Kenya Mulls a return to International Capital Markets

(Bloomberg) — Kenya’s Treasury is considering selling a Eurobond in the year starting in July to refinance maturing debt, according to a person familiar with the matter. The timing of the offering will be decided by Treasury Secretary Henry Rotich, said the person, who asked not to be identified because they aren’t authorized to More...

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By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

‘Kenya knows what its like to suffer a tragedy such as this’ – President Uhuru condemns Manchester Attack

AFP President Uhuru Kenyatta has condemned the terror attack in Manchester, United Kingdom, that left at least 22 people dead and over 50 wounded. In a statement to newsrooms, President Kenyatta said he had assured More...

By admin On Sunday, May 21st, 2017

America’s Humiliation Of African Union Chief Faki Should Push Continent’s Regional Powers Into New Action

IN April 2017 US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stood up one of Africa’s most powerful people, African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki. Tillerson invited Faki to Washington for a meeting, then More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Kenya Sets Subsidies as Food Prices Become Election Issue

Kenya announced steps to rein in food prices that are rising at the fastest pace in five years and providing campaign fodder for the opposition ahead of elections in August. The government will spend as much as More...

By admin On Monday, April 17th, 2017

Why Poorer People In Africa Don’t Go To Court: And Surprise, Surprise, It’s Not Just About Money

A NEW analysis based on Afrobarometer’s most recent round of surveys in 36 African countries paints a sobering picture on access to justice in Africa: while some countries can boast significant success in providing More...

By admin On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Kenya Elections : Who are the main contenders?

Kenyans are gearing up for elections in August with trepidation. Four of the six votes held since the advent of multiparty democracy in 1991 have been marred by violence and intimidation. The lead-up to this year’s More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Accord Kenyans in the Diaspora their political right to participate in the Polls – Kenya Elections

The path to Kenya’s nationhood has been ridden with the marginalisation of communities that now include the Kenyan diaspora. Marginalisation does not only affect communities under economic distress, but also More...

By admin On Saturday, September 24th, 2016

We reject Kenya’s Envoy H.E Githae as IEBC Returning Officer – US based Kenyans.

Kenyans living in the US want the Independent, Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to cancel the appointment of ambassador Robinson Njeru Githae as its returning officer. Under the lobby group – the More...

By admin On Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Kenya plans to borrow $4.6 billion to help plug a 9.3 percent budget deficit – Rotich

Bloomberg : Kenyan Treasury Secretary Henry Rotich said he’s likely to meet potential investors in the East African nation’s next Eurobond while visiting the U.S. next month. The government has also factored More...

By admin On Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Kenya aims to complete $2.1 bln crude oil pipeline by 2021

REUTERS:Kenya will start a search next week for companies to design a crude oil export pipeline costing some $2.1 billion and which should be completed by 2021, Energy and Petroleum Minister Charles Keter said on More...