Kenya's Ksh.3.6 trillion budget
presented in Parliament on Thursday by National Treasury Cabinet Secretary,
Ukur Yattani has surpassed that of Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda combined.
This emerged even as only three out of the six-member states presented their national budgets; Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
The East African finance
has launched the first ever National Wildlife Census, conducted on land and sea
wildlife to establish the status of the country’s wildlife resources.
The objective of the exercise is to ascertain Kenya’s
wildlife population and distribution, determine the exact locations of wildlife
to minimize human wildlife conflict and
Kenya and the United Kingdom (U.K.) have agreed to raise KSh.
540 billion to get 175 million children into school around the world.
The agreement was reached during a 45-minute phone call
conversation between President Uhuru Kenyatta and U.K. Prime Minister Boris
Johnson on Tuesday.
In their conversation, the President
The United States Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken is
set to embark on his first virtual trip to Africa, in which he will visit Kenya
His virtual trip to the continent, which begins today, will kick
off with a virtual event dubbed “Ten Questions with
Three more people have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kenya.
Cabinet Secretary for Health Mutahi Kagwe confirmed the cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of infected to seven.
Out of the three, Kagwe said two are a couple from Spain and a Burundian from Dubai.
Kenya plans to leverage on the Outbound Travel Mart (OTM) as
part of increasing its market share from the growing outbound travel
originating from the Asia Pacific region.
In the event which is being held till February 5, will avail
Kenya’s travel trade an opportunity to interact with other
UK Climate Investment (UKCI) has revealed plans to invest
Sh3.94 billion to finance the construction of cheap homes, largely boosting the
government’s affordable housing pillar under the Big Four agenda.
UKCI is a joint venture between the Green Investment Group
and the UK Government's Department for Business, Energy and
remittance inflows to Kenya increased to 25 billion shillings in December 2019 up
from nearly Ksh22 billion in November.
cumulative inflows from Kenyans living abroad in 2019 increased to Ksh282
billion, compared to Ksh272 billion shillings in 2018, reflecting a growth of
Kenya’s economy is projected to grow at a rate of 6 percent
this year up from 5.8 percent in 2019, according to the latest World Bank
economic global prospects report.
The report further projects that the global economy could
recover to 2.5 percent Grose Domestic Product (GDP) growth
Microsoft has appointed Kendi Ntwiga Nderitu as the country manager to steer its operations in Kenya.
A statement from Microsoft described her as a highly
disciplined and driven IT, business leader with more than 15 years of
experience in the industry.
She had previously served as the General Manager