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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 […]

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 […]

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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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