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Board approves €7 million investment in Partech Africa Fund

The African Development Bank’s efforts to channel critical investment funding to Africa’s entrepreneurs received a big boost on Thursday in Abidjan, where the Bank’s...

Investors In Agribusiness Exploring USD 82 Million Worth Of Business Opportunities In Africa

Leading business leaders, policy makers and prominent development campaigners joined over 200 delegates to launch the first ever Nutrition Africa InvestorForumin Nairobi, Kenya, today....

African Leaders Seek $1billion For Elephant Conservation

African leaders have called on international donors to commit $1 billion over the next 12 years to save Africa’s remaining elephants. The call was made...

AfDB Charts A Roadmap To Integrate The Development Of Eastern Africa

The African Development Bank has approved the East Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper laying out the roadmap for accelerating regional integration with infrastructure development...

If Countries Act Now, Children Born Today Could Be Healthier, Wealthier, More Productive

New World Bank research released today gives policymakers compelling evidence that delivering better outcomes in children’s health and learning can significantly boost the incomes...

ANAW: Moves to champion the Welfare of Animals in Africa

African Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW) has been launched successfully in Accra as part of efforts to help champion the cause of animals in...

Generation Africa: Opens door to filmmakers

Generation Africa is a documentary film project aimed at stimulating a new narrative on migration through the stories made by African filmmakers, and particularly...

Latest World Bank Review Indicates Unchanged Quality Of Policies In Africa

The average quality of policies and institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa was broadly unchanged in 2017, according to the latest review by the World Bank....

Rocky Dawuni Nominated As African UN Goodwill Ambassador

Rocky Dawuni, a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter has been designated as the African Regional UN Goodwill Ambassador. His designation came at an evening of celebrations at the...

UK and African MPs To Fight Human Trafficking And Modern Slavery

A UK parliamentary delegation will meet with MPs from across Africa from 27 - 31 August 2018 to exchange ideas and build capacity on...
housing

UN pledges to invest in Kenya’s housing infrastructure

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Tuesday promised to work with Kenya to tap global pension funds to invest in the country's...
World War II

Kenya to mark centenary of end of WWI

Kenya has planned to launch the commemoration of the centenary of the end of the World War I in the country. National Museum of Kenya...
oil

Security fears as Kenya begins to transport oil

Shortly after President Uhuru Kenyatta led the country to celebrate the feat of Kenya joining the league of global oil producers, concerns were raised...
A chief (R) destroys a den during a crackdown on illicit brew at Motherland slums in Nairobi's Eastleigh estate, Kenya, July 14, 2015. Kenyan Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery on Tuesday said that about 20,000 suspects have been arrested over illicit alcohol and 99 chiefs and sub-chiefs dismissed, and drastic action taken against 15 police officers in the war against the illicit brew. (Xinhua/John Okoyo)

Kenya beefs up security in vast forest to thwart terror attacks

Kenyan police said Monday they have heightened security in the vast Boni Forest in the coastal region following credible intelligence reports that al-Shabab plans...
fishing

Tanzania says working to bail out fishermen detained in Kenya

Tanzanian authorities said Thursday they are efforting to bail out 109 Tanzanian fishermen arrested in Kenya over the weekend in connection with illegal fishing. The...
Artists from China Disabled People's Performing Art Troupe dance in "Thousand-hand Avolokitesvara Bodhisattva" during the performance of "Chinese Dream My Dream" in Neu Isenburg near Frankfurt, Germany, Sept. 19, 2016. (Xinhua/Luo Huanhuan) (zw)

Kenya launches a platform to help local artists showcase works

Kenya on Wednesday launched a platform that will be used by local artists to showcase their works to potential clients and earn income. Senior...
power

Kenya to adopt local currency tariff power purchase deals to ease cost

Kenya is set to adopt local currency tariff power purchase agreements in a bid to lower electricity cost to consumers, a government official said...

Chinese nationals based in Kenya mark Children’s Day

Hundreds of Chinese nationals living in Kenya on Friday converged in Nairobi to observe this year's International Children's Day amid thrilling performances by youngsters. The...
Scientists have developed a variety of Desiree potatoes that are resistant to late blight

Kenya to increase access of certified seeds to boost potato production

Kenya plans to increase access of certified seeds to small scale farmers in order boost potato production, a senior government official said on Friday. Mwangi...
Fresh fruits

Kenya to hold fruits and vegetables exhibition

Kenya will hold an international exhibition for fruits and vegetables next month, industry and government officials announced on Tuesday. "Buyers from across the world have...
trade protectionism

Kenya, South Africa officials to meet to remove trade barriers

Kenyan and South African officials plan to meet to remove trade barriers between the two countries, a South African diplomat said on Monday. South African...
Potato Industry

Industrialists laud Kenya’s enhanced fight against illicit trade

Kenyan manufacturers' umbrella body said Thursday it has been encouraged by the government's efforts to step up the fight against counterfeits and illicit trade...
football

Ghana AfCON Clash: Kenya plans on five friendlies

Kenya will play five international friendlies before their crunch 2019 AFCON qualifier against Ghana in September. The games will be the first competitive outings for...
oil

Kenya devote funds to acquiring specialised skills for its oil sector

Kenya plans to prioritize investment in specialized skills in order to reduce dependence on foreign labor force in the oil sector, a senior government...
IFC

IFC SME finance Forum to Aid Africa US$331 billion SME Finance Gap

Sub-Saharan Africa’s small and medium enterprises have benefited enormously from the revolution in digital finance in the region, and now require more innovation and...

COO plays major role in the development of exponential organisational strategy

The term 'exponential organisation' was first introduced in a 2014 book by the Singularity University founding director Salim Ismail and co-authors Michael Malone and...
china-shipping-trade

Kenya seeks preferential trade terms with China to reduce trade imbalance

Kenya is seeking preferential trade terms with China in order to reduce trade imbalance with the Asian nation, a government official said on Monday. Chris...
South Africa

May 13 news items in major South African media outlets

The following are top news items in South African major media outlets on Sunday. -- A prominent African National Congress (ANC) activist and a municipal...
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May 13 major news items from Kenya

The following are the news highlights in Kenyan media outlets on Sunday. -- The National Youth Service has been hit by a new 105 million...
climate change

Kenya to tackle climate change using satellite data

Kenya plans to use satellite data in order to combat climate change, a senior government official said on Thursday. William Ruto, the Deputy President, told...

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