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Out of 45.92 million, the urbanization rate is 25.6%, the unemployment rate is 40% and 43.4% of the population live below the poverty line. 68% of Kenyans have insufficient income which makes it nearly impossible to rent a house in Kenya. The World Bank states that Kenya needs more than 2 million low-income homes which will increase the economic growth of Kenya. The housing shortages in Kenya stands at 2 million and continues to increase at a rate of about...
Pollution is the presence in or introduction into the environment of a substance which has harmful or poisonous effects (Oxford Dictionary). My essay will cover the main causes of pollution in Kenya, specifically air pollution, water pollution and soil pollution. These causes will be sourced from governmental research as well as independent academic research. It will then review how effective the Kenyan government has been in tackling these sources. This research is important because pollution is detrimental to any country’s...
Poverty remains a challenge to the country 50 years after the founding fathers declared war on it. According to the Society for International Development, 60% of Kenyans live below the poverty line (SID, 2005). This paper aims to discuss poverty in Kenya, its causes and effects: I believe that understanding these causes will help policy makers tackle the root causes of poverty; while the citizens will see the effects of poverty and push for action. Definitions of Poverty Poverty is...
Abstract Bank regulation refers to the formulation and issuance by authorized agencies of specific rules and regulations, under governing law for the conduct and structure of banks (Harvey, 2012). This study, therefore, seeks to assess the effects of central bank regulatory requirements on the financial performance of commercial banks in Kenya. This study is aimed at establishing why despite the review of banking regulations by the CBK in 2013, some banks are still performing poorly while registering huge losses whilst...