Kenyan president says Nairobi attackers 'eliminated', 14 victims
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday that all Islamists who had stormed an upmarket hotel complex had been "eliminated" after an almost 20-hour siege that left at least 14 dead.
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.
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.
Kenya's president vows to recover stolen millions
Kenyan President vowed Wednesday that some $80 million (70 million euros) stolen from the national youth agency in the country's latest corruption scandal would be recovered.
Kenyatta commends Elumelu’s $100m African entrepreneurs’ scheme
Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has commended Nigeria’s entrepreneur and philantropist, Tony Elumelu, for the $100 million commitment by his organisation to identify, fund, train and ultimately empower 10,000 African entrepreneurs.
Odinga’s mock inauguration as president
The dangerous turn of events in which Kenya’s opposition leader, Raila Odinga, the other day inaugurated himself as president in a mock swearing-in ceremony...
Kenya’s economy to expand by 5.8% this year, says finance ministry
Kenya’s economy is likely to grow 5.8 percent this year, recovering from drought and political uncertainty that pushed growth down to an estimated 4.8 percent in 2017, the finance ministry said. Economic output in the East African nation, which relies on farming and tourism, grew 5.8 percent in 2016. The Finance Ministry said in its…