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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...
Anas Aremeyaw Anas

Kenyan Referee Banned Over Bribery Scam

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has now banned disgraced Kenyan referee Aden Marwa from all football activities for life. The Kenyan referee, who was kicked...

Kenya’s Coach unhappy Over his team’s performance

Kenya's women's national team coach David Ouma has urged his side to channel their frustration after missing out of the Africa Nations Cup on...
Ghana Rugby

Rugby Africa Silver Cup: 6 teams lock horns for Gold Cup

Rugby Africa on Friday confirmed the six teams that will compete in this year's Silver Cup, which begins on July 8 with two pools...
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...
Older people assemble in Dagoretti, Nairobi to mark the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day marked on June 20, 2018.

‘Doing good, but law urgently needed’-Age Demand Action Campaigners urge Kenya Government

Age Demand Action campaigners gathered in Nairobi on Wednesday urged the government to fast-track the drafting and enactment of the proposed Older Persons Bill...
Education

Kenya pledges to boost school enrollment among girls

Kenya's Ministry of Education on Monday said it will enact far-reaching policy and legislative frameworks to boost school enrollment of girls in marginalized regions. Amina...
Bank

Kenyan interbank rate falls on improved liquidity

The Kenyan interbank rate hit a new low this week amid declined trading by commercial banks. The rate declined to 3.59 percent from 4.10 percent...
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...
Education

African activists root for gender responsive education

Pan-African campaigners on Thursday called for increased adoption of gender responsive education across the continent. Terry Otieno, National Coordinator at the Forum for African Women...
A trader retrievesa receipt from an EBM. The amended law reinforces ministerial powers to fine taxpayers who circumvent using electronic billing machines to avoid paying taxes. (File)

Kenya’s investors laud action against illicit trade, corruption

Kenya's private sector umbrella body on Wednesday lauded the government's tangible action against illicit trade, rampant corruption and the enjoyment of ill-gotten proceeds. Kenya Private...
Kenya Wildlife Service

Kenya launches wildlife strategy to boost conservation efforts

Kenya's tourism ministry on Tuesday evening launched a National Wildlife Strategy to boost the country's conservation efforts. Deputy President William Ruto told journalists in Nairobi...
World Bank

World Bank kicks off meeting on new investment standards

The World Bank on Tuesday kicked off a three-day meeting in Nairobi aimed at providing a comprehensive understanding of the new environmental and social...

African startups bag global awards for advancing green agenda

Three African-based start-ups on Monday scooped prestigious awards for their contribution to low-carbon growth on a continent that is battling climate change-linked disasters like...
Chief Financial Officers

African custom officials pledge to renew fight against financial crimes

Tax administrators and law enforcement agencies drawn from sub-Saharan African countries on Monday vowed to support the war against financial crimes that are undermining...
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...
gas

Kenya mulls law to promote uptake of LPG to reduce reliance on fossils fuels

Kenya is developing a law to promote the uptake of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in order to reduce dependence on fossils fuels, the energy...
Stock market

Kenyan bourse turnover swells on high foreign input

Trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) rose considerably on Thursday as turnover hit 9.5 million U.S. dollars from 32 million shares. Some 21 million...
export

Kenya mulls strategy to reverse decline of exports to Tanzania

Kenya is planning to develop a strategy to reverse the decline of exports to Tanzania, the country's export promotion agency said on Thursday. Peter Biwott,...
stock market

Kenyan bourse sustains positive growth

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) key indices sustained a positive growth on Wednesday as stocks across various counters continued to gain. The NSE 20 Share...
Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways introduces non-stop flights to Cape Town

Kenyan carrier, Kenya Airways, said Wednesday that it has launched three non-stop flights from Nairobi to South Africa's Cape town. Kenya Airways Chief Commercial Officer...
Maize

Higher cross-border imports keep Kenyan maize prices low

The cost of maize in Kenya has hit a new low as cheaper cross-border imports from Uganda and Tanzania swell. The price of a 90-kg...
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...
Biotechnology

Kenyan scientists call on Africa to diversify uses of biotechnology

Kenyan scientists on Tuesday called on African governments to diversify uses of biotechnology and begin to embrace the emerging applications, particularly in the crop...
Nairobi Securities Exchange

Kenyan bourse indices rebound as stocks recover

All the key index of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) recovered on Tuesday as stocks rebounded to record gains across the board. The NSE 20...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya launches plans to set up first export slaughterhouse

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday kicked off plans to set up the country's first export slaughterhouse within the next two years. Kenyatta said Kenya...
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...
domestic bond

Postal operators can help cut cost of sending remittances to Africa

African Diaspora should use postal services to cut down on the cost of sending remittances to their relatives back home, Bishar Hussein, the Director...

Kenyan dollar reserves dip below US$9 billion

The Kenyan foreign exchange reserves fell below the 9 billion U.S. dollars mark last week for the first time in over a month-and-a half. The...
rail

Kenya’s SGR train to hasten Africa’s rise as major power

The Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) passenger train service whose first anniversary was celebrated on May 31 will be instrumental in propelling Africa's rise as...

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