Kenya Aims To Cut Diaspora Remittance Costs

Kenya is seeking to cut the charges on sending money home from foreign countries to less than three per cent…

UK Fund Invites Bids From Innovators In Sh97bn Research Pot

Kenyan innovators and researchers are set to benefit from Sh97bn (£735 million) UK Government fund to do joint projects. Kenyan…

Diaspora Sent Home Sh15Bn In May

Kenyans working abroad sent home a record Sh14.6 billion in the month of May, driven by a rebound of inflows…

Uhuru Meets Kenyans In Belgium, Says Diaspora Needs A Priority

All Kenyan embassies must bring all those in the diaspora together and identify their needs, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.…

Kenyans abroad send home record Sh14bn in April

Kenyans working abroad sent home a record Sh14.4 billion ($143.5 million) in the month of April with those living in…

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Africa Urges Europe To Return Stolen Funds

The African Union Commission continues to discuss with the European Commission the repatriation of illicit money from the continent, an official said. “There are illicit funds from Africa in European banks. We started discussions with the European Union some years ago to bring back these…

Uhuru Meets Kenyans In Belgium, Says Diaspora Needs A Priority

All Kenyan embassies must bring all those in the diaspora together and identify their needs, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said. Uhuru said the missions are also required to update the diaspora on important developments in Kenya. They are also to give updates on the country…

Italy’s ‘Ape Jibe’ Politician Hails Citizenship Bill

She suffered virulent racist attacks during her brief tenure as Italy’s integration minister, but two years on from that tumultuous summer, Cécile Kyenge is feeling jubilant. It was a groundbreaking moment when Kyenge was appointed Italy’s first black minister by former premier Enrico Letta’s government…

Kenya Hires Dutch Company To Advise On Stadium Construction

Kenya has hired a Dutch consulting firm to advise on the development of three large-capacity stadiums meant to help East Africa’s largest economy tap into sports tourism by hosting international tournaments. Sports Kenya has engaged The Stadium Consultancy as the project managers to oversee the…

Danish IT Firm Danoffice Targets Kenyan NGOs With Drones

Danish IT firm Danoffice has become the latest company eyeing Kenya for drone sales as the aviation authority finalises rules governing operation of the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Danoffice is targeting non-governmental organisations (NGOs) keen to deploy drones in their operations saying it will not…