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Kenyan bourse resilient in face of terrorism

Kenyan blue-chip stocks at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) rallied on Wednesday to lift key indices of the market, unshaken by the Tuesday terror...
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Kenyan Muslim leaders condemn terrorist attack at Nairobi business complex

Top organ representing Muslim leaders in Kenya on Wednesday condemned terrorist attack at the upmarket Dusit business complex located in Nairobi's Westlands district where...
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...
water

Kenya mulls law to better protect water from pollution

Kenya is in the process of developing a law to enhance protection of water bodies from pollution, a senior government official said on Tuesday....
Antimicrobial susceptibility testing in petri dish

UN official urges Africa to lower demand for antimicrobials

An official with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Tuesday urged African governments to lower demand for antimicrobials. Stella Kiambi, FAO's national antimicrobial...
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...
Revelers ride in a newly launched world first 100% recycled plastic sail boat in Lamu County, Kenya, Sept. 15, 2018. The nine-metre sailing dhow made from over 10 tonnes of collected plastic waste is aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of the single use culture that leads to plastic being dumped in the sea. (Xinhua/Charles Onyango)

World first dhow to embark on its first sail

A traditional dhow sailing boat made entirely from plastic trash collected from Kenya's beaches and towns will make its maiden voyage across the East...
eggs

Kenyan farmers squeezed as egg prices hit all-time low

If it was in her powers, Beatrice Muthui, a farmer in Kahawa, a residential suburb in Kenya's capital Nairobi, would have sold all her...
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...
Treasury bills

Kenya’s T-bills uptake rebounds after 8 weeks of low performance

Investors' uptake of Kenya's Treasury bills surged to a record high of nearly 300 percent this week, the first time in eight auctions. Auction data...
Maize roughage

Kenyan government to buy 2 million bags of maize from farmers amid bumper harvest

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday ordered government agencies to purchase two million bags (90 kg per bag) of maize from farmers following a...
Flowers

Kenyan Small-scale Farmers turn to flower farming

Flower farming in Kenya for years has been the preserve of the big local and foreign farmers and companies, mainly situated in Naivasha, northwest...
banks

Kenyan Interbank Rate Drops to 8-year Low

The rate at which Kenyan banks borrow money from each other fell to an eight-year low this week as liquidity surged in the money...
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...

Obiri Appointed Head of Games Mission

Kenyan female distance running star, Hellen Obiri, the world women 5000m champion and Rio 2016 Olympics silver medalist, was on Wednesday named as the...
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...
African Center for Economic Transformation

Narrative of “debt colonialism” aimed to undermine growth in Africa

The false narrative that China's lending practices to developing countries risks plunging them into a "debt trap" is a calculated move to stifle their...
horticulture farming

Dry Kenyan north warms up to horticulture farming

Residents in the northern parts of Kenya, which are arid, have taken up horticulture farming demystifying the myth that crops like tomatoes, vegetables and...

Haron Koech Looks At Winning Back His 400m Hurdles Crown

Former Africa 400m hurdles bronze medalist Haron Koech is keen to wrest the gold medal at this year's IAAF World Relays Championships which will...
video

Kenya’s Safari Rally Will Include Mads Ostberg of Norway

Norwegian driver Mads Ostberg is the first foreigner to confirm participation in this year's Safari Rally, which counts as part of the African Rally...
mobile

Kenyan Schools Now Pay Fees Using Mobile Money

After years of insisting that school fees payments must be done only through bankers' cheques or direct account deposits, Kenyan learning institutions have finally...
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...
kenya shilling

Kenya shilling slips in New Year eve trading but ends 2018 higher

Kenyan shilling declined marginally against the U.S. dollar in the New Year eve trading on Monday, but the local unit ended 2018 higher against...
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...

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