Opinion Pieces

Browse through educative and informative articles published by the KAM team

  • Fri, 28 Apr 2017
    Industry Fears Large-scale Job Losses Should Wage Hike Happen on May Day
    In recent years we have seen the anticipation for labour day marked by an expectation of increased minimum wage for workers across the country by the Government. This time round the workers union and the government have alluded to an increase.
  • Fri, 07 Apr 2017
    There is Value in Waste
    The waste management debate is a critical conversation for us to have and this is the right time to have it. I believe that to achieve broad-based and inclusive economic growth as a country, we must centralize discourse on access to sanitation and a clean thriving environment as fundamental in our economic development strategy.
  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017
    Building our Economy on Water
    Given the long history of drought in this continent, I believe that it is time we stop viewing it as an exogenous shock and more as a structural problem that we can address with our own abundant resources.
  • Tue, 14 Mar 2017
    Empowering Women through Renewable Energy
    The more central energy is to our lives, the more crucial it is to provide equal access and distribution for all in order to secure our country’s future.
  • Wed, 08 Mar 2017
    Women’s Representation in High-level Corporate Leadership Critical
    As we mark the International Women’s Day, I am reminded that women’s representation in high-level corporate leadership in Africa remains critically low.
  • Thu, 02 Mar 2017
    Recognizing Women’s Work is a Smart Move Towards Economic Sustainability
    An economic transformation for our continent is only possible through Women’s active and recognized participation. In theory, this statement is universally acknowledged, in practice efforts towards this lag, especially in the corporate and enterprise spaces.
  • Wed, 15 Feb 2017
    The Rule of Law in Economic Development
    The rule of law is at the heart of a just society. It is not simply because it allows for sound and fair principles to prevail but mostly because it creates an environment for steady and fundamental growth to occur.
  • Tue, 07 Feb 2017
    How SMEs Can Create an Inclusive Economy
    One of the main concerns as we head to the ballot box this year is the ever-increasing gap in socio-economic equality in this country for many people. Despite the sustained over 5% economic growth, we continue to grapple with broad based improvement in well being and commensurate poverty reduction.
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