The journey of a thousand miles starts with a single click . . .

Growing up, I relished the idea of travelling. Family trips were a big deal. I hardly caught sleep the night before a major trip. I loved the journey; bus or train. I preferred the window seat, which allowed me to take in as much of the scenery as possible. It was fascinating. I always thought I saw Continue reading “The journey of a thousand miles starts with a single click . . .”

Youth Unemployment: The Case of Kenya

Youth Unemployment: A Global Phenomenon

Today more than 71 million youth across the globe woke up unemployed. A 2018 International Labour Organisation (ILO) report indicates that the global youth unemployment rate stands at 13 percent. This is three times higher than the figure for adults, which is 4.3 percent. Youth unemployment is a global phenomenon, hence not unique to Kenya only. However, while overall unemployment has stabilised in most developed countries, unstable unemployment is expected to increase in most developing countries such as Kenya, according to ILO. Continue reading “Youth Unemployment: The Case of Kenya”

Thoughts on Grief, Support Systems and Coping

Grief resulting from the death of a loved one is something that almost everyone will experience at one point in their lifetime. Surprisingly, this is a subject less talked about. To many, grief belongs behind darkened curtains. It seems to me that we are afraid of grief, we think it is contagious, so the best we can do is avoid it at all cost. Continue reading “Thoughts on Grief, Support Systems and Coping”