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All Posts By Babito Dishon

Is Kenya the New Chinatown?

“Signing a contract with China is like, ascribing to the boiling frog effect; a fable describing a frog being boiled alive slowly. If you drop a frog suddenly into boiling water, it will jump out, but if you put that same frog in a vessel of water and start heating the water gradually, it will adjust its body temperature accordingly until it reaches a stage beyond its capacity and dies foolishly” Someone noted.


ROBOTS, AI VS HUMANS: Are you ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

Once upon a time, Nokia was a global market leader boasting a bigger national budget than Finland, the country it was founded. After few years, a source of national pride turned into shame, a story of rise and fall written and orchestrated by technology.  Such is the unforgiving and radical-transmutation nature of technology; Impatient and eternally flowering. The future of work is knocking,


Stop praying for the rains and start irrigating and diversifying!

It is never an easy ride in Kenya. When it rains, it is tragedy, and when it doesn’t it is still tragedy. Call it the Kenyan Paradox. Agriculture contributes to up to two-thirds (33%) of our GDP, even after considering the fact that a large proportion of agricultural produce is used in the subsistence level. During the launch of the Kenyan Economic Update at the Norfolk Fairmount,


Is democracy the root of the rot and Economic slump in Kenya?

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and impunity is no longer considered as ‘breaking news’ in Kenya but rather ‘In
other news’. The ease at which substantial amount of money is lost in Kenya
under the watch of decorated and overrated institutions surprises me. It was
painful to maintain an eye contact with a tax paying ‘Mama Mboga’ when the
Deputy President comfortably claimed that ‘just 7 billion and not 21 billion’
was lost through the dam projects in Arror and Kimwarer.