Xi Jinping's plan to extend reign intensifies anti-government protests
Authorities are already on high alert as the party congress, which occurs every five years had already started on Sunday. At the meeting, Xi is expected to coast to a third term as leader.
By Mwangi Maina and Agency 1 year ago
Xi Jinping's plan to extend reign intensifies anti-government protests
China on spot over media influence to portray positive light
Media reports indicate in 2016, China and Kyrgyzstan set up a new media outlet in Bishkek, and a veteran journalist with more than 30 years of experience hired to run it.
By Agency and Mwangi Maina 1 year ago
China on spot over media influence to portray positive light
Chinese authorities implement 'zero covid' policy as Tibetans raise fears of spike in isolation centres
The concerns come even as they face difficult situations under China's "zero-Covid" policy, where they are forcibly removed from their homes and placed in so-called isolation centres.
By Agency and Patrick Vidija 1 year ago
Chinese authorities implement 'zero covid' policy as Tibetans raise fears of spike in isolation centres
Uyghurs in Austria protest against hunger genocide in China
According to local media reports, several protestors carrying pictures of the Uyghurs who were killed by the Chinese government took out a rally from Christian-Broda-Platz to Heldenplatz in Vienna.
By Agency and Patrick Vidija 1 year ago
Uyghurs in Austria protest against hunger genocide in China
UN report on rights violations in Xinjiang likely to worsen ties between China, West
The recent United Nations report on China detailing rights abuses in Xinjiang is likely to strain ties between China and the West.
By Mwangi Maina and Agency 1 year ago
UN report on rights violations in Xinjiang likely to worsen ties between China, West
Debt trap: African countries told to be cautious with Chinese loans
Bangladesh finance minister Mustafa Kamal says developing countries "must think twice" about taking more loans through BRI as global inflation add strains on indebted emerging markets.
By Mwangi Maina and Agency 1 year ago
Debt trap: African countries told to be cautious with Chinese loans
Interact and socialise beyond work; you need it
Work environments in which people have made friendships or got compliments for productivity are key motivators at work. Organise regular tours and hikes, for time out of the office.
By Agency 1 year ago
Interact and socialise beyond work; you need it
Pakistan's Jamaat-e-Islami pledges to restore dignity for women
About four million women in Pakistan's Karachi are working in factories on a contract basis, devoid of basic rights and necessities.
By Agency, Patrick Vidija 1 year ago
Pakistan's Jamaat-e-Islami pledges to restore dignity for women
Covid pandemic reduced Chinese loans to Africa, report
China's lending to African countries fell to a 16-year low in 2020 as the current Covid-19 pandemic took a toll on economies across the world.
By Agency, Patrick Vidija 1 year ago
Covid pandemic reduced Chinese loans to Africa, report
Western officials raise concerns over China's secret naval facility in Cambodia
This the officials said is one of Beijing's strategies to build a network of military facilities around the world in support of its aspirations to become a true global power.
By Agency 1 year ago
Western officials raise concerns over China's secret naval facility in Cambodia
UN human rights chief concludes Chinese trip with cautious criticism on human rights abuse
Bachelet is the first UN human rights chief to visit China since 2005, and her trip was the result of years of negotiation. Activists disappointed she did not criticise human rights violations.
By Agency, Patrick Vidija 1 year ago
UN human rights chief concludes Chinese trip with cautious criticism on human rights abuse
Chinese enterprises in Kazakhstan face challenges over sour bilateral relations
Worker unrest has been rippling across Kazakhstan in recent months and this latest strike is likely to cause a reappraisal by Chinese investors.
By Mwangi Maina, Agency 1 year ago
Chinese enterprises in Kazakhstan face challenges over sour bilateral relations
China announces military drills near Taiwan after Biden remarks
China has announced that it conducted military drills near Taiwan amid President Joe Biden's comments that the U.S. would defend the island if Beijing invaded.
By Agency 1 year ago
China announces military drills near Taiwan after Biden remarks
China's pro-Russia stance on Ukraine conflict sets foreign investors on hot retreat
The speculation of a possible Chinese invasion of Taiwan amid Beijing's support for Russia's military operation in Ukraine has triggered an unprecedented capital flight from China.
By Agency 1 year ago
China's pro-Russia stance on Ukraine conflict sets foreign investors on hot retreat
Covid-19 spares no sector
Europe’s struggle with Covid-19 continues as the region is grappling with further waves.
By Agency 3 years ago
Covid-19 spares no sector
Nigerian youth call for action to improve adolescent health
Nigeria is among 10 countries around the world that recently heeded the call
By Agency 3 years ago
Nigerian youth call for action to improve adolescent health
How to get your money resolution back on right track
Ready to give your resolution another go? Ask yourself why you’ve chosen this goal and what exactly you hope to accomplish.
By Agency 3 years ago
How to get your money resolution back on right track
Myanmar settles on Indian submarine
Cost and condition said to have influenced decision
By Agency 3 years ago
Myanmar settles on Indian submarine
Lender feted in automative industry awards
Mombo praised Kenyans’ resilience during the Covid-19 outbreak
By Agency 3 years ago
Lender feted in automative industry awards
GM recalls 7 million cars globally
Twenty-seven people have been killed worldwide by the exploding inflators, including 18 in the US.
By Agency 3 years ago
GM recalls 7 million cars globally
Comesa region projects 0.6 per cent growth in 2020
The Secretariat urged member countries to use macroeconomic policies to speed up post-COVID-19 recovery.
By Agency 3 years ago
Comesa region projects 0.6 per cent growth in 2020
Talks to certify forests gather momentum
In Africa, FSC is instrumental in facilitating Namibia's dry woodland sector through certification
By Agency 3 years ago
Talks to certify forests gather momentum
South Africa bets on technology to close inequality gap
COVID-19 had confirmed the government’s belief in data as a catalyst for digital transformation and economic growth
By Agency 3 years ago
South Africa bets on technology to close inequality gap
KenGen to pay Sh1.65 billion in dividends
The shareholders decided during the company’s virtual 67th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday.
By Agency 3 years ago
KenGen to pay Sh1.65 billion in dividends
East Africa Data Centre bags Sh130.6 million solar deal
The solar plant will enable EADC to significantly lower their overall energy costs whilst at the same time reducing their carbon footprint.
By Agency 3 years ago
East Africa Data Centre bags Sh130.6 million solar deal
KFS adopts canine security in enhancing forest protection
The dogs which the handlers demonstrated along with were also trained over the same period on; obedience, criminal/attack work, tracking
By Agency 3 years ago
KFS adopts canine security in enhancing forest protection
Comedian lands deal with microfinance
Emergency Loans are sometimes very serious discussions to have and having someone with Jalang’o’s kind of humour to break it down
By Agency 3 years ago
Comedian lands deal with microfinance
Bungoma residents challenged to plant trees on private farms
Currently, the forest cover stands at 7.2 percent as stated by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry.
By Agency 3 years ago
Bungoma residents challenged to plant trees on private farms
KenGen to earn Sh118m from Olkaria green project
The project contributes towards greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions by displacing fossil fuel-based electricity
By Agency 3 years ago
KenGen to earn Sh118m from Olkaria green project
Money remittance firm invites regulator over questionable transfers
The findings could further complicate attempts by Somali transfer companies to retain access to international banking services.
By Agency 3 years ago
Money remittance firm invites regulator over questionable transfers
Kenya's fashion game to build African girls’ self-esteem
Dubbed BeYOUtiful, the game enables African women to select clothes, accessories, and beauty enhancers
By Agency 3 years ago
Kenya's fashion game to build African girls’ self-esteem
Tala farmers empowered towards agroforestry, food security
Fred Ndunga noted the critical role of the forest adjacent communities in supplementing Government efforts in forest conservation.
By Agency 3 years ago
Tala farmers empowered towards agroforestry, food security
Tudor Ulianovschi endorses Amina Mohamed for top WTO job
The endorsement is a boost towards Amb. Mohamed campaign
By Agency 3 years ago
Tudor Ulianovschi endorses Amina Mohamed for top WTO job
Annual KFS Encom workshop kicks off in Londiani
CCF Julius Kamau said that from his first ENCOM workshop in the previous year, the Service has achieved tremendous milestones.
By Agency 3 years ago
Annual KFS Encom workshop kicks off in Londiani
Here's how international travel has suffered during the pandemic
The most positive of the three scenarios published in May assumed that travel restrictions would be lifted in July.
By Agency 3 years ago
Here's how international travel has suffered during the pandemic
Raid unearths illegal activities in mangrove forest ecosystems
Coastal forests still faced pressures and threats of encroachment in some areas leading to forest pollution
By Agency 3 years ago
Raid unearths illegal activities in mangrove forest ecosystems
Virgin Atlantic to cut 1,150 more jobs
The airline said it had to cut costs in order to survive.
By Agency 3 years ago
Virgin Atlantic to cut 1,150 more jobs
Firm launches live stream, analysis feature
Entertainment spots, bars and lounges had their hopes of resuming business dashed last month
By Agency 3 years ago
Firm launches live stream, analysis feature
CCRC mobilises Sh13m to aid Coronavirus victims
The co-operative sector is a key driver in Kenya’s economy and has continued to experience COVID-19 shock waves
By Agency 3 years ago
CCRC mobilises Sh13m to aid Coronavirus victims
Moi University scales down 30 departments in bid to reduce operational costs
Moi University has reduced the number of departments from 80 to 50 in a move aimed at reducing the cost of operations.
By Agency 3 years ago
Moi University scales down 30 departments in bid to reduce operational costs
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