Kenya, Uganda spearhead meeting on truck movement in Malaba

A two –hour meeting between Kenya and Ugandan authorities resolved to suspend truck scanning in Malaba-Kenya as a measure to clear a 40-kilometre traffic snarl-up stretching from Malaba to Bungoma towns. Kenya’s Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia, his Ugandan counterpart Katumba Wamala, and Uganda’s State Minister for Trade, Harriet Ntabazi, spearheaded the meeting that brought […]

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Barclays Bank of Kenya changes name to Absa Kenya Bank

Barclays Bank of Kenya (BBK) was on Wednesday taken over by Absa Bank at a ceremony held at the Nairobi Securities Exchange  in  Westlands, Nairobi. The  Chief Executive Officer, Absa Group Limited, Daniel Mminele at the launch of Absa Kenya and change of name ceremony said Absa seeks to contribute to Kenya’s economic growth and […]

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Nakuru to host fourth Lake International Pan African Film Festival (LIPAFF)

The Fourth Edition of the Lake International Pan African Film Festival (LIPAFF) 2019 is set for Nakuru in November this year. The highlight of the three-day event that kicks off on November 6 and includes screening of over 100 films, panel discussions, master classes, workshops, and exhibitions will be gala event to fete best films […]

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Action needed to prevent food crisis in Greater Horn of Africa

Around 10.7 million people are currently food insecure and in a nutrition stress situation across Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Karamoja region in Uganda. These are among 23.4 million people who are currently food insecure in the Greater Horn of Africa, Executive Secretary (ES) Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Amb. (Eng.) Mahboub Maalim has said. Speaking […]

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