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flooding

Global Charity says 1.2 million have been affected by flood

About 1.2 million people have been affected by flooding due to heavy rains pounding parts of Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya, an international charity said...
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...
refugees n queue

Study says more than 5.5 million people have been displaced by conflict in Africa

More than 5.5 million people have been internally displaced by conflict in sub-Saharan Africa in 2017, a new study released on Wednesday reveals. The report...
manufacturing

Expert urges Africa to partner with China to boost manufacturing sector

A banking expert on Tuesday urged African nations to partner with China in order to boost their manufacturing sectors. Jeremy Stevens, an economist at the...
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...
Stanbic Bank

Stanbic Bank Kenya and ICBC to champion tourism and Trade

Stanbic Bank Kenya and the Industrial Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) on Tuesday launched an initiative to promote tourism and trade between the two...
football

Nairobi grinds to a standstill over international friendly match

Kenya's Nairobi City was on Sunday brought to a standstill when the region's best supported football side clashed with an English team in a...

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...
HIV-and-AIDS

Kenya bets on youth centered interventions to achieve HIV free status

Kenya's ministry of health will scale up investments in youth friendly HIV/AIDS prevention and management programs as it fast-tracks total elimination of the pandemic...
SDG

UN urges Africa to establish gender inclusive policies to achieve SDGs

The United Nations specialized agency on trade on Monday urged African governments to establish gender inclusive policies in order to promote the achievement of...
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...
Debt

Kenyan domestic debt hits US$24.1 billion

The Kenyan domestic debt rose by 436 million U.S. dollars in the last one month amid intense selling of government securities. The surge saw the...
Education

Kenyan Young Mothers Cherish Education

Regina Mwangi delayed marriage in order to pursue a career in medicine, which had always been a badge of honor back in the day...
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...
football

Coach Sebastien Migne Prepares 21-Man Team for Africa Cup Qualifiers

Kenya's Harambee Stars coach Sebastien Migne has summoned a 21-member team to camp Saturday here for preparations of their scheduled international friendlies. Albania based duo...
Planting trees

Kenya to embark on a massive tree planting exercise

Kenya plans to grow 1.8 billion trees in the next five years in an effort to achieve the 10 percent globally accepted tree cover,...
Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya president promises relief for flood victims

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday pledged his government's support to all Kenyans affected by rain-related calamities. Kenyatta said those affected by floods in various...
Bank

Kenyan inter-bank rate inched up slightly

The Kenyan interbank rate increased slightly this week reflecting a tighter liquidity in the market amid high activity. The weighted average interbank rate rose to...
Ebola

Kenya deepens ebola screening at its borders

Kenya's Health Ministry said on Friday that it has intensified border surveillance to prevent an outbreak of Ebola disease in the country. Sicily Kariuki, the...
stock market

Kenyan bourse indices depressed but turnover rises

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) on Friday had its key indices and volume of shares traded depressed, but turnover rose. The NSE 20 Share Index...
stock market

Kenyan bourse in major decline

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) experienced a major decline on Thursday as key indices and turnover dipped, wiping out gains recorded in previous session. Turnover...
mobile money

Kenyans enjoy seamless mobile money services

Kenyans are enjoying seamless transfer of money from one mobile network to another following the launch of interoperability service. The service that commenced about a...
Houses Manny Pacquiao built for the poor Philippinos

Kenyan leader roots for decent houses via off-balance sheet-financing model

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Thursday that the construction of decent and affordable houses for Kenyans will be put up through the off-balance...
football

CAF hands Ayub Timbe 3-match ban for indiscipline

China-based international winger Ayub Timbe will miss Kenya's clash against Ghana and Ethiopia after Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) slapped him with a three-match...
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...

FAO is drafting guidelines on public, private partnership for Africa

The UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) is developing an Africa's guideline in the agriculture sector to bridge the gap between the public and...
IMF

IMF Predicts 3.4 Per Cent Growth for Sub-Saharan Economy for 2018

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has forecast economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa to recover modestly from 2.8 percent in 2017 to 3.5 in 2018. In...
irrigation dam

Kenya bets on small-holder irrigation technologies to boost food security

Kenya's Ministry of Agriculture will invest in irrigation technologies and innovations tailor-made for smallholder farmers to boost crop yield, officials said on Wednesday Mwangi Kiunjuri,...
football

Kenya’s new Coach meets his new bosses

Sebastian Migne, the new head coach of Kenyan national football team Harambee Stars, met coaches from the country's top two tiers of football on...

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