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Danish Solar Firm M-PAYG Launches Kenya Unit In February

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 […]

One of the world’s top restaurants is making its long-time dishwasher a partner in the business. Ali Sonko, an immigrant from the Gambia, will become a partner in Noma when the restaurant reopens in December, alongside two fellow employees, chef and co-founder Rene Redzepi announced this week. “It gives me incredible joy to let the […]

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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 be offering them to commercial entities. Jacob Petersen, Danoffice global […]

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The government, civil society and the media are all working on programmes to better integrate refugees. But one refugee argues there are deeper prejudices at play that are keeping resourceful refugees out of the labour market. When Julien Kalimira Mzee Murhula lived in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) his family expected him to become […]

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Danish lawmakers on Tuesday passed a controversial bill aiming to make the Scandinavian country a less attractive destination for refugees and migrants. The bill includes several different measures, including allowing police to confiscate valuables and cash from migrants. Here are some of the main points: — Police will be able to search migrants’ luggage and […]

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