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  • Kenya To Open Consulate In Somaliland

    Kenya To Open Consulate In Somaliland

    Kenya is set to open a consulate in the breakaway region of Somaliland by the end of March 2021 amid diplomatic tiff between Somalia The move comes after Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta held talks with his Somaliland leader Muse Bihi Abdi at State House in Nairobi. In a joint communique released on Tuesday, the two…

  • Ethiopia, Kenya launch Trade corridor to deepen bilateral trade, investment

    Ethiopia, Kenya launch Trade corridor to deepen bilateral trade, investment

    Addis Ababa, December 9, 2020 – In the beginning of his official visit to Kenya at Marsabit County, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said that Ethiopians and Kenyans are one people and one family into two countries with artificial border. “This artificial border, in my opinion, will be dismantled with the new infrastructure. This new infrastructure…

  • Heavy Rainfall Expected in Ethiopia, South Sudan, Kenya

    Heavy Rainfall Expected in Ethiopia, South Sudan, Kenya

    Addis Ababa — Heavy rainfall above 200 mm is expected in parts of Ethiopia, South Sudan and Kenya in the coming eight days, according to Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD). The press release issued by IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Center today stated that moderate rainfall from 50-200 mm is also expected from September 22-29…

  • Kenyan police arrest 12 Somali nationals in border region

    Kenyan police arrest 12 Somali nationals in border region

    KENYA- GARISSA (HAN) September 20. 2020. Public Diplomacy and Regional Stability Initiatives News. Monitoring Regional Issues. Kenyan police on Saturday arrested 12 people from neighboring Somalia without valid identification documents along the common border. Garissa divisional police commander Joseph Muriuki said the suspects were being ferried in a Garissa county government vehicle but had the government…

  • Kenya’s Amina Mohamed qualifies for next round in race to head WTO

    Kenya’s Amina Mohamed qualifies for next round in race to head WTO

    NAIROBI (HAN) September 20. 2020. Public Diplomacy and Regional Stability Initiatives News. Monitoring Regional Issues. By AGGREY MUTAMBO. The Kenyan candidate in the race for World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General post, qualified on Friday for the next round of tests after convincing member states of her capabilities. WTO General Council Chair David Walker announced that…

  • Kenya’s Amina Mohamed eyes top global job three years after failing to clinch AU job

    Kenya’s Amina Mohamed eyes top global job three years after failing to clinch AU job

    Kenya’s Secretary of Sports Amina Mohamed is among six candidates vying to become the next director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to replace Brazil’s Roberto Azevedo. Africa has two other contenders from Nigeria and Egypt. The new head will have to repair relations with the United States which threatened to leave the WTO. Azevedo…

  • Kenya to Remain with AU Mission in Somalia Amid Tensions

    Kenya to Remain with AU Mission in Somalia Amid Tensions

    NAIROBI – Kenya’s president has said his forces will remain part of the African Union Mission in Somalia and leave the country when it’s secure and stable. The president’s statement came at a time Kenya’s forces are facing hostility in parts of Somalia for their support of the Jubaland administration, which the Somali government has…

  • Kenya woos oil importers in bid to reclaim business lost to Tanzania

    Kenya woos oil importers in bid to reclaim business lost to Tanzania

    Kenya hopes to regain its petroleum export market after cutting pipeline tariffs by 50 per cent, a development that sets up stiff competition with Tanzania. Nairobi, which had lost about 30 per cent of its petroleum export market to Dar es Salaam, is also stepping up its crackdown on fuel adulteration and smuggling, a growing…

  • Kenya’s Sidian Bank receives $20m loan from Dutch lender

    Kenya’s Sidian Bank receives $20m loan from Dutch lender

    Kenyan lender Sidian Bank has received a $20 million loan to support its growth strategy as it seeks to break into tier 2 status by 2022. The 5-year loan secured from the Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank (FMO) is intended to support the bank’s growth plans that includes increasing lending to SME clients and private-owned business…

  • Kenyan police arrest two Ugandans with fake US currency

    Kenyan police arrest two Ugandans with fake US currency

    Police in Kenya’s coastal county Mombasa are holding two Ugandans who were nabbed with fake US currency. Tindeyebwa Godfrey and Tayebwa Evans were arrested with $94,100 (Ksh9.41 million) in fake currency. The foreigners were apprehended at Punda Milia Paradise Apartment in Shanzu, Kisauni Sub-County. A Mercedes Benz belonging to the two suspects was also confiscated…

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