Home » Archives by category » Europe

EAC Seeks Deal For Kenyan Exports To Europe Despite EPA Stalemate

The East Africa Community (EAC) has asked the European Union not to punish Kenyan agricultural products exported to Europe. A heads of states summit in Dar es Salaam resolved to petition the EU on behalf of Kenya and agreed to dispatch Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni, the new EAC chairman to present Kenya’s case. President Museveni, […]

When Lupita Nyong’o, an Oscar award winner, graced the red carpet in US three years ago, the focus was on her one-shoulder dress which was paired with a Sh350,000 Chesneau Heltzel python leather box clutch. The timeless python skin bag was made in Kenya and Rudolf Heltzel, a world renowned fashion house from Ireland bejewelled […]

Continue reading …

Kenya will continue enjoying duty-free and quota-free access for its goods to the European Union (EU) even if neighbouring countries fail to approve the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs). Josiah Rotich, the chief trade development officer at the Trade ministry, said that Kenya will, however, not enjoy other benefits that come with the EPA until all […]

Continue reading …

The Europe Union has released Sh198 million to the Treasury as refund for Kenyan troops fighting Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia after a seven-month delay attributed to a verification hitch. Treasury documents show that Kenya received the money in September with the last refund coming in February in a reimbursement that is meant to happen quarterly. […]

Continue reading …

The 25th European Film Festival opens next week on May 12, missing three of its European Union members but adding two new ones. For the first time, Austria, Denmark and Italy are not presenting films at the festival despite the festival’s theme being ‘Integration’. It’s especially unfortunate as Italy’s film ‘Fire at Sea’ won the […]

Continue reading …