Kenya to reopen to international flights
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday announced a "phased reopening" of the country, with the resumption of international flights
Eight killed in Kenya bus attack
Several police officers were among at least eight people killed in an attack on a bus in northeast Kenya believed to have been staged by the Somali Islamist Shebaab group, a presidential spokesperson said Saturday.
African trade body gets $200,000 to boost operational efficiency
The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta has boosted the operational efficiency of the Organisation of African Trade Union Unity (OATUU) with $200,000 annual grant.
Kenya ships first-ever export of crude oil
Kenya exported its first-ever batch of crude oil Monday, with President Uhuru Kenyatta declaring the shipment of 200,000 barrels a "special moment" in the country's history.
Paradigm initiative condemns new internet tax in Kenya
The Kenyan government has ramped up its attack on internet access as the parliament on Thursday, September 20, approved a measure imposing excise duty on telephone and internet data services.
Kenyatta defies parliament, rejects bill delaying unpopular fuel tax
President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya defied parliament by rejecting a finance bill that sought to postpone a widely unpopular tax on fuel that has triggered strikes and public anger.
PDP flays alleged failure to ‘positively’ engage British PM
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday decried what it called “President Muhammadu Buhari’s inability to productively engage British Prime Minister Theresa May.” A development, the party claimed, directly bungled Nigeria’s opportunity to draw maximum economic dividends from her visit. In a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP expressed deep concerns “that President…
Tony Elumelu Foundation announces October 25 for entrepreneurship forum
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has announced October 25, 2018 as the date for its 4th annual TEF Entrepreneurship Forum.
Africa50 fund gathers momentum as new catalyst for continent’s growth
It must be music to the ears of anyone interested in the rapid growth and industrialisation of Africa’s economies.In just three years since its take-off with a mandate to mobilise public and private sector finance to build Africa’s all-important infrastructure, the Africa50 fund has gathered momentum, with a growing portfolio of projects and capital base.