Tag Archives: Kenya

16 November 18

Tightening up the Ugandan tax net key to boosting public health

In a very encouraging sign for public health, the Ugandan government has announced that the revenue gleaned from taxes on alcohol and soft drinks will be channeled into a fund to provide lifesaving HIV treatment. Unfortunately, making sure that the
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30 October 18

Kenya marks 44% increase in foreign investment

Kenya reported a 44% increase in foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in 2017, according to Consultancy EY.

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03 October 18

Word Bank: Kenya’s human capital in decline

Kenya’s human capital has declined over the past decade and a half, according to figures from the World Bank.

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12 August 18

Kenya president calls on citizens to arrest corrupt officials

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged the country’s citizens to arrest those suspected of corruption.

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28 July 18

Why does the world ignore the dark side of development in Africa?

Earlier this week, more than 30,000 residents in Kenya were left homeless after their homes were demolished by government cranes and bulldozers. Homes, schools, medical centres and businesses were all destroyed in Kenya’s largest slum – all in the name
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24 July 18

Kenya: Thousands homeless after Kibera demolitions

Thousands of people in Kenya’s largest slum have been left homeless after days of demolition carried out by the government.

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11 July 18

Kenya accuses Tanzania of blocking goods in trade spat

Manufacturers in Kenya are frustrated by Tanzania’s move to place a 25 per cent duty on Kenyan goods, accusing authorities of blocking Kenyan products and causing them huge losses.

10 July 18

Kenya signs deal to recover stolen funds stored overseas

Kenya has signed an agreement with Switzerland that means Nairobi can now recover assets stolen through corruption and stored overseas.

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05 July 18

Kenya: 9 officials to be arrested over dam break that killed 47

Kenya’s public prosecutor says nine people will be arrested over the collapse of a dam that killed 47 in May.

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28 June 18

Kenya: 15 killed in Nairobi market fire

At least 15 people have been killed in a fire at a market in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi.

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