Kenya: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 3:59 pm
“Pay-as-you-go, whatever the finance structure behind it, will result in the rapid electrification of much of the world that doesn’t currently benefit from it,” says solar pioneer Danny Kennedy.
Dana Sanchez, 1:00 pm
Online travel will benefit from Africa’s growth in cell phone use, where mobile penetration is expected to reach 80 percent this year and smart phone ownership is around 17- to 19 percent.
Dana Sanchez, 12:06 pm
“We have been successful because we are Kenyan, we look at our market and we figure out what is appropriate for our market. We don’t do things from the outside and assume they are just going to work,” says fast food boss Azam Samanani.
Dana Sanchez, 5:34 pm
“Change happens at the frontier,” says Nathanial Mannin with Kenyan software company Ushahidi. “Great ideas can come from anywhere…innovation comes from solving real problems with constrained sources.”
Dana Sanchez, 12:59 pm
Africa’s eastern coffee-growing heartland – Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda – is set to produce a record 11.9 million bags of beans in 2013-14, U.S. Department of Agriculture foreign staff said.
Dana Sanchez, 10:54 am
Kenya Airways now flies three times weekly – Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays – between Livingstone and its hub at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi via Harare International Airport in Zimbabwe.
Makula Dunbar, 10:26 am
The Kenyan government is working with companies to improve the country’s industrialization sector as well as to provide jobs
Dana Sanchez, 2:35 pm
Poor airport infrastructure, uneven development, growth lags and high user charges are among challenges hindering growth in Africa, a transportation minister said Monday at the International Air Transport Association’s annual general meeting in Cape Town.
Dana Sanchez, 12:13 pm
Trophy hunting in Tanzania has been attracting “rich U.S. tycoons,” mostly from Texas, and they are ranked among its highest-spending visitors.
Makula Dunbar, 11:03 am
The PIC now plans to expand its real estate empire into the rest of Africa. The PIC’s property boss Lesiba Maloba is awaiting final approval to invest up to R12bn in commercial real estate in various countries across Africa, the PIC’s first foray into property markets outside SA’s borders.
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