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We want to help African airlines recover as we develop region's aviation industry

Nairobi, Dec. 6 -- Q. Congratulations on your new role. What will Ethiopian Airlines be like under your leadership? A. Thank you. Ethiopian Airlines is today the largest airline in Africa. And it is ... Read More


Delayed Atmis withdrawal signals gaps in Somalia rebuilding

Nairobi, Nov. 29 -- The decision to delay the drawdown of the African Transition Mission in Somalia (Atmis) may indicate gaps in rebuilding the country's security forces meant to take over once the co... Read More


Political games precede Iran vs US World Cup match in Qatar

Nairobi, Nov. 29 -- World football governing body FIFA loathes politics in the game. But what happens when Iran meets the US amid their political tensions? On Tuesday at 10pm EAT, we may know the imp... Read More


President Ruto looks East to get Kenya affordable project financing

Nairobi, Nov. 27 -- Kenya's President William Ruto doesn't like debt. He just wants the government to have enough money. Earlier in November 11, he told a stakeholder's workshop on pensions in Nairob... Read More


Ugandan diplomats to be exempted from visas to Vietnam

Nairobi, Nov. 25 -- Uganda on Thursday signed an agreement to exempt diplomats from visas to Vietnam, signalling intent to relate better with the east Asian country. The two countries signed the deal... Read More


African Union to delay Atmis withdrawal from Somalia

Nairobi, Nov. 24 -- The African Union says it will delay withdrawal of its sanctioned military forces in Somalia, citing resurgence of Al-Shabaab attacks. The decision was reached on Wednesday by the... Read More


Ruto secures Korea funding for Kenya's delayed Konza tech city

Nairobi, Nov. 24 -- Kenya's President William Ruto on Wednesday secured a $1 billion funding from South Korea to help set up a smart city at Konza, some 60km south east of Nairobi. The announcement c... Read More


Ruto, Museveni pitch business and tech relations in east Asia trips

Nairobi, Nov. 23 -- Kenya's President William Ruto and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni are pitching business and technology relations in their separate trips to east Asian countries. Presiden... Read More


Ruto minister, envoy meeting signals China's return to Kenya's good graces

Nairobi, Nov. 20 -- The Chinese may yet be involved in more business in Kenya's infrastructure rebuilding, even as Western countries jostle for the ear of the new administration under President Willia... Read More


Afrexim to open office in Nairobi

Nairobi, Nov. 17 -- Pan-African multilateral lender African Export-Import (Afrexim) Bank will set up a new office in Nairobi next year, according to a statement by Kenya's President William Ruto. The... Read More