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Air France Raises Paris-Nairobi Flights To Five Per Week

French carrier Air France is set to increase flights from Paris to Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) from three to five times a week next year to tap increased business and tourism travel between the two countries. The French national airline is ramping up its Kenya frequencies barely four months after it formally joined […]

The East African Community (EAC) is expected to lay the carpet for its investment needs during a forum slated for Berlin next week. “There will be a high level discussions in which investment proposals will be laid bare”, said EAC secretary general Liberat Mfumukeko. Speaking in Arusha on Friday after hosting German Foreign minister Haiko […]

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Goods purchased by Ugandan traders fell by nearly Sh1 billion in January compared to a year earlier, pushing the country down to third position in the list of top buyers of Kenyan products. Exports to Uganda fell by 21.8 per cent to Sh3.52 billion largely on import substitution, data collated by the Kenya National Bureau […]

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UK-based drugmaker, Clinigen, has announced plans to introduce its three cancer drugs in the Kenyan market. In a statement, Clinigen Group Plc said it had granted Eisai Europe exclusive rights to seek licences from Kenyan authorities for the three brands, Halaven (eribulin), Fycompa (perampanel) and Lenvima (lenvatinib). Clinigen’s South Africa managing director Benjamin Miny said: […]

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A Danish solar power firm has acquired an office space in Nairobi that will tap a dozen Kenyans to drive its operations from next month, expanding the list of multinationals that have plugged into the local market. M-PAYG, which already has a footprint in neighbouring Tanzania, said it was eyeing opportunities presented by Kenya’s plan […]

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