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Confusion over Kenya 25pc tariff sparks Comesa trade row

Nairobi, Sept. 21 -- A lobby has accused Kenya of imposing tariffs of up to 25 percent on goods from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa), sparking a fierce trade dispute with so... Read More


British fund, EIB target stake in Shelter Afrique

Nairobi, Sept. 18 -- British investment fund CDC Group is among four global development finance lenders gunning for membership in pan-African housing financier Shelter Afrique. Shelter Afrique, which... Read More


US pushing to use Kenya as its base for drone strikes

Nairobi, Sept. 17 -- The United States military is seeking powers to carry out covert drone strikes in Kenya, a far-reaching proposal that would for the first time hand Washington military leeway to d... Read More


Stranded foreigners face jail as Covid Visa amnesty ends

Nairobi, Sept. 16 -- Kenya has ended amnesty for foreign citizens who were stranded in the country due to the worldwide travel disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Kenyan immigration depar... Read More


Telcos to pay users for outages in law change

Nairobi, Sept. 11 -- Mobile phone operators, including Safaricom #ticker:SCOM, Airtel and Telkom Kenya, will compensate businesses and customers when network outages knock out voice, data and text ser... Read More


Safaricom, Airtel to pay users for outages in law change

Nairobi, Sept. 11 -- Mobile phone operators, including Safaricom #ticker:SCOM, Airtel and Telkom Kenya, will compensate businesses and customers when network outages knock out voice, data and text ser... Read More


Telkom rolls out Sh3,100 smartphone in push for data uptake

Nairobi, Sept. 9 -- Telkom Kenya has unveiled a deal to offer affordable smartphones to its customers as it seeks to boost data revenues. Telkom Kenya, which said recently it is now betting on data t... Read More


ICT start-ups face early funding gap

Nairobi, Sept. 9 -- Kenya's ICT sector is facing a gap in early-stage investments despite an array of successful start-ups that have solved social problems and created thousands of jobs, a new UK-back... Read More


China hits out at US over Kenya military base claim

Nairobi, Sept. 8 -- China has dismissed reports that it is seeking to establish a military base in Kenya as part of a strategy to extend its power to Africa. The US department of defence, the Pentago... Read More


China targeting Kenya for military base, US claims

Nairobi, Sept. 7 -- The United States (US) believes China may soon have a military base in Kenya. A Pentagon report published on Tuesday says China is eyeing military logistics bases in a dozen count... Read More