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Five Kenyans Make List Of British Council Leadership Plan

Five Kenyans have been picked for the inaugural Future Leaders Connect initiative by the British Council. The five are Tim Kipchumba, Lucy Radoli, Victoria Mwirichia, Simon Wanda and Simon Ndirangu. They are among the 50 global finalists given an opportunity to engage with leading public figures in the UK and share their personal vision on […]

The UK government has said it will continue to offer duty free access to the world’s least developed countries including Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Rwanda whatever the outcome of its Brexit negotiations with the European Union. London will also offer to “promote” exports which do not meet the Least Developed Country (LDC) criteria from developing […]

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Satellite TV provider Zuku and UK-based home solar systems firm Azuri Technologies have inked a deal targeting estimated five million households not connected to national power grid. The satellite TV service is initially available in selected counties of Central Kenya, will plans for progressive nationwide roll out set for next year. The package is comprised […]

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Wave, a New York-based money transfer firm, has expanded its M-Pesa-linked diaspora remittance services to the United Kingdom. This means that East Africans living in the UK can now use the Wave app to send money directly to Safaricom’s M-Pesa wallets, as well as to Uganda and Ethiopia through MTN mobile money. They can also […]

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An additional 600 cancer specialists from Kenya will undergo training in the next four years in a move aimed at improving local capacity to diagnose and treat the disease. The East African Development Bank (EADB) and the British Council announced on Friday that they have partnered with the UK’s Royal College of Physicians to roll […]

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