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Vincent O’Neill’s Ox-Cart Ride To Makueni School Lights Up Twitter

Ireland ambassador to Kenya Vincent O’Neill has excited the internet after he rode an ox-drawn cart to open a school in Makueni County on Monday. Photos of Mr O’Neill manoeuvring a muddy section of the road to St Patrick’s School in Kawese Village have gone viral on social media. “Privileged to open wing of St […]

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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Luxembourg-based private equity (PE) firm Fonds Européen de Financement Solidaire (Fefisol) has invested Sh100 million in Musoni Microfinance Ltd that targets small-scale farmers and the informal sector. The Nairobi-based credit-only lender founded in 2010 on Thursday said the funds will go towards developing financial products that stimulate food production and agri-business. It uses Safaricom’s M-Pesa […]

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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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Kenya and Ireland have entered into a five- year agreement to boost food security in the country with focus on dairy and fisheries sectors. The partnership, which has been dubbed Ireland Kenya Agri-Food Strategy 2017-2021 will see local farmers benefit from use of modern technology in farming to increase their productivity. Irish Foreign and Trade […]

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