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  • Kenyan textile unit revived with $29.95m credit from India

    Kenyan textile unit revived with $29.95m credit from India

    "Once fully operational, the factory is expected to revive Kenya's textile industry -- by generating direct employment as well as helping increase incomes of cotton growers in 22 counties, along with strengthening of forward and backward linkage."

    June 22, 2019
  • Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in as President for second term

    Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in as President for second term

    Uhuru Kenyatta was on Tuesday sworn in for a second term as Kenya’s President at a ceremony here boycotted by the opposition. Delighted supporters packed Nairobi’s Kasarani sports stadium but riot police drove back others as they tried to get in. Spectators inside the stadium were entertained by music and dance performances while the military …

    November 28, 2017
  • Kenyan President to be sworn-in for second term

    Kenyan President to be sworn-in for second term

    Uhuru Kenyatta will be sworn-in on Tuesday in front of foreign dignitaries and thousands of supporters for his second term as Kenya’s President. The swearing-in comes after Kenyatta’s win in the October 26 presidential re-run, reports Xinhua news agency. “We have received many congratulatory messages from foreign countries and we have more than 43 delegations …

    November 28, 2017
  • Watershed judgment

    Watershed judgment

    However distresssing, it is a well-grounded trend in two very different parts of the world. In Pakistan and Kenya, the Head of Government and State have been disqualified by the respective Supreme Courts. Given the circumstances in both countries, there can be no life in the debate on judicial intervention in governance. Less than two …

    September 6, 2017
  • Kenyans vote in tight, tense elections

    Kenyans vote in tight, tense elections

    Kenyans began voting today in general elections headlined by a too-close-to-call battle between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga, sparking fears of violence in east Africa's richest economy. Long lines of voters snaked outside of polling stations around the country, many of them camping out from before midnight, under heavy security. Voting got underway …

    August 8, 2017