Tag archive for ‘Kenya High Commission’
By admin On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

ACFTA – Pretty on paper but will take time to implement

3 weeks ago, Nigeria the latest signatory to the African Continental Free trade agreement announced closure of its borders between Benin, Cameroon and Niger. This goes against the vision of open and free markets More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Kenya Floods: The clearest sign of the impact of Climate change to communities

NAIROBI, May 8 (Xinhua) — Kenya is facing one of its worst floods crises in years after rainwater displaced thousands of people across the country. The rains have been pounding the East African nation for More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

Kenya Bankers will not return to Wild West kind of banditry

Source: Reuters George Obulutsa NAIROBI, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Kenyan banks will not return to the “wild west kind of banditry” after a cap on commercial lending rates was lifted this month, the governor More...

By admin On Friday, November 10th, 2017

Nakumatt’s Miscalculation trying to grow too far too fast!

* East Africa’s biggest supermarket chain * More than 30,000 jobs affected directly and indirectly * Suppliers also hurt badly * Outdated management, IT systems among factors seen to blame * Foreign chains see More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Kenyan farmers to benefit from EU agriculture export subsidies cut

Kenyan farmers are set to enjoy a bigger market share after the European Union committed to cut agricultural export subsidies by end of January in line with a World Trade Organisation (WTO) landmark decision passed More...

By admin On Friday, March 24th, 2017

The new face of farming: youth making agribusiness ‘cool’!

Botswana’s Mavis Nduchwa, 33, owns an animal feed farm that grows grains and legumes By: IhuomaAtanga  Run a quick Google search on African women making it in business, and you will rarely find a young woman More...

By admin On Monday, April 25th, 2016

Diaspora Remittance helped improve East Africa’s Currency Reserves

Kenya’s Diaspora remittance ranked No.1 Foreign Currency earner in 2015 @ $1.14 Billion East African economies received more than $3.5 billion in diaspora remittances in 2015, with the largest amounts being More...

By admin On Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Kenya’s President talks tough to Banks to end corruption, but will the Public sector lead by example?

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday vowed to introduce anti-graft legislation, blacklist officials, and strip licenses from banks violating money laundering rules, as part of a fresh crackdown on corruption 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 Friday, September 18th, 2015

IMF releases Sh.8bn to help cushion shilling

The IMF has relesaed Sh. 8 billion ($76.3 million) to Kenya to help cushion the shilling that has depreciated 13.9 per cent in the past eight months. The country’s foreign exchange reserves have dropped considerably More...