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…

Helsinki Bourse-Listed Weather Tracker Opens Nairobi Office

A Helsinki stock exchange-listed environment and industrial measurements firm Vaisala is Wednesday set to officially launch its operations in the…

Nyeri Coffee Exported Directly To Europe

Representatives of Nyeri farmers on Friday exported the first batch of 300 kilogrammes of processed coffee for sale in 1,200…

Italian Billionaire Briatore To Sell Sh500 Million Malindi Resort

Italian billionaire and ex-Formula One boss Flavio Briatore has said he is seeking a buyer for one of his exclusive…

Kenya Begins Phasing Out Old Passports

Kenya is set to replace the current ‘analogue’ travel documents with the new electronic passport come September 1 in a…

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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 Oil Marketer Lexo Energy Launches In Nairobi

A Netherlands-based company has launched operations in Kenya, making Nairobi its second African destination. Lexo Energy, the latest oil marketer to join the Kenyan market, is backed by a multi-billion-shillings war chest with which it plans to open up to 25 new petrol stations this…

Helsinki Bourse-Listed Weather Tracker Opens Nairobi Office

A Helsinki stock exchange-listed environment and industrial measurements firm Vaisala is Wednesday set to officially launch its operations in the country. [GARDAlign=’center’] The Finnish corporation, which expanded to Africa in 1980, mainly deals in supplying weather observation systems to aviation authorities and meteorological organisations. Locally…