Tag archive for ‘Kenya Diaspora’
By admin On Tuesday, July 28th, 2020
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Kenya’s president Kenyatta extends nationwide curfew to curb COVID-19 spread

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Monday he had extended a nationwide curfew for another 30 days and banned alcohol sales in restaurants to curb the spread of COVID-19. The nightly curfew had been due to More...

By admin On Thursday, July 16th, 2020
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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 Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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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 Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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The elections that was #Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election in August 2017  faced so many allegations of fraud that the Supreme Court annulled the results. But Kenya’s top opposition figure Raila Odinga dropped out of the More...

By admin On Monday, June 29th, 2020
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COVID-19 Pandemic Could Widen Existing Inequalities for Kenya’s Women in Business

NAIROBI, Jun 29 2020 (IPS) – Pauline Akwacha’s popular chain of eateries, famously known as Kakwacha Hangover Hotels and situated at the heart of Kisumu City’s lakeside in Kenya, is facing its most daunting More...

By admin On Thursday, June 18th, 2020
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Financing Africa – The role of Africa Diaspora Remittance and Diaspora Savings

Financing Africa’s public and private sector projects has always been an expensive business, the outbreak of COVID 19 adds further strain to Africa’s access to finance in an already stretched environment. More...

By admin On Monday, May 18th, 2020
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Is it the time for an African at the helm of the World Trade Organisation ?

So the WTO needs a new director-general to succeed Roberto Azevêdo,  who announced resignation last weekend. Who will replace him? After a Brazilian, a Frenchman (Pascal Lamy), a Thai (Supachai Panitchpakdi) More...

By admin On Monday, May 18th, 2020
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Kenya closes borders to Tanzania and Somalia over coronavirus

Reuters: Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday banned movement across the country’s borders with Tanzania and Somalia to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. He exempted cargo trucks but said drivers More...

By admin On Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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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...

By admin On Monday, May 4th, 2020
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Kenya Diaspora Remittance up by 6.2% – The hand that keeps giving

Despite earlier projections of diaspora remittance decline by the World Bank, Kenyans in the Diaspora remittance rose by 6.2%, sending $707.3 million in the period between January to March 2020 compared to $665.8 More...

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