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Local Healthcare Needs Diaspora Cash Injection

The recently ended Nation Hela Diaspora Conference sought to bring Kenyans living abroad together. It was also an opportunity for local businesses to strategize on how to get a piece of the diaspora pie. CBK Statistics for 2013 indicate remittance estimates were about $1.26 billion. This only captures official money transfer data, excluding informal cash […]

Half of population lives in town/city with high immigration in past decade Ministers say ‘uncontrolled’ flow has caused problems for wider society There’s pressure on maternity services and high infectious disease rates Squeeze on school places and disproportionate levels of certain crimes Has also resulted in inflated rents and immigrants living in ‘beds in sheds’ The […]

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Jeremy Hunt to unveil plans to introduce a registrations and tracking system to spot people not eligible for free care. Health secretary Jeremy Hunt will ask GPs to crack down on the use of free NHS services by non-Britons, under controversial plans to be unveiled this week. A registration and tracking system, possibly linked to NHS numbers, will allow […]

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