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- Land Of The Waving Palms
- By Horace Awori, IPS, 20 January 1995. Corruption in Kenya
is pretty bad judging from the fact researchers into the
problem we re asked for bribes and other favours from people
they attempted to interview.
- Family Planners Target Men
- By Judith Achieng', IPS, 7 January 1998. Local health
officials here say they have managed to get men to go for
counselling at family planning clinics, a marked departure
from the general male attitude towards birth control
- Layoffs Can Be Painless
- By Oduor Ong'wen, The Nation (Nairobi) 3
September 2000. The government is in the process of
implementing the staff Retrenchment Programme. The exercise
is planned to retire close to 50,000 by 2002. What is in
doubt is whether the route the government has taken in the
civil service reform will deliver the service.
- Control the Growth of Slums in the
- Editorial, The Nation (Nairobi), 29 June
2001. The mushrooming of slums, and expansion of old shanty
towns in Nairobi and other urban centres has reached
alarming proportions. So rapid is the spread that shanties
now threaten to swamp formal settlements whose construction
has dwindled to a trickle.