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Kenya Airways expands codeshare with Alitalia

02-21-2020 | 09:32:00
Kenya Airways has signed an enhanced codeshare agreement with Alitalia (a partner airline in the SkyTeam alliance), creating additional connectivity to the networks of the two airlines.

US-Kenya deal could spur regional value chains, Former US negotiator

02-19-2020 | 08:47:00
A trade deal with the U.S. could help both Kenya and its neighbors in the East African Community by fostering the development of regional value chains, according to a former U.S. trade official.

[Interview] Joy Owango, Executive Director, Training Centre in Communication, Kenya

02-19-2020 | 08:08:53
Training Centre in Communication is a centre that works with researchers, research institutes and governments in Sub Sahara Africa to produce and improve their research output and visibility.

ENGIE Africa brings off-grid power to millions in East Africa

02-18-2020 | 10:04:00
ENGIE Africa has successfully accelerated the Access to Energy (A2E) strategy that it launched in 2018 through the development of its three A2E off-grid energy solution companies: Fenix International, ENGIE Mobisol, and ENGIE PowerCorner.

[Interview] Cajetan Boy, CEO, Et Cetera Productions, Kenya

02-14-2020 | 12:56:00
Cajetan Boy is the CEO of Et Cetera Productions, a Kenyan based film production company.

[Kenya] Jeneria Lekilelei, lion hunter turned conservationist

02-13-2020 | 08:00:00
Jeneria Lekilelei, a Samburu pastoralist from Kenya has been the face behind protecting lions in the Northern Kenya sanctuary.

Absa Group completes renaming its African subsidiaries

02-10-2020 | 09:39:00
Absa Group Limited’s Barclays-branded subsidiaries in seven African countries - Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Seychelles, Tanzania and Zambia were renamed ‘Absa’, completing the name change across the continent.

EmNEW signs agreement to seek renewable energy solutions for humanitarian operations in Ethiopia

02-07-2020 | 15:59:00
Empower New Energy has partnered with the Norwegian Refugee Council to seek sustainable solutions for replacing fossil fuels with renewable solar energy in Ethiopia.

President Trump announces intent to negotiate trade agreement with Kenya

02-07-2020 | 07:26:00
President Donald J. Trump announced the United States intends to initiate trade agreement negotiations with the Republic of Kenya following a meeting at the White House with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.

EXIM Bank to help Americans export their “Made in the U.S.A.” goods and services to Kenya

02-06-2020 | 11:39:00
The President and Chairman of the EXIM Bank met with the U.S. Ambassador to Kenya to discuss how EXIM can help American businesses export their “Made in the U.S.A.” goods and services to Kenya.

The U.S. and Kenya add all-cargo rights to air transport agreement

02-06-2020 | 10:34:00
The U.S. and Kenyan governments signed an important Amendment to the U.S.-Kenya Air Transport Agreement at the Department of State in Washington, DC.

Kenya, Japan, Sweden Ambassadors accredited to COMESA

01-30-2020 | 13:07:00
Heads of diplomatic missions of Kenya, Japan and Sweden in Zambia, presented their letters of accreditation as Permanent and Special Representatives to COMESA.

Kenyan company redefines mobility for the disabled with innovative wheelchairs

01-30-2020 | 12:30:00
Behind innovative mobility solutions targeting the physically disabled Kenyans is a company that has invested in modern manufacturing workshops that are designing wheelchairs specifically for the Kenyan terrain.

Kenya’s logistics sector to reach $5 billion by 2023, report

01-27-2020 | 09:00:00
Kenya’s roads and railways network is accelerating growth in the logistics sector, which is estimated to hit $5 billion (Sh500 billion) by 2023.

[Kenya] Cytonn launches CAHIP, home ownership savings plan

01-24-2020 | 14:16:00
Cytonn Investments launched the first Home Ownership Savings platform within a regulated collective investment scheme, Cytonn Affordable Housing Investment Plan (CAHIP).
 
Features

[Interview] Joy Owango, Executive Director, Training Centre in Communication, Kenya

02-19-2020 | 08:08:53
Training Centre in Communication is a centre that works with researchers, research institutes and governments in Sub Sahara Africa to produce and improve their research output and visibility.

[Interview] Cajetan Boy, CEO, Et Cetera Productions, Kenya

02-14-2020 | 12:56:00
Cajetan Boy is the CEO of Et Cetera Productions, a Kenyan based film production company.

Africa Business Communities Networking Event | Nairobi | 13 February 2020

01-08-2020 | 11:09:00
Africa Business Communities is open for networking! Every last Thursday of the month you are welcome to meet our team and network

Africa Business Communities Networking Event | Nairobi | 28 November 2019

11-25-2019 | 13:36:00
Africa Business Communities is open for networking! Every last Thursday of the month you are welcome to meet our team and network.

Africa Business Communities Networking Event | Nairobi | 28 November 2019

11-25-2019 | 12:40:00
Africa Business Communities is open for networking! Every last Thursday of the month you are welcome to meet our team and network.

[Interview] Catherine Jura, Director Learning and Development, Edify Learning Forum Africa, Kenya

11-13-2019 | 09:00:00
Training management firms like Edify Learning Forum Africa, ELFA, have been at the forefront of designing, managing and redefining organizational learning processes in Africa over the years.

[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Collective action needed to fix Kenya’s wastewater today for a cleaner tomorrow

09-30-2019 | 13:00:00
With manufacturing being one of the pillars of the President’s Big Four Agenda – which aims to increase manufacturing’s contribution to GDP to 15 percent – the country is likely to see the accelerated establishment of new industrial facilities.

[Column] Wangui Wambugu: Can Kenya avoid the oil resource curse?

09-27-2019 | 13:30:00
Dating back to the seventies, developing countries that are rich in resources have consistently performed poorly in the face of the great potential for wealth and greater living standards that natural resources can bestow on them.

[Column] Okisegere Ojepat: Why multiple, conflicted agencies make a mess of food safety

09-24-2019 | 10:29:00
Safe food is essential to our health and wellbeing; yet it has emerged as a political football in recent months, as different authorities chase a role in food testing.

[Interview] Kagure Wamunyu, CEO, Kobo360, Kenya

09-05-2019 | 05:47:00
Kobo360 was launched in 2017 by entrepreneurs Obi Ozor and Ife Oyedele II. Kagure Wamunyu is the current CEO, leading the company's expansion and growth in the African region.

[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Incentivizing waste management is the way to go

08-27-2019 | 11:20:00
The need to invest in new avenues of social income has become the driving force for new inventions in waste management.

[Column] Olagoke Aluko: Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) regulations lead the way in reshaping consumer behaviour and industry in Kenya

08-22-2019 | 08:26:00
Kenya has paid a heavy price in lives lost for its slow uptake of LPG as a cooking fuel.

[Column] Ronak Gopaldas: The race to become Africa’s business gateway is on

08-07-2019 | 11:32:49
South Africa, the continent’s largest economy by GDP, can lay claim to being the “gateway” to doing business in Africa by virtue of its size, sophistication and connectivity.

[Column] Sachen Gudka: It is time for Kenya to capitalize on its export potential

08-05-2019 | 06:22:00
Pursuing export-led industrialization puts a country in a sustainable socio-economic development path.

[Column] Anne Wambui Gaitha: African Trade Agreement key to Financial Services, Logistics, Tourism industries

07-30-2019 | 08:04:00
I believe that the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is a game changer in international trade and will be an amazing opportunity for African brands.