Essays about: "Kenya"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 576 essays containing the word Kenya.

  1. 1. Venture Capital flows to fintech innovators in Africa: How governmental policy and actions affect the ecosystem and capital sources

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Giove Lee; Franklin Amabo; [2021-07-06]
    Keywords : Venture Capital; Fintech; Africa; Sub-Saharan Africa; Strategy; Fintech Entrepreneurship; Startup Capital; Funding; Investment; Policy; Economic Development;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis explores aspects of the current state of fintech and venture capital withinAfrica as an emerging market, bringing to light the policies and actions of the differentgovernments that contribute to stimulate the market. The study looks at policies and actions thatdirectly relate to fintech and those that relate to venture capital and brings out the connectionbetween both. READ MORE

  2. 2. More money for less work – or more work for less money? : Microfinance in the context of poverty and extreme working hours in the Kenyan informal economy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Axel Svensson; [2021]
    Keywords : Microfinance; Kenya; Labour Supply; informal economy;

    Abstract : The Sub-Saharan African informal economy is often characterised by underemployment where workers spend countless hours earning bare minimum. This study investigates the impact of microfinance participation on earnings, time spent on market work, household work and leisure among women in the informal economy in Kenya. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Vienna Convention of 1983: context, failure and aftermath

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för ABM

    Author : Gerard Farrell; [2021]
    Keywords : Vienna Convention of 1983; Disputed archives; Decolonisation; Neocolonialism; Third World; international law; codification; UNESCO; ILC; ‘Migrated Archives’; Algeria; Kenya; Wienkonventionen 1983; omstridda arkiv; avkolonisering; neokolonialism; tredje världen; internationell rätt; kodifikation; UNESCO; ILC; ’Migrated Archives’; Algeriet; Kenya;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the Vienna Convention on succession of States in respect of State Property, Archives and Debts, which was adopted in 1983 but subsequently failed to enter into force as too few states ratified it. Attention is given to the section of the Convention concerned specifically with the fate of archives in state succession, and the reasons why most of the major western nations, in particular those who had formerly or still possessed colonies, voted against the text. READ MORE

  4. 4. Party system design and nation-building efforts : A comparative study of Kenya and Nigeria

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Elin Olsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Party system design; consociationalism; integrationalism; nation-building; assimilation; multiculturalism; Kenya; Nigeria;

    Abstract : How can party system design contribute to managing ethnic relations? This thesis investigatesthe relationship between party system design and the type of nation-building efforts pursuedin a country. More specifically, whether a country allows ethnicity to be a source of politicalmobilization or not and how that relates to nation-building policies having an assimilating ora multicultural character. READ MORE

  5. 5. With a Little Help from my Networks : Connecting Graduates to Jobs in Kenya

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Meike Wagner; [2021]
    Keywords : Social networks; graduates; Kenya; recruitment processes; job search strategies;

    Abstract : After school, Kenyan graduates struggle in a labour market that does not offer enough employment opportunities. Some graduates search for years, get disillusioned, and give up ever finding formal employment. Some find jobs, but not necessarily in the field of their profession, and possibly below their qualification. READ MORE