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Though the East African economy shows an impressive growth rate trend with an average of 6% per year, both inequalities between the five different countries in the region – Kenya, Burundi, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda – and strong differences between the rich and the poor people within these...
Kenyan state - NGO relations are once again at a crossroads. Fourteen months after the Public Benefits Organisations (PBO) Act 2013 received Presidential assent, the Act is yet to be operationalised by the Ministry of Planning and Devolution. Failed attempt to pass 13 substantive amendments in...
Despite there being enough food to go around, almost a billion people go hungry every day. 57 million African children under five years of age suffer from chronic malnutrition, and 6 million of them are malnourished.  In Kenya, over 10 million people suffer from chronic food insecurity and...
East Africa has delivered an impressive, sustained economic growth rate and is expecting a big economic boom in the near future. Nevertheless, the ordinary East African does not feel the benefits of the goals of a balanced and harmonious growth, equitable distribution of benefits and a people-...
In a number of countries in Africa, inequalities of various dimensions are high, growing or not declining fast enough in a region that is already amongst the most unequal in the world. African economies and societies have clearly been transforming. Many have been growing at unbelievably rapid rates...
Panel members will explore how/whether those African countries that have gained a place in the top rank of global GDP growth over the past five years can sustain high growth and at the same time avoid a worsening split between, on the one hand, a progressively more prosperous, well-educated middle...