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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...
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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...
Ghana-Newspaper

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...
African Union headquarters

Kenya and Ghana deposit documents with AU of ratification for continental FTA

Kenya and Ghana on Thursday deposited documents with the African Union (AU) of ratification toward establishing African continental free trade area (AfCTFA). AfTCFA is seen...
President-Uhuru-Kenyatta

Kenya Expected to Host Ethiopian and Djibouti leaders

New Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali and Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh are expected in the country for state visits, Kenya's presidency announced...
Raila Odinga,

May 6 major news items from Kenya

The following are the news highlights in Kenyan media outlets on Sunday. -- Opposition leader Raila Odinga has summoned his party's top organ to a...
road

Kenya to use virtual weigh bridges to tame rising road maintenance costs

Kenya plans to use virtual weigh bridges in major highways in order to tame the rising road maintenance costs and ensure a more regulated...
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...
The center was formally opened by Deputy President William Ruto who pledged his support for the center and the sector at large.

Technology firms launch software testing center in Kenya

Two technology companies on Wednesday launched the first software testing and quality assurance center in Africa. The 1-million-U.S.-dollar center launched in partnership between Techno Brain...
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)

Kenyan police launch manhunt for al-Shabab recruiters

Kenyan police have launched a manhunt for three al-Shabab recruiters who are behind a syndicate luring youths to join the terror gang in Somalia. Malindi...

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