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County kicks off inspection of weighing and measuring instruments in Nairobi

AfricaPress-Kenya:  Nairobi County has kicked off the annual verification and inspection of weighing and measuring instruments. The county on Wednesday advised the business community and...

Super-charging the African economic recovery from COVID-19: Investing in Mental Health

AfricaPress-Kenya: The global economy has been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. In Africa it has led to significant contraction of national economies, and more...

Kenya to get part of Sh30tr clean energy fund – World Bank

AfricaPress-Kenya: Kenya and three other countries in sub-Saharan Africa could earn as much as Sh30 trillion in investment opportunities in clean energy financing over...

More cash for elderly and youth in budget

AfricaPress-Kenya: People aged 70 and above left out of past government cash disbursement programmes will now be considered in this year’s Sh3 trillion budget. The...

Auditor admits grave errors in Sh7.8b Covid contracts report

AfricaPress-Kenya: MPs investigating the purchase of the Sh.7.8 billion Covid-19-related materials by Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (Kemsa) are reading mischief in claims of errors...

IMF lifts global growth forecast for 2021, still sees ‘exceptional uncertainty’

AfricaPress-Kenya: The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday raised its forecast for global economic growth in 2021 and said the coronavirus-triggered downturn in 2020 would...

General Badi vows to regulate mushrooming car wash businesses in Nairobi

AfricaPress-Kenya: The Nairobi Metropolitan Services has announced plans to reduce the number of car wash business in Nairobi County. Director-General Mohammed Badi on Tuesday raised...

NMS announces Uber-like app to automate water supply in Nairobi

AfricaPress-Kenya: Residents of Nairobi County will soon escape the choking grip of city water cartels who have for years interfered with the consistent supply...

Kenya-US trade deal up in the air as Biden lays down the marker in...

AfricaPress-Kenya: As US President Joseph Biden’s new team settles in in Washington, Kenya’s bilateral trade pact with the Western superpower hangs in the balance. This...

Lands ministry publishes a list of 247 accredited private valuers

AfricaPress-Kenya: The government has moved to boost efficiency in land valuation to cope with increased transaction more at the county level. Ministry of Land on...