Direct Pay Gets Sh500m From London Equity Fund

Nairobi-based Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) has received a second investment of $5 million (Sh500 million) from UK-based private equity…

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…

Finnish Firm Eyes Thermal Stations For Cheaper Gas-fired Power

Finnish energy giant Wartsila is seeking to convert Kenya’s expensive thermal power plants to gas-fired power stations aimed at cutting…

Dutch Bank In Sh103bn Injection For Coffee

Coffee farmers are set to benefit from Sh103 billion ($1 billion) partnership deal between Dutch Rabobank and Unep aimed at…

Kenya Seeks German Port’s Expertise On Marine Safety

The Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA) has hired a German consultant to conduct a study aimed at boosting its safety and…

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Tanzania’s EU Stand That Could Cost Kenya Heavily

Kenya now finds itself in a tricky diplomatic situation following refusal by Tanzania to sign the comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between East African Community (EAC) and the European Union. This means the country faces the prospect of paying heavily for exports to Europe if…

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…

Dutch Bank In Sh103bn Injection For Coffee

Coffee farmers are set to benefit from Sh103 billion ($1 billion) partnership deal between Dutch Rabobank and Unep aimed at raising production, processing, volumes and quality of produce.   The multinational headquartered in Utrecht, Netherlands, Tuesday said the grant is a three-year initiative pushing for…

Finnish Firm Eyes Thermal Stations For Cheaper Gas-fired Power

Finnish energy giant Wartsila is seeking to convert Kenya’s expensive thermal power plants to gas-fired power stations aimed at cutting electricity tariffs by half. The company wants to make thermal power investors switch to cheaper natural gas with the government’s support that would push down…