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By admin On Tuesday, July 28th, 2020
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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 More...

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 Tuesday, July 14th, 2020
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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 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 7th, 2020
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IMF approves $739 million emergency loan for Kenya

AFP The IMF on Wednesday approved a $739 million emergency loan for Kenya and $491.5 million for Uganda, as the East African countries deal with the coronavirus pandemic. Both face severe economic shocks amid efforts More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 6th, 2020
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Kenya floods kill 194 people, displace tens of thousands

Aljazeera Floods and landslides caused by heavy rain in Kenya have killed nearly 200 people, displaced 100,000 and strained critical infrastructure, officials said on Wednesday. The heavy rain, which accelerated More...

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