27.6 C
Accra
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Home Tags Kenya

Tag: Kenya

President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari Condemns Attack in Kenya

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a hotel and office complex in Nairobi. In a condolence message issued in Abuja,...
Cyril Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa Condemns Attack on Kenya

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday condemned Tuesday's terrorist attack on Kenya which left at least 15 people dead and many others injured....
Ugandan police

Kenyan Attacks Puts Neighboring Uganda On the Alert

Ugandan police said late on Tuesday that it is on high alert after a terror attack on a hotel and office complex in neighboring...
tax

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...
healthcare

Kenya reduces consultation fees to boost access to healthcare

Kenya on Tuesday announced a 20 percent reduction on consultation fees charged by doctors and dentists in a bid to expand access to quality...
newspapers

Jan. 13 Kenya’s major media outlets

The following are news highlights in Kenya's major media outlets on Sunday. -- Secondary schools are grappling with congestion as the...
Media

Jan. 12 Kenya’s major media outlets

The following are the news highlights in Kenyan media outlets on Saturday. -- Patients and their families could be headed for...
media

Jan. 10 Kenya’s major media outlets

The following are the news highlights in Kenyan media outlets on Thursday. -- Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka is facing a...
video

Hospitality sector boom boosts mushroom farming in Kenya

Once a fringe crop that used to grow on its own in forests in Kenya and consumed by few people, mushrooms are increasingly finding...

Jan. 5 Kenya’s major media outlets

The following are the news highlights in Kenyan media outlets on Saturday. -- Cabinet Secretaries are set to resume duties on Monday after the Christmas...
tourist

Tourists Arrival to Kenya Went Up in 2018

The number of tourists who visited Kenya through its two main airports rose 7.5 percent in the first nine months of 2018, compared to...
kenya shilling

Kenya to float US$392 million T-bonds as it ramps up domestic borrowing

Kenya will put up for sale two Treasury bonds worth 40 billion Kenyan shillings (392 million U.S. dollars) as it moves to raise more...
media

Jan. 4 Kenya’s major media outlets

The following are the news highlights in Kenyan media outlets on Friday. -- Parents are agonizing over a new form one admission policy that centralizes...
inflation

Kenya’s overall inflation rate rises to 5.71 percent in December

Kenya's overall year-on-year inflation rate increased to 5.71 percent in December from 5.58 percent in November due to a general increase in demand for...

Chinese supermarkets in Kenya set to increase

The number of Chinese supermarkets setting up in Kenya are set to rise due to enhanced China-Kenya commercial ties, an industry lobby said on...
FDIs

Kenya to take precautionary measures to increase investment

Kenya has been advised to boost investment in the capital markets through privatization of state corporations and review of restrictive rules. The changes, according to...
media

Dec. 24 Kenya’s major media outlets

The following are news highlights in Kenya's major media outlets on Monday. -- Teachers have rejected the planned roll-out of a...
electricity

Kenya to phase out Uganda electricity imports in June 2019

Kenya plans to phase out electricity imports from Uganda in June 2019, a government official said on Friday. Joseph Njoroge, principal...

Morgan Heritage to make a special appearance at Stonebwoy’s BHIM Concert

On the heels of their successful hit single "Africa X Jamaica" featuring Ghana’s 2015 BET Winner, Stonebwoy and Tanzania's multi- award, MTV Europe Awards...
Eurobond

Kenya to target green investors through green bonds

Kenya plans to target green investors through issuance of green bonds, officials said on Friday. Peter Odhengo, senior policy adviser on...
Education

Chinese businessmen donate food, education materials to Kenyan schools

Chinese businessmen under the Fujian Business Association in Kenya have donated foodstuff and educational materials to two Kenyan primary schools in central Kenya. ...
video

Oppo launches A7 smartphone in Kenya for festive season

Chinese firm Oppo on Monday launched the A7 smartphone in the Kenyan market for the festive season. James Irungu, Oppo communications...
dollars

Kenya, German sign US$126.5 million development cooperation program

Kenya and Germany on Friday signed a 126.5 million U.S. dollars development cooperation program. Henry Rotich, cabinet secretary for the National...
Bananas

Kenya says its bananas cleared to enter ROK market

Kenya said on Friday that the Republic of Korea has accepted to buy green bananas and broccoli from Kenyan farmers. "The...

WFP secures US$14.3 million to support refugees in Kenya

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said Friday it has received a 14.3 million U.S. dollars funding to support refugees living in northern...

WHO urges Kenya to increase funding for fight against neglected tropical diseases

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday urged Kenya to increase budgetary allocation towards programs aimed at eliminating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in the...

Banks embrace online services in Kenya

A boom in digital banking in Kenya has seen banks in the east African nation take most of their services online, giving customers greater...
ICT sector

Kenya hosts inaugural innovation summit to showcase ICT investments

Kenya on Wednesday convened the inaugural innovation summit in Konza Technology City to showcase investment opportunities in the digital economy that is expected to...
Photo taken on Aug. 9, 2017 shows eggs sold in a Belgian market, in Brussels, Belgium. Millions of contaminated eggs were withdrawn from the market last week in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland, after it was discovered that the eggs had presence of fipronil. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan)(whw)

High egg imports push prices to all-time low in Kenya

As the December holiday season slowly sets in, many poultry farmers in Kenya had hoped to cash in on the growing demand for their...

Kenya to lower fiscal deficit to ensure public debt sustainability

Kenya plans to lower its fiscal deficit progressively to 3 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) in the financial year 2021/22, down from 7.2...

BREAKING NEWS