Home » Archives by category » Country » France

French Company, Toyota Rev Up Kenya Car Market With Joint Imports Deal

Paris-based Bolloré Group has signed a joint venture agreement that will see two Japanese companies further tap into the finished car import business in Kenya. The French firm, which initially launched its operations in Kenya as SDV Transami, has through its Kenyan subsidiary of Bolloré Transport & Logistics, partnered with trading company Toyota Tsusho Corporation […]

The French government has put up for sale its ambassador’s residence located in Kibera, Nairobi, in a transaction that could fetch an estimated Sh500 million. Paris is selling the five-bedroom ambassadorial maisonette sitting on a plot measuring 4.90 acres on Nairobi’s Kabarnet Close, off Ngong Road. The French embassy in Nairobi said the asset sale […]

Continue reading …

Kenya has secured Sh6.9 billion from France for the construction of an 80-megawatt wind farm in Meru in a move expected to boost the country’s renewable energy drive. The funding was signed during President Uhuru Kenyatta’s visit to France this week and will finance the first phase of the energy project expected to have a […]

Continue reading …

President Uhuru Kenyatta met his host French President François Hollande. During the meeting that sought to further strengthen and consolidate the existing relations between Kenya and France. “Our relations are based on shared values and common interests,” said the President adding that France has over the years, remained one of Kenya’s most valuable and reliable […]

Continue reading …

French cosmetic giant Lancôme, has entered the Kenyan market through a franchise deal with local firm Lintons Beauty World that will be the sole distributor of its cosmetic products in East Africa. The Lancôme Kenyan franchise was launched at the Garden City Mall on Wednesday. Lintons, which was started as a pharmacy shop, entered the […]

Continue reading …