The spectre of unemployment will neither be solved by knee jerk reactions to media stories, nor from formal employment.
It’s a complex monster, which to tackle, calls for a radical recalibration of our means of production, the collective national spirit towards entrepreneurship, and a revamped education system to align to the technological changes sweeping the world.
The tale of Ms Ruth Rono, the fabled first-class Chuka University graduate of economics who resorted to odd jobs to eke out a living, captured the nation’s imagination. Her plight sent tongues wagging. Social media, as usual, erupted. And then, thankfully, […]