Tag Archives: Kenya

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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26 June 18

Kenya: Public debt passes Sh5 trillion, every Kenyan owes at least Sh110,000

Kenya’s public debt has surpassed Sh5 trillion (almost $150bn) which means every Kenya citizen now owes at least Sh110,000 (more than $1,090) to lenders.

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20 June 18

Kenyan doctors lose appeal to block Cuban specialists working in country

A group of Kenyan doctors has lost its appeal to the country’s Employee and Labour Relations Court, attempting to block the deployment of Cuban doctors across the African nation.

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18 June 18

Human traffickers blamed for rise of beggars in Kenya

International human traffickers are responsible for the rise of beggars across major cities and towns in Kenya, according to officials.

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15 June 18

Kenya’s auditor general warns corruption could engulf country

Kenya’s auditor general says high-level corruption at every level of the government is still one of the biggest threats to the country’s economic and political landscapes.

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