
    The onset of new technological inventions is always underpinned by ambivalence at best, and at worst, fear and alarm.
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017
    Why We Need to Strengthen Trade Ties in the EAC
    A study released by the Kenya Association of Manufacturers last month stated that Africa continues to be Kenya’s leading export destination accounting for 40.6 per cent of our exports, with the EAC community taking up 21.1 per cent of total exports in 2016.
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017
    Building Strong Institutions Promises Long-lasting Gains in Adhering to our Constitution
    If there’s one thing these elections have demonstrated clearly is that civic awareness and active engagement in our country is fast progressing.
  • Tue, 29 Aug 2017
    Adhering to our Constitution as a Matter of Principle
    When the parliamentary environment ​committee tabled its recommendation for the suspension of the implementation of the ​plastic bag ban in June this year, it did so with foresight and the understanding that the manner in which the ban had come into place would leave this country in economic disarray and in the end, will not give us a clean environment as intended.
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