2023 Intake Open University of Kenya
2023 Intake Open University of Kenya

Expert Opinion

Effective communication is key in passing the right message. PHOTO/Lead Academy.

Mastering effective communication

By Clive Sherer The first key aspect to effectively getting your message across is preparation. Too many people make assumptions about their listener’s knowledge, which can be a big downfall. It is as important to...
Mastering time management skills, especially at the workplace, is essential for the effective delivery of your services and remaining active. PHOTO/Simplilearn.com.

Time Management Skills: How to maximize your every minute

By Clive Sherer Unaware of it, we often waste a great deal of valuable time on needless tasks when we could be using that time to do essential work. Paperwork is one of the greatest time...

Edinah Kangwana on Governor Lusaka’s statement on teenage pregnancies

Kenya’s Constitution 2010 gives a solid foundation on the need to protect the rights of all Kenyans. Pregnant teenage girls are already vulnerable and prone to bullying and other related stigma and biases by their...

Disobeying court orders a sure road to anarchy

By S. N. Barongo Under the Kenyan legal system, Court Orders, Rulings and Judgments, form part of the law of Kenya unless and until set aside by review or appeal.  What else is needed to precipitate...

The teachers we need for the education we want

Teachers who believe they are part of a collaborative and supportive community are likelier to stay in their jobs. Teachers who feel alone or undervalued by their colleagues are more likely to resign. Lack of financing...

Women in Leadership: Challenges and how to navigate and triumph

Just like men, women need the right, accommodating environments to lead with empathy, vision, and impact. Sexism is a challenge women face till now. Many a time, the voices of reason by women are not...

Rethinking public health in schools in Kenya

The recent tragedy at Mukumu Girls, followed by Eregi Girls, serves as a reminder of the need for continued efforts to ensure learning institutions are safe and offer a conducive environment for learning.  To ensure...
Uwe Kemmer. He is the Director, EMEA Field Engineering at Western Digital. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Climbing the Table: Data’s role in football

By Uwe Kemmer At the start of each season, football clubs aim to enhance short-term performance and improve year over year. Players are monitored on how far they run, their movement patterns, distances covered in...

Kenya’s inflation rate and its effects on women; here’s how to survive

Historically, Kenya still struggles with consistent budget deficits, poor financial governance, corruption, heavy debt burden and other natural circumstances like rampaging droughts. In July 2023, Kenya’s inflation rate fell to 7.3%, the lowest reading since...
An expectant woman. The issue of getting a paid maternity leave is a serious hurdle in Kenya, with many women falling victim after getting pregnant. PHOTO/SA.

Balancing maternity leave and organization’s stability

Women's pregnancy cannot and will never be a cause for poor or low yield for an organization with proper management.  Due to an urgent need to solve this problem, Employment Act Cap 226 Revised Edition 2012...