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Kenya plans to recycle waste water to help meet development needs

Kenya has plans to recycle waste water to help meet development needs, a government official said on Tuesday. Richard Mwendandu, director for Multilateral Environments Agreements...
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Kenya’s 2019 Census will be done via smartphones

Kenya plans to use smartphones to conduct the 2019 national population and housing census, a senior government official said on Wednesday. Henry Rotich, cabinet secretary...
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Kenya to seek collaboration to curb cross-border tax avoidance schemes

Kenya plans to seek international collaborations in order to curb cross-border tax avoidance schemes, a senior government official said on Wednesday. Henry Rotich, cabinet secretary...
A researcher prepares for a test at a national key laboratory of silkworm genome biology in Southwest University, Chongqing municipality, May 31, 2017. (Photo by CFP)

Kenya to invest in research to enhance competitiveness of products

Kenya plans to prioritize investment in research, technology and innovation in order to enhance competitiveness of the country's products, a senior official said on...
money eco

Kenya plans reforms to attract foreign capital

Kenya plans to put in place reforms to attract foreign capital inflows, an official said on Wednesday. Capital Markets Authority (CMA) CEO Paul Muthaura told...
land

Kenya plans to digitalize land registries to curb fraud

Kenya is set to digitalize all its 57 land registries, mapping and completion of the national spatial infrastructure by 2022 to help improve efficiency...
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Kenya to accelerate business reforms to boost private sector

Kenya plans to accelerate business reforms in order to boost the private sector, a senior government official said on Monday. Cabinet Secretary...

Kenya to launch exports strategy to reduce trade deficit

Kenya plans to launch a National Export Strategy that will provide a framework for the country to reduce its trade deficit, officials have said. ...
coffee beans

Kenya plans to double coffee exports to U.S.

Kenya plans to double its coffee exports to the United States in order to tap into the lucrative North American market, officials said on...
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Kenya to gazette coffee laws to boost production

Kenya plans to gazette coffee regulations next month that will help to boost earnings from the sector. Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry...
rabies

Kenya to launch vaccination campaign to reduce carnivore mortality

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Senior Veterinary Officer Dominic Mijele told Xinhua in Nairobi that the vaccination will target dogs living around wildlife habitats. ...
ICT sector

Kenya to partner with private sector to address ICT skills gap

Principal Secretary for Information Communication Technology (ICT) Sammy Itemere told a telecom forum in Nairobi that despite the progress make in the past decade,...
tea farmer

Kenya to promote specialty tea varieties

Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority (AFFA) Head of Tea Directorate Samuel Ogola told Xinhua in Nairobi that black tea accounts for over 95 percent...
Tourists

Kenya to attract more tourists at global forum

Tourism cabinet Secretary Najib Balala, who will lead Kenya's tourism sector to the ITB, is to showcase what the country has to offer and...
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Kenya plans to set up five cancer centers

A joint statement released in Nairobi after a meeting between the ministry of health and parliamentary committee on health said the centers will...
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Kenya to conduct survey on unclaimed financial assets

Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority (UFAA) CEO Kellen Kariuki said that the baseline study will soon begin and will be completed within one year. ...

Kenya to introduce drought resistant tree to combat climate change

Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) Director Ben Chikamai told Xinhua in Nairobi that the new variety is an improved version of Melia Volkensii, which...
bond

Kenya plans to float Islamic bond

National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich told a media briefing in Nairobi that the government has already identified the laws that need to be...
power

Kenya to connect 70 percent of population to power by end of 2017

Ben Chumo, Managing Director of Kenya Power, the country's sole power distributor, told journalists in Nairobi that his firm had received funding from donors...
polio

Kenya targets 1.5 mln children in new anti-polio campaign

Ephantus Maree, Head of the Unit of Vaccines and Immunization Services at the Ministry of Health, told the National Immunization Stakeholders Forum in Nairobi...

Kenya mulls incentives to boost leather industry

Kenya Leather Development Council (KLDC) Chief Executive Officer Charles Ndungu told Xinhua in Nairobi that imports of second hand leather products is affecting local...
tobacco

Kenya plans to be a tobacco free country

The Cabinet Secretary for Health James Macharia said the government in conjunction with the Tobacco Control Board (TCB) has led the country to sign...

Kenya plans to subsidize communication in rural areas

Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) Director General Francis Wangusi told journalists in Nairobi that telecom operators shy away from providing the services in areas...
Breast Cancer

Kenya plans to use nuclear energy to treat cancer in 2022

Newly appointed Director for Africa at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Shaukat Abdulrazak over the ravages of cancer in the country said the...

Kenya plans to launch US$435 million electrification project in November

Kenya Power Managing Director Ben Chumo told an investor briefing in Nairobi that the project which will be funded by multilateral financial institutions which...
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Kenya plans to boost generation of wind energy

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) CEO Albert Mugo said additional contribution from wind energy would add impetus to the government's 5000MW+ initiative to expand...
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Kenya diversifies tea export markets

Kenya Tea Development Agency Holdings (KTDA), one of the nation's largest marketing agency for small-scale tea growers, will penetrate new markets by introducing new...
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Kenya to offer free spectrum to bridge digital divide

Communications Authority Director General Francis Wangusi told a media briefing in Nairobi that his organization plans to provide free spectrum in remote areas for...

Kenya to roll out smart driving license to improve safety – official

Kenya plans to introduce digital driving licenses by mid next year in order to improve road safety, the road transport regulator said on Wednesday....
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Kenya to put in place micro insurance law by end of 2015

Kenya plans to put in place a micro insurance law by the end of this year, officials said on Tuesday. Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) Technical...