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Atewa Forest

Kenya urges Africa to increase tree cover to benefit from carbon trade

Kenya on Wednesday called on African governments to increase tree cover in order to benefit from carbon trading. Keriako Tobiko, cabinet secretary...
International Trade Center (ITC)

ITC urges Kenya to empower women to achieve goals

The International Trade Center (ITC), a development agency under the World Trade Organization and the United Nations, on Wednesday urged Kenya to empower women...
Housing

Kenya mulls tax incentives to boost affordable housing supply

Kenya is considering putting in place tax incentives that will spur the real estate sector to boost the supply of affordable houses, an official...
UN Security Council

Kenya seeks EU’s support for UN Security Council seat

Kenya on Tuesday sought European Union's support for its bid to secure a United Nations Security Council non-permanent seat in the period 2021-2022. ...
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Kenya to design curriculum for beekeeping

Kenya on Monday announced plans to design curriculum for beekeeping and management. Harry Kimtai, principal secretary for livestock in Ministry of Agriculture,...
Wpid Farmerpix

Kenya to promote indigenous vegetables to combat climate change

Kenya plans to promote African indigenous vegetables in order to combat climate change, a research regulator said on Monday. Lusike Wasilwa, director...
Coca cola

Coca-Cola launches student plastic recycling campaign in Kenya

Coca-Cola on Saturday launched a plastic bottles recycling campaign among Kenyan students, an official said. Evanson Ndungu, Coca-Cola marketing manager-Kenya said in...
stock market

Kenyan bourse reviews benchmark indices

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) has reviewed its constituent counters that make the NSE 20 and NSE 25 share indices. The bourse...
Dollars

Kenya seeks to export skilled laborers to boost diaspora remittances

Kenya seeks to export 1 million skilled laborers annually in order to boost diaspora remittances, an official said on Friday. Ukur Yatani,...
Maize farmer

Rain failure fans armyworm attack on Kenyan maize farms

Kenyan maize farmer George Ambuche prepared for the worst when the government recently declared that the rains had failed this season. Ambuche,...
Cardiovascular Disease

Kenya urges medics to improve health systems to curb infectious diseases

Kenya's military on Thursday called on medics to endeavor to develop modern health systems to curb infectious diseases. George Ng'ang'a, director of...
Atewa Forest

Kenya to host African workshop on forestry

Kenya is set to host a regional workshop at which delegates will share information, knowledge and experiences in African forestry, organizers said on Tuesday. ...
agricultural productivity

Kenya seeks partnerships to transform agriculture sector

Kenya on Wednesday said it will seek partnerships to help transform its agriculture sector. Andrew Tuimur, chief administrative secretary at the Ministry...
Education

Kenya launches national curriculum policy to spur quality education

Kenya on Wednesday launched a national curriculum policy to provide equitable and inclusive quality education for all by 2030, a senior government official said. ...
Family

Kenya mulls family promotion policy

Kenya plans to put in place a family promotion and protection policy in recognition of the family as the fundamental unit of society, a...
Wpid Food Security Picture

Kenyan university to commercialize edible insects to boost food security

A Kenyan university said Tuesday it plans to commercialize edible insects in order to boost food security in the country. Monica Ayieko,...
Fuel Economy

Kenya increases retail pump price of fuel

Kenya's energy industry regulator on Tuesday increased the retail pump prices for super petrol, diesel, and kerosene by different price margins, effective starting May...
Accra Cas Seamstress

Kenya, Germany launch vocational training course in hospitality sector

Kenya and Germany on Tuesday partnered to launch a skills expert project for technical and vocational education training (TVET) students in the hospitality sector. ...
research laboratories

World Bank official urges Africa to scale up research capability

A World Bank official said on Monday that Africa needs to scale up its research capability to boost growth and reduce poverty. ...
banks

Kenyan banks go for African market

A Kenyan living in Zambia, Mozambique, Ethiopia or the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) would be able to easily transact banking business from their...
mpesa mobile money

Kenya’s mobile money transactions surged 11 percent in Q1

Kenya's mobile money transactions surged 11 percent in the first quarter of 2019 as compared to a similar period last year, boosted by innovation...
University of Nairobi

Chinese, Kenyan artists stage cultural show amid growing bilateral ties

A joint Chinese and Kenya arts performance was staged at the University of Nairobi on Sunday as part of the growing Sino-Kenya cultural ties. ...
Rice Farm

Kenya to host conference on hybrid rice in Africa

Kenya will host a conference on hybrid rice in Africa from May 20 to 21, organizers said on Friday. African Agricultural Technology...
HIV-and-AIDS

Kenyans living with HIV/AIDS grapple with non-communicable diseases

Sally Agallo was at the peak of her career two decades ago when the loss of two babies and a series of opportunistic infections...
health

Kenyan campaigners call for domestic financing for universal health agenda

Kenya should tap into domestic sources of revenue to finance implementation of the universal health coverage (UHC) agenda amid shrinking external support, campaigners said...
refugees n queue

AU legal officer urges Africa to ratify legal frameworks on refugees

A senior African Union (AU) legal officer on Thursday urged African countries to ratify legal frameworks and conventions on refugees and migration. ...
Equity Bank

Kenya’s Equity Bank to expand presence in east, central and southern Africa

Kenya's regional financial institution, the Equity Bank, said on Thursday it plans to extend its presence in east, central and southern Africa. ...
Kenyan Coat of arms

Stateless people living in Kenya vow to reclaim shattered dreams

When she was born 24 years ago in a farming village on the outskirts of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, Happiness Kapota, in her aptly...
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Huawei holds job fair to link Kenyan ICT students with potential employers

Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies recently held the inaugural job fair to help link up Kenyan information and communications technology (ICT) students with industry...
dollars

Kenya seizes counterfeit goods worth over US$1 million in April

Kenya seized counterfeit goods worth over 100 million shillings (1 million U.S. dollars) in April in various parts of the country, officials of the...