Tag archive for ‘Diaspora News’
By admin On Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

CBK woos Kenyans abroad with investment incentives

Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) is looking at developing a framework that will offer special incentives to Kenyans abroad who set up businesses back at a home. Governor Patrick Njoroge says the findings of a survey More...

By admin On Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Kenya Diaspora Remittance at$432.6Million – Q1

Diaspora remittances in the first quarter of the year rose by four per cent compared to a similar period in 2016, bucking a falling trend in other African economies. Latest Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) data shows More...

By admin On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Tech Nation Kenya launches M -Akiba, a mobile app to buy Government Bonds

 Kenya has become the first country to exclusively sell government bonds to citizens via their mobile phones, as it seeks new ways of raising money. The country is already a pioneer in the use of mobile money. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Kenya needs a plan for local industries threatened by Chinese cheap Imports

Kenya is on course to a bigger import bill for Chinese consumer goods such as fish, phones, tyres and cement amid growing concerns that the mountain of products being brought in could stifle performance of the More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Stop playing Ping Pong with Kenya Diaspora on voting rights – IEBC warned.

KENYANS living abroad say they will resist the IEBC’s new diaspora policy pegs voting rights on a population of a minimum of 3,000. The Kenya Diaspora Alliance accuses the commission of engaging in a “ping-pong More...

By admin On Saturday, November 21st, 2015

Sustainable Development Goals are in sync with Africa’s priorities

Newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals could transform the continent BY KINGSLEY IGHOBOR On 26 September, a day after world leaders adopted the new development agenda known as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable More...

By admin On Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Africa down but not out!

Article by Richard Dowden – Royal Africa Society Africa suffers from adjectives: hopeless, dark, rising. Good or bad they are all wrong and should be banned. The only adjectives we should use these More...

By admin On Friday, August 21st, 2015

Kenya Mulls $50 Million Mineral, Oil Laboratory for East Africa

Kenya is considering whether a $40 million to $50 million mineral and oil analysis laboratory that would give the nation better access to its resources information should be privately run or government-operated. More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Propaganda or proper journalism? China’s media expansion in Africa

Chinese media in Africa tends to take a different approach to other news organisations. This could be because of censorship, or it could be because Chinese media follow a different philosophy of journalism. A More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Kenya’s well positioned to issue a Sukuk Bond – S&P report

Kenya has ranked Kenya alongside the Ivory Coast and Nigeria as having good potential for Sharia-based bonds known as Sukuks. Says S&P, “We believe Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, and Kenya are well positioned More...