Following the guidelines put in place to contain the spread of COVID-19, Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia said his Ministry has so far complied with the guidelines to open up the international air space.
Subject to airlines following the protocols required, the CS
said specific countries will
Kenya and the United States of America (USA) launched negotiations for a landmark Free Trade Area (FTA) agreement on July 8, 2020.
The proposed trade treaty, the first of its kind in Sub-Saharan Africa, expects to provide continued market access for Kenyan goods to the US
By Daisy Okanga | Huawei Technologies Company Overtook Samsung Electronics Company In global smartphone shipments in the second quarter of 2020 after Chinese consumer spending bounced back from a COVID-19 trough, according to Canalys.
China’s largest tech company shipped 55.8 million devices
from April to June, down
By Daisy Okanga | Safaricom has announced plans to retire the Platinum service by August 30, 2020.
The firm's move is to include all its customers in an all-in-one product dubbed Kairbu PostPay.
After migration, Safaricom said its customers will be availed with more voice or data,
Inspector General of the Police Hilary Mutyambai has been
ordered to reinstate the security detail of Kandara Member of Parliament Alice
MP Wahome had petitioned Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred
Matyangi and Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho for withdrawing her
bodyguard in February.
She also told the court that the two
The Central Bank of Kenya's (CBK) Monetary Policy Committee
(MPC) has, for the fourth consecutive time, retained the CBK's policy lending
rate at 7 percent.
“The MPC concluded that the current accommodative monetary
policy stance remains appropriate, and therefore decided to retain the Central
Bank Rate (CBR) at 7.00 percent,”
By Vincent Odhiambo | All tertiary institutions in the country will remain closed until January 2021.
Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha said most of the institutions he visited across the country were not ready for September re-opening.
Universities will keep offering online teaching and examinations, said
Safaricom has appointed Michael Joseph as new board Chairman.
The appointment follows the retirement of Nicholas Nganga who served on the board for 16 years.
Joseph is the founding Chief Executive Officer of Safaricom
Limited, the largest telco in Kenya.
He is also the Chairman of Kenya Airways. He
Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has signed Marathon World record
holder and Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge as magical Kenya destination
The engagement which commences in July 2020 will see Mr
Kipchoge promote Kenya as a preferred tourism destination both locally,
regionally and internationally through various campaigns.
“Being Kenyan is a very
The Nairobi Metropolitan Service Director-General, Major General Mohammed Badi has ordered that all buildings within Nairobi County be repainted within 60 days.
Colours that will be used on the buildings will be as
“Upon expiry of this notice, those not compliant shall be
liable to prosecution under