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SAVING LIVES THROUGH SUPPLY CHAIN SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

The inaugural “People that Deliver (PtD) Global Indaba” saw 250 participants from 40 countries gather in Lusaka, Zambia, to share challenges and offer solutions to supply chain problems, including those in healthcare supply chains, where lives depend on medicines, vaccines and other commodities reaching patients when and where they are needed. This important event, which was […]

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ROAM LAUNCHES FIRST ELECTRIC MASS TRANSIT BUS IN KENYA

Nairobi, Kenya Roam (prev. Opibus), today announced the launch of a new electric Mass Transit Bus, the Roam Rapid, which is specifically designed to address the unique challenges of public transport in Nairobi and Africa as a whole. It offers a solution for the growing number of cities implementing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems across […]

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Kenya launches five-year national trade strategy

Blueprint aims at deepening relations with other African countries     By Bernadette Khaduli Kenya has launched the National African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Implementation Strategy 2022-2027 to boost opportunities for industrial diversification, investment and job creation. The strategy also aims at deepening relations with other countries on the continent which has a population […]

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Kenya : President Kenyatta Commissions Kisumu Railway Station

The restoration of the rail transport in Kisumu will not only lower the cost of ferrying goods along the line but also stimulate the growth of industries President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday commissioned the Kisumu Railway Station, expressing optimism that the rail transport will boost Kisumu’s status as an economic hub in the western region. […]

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PRESS RELEASE South African Airways and Kenya Airways Sign Codeshare agreement; Customers can enjoy seamless connections in Africa

Nairobi, KE, 19th July 2022– Kenya Airways (KQ), Kenya’s national carrier, and South African Airways (SAA) have signed a codeshare agreement that opens more destinations for seamless travel opportunities. As demand for air travel rebounds, the code-sharing agreement will see each airline sell, under its own code, flights operated by each other; South African Airways […]

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Kenya: African Development Bank approves $150 million for Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau Summit Highway Project

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group approved approved on July 14, 2022, in Abidjan, financing of $150 million to Kenya to support a major highway development project under the government’s First Mover Public-Private Partnership (PPP) programme. The project will see the development of the A8 and A8 South highways. The existing […]

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SMALL-SCALE TRADE SET TO RISE AT KENYA- ETHIOPIA BORDER

Small scale trade along the Kenya- Ethiopia border is poised to thrive following bilateral negotiations between the two parties to agree on a Common List of products to be traded under the COMESA Simplified Trade Regime (STR). The negotiations took place on 1st March 2022 at the Moyale border post and addressed the implementation of […]

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KENYA : GOVT LINKS KISUMU PORT TO THE PORT OF MOMBASA WITH ROAD, RAIL

The government has invested billions of shillings to revive and make Kisumu Port great again After three years of dereliction, Kisumu Port is slowly finding back its clout thanks to a government that’s determined to reposition the facility as a business hub for the Great Lakes region. Government Spokesman Col (Rtd) Cyrus Oguna said the […]

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TANZANIA KENYA TOTAL TRADE HIT USD 905.5 MILLION

Kenya Tanzania bilateral trade hit USD 905.5 million in 2021 for the period January –November 2021 according to the Central Bank of Kenya. This was highlighted during the EABC Trade Facilitation Forum at Namanga One-Stop Border Post. Speaking at the Forum, Mr. John Bosco Kalisa said “Kenya imports from Tanzania stood at USD 501. million […]

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SEYCHELLES MOBILISES THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY TO CONTINUE FOCUSING ON MARITIME SECURITY IN THE WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN

The Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS) held its 24th Plenary Session in Nairobi on 27 January 2022.The session was chaired by Honourable Eugene Wamalwa, Cabinet-Secretary for Defence of the Republic of Kenya. A significant milestone in the Strategic Planning Steering Group’s (SPSG) work, which Seychelles chaired, was the presentation of […]

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