The certification of 100 financial service providers, collectively serving more than 42 million low-income clients worldwide, marks major achievement for financial inclusion. WASHINGTON, May 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Smart Campaign, the leading industry voice on financial consumer protection, housed at the Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion, announced today that 100 financial service providers (FSPs) […]"Smart Campaign Reaches Milestone with 100 Certifications in Financial Consumer Protection"
KUWAIT CITY– The state Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) has signed Tuesday a loan agreement worth 7 million Kuwaiti dinars (23.8 million U.S. dollars) with Kenya to finance a major highway in the African country.The loan, the sixth of…"KUWAIT INKS US$23.8 MILLION LOAN DEAL TO FINANCE KENYA’S HIGHWAY PROJECT"
Kenya on Wednesday buried 41 people who were killed last week when a dam at a commercial farm broke its walls and unleashed water that swept away everything in its path.The earthen dam on the farm, which grew roses for export to Europe, burst at night …"Kenya Buries Victims of Rose Farm Dam Burst"
Over 150 petty offenders, among them bhang peddlers have been released and placed on probation in Murang’a County in a strategy to decongest prisons.The offenders from Murang’a Prisons were released by the Chief Magistrate, Ms Margaret Wachira after …"Released convicts from government prisons put under probation"
The Security Committee in Malindi Sub County has appealed to Courts to give severe sentences to men found guilty of rape and defilement in the area following the increase of such cases.The Malindi Sub County Deputy County Commissioner (DCC), Karung’o …"Alarm as rape and defilement cases rise"
Kenya has approved a controversial new cybercrimes law that threatens heavy penalties for people who abuse others via social media � and that some critics contend could be used to stifle freedom of expression.Among other things, the computer and cyberc…"Kenya Approves Controversial Cybercrimes Law"