Opinion Pieces

Browse through educative and informative articles published by the KAM team

  • Tue, 06 Jun 2017
    The Creative Industry can Champion Sustainable Consumption
    Our quest to attain a green economy should be broad-based and inclusive. But we cannot achieve this if the vision of sustainability is not shared by every one of us.
  • Mon, 22 May 2017
    Predictability Earns Investor Trust
    For any economy to attract investments, it must be able to earn and maintain investor trust. Both local and foreign investors gain confidence to trade in a business environment that guarantees a stable and predictable macroeconomic framework for businesses.
  • Tue, 16 May 2017
    How Impactful is our ‘Inclusivity’?
    Presently, there are 145,000 millionaires in the continent with a combined wealth of $800 billion. This is according to the Africa Wealth Report released this month which also states that there will be 36% more millionaires by the year 2020.
  • Tue, 09 May 2017
    Growing Jobs Should be a Priority for our Country
    What does it mean to have a country whose citizens are happy? According to the World Happiness Report released in March this year, ‘happiness is considered to be the proper measure of social progress and the goal of public policy.’
  • 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.
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