Five Kenyans Make List Of British Council Leadership Plan

Five Kenyans have been picked for the inaugural Future Leaders Connect initiative by the British Council. The five are Tim…

Air France To Resume Nairobi Fights After 18 Years

French national carrier Air France will resume flights between Paris and Nairobi from next March after an 18-year hiatus, signalling…

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…

Dutch Banking Giant Gets Equity Shares

Dutch banking giant Rabobank, a leading food and agribusiness financier, has joined the list of Kenya’s Equity Bank Group shareholders.…

Brexit: UK Says Zero Duty Stays For 48 States

The UK government has said it will continue to offer duty free access to the world’s least developed countries including…

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EAC Seeks Deal For Kenyan Exports To Europe Despite EPA Stalemate

The East Africa Community (EAC) has asked the European Union not to punish Kenyan agricultural products exported to Europe. A heads of states summit in Dar es Salaam resolved to petition the EU on behalf of Kenya and agreed to dispatch Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni,…

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…

Ngugi wa Thiong’o Ditches Swedish Book Fair Over Far-Right Newspaper

Kenyan literary icon Ngugi wa Thiong’o, often tipped for the Nobel literature prize, has pulled out of an annual Swedish book fair in protest at the presence of a right-wing extremist newspaper, his publisher said Wednesday. The 75-year-old author of “A Grain of Wheat” (1967)…