Friday, December 6, 2019

Kenya’s Jambojet to start flights to Uganda next month

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Nairobi based budget airline Jambojet is set to expand its wings in East Africa with the launch of a...

Muhoro takes on Ahmednasir over Tatu City claims

Overview Muhoro gave lawyer Abdullahi three days to issue an "unreserved and unqualified apology to be published and circulated to all relevant and concerned persons...

Net oil importer Indonesia leaves OPEC, again

Indonesia has suspended its membership of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), after the oil cartel decided to cut total crude-oil production by...

State banks on farmers in plan to boost nutrition

Farmers have been asked to produce food that is nutritious as the government seeks to improve nutrition, especially among children, across the country. The Agriculture...

Court stops Kenya Airways from hiring Finance Director

Former Kenya Airways finance director Alex Wainaina Mbugua has obtained temporary court orders stopping the national carrier from searching for his successor. Justice Monicah Mbaru...

Nairobi: Hyper supply of houses may lead to glut: reports

Housing in Nairobi is nearing “hyper supply” in the real estate cycle after more than a decade of super growth, new reports indicate. Hyper supply...

Ivory Coast: Revival of colourful fabric business

In Abidjan the capital of Ivory Coast, a woman may choose between a “capable husband” or an “ungrateful husband” while monitoring the move of...

Italian clothing giant opens factory in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

An Italian clothing manufacturer has opened its first factory in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray regional state. The factory located in the regional capital Mekelle is Calzedonia’s...

Cash hitch dims hope for rapid bus transport system

The much-hyped Nairobi Bus Rapid Transit System (BRT) project appears to have gone cold with no budgetary allocation to develop accompanying infrastructure. The deafening silence...

Cheap food slows inflation, eases fuel, airtime tax burden

Drop in food prices marginally cut Kenya's inflation to 5.53 percent in October, easing pressure on households after high fuel taxes pushed the cost...