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Kenya anti-tobacco crusaders fault President Ruto's South Korea deal

Nairobi, Dec. 1 -- A group of advocates of tobacco use control have denounced the deal Kenya's President William Ruto made with South Korea to enhance tobacco trade, saying it will put more Kenyans at... Read More


Ukraine to donate grain to hunger-stricken African countries

Nairobi, Nov. 29 -- Kenya, South Sudan, and Somalia are among African countries which will benefit from a donation of grains from Ukraine meant to help alleviate the growing hunger crisis on the conti... Read More


Looming global recession sparks fear in East Africa

Nairobi, Nov. 26 -- East Africans are second-guessing what the projected global recession in 2023 could mean for them, given the International Monetary Fund says about a third of the world will be in ... Read More


Looming global recession sparks fear in East Africa region

Nairobi, Nov. 26 -- East Africans are second-guessing what the projected global recession in 2023 could mean for them, given the International Monetary Fund says about a third of the world will be in ... Read More


Crypto traders brace for more turmoil as FTX collapse sparks fear

Nairobi, Nov. 23 -- The cryptocurrency industry is facing yet another turbulence even before it could completely shake off the ravages of the recently experienced meltdown that saw investors lose bill... Read More


Kenya Airways, South African Airways joint deal faces headwinds

Nairobi, Nov. 23 -- The plan to have the national flag carriers of Kenya and South Africa implement a partnership to create a pan-African airline is being slowed by the airlines' internal troubles. B... Read More


Ethiopia investment weighs down Safaricom with 18pc profit drop

Nairobi, Nov. 13 -- Safaricom's net profit in the first half of the financial year ended September has declined to $248 million, mainly due to its massive capital expenditure in starting up the Ethiop... Read More


Talks on disarming Ethiopia's Tigray rebels begin in Nairobi

Nairobi, Nov. 7 -- Talks between the senior commanders of the Ethiopian National Defence Forces (ENDF) and the rebel group Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) kicked off in Nairobi Monday to draw ... Read More


RwandAir starts non-stop flights to London

Nairobi, Nov. 7 -- Rwanda's national flag carrier RwandAir has launched direct flights between Kigali and London, England, shortening the flight time for travellers between the two cities as the airli... Read More


US lauds Kenya for role in truce between Ethiopia, Tigray rebels

Nairobi, Nov. 4 -- The United States foreign relations office has expressed "appreciation" to President William Ruto for Kenya's role in the truce inked by the Ethiopian government and Tigrayan forces... Read More