The Kenyan government has acquired a 40 per cent stake in De la Rue Kenya, the local subsidiary of the British banknote and security printer, which plans to upgrade the plant here to produce more than 1.5 billion banknotes in …"GOVT ACQUIRES 40 PCT STAKE IN KENYAN SUBSIDIARY OF BANKNOTE PRINTER DE LA RUE"
The shilling has performed better against the dollar this year compared to key regional trading partners, potentially hurting export earnings from these markets.
Data compiled by financial services firm African Alliance shows that the currencies of Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and …"Kenya: Strong Shilling Hits Kenya’s Regional Export Earnings"
Kenya will replace its top electoral officials, a cross-party parliamentary committee said Tuesday, granting victory to the opposition which had branded them biased and led protests for them to be sacked.
Nine new commissioners will take over the Independent Electoral …"Kenya Clears Out Electoral Officials After Deadly Protests"
SITA, the global air transport communications provider, is to roll out faster, new-generation connectivity across Kenya Airways’ global network, a vital investment in infrastructure needed to support the airline’s renewed focus on cost optimization and airline modernization.
Among Africa’s top …"Kenya: Sita Introduces Fast, Secure Connectivity to Kenya Airways"
A number of Kenyan Members of Parliament have asked the Attorney-General, Professor Githu Muigai, to act with speed and send the Banking Amendment Bill 2015 to President Uhuru Kenyatta for assent.
The MPs, led by the representative for Kiambu, Jude …"MPS WANT KENYA’S 2015 BANKING BILL QUICKLY SENT TO PRESIDENT FOR ASSENT"
Youth employment key to achieving global development goals
Investment in youth employment is “indispensable” to the global effort to eradicate poverty and achieve a sustainable future for all.
That’s the message from the head of the International Labour Organization (ILO), …"News in Brief (AM)"