Kenya's Entrepreneurs Seek Bump From Obama Visit

Post Date: 2015-07-25

Kwame Owino at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), a research group that focuses on fiscal accountability, said this entrepreneurial support could spark industrialization in Africa.

Informal markets at heart of Kenya’s alcohol-related deaths

Post Date: 2015-07-10

According to Institute of Economic Affairs Chief Executive Kwame Owino, a public health approach should replace the current law-and-order strategy to managing alcohol.

Robberies, sex crimes and murders on the rise

Post Date: 2015-07-07

Corruption and traffic offences have doubled, homicides remain a concern, defilement is on the rise and crime in Nairobi has grown by 80 per cent, shows data from the Nation Newsplex Project, in partnership with the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA).

New Kenya takes shape as women win big in education

Post Date: 2015-06-19

The investigation was conducted by the Nation’s Newsplex project together with the Institute of Economic Affairs, a public policy think tank.


Water pans offer lifeline to female farmers in Kenya

Post Date: 2015-03-22

The Kenya Institute of Economic Affairs report (2014), Public Spending in Agriculture in Kenya: Is It Beneficial to Small Scale Women Farmers? (pdf), notes the increasing importance of NGOs as a source of credit to farmers in the country.

Kenya sugar farming turns sour as import curbs fail

Post Date: 2015-03-18

"Politically, it is going to be very difficult to have another extension," said David Owiro, programme officer at the Institute of Economic Affairs.

Kenya: Loopholes in Sharing Contracts Could Cost Kenya Oil Revenue

Post Date: 2015-03-16

A scenario analysis by the Institute of Economic Affairs in 2014 shows that with current reserves, a pessimistic price of $60-a-barrel would earn the country $780 million (Sh71.4 billion) annually, while a higher price of $100-a-barrel would generate US$1.8 billion (Sh165 billion).

Kenya: Parastatals to Know Fate in Two Months After Legalities

Post Date: 2015-02-25

His sentiments were backed by Kwame Owino of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) who said the fact that there is duplication of roles makes it hard to even account for funds allocated by the National Treasury.





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