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Past articles by Bitange:

Africa: World Bank Shooting for the Moon in Africa Poverty Fight

Opinion - The World Bank is betting on digital transformation to rescue Africa from the throes of poverty. → Read More

NDEMO: Only a new educational orientation guarantees a place in

Technology has disrupted the work flour; we need new skills to survive. → Read More

NDEMO: Let’s embrace evidence-based policymaking

With big data, rationality will replace popularity in public policy. → Read More

Why data could lead to Africa’s recolonisation

In the 18th century, Napoleon Bonaparte said, “War is 90 per cent information.” At the time, very little data was generated, and little was known about its future role in refining information for better decisions. In today’s world, terabytes of data are produced per minute. However, in Africa, we rarely translate it to information that can help us make better decisions. Many outside Africa see… → Read More

Applications enabled by new tech are potentially limitless

Applications enabled by new tech are potentially limitless → Read More

NDEMO: Children’s addiction to phones a wake-up call

At a recent social event, a mother grabbed a smartphone from her son to force him to eat his food. → Read More

NDEMO: Let’s stop labelling women as slay queens

Women have a right to be ambitious too without being second-guessed. → Read More

Kenya: In Kenya, Women Entrepreneurs Depend On Men's Decisions

Opinion - Across the world, there seems to be a quiet paradigm shift in the development discourse on women's rights and empowerment. → Read More

Africa: Trump's Friends 'Trying to Get Rich' in Africa Should Be a Wake-Up Call

Opinion - Last week, a speech by US President Donald Trump to African leaders revealed once more the intentions of some Western "investors" in Africa. → Read More

Africa: My Small 'Study' Shows Kenyan Whatsapp Users Are of Three Kinds

Blog - Social media is a double-edged sword. It can cut both ways, by making you big or destroying your entire future. → Read More

Kenya Needs a Clear Leader, Not 'Half Loaf' Coalitions

Opinion - Let's call a spade a spade: our electoral process here in Kenya is flawed. → Read More

Africa: Obama's Farewell Speech Is Remarkably Relevant for Africa

Opinion - I watched President Barack Obama's farewell speech to the American people last week and concluded that the speech wasn't just meant for Americans after all. He spoke to the world. In this column, I will I try to give it an African context. → Read More

Kenya: Ethiopia is Welcoming the Investors Kenya Has Frustrated

Opinion - Ethiopia is the world's fastest growing economy. → Read More

Wheat should be central to Kenya's food security strategy

Youth, who constitute 75 per cent of the population, are eating less maize. → Read More

Fresh organic food could be a much bigger business

Small start-ups are spending too much time out of their core activities to do agricultural extension work. → Read More

Economies grow far better with inclusivity and compromise

Success does not mean a license to subdue those who don’t support the administration. → Read More

We must shrink our government to grow

Citizens are stuck with state agencies that were created years ago but have no relevance today. → Read More

In the land of opportunity, African immigrants veer closer to the poverty trap

What if the remittances sent to Africa when Google was founded had been invested in the start-up? → Read More

You know what is killing us? Pollution, and a lack of curiosity

There is a link between lung cancer and environmental pollution, which is why developed countries have emissions standards. → Read More

Our duka crisis, or why entrepreneurs must be guided

Countries invest in common facilities to enable a greater number of people become investors in industries with high entry barriers. → Read More