Major Activities Set to Shape Kenya in 2022

By Lynnet Okumu / Published January 5, 2022 | 2:42 pm




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Are you ready to sail through the myriads of all these activities? Well, it’s not like you have a choice so you have to start preparing. Here are some of the activities that are set to make 2022 the busiest year ever.


2022 in Kenya

The year 2022 is finally with us. Even though nobody is sure of what the future holds, many people are excited and hopeful that this year is going to be their breakthrough point. Many in Kenya have claimed it as their year.

In the mind, there are still questions as to whether 2022 is the year that COVID-19 will transition from a pandemic to an endemic. That’s what we’re all hoping, of course, but there’s no going back to 2019

As we speed into 2022 however, one fact remains for sure that this is going to be the busiest year ever. 2022 is a year teeming with a variety of activities from the political arena to the education sector, Economic sector, tech, health, money, transportation, home, and family life.

Are you ready to sail through the myriads of all these activities? Well, it’s not like you have a choice so you have to start preparing.

Here are some of the activities that are set to make 2022 the busiest year ever.

  1. The 2022 Elections

Kenyans are preparing to face their election demons in eight months. The country has had a complicated relationship with polls, especially presidential ones.

Politicians are set to continue and finalize the political campaigns that started last year. This will be witnessed from the national level politics as it trickles down to grassroots levels.

From the sheer number of large rallies, colorful T-shirts, and dancing in the streets, one would think that the election is next week. But that was just a taste.

Politicians will go out of their humdrum lives to woo voters to elect them so that they can upscale their livelihoods. Moreover, they will sugarcoat their manifestos and play music that is appealing to the voter’s ears.

Wrangles among the political class will erupt. Political intolerance will feature in certain areas. In short, it’s a noisy and messy year in political battles.

  1. Education Sector

The 2022 education calendar is expected to be one of the toughest and busiest.  There will be five national examinations in primary and secondary schools amid rising Covid-19 cases and heightened political temperature.

In his New Year address on Friday, December 31, the president said 2022 will have two sets of KCPE and KCSE exams written in March and November respectively.

The 2021 candidate class will sit the national tests in March and April 2022, while the 2022 exam class will sit KCPE and KCSE tests in November and December 2022.

Both classes six and seven will also be preparing to sit for their national exams at the same time in preparation for the rollout of the new education system of 2.6.6.3 that is ongoing. Its full implementation is to take place in 2023.

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This for sure shows how busy this year is going to be for all the stakeholders involved in the education sector.

  1. The Staggering Economy

With the current status of the economy in the country, it is clear that things might get worse in the future.

From hiking the prices of commodities to finance the budget that was read in June 2021 to going on a borrowing spree – both locally and internationally – pushing the public debt to a staggering 7 trillion shilling ($63.6bn), to finance its ballooning public expenditure in the middle of a pandemic.

Meanwhile, the economic consequences of the covid 19 pandemic are likely to have a far greater impact on the long-term health, wellbeing, and poverty levels of the population as a whole than the predicted fatalities caused directly by the disease. Many sectors have been hit by the virus including the labor force, housing, transport, health, trade, and tourism since the onset in 2022.

Moreover, corruption is still a major cause of alarm in the country and works highly against the betterment of the economy

In short, don’t expect too much change in the economy. Welcome aboard and tighten your belts. Its Kenya.

  1. The FIFA World Cup Year.

For women who still think watching football every day is unreasonable, you have a long year ahead with the FIFA World Cup football matches planned in 2022.

The tournament will be played in November and December. However, the hype has already begun and you could think it’s set for next week. Players will cut their domestic seasons in half, taking a brief break from club football to set off with their respective countries to Qatar.

For better or for worse, the football they say is good. Many will be glued on their TV screens for two to six hours, scream and shout like never before and shove endless amounts of fatty foods and fizzy drinks into their system to see their teams win or lose.

So many activities ahead right? Not to worry, just be prepared for any eventualities. And just like that, 2022 will come to a close within no time.






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