M-Pesa Diaspora Cash Inflows Hit Sh13.1 Billion

International money transfers on Safaricom’s M-Pesa platform grew 64 per cent to Sh13.1 billion in the year ended March after…

600 Kenyan Cancer Specialists To Train With Top UK Doctors

An additional 600 cancer specialists from Kenya will undergo training in the next four years in a move aimed at…

KRA Issues Tax Rules On Personal Effects At International Airports

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has set maximum duty collected on personal effects at Sh50,000 ($500) in its latest bid to…

Kenya Hires UK Experts To Coach And Mentor Innovators

The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives has hired a team of certified coaches from UK-based Vault Global to coach…

British Airways Kenya Route Expansion On Despite Brexit Vote

The British Airways has said its expansion programme on the Kenyan route will continue despite the June 23 vote that…

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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…