Kenyan recycling firm mixes kitchen waste to boost urban farming

reuters: Kenyan urban farmer Francis Wachira credits a soil recycling company with keeping him afloat financially during the coronavirus crisis: it helped him to start producing herbs and vegetables on his tiny Nairobi plot. The locally-owned company, Sprout Organic, mixes animal bone meal, seeds, foliage, dry leaves, twigs and kitchen waste like banana More...

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By admin On Thursday, July 16th, 2020

UK to offer work permits to non-graduate Kenyans

Highly skilled Kenyans without degree-level qualifications will from next year be allowed to apply for work permits in Britain under post-Brexit immigration rules, enabling them to compete with job-seekers from More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

Kenya prevails at ICSID as WalAm energy case against Kenya is dismissed.

Kenya declares win in a geothermal energy dispute after the tribunal ruled in favour of Kenya. Had the ruling been in favour of WalAm, the case would have cost Kenya’s already stretched tax payers at least  More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

Kenya’s WTO Candidate is Hon. Amina Mohamed

Kenya has nominated Hon. Amina Mohamed for the WTO’s DG position. This nomination brings the number of Africa candidates to 3 . The list includes Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo Iweala  and another from Egypt. Africa More...

By admin On Monday, June 29th, 2020

Malawi’s president H.E. Lazarus Chakwera sworn in, promises to serve and not to rule

Malawi’s opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera on Saturday was declared the winner of a re-run presidential election, a dramatic reversal of incumbent Peter Mutharika’s discredited win 13 months earlier in a process More...

By admin On Friday, June 19th, 2020

Kenya elected a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council

KENYA was elected to the UN Security Council on Thursday, defeating Djibouti for a seat designated for African countries. The run-off took place one day after elections to select five new non-permanent members More...

By admin On Thursday, June 18th, 2020

China to cancel debt of ‘relevant’ African countries due in 2020.

China hopes that the international community, especially developed countries and multilateral financial institutions, will act more forcefully on debt relief and suspension for Africa, President Xi Jinping said More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza dead

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza, aged 55, has died after suffering a cardiac arrest, the government says. He was admitted to hospital on Saturday after feeling unwell, his condition improved but on Monday More...

By admin On Friday, May 15th, 2020

Kenya eschews G20 debt relief initiative over restrictive terms

Kenya will not seek a suspension of debt payments under a G20 initiative aimed at helping poor countries weather the COVID-19 pandemic, its finance minister said on Friday, saying the terms of the deal were too More...

By admin On Thursday, May 14th, 2020

Kenya bears the brunt as floods devastate east Africa

Torrential rains have triggered devastating floods and landslides across East Africa in recent weeks, aggravating an already challenging situation as countries in the region battle the coronavirus pandemic. The More...