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COMESA Institutions Target Lawyers in Publicity Drive

COMESA Institutions Target Lawyers in Publicity Drive

COMESA Court of Justice and the COMESA Competition Commission are taking part in the largest gathering of Kenyan lawyers in Mombasa. The event has attracted over 1,200 lawyers thus providing the
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Mauritius opens up to East Africa with daily direct flights from Nairobi

Mauritius opens up to East Africa with daily direct flights from Nairobi

Mauritius is firmly established as a favoured destination for South African travellers, and now the Indian Ocean island is attracting visitors from Kenya and East Africa with daily direct flights
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Kenya Government urged to market Mt Kenya region for tourism

Kenya Government urged to market Mt Kenya region for tourism

Nyeri is betting on online platforms to increase the number of tourists visiting the county as hoteliers urge the government to market Mt Kenya region as a tourism destination. The county
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Rwanda denies closing border with DR Congo over Ebola

Rwanda denies closing border with DR Congo over Ebola

Rwanda’s Ministry of Health has denied media reports that its government has closed the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, saying there was just a traffic slow-down as measures
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Dr Medard Kalemani, Tanzania’s Minister of Energy, has confirmed his attendance at the Tanzania Oil and Gas Congress this October where he will give updates on the recently announced plans for a syndicate of oil companies to commence construction of the $30bn LNG project in 2022. Tanzania to give update on $30 billion LNG plant in October July 26, 2019 12:53 pm - Dr Medard Kalemani, Tanzania’s Minister of Energy, has confirmed his attendance at the Tanzania Oil and Gas Congress this October […]
Alain Tshal, District Sales Manager - Sub-Saharan Africa, F5 Networks F5 Networks champions Kenya’s digital transformation at first EA Solution Day July 25, 2019 1:40 pm - F5 Networks hosted its inaugural East Africa Solution Day in Nairobi early this week to highlight how application services in […]
We see increased PE activity in the region, across a diverse range of sectors, including agro-processing, East Africa: Private equity investment as a means of creating value July 24, 2019 12:35 pm - Africa’s economic outlook is on the up, with the African Development Bank in its 2019 African Economic Outlook report forecasting […]
The keynote address will be delivered by Justice David Maraga, Chief Justice, Republic of Kenya. International Arbitration Summit set for Nairobi this August July 23, 2019 11:27 am - The annual East Africa International Arbitration Conference returns to Nairobi this summer on the 29th & 30th August 2019 at […]
Clockwise: Afreximbank President Prof. Benedict Oramah, AU Trade Commissioner Amb. Albert Muchanga, and Rwanda Trade Minister Soraya Hakuziyaremye addressing guests at the launch of IATF2020 in Niamey. Rwanda Trade Fair to attract $40 billion in Trade Deals July 12, 2019 10:44 am - The organisers of the Second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2020) expect it to surpass the achievements of the inaugural trade fair […]
Platnumz and his Kenyan girlfriend Tanasha Donna are expecting a baby boy with Tanasha seven months along the way. Diamond Platinumz completes East African baby hat-trick July 9, 2019 1:52 pm - With the Africa Cup of Nations tournament underway in Egypt, Bongo Flava star Diamond Platinumz is scoring off the field […]
Somalia and Somaliland in fresh battle over control of airspace July 3, 2019 12:04 pm - A new battlefront between Somalia and Somaliland is emerging over the control of the airspace. This comes after Somalia signed […]
Ndimurirwo while making a presentation to media houses on financial inclusion and implementation of the 50 million African Women Speak Project. EAC tells Ugandan media to focus on removal of laws that discriminate against women July 3, 2019 11:11 am - The East African Community (EAC) Director for Finance Juvenal Ndimurirwo has urged the media in Uganda to have programs that […]
Rwanda has begun issuing the East Africa e-passport in line with the country’s commitment to promoting regional integration as envisioned by East African Community (EAC) partner states, an immigration official has announced. Rwanda kick starts East Africa E-Passport issuance July 2, 2019 1:41 pm - Rwanda has begun issuing the East Africa e-passport in line with the country’s commitment to promoting regional integration as envisioned […]
Upgrading and accreditation of laboratories for testing agricultural products for export and managing pesticides have been identified as priority areas that could benefit the new COMESA led project on mainstreaming Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standards (SPS) capacity building into national policy frameworks. Agriculture experts want agro products testing laboratories accredited July 1, 2019 11:56 am - Upgrading and accreditation of laboratories for testing agricultural products for export and managing pesticides have been identified as priority areas […]
Kenyans in Somaliland and Oceania want government to create service centres Kenyans in Somaliland and Oceania want government to create service centres June 28, 2019 10:48 am - Kenyans living in the diaspora want the government to open up centres to offer services at their bases abroad. Kenyans […]
Already, repair works are being done on the once famous 1,000-tonne and 91-meter-long MV Uhuru ship. Refurbished Kisumu port to link East African countries June 27, 2019 9:18 am - Bigger vessels will soon be docking at Kisumu Port in Kenya once the US$3 million face lift of the port […]
Generally the cost of living in Nairobi, Kenya is moderate compared to other expat destinations. Nairobi goes up in ranking for most expensive cities June 27, 2019 9:14 am - Nairobi has gone up from 123 to 97 on the ranking for the most costly cities. This is according the […]
JUMEME Lake victoria solar minigrids project - RP Global - Low RES (1) EU, JUMEME install new solar-powered mini-grid on Lake Victoria’s Mulumo Island June 26, 2019 1:38 pm - JUMEME Rural Power Supply Ltd. (JUMEME), together with the European Union Delegation in Tanzania and its project partners, has launched […]
The Nairobi Stock Exchange in partnership with Geopoll, Kantar, Brand Leadership and africapractice, have hosted Brand Africa's announcement of the Most Admired Brands in Kenya. Kenya’s Most-admired 100 brands named June 26, 2019 1:11 pm - The Nairobi Stock Exchange in partnership with Geopoll, Kantar, Brand Leadership and africapractice, have hosted Brand Africa’s announcement of the […]
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) recently took part in the 2nd Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security and the 22nd Plenary Session of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia to address maritime insecurities. COMESA raises alarm on illicit financial flows and money laundering June 25, 2019 10:56 am - The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) recently took part in […]
In separate meetings with officials of the two countries recently, Somaliland envoy to Kenya Bashe Omar says Sweden and Switzerland will explore the economic opportunities in the country and help in harnessing and building on those opportunities to improve the status of the country. Sweden, Switzerland to Help Somaliland Explore Economic Capacity June 24, 2019 2:56 pm - Sweden and Switzerland have offered to help Somaliland build their economic capacity as the country continues its push for international […]
CAF President Ahmad Ahmad. CAF controversially revokes journalists’ accreditation with hours to AFCON kick off June 21, 2019 1:27 pm - In another attempt to control the news regarding African football affairs, the journalist Nazim Bessol, working for Algerian newspaper Botola, […]
Peter Lokeris State Minister for Mineral Development represented Uganda at the summit. COMESA Ministers endorse Industrial Strategy for Implementation June 21, 2019 12:58 pm - The implementation of the COMESA Industrial Strategy has officially begun following the approval of an Action Plan and Regional Guidelines […]
Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint to improve the business environment. Tanzania goes for reforms that will weed out briefcase Tour Companies June 12, 2019 3:03 pm - Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint to […]