African leaders need to replicate Uhuru-Raila accord, peace agency urges
Geneva-based Centre for Research and Initiatives for Dialogue (CIRID) has called on leaders to ape the Kenyan truce for peace.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
African leaders need to replicate Uhuru-Raila accord, peace agency urges
German firm bets on Nairobi centre to deepen regional presence
A Germany multinational dealing in refrigeration and air-conditioning, Bitzer, has scaled up its operations in Africa with the opening of a service ce
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
German firm bets on Nairobi centre to deepen regional presence
Bitzer opens service centre in Nairobi
The centre will provide repairs, original spare parts and technical support in the region.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Bitzer opens service centre in Nairobi
Lancet Lab's high-tech machine to cut prices and waiting time for lab tests
The equipment, called Abbott Architect CI 8200, has the capacity of processing 1400 specialised and routine lab tests in an hour
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Lancet Lab's high-tech machine to cut prices and waiting time for lab tests
Kenyan firm tapped to train Islamic Finance professionals
A global Islamic finance industry body has tapped Kenyan firm Aqeel Consulting to offer its professional development courses in Islamic finance
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Kenyan firm tapped to train Islamic Finance professionals
Lancet scales up business with new equipment
Medical laboratory firm Lancet Group has unveiled a multi-million-shilling lab equipment that cuts time and cost of processing crucial lab tests.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
 Lancet scales up business with new equipment
Review board okays Sh3b KEMSA tender
Public Procurement Administrative Review Board has dismissed a case halting the construction of a warehouse and office block estimated to cost Sh3b
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Review board okays Sh3b KEMSA tender
Traditional King in Burkina Faso wins Africa peace award
The award is named after Senegalese President Macky Sall, who is credited with embracing dialogue in resolving political and social differences
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Traditional King in Burkina Faso wins Africa peace award
Libyan embassy in Kenya reacts to slave trade reports
Libyan embassy in Kenya has said that the Libyan govt should not be unfairly blamed over slave trade allegations
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Libyan embassy in Kenya reacts to slave trade reports
Mogadishu's youngest Mayor strives to deliver agenda amid security and budget challenges
Thabit Abdi Mohamed, 39, the youngest Mayor of Somalia's capital Mogadishu had barely been in office for seven months when a major test for his leadership abilities emerged suddenly in form of the worst terrorist attack in Somalia's history plunging the city of 3 million into crisis.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Mogadishu's youngest Mayor strives to deliver agenda amid security and budget challenges
New agency to regulate veterinary sub-sector
Manufacturers, importers, distributors and dispensers of veterinary medical products in the country will now be regulated by a new body.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
New agency to regulate veterinary sub-sector
Dahabshiil trains staff on money laundering risks
Money remittance firm Dahabshiil Kenya has scaled up efforts to counter risks posed by money laundering as it eyes a bigger share of the multi-billion shilling diaspora remittance inflows.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Dahabshiil trains staff on money laundering risks
Activist seeks sacking of two agency bosses
Okiya Omtatah has filed a petition against the National Quality Control Laboratory director and his deputy for alleged abuse of office
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Activist seeks sacking of two agency bosses
How Parliament has failed to check growing public debt
Government plans to borrow huge loans while a second Eurobond is also on the cards
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
How Parliament has failed to check growing public debt
Boost for pharmaceuticals as EAC mulls single regulator
The pharmaceutical sector is set to benefit from wider access to the market following a plan by the East African Community (EAC) States to set up a single regulatory agency for drugs.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Boost for pharmaceuticals as EAC mulls single regulator
Supkem officials cautioned on politicking
Top officials of the Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (Supkem), the umbrella body for Muslim organisations, have been cautioned against displaying their political preferences openly.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Supkem officials cautioned on politicking
The benefits of NHIF's controversial caps on outpatient cover
The National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) recently got into trouble when it attempted to cap the number of outpatient visits for its 26 million members to four per year, sparking a strong backlash from Kenyans, especially on social media.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
The benefits of NHIF's controversial caps on outpatient cover
Firm plans to expand staff despite economic uncertainty
Regional medical laboratory service provider Lancet plans to hire more staff for its operations. This bucks the recent trend of firms in the country cutting down on employees in the face of economic uncertainty.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Firm plans to expand staff despite economic uncertainty
Why new cow pregnancy kit is good news for breeders
This innovation can be used to identify animals that may have lost pregnancy later in gestation
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Why new cow pregnancy kit is good news for breeders
Reformist leaders needed as Supkem goes to polls
A stronger Supkem with effective and visionary leadership is in the interest of all Kenyans since it will contribute its voice and programmes to enhancing better governance, delivery of vital services, tackling human rights abuses and violent extremism, among many other challenges
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Reformist leaders needed as Supkem goes to polls
Reformist leaders needed as Supkem goes to crucial polls
While the attention of Kenyans has been consumed by the political intrigues surrounding the repeat presidential elections, another important election is expected to happen on Monday October 23rd.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Reformist leaders needed as Supkem goes to crucial polls
Supkem releases new date for national polls
The long-awaited national polls for the Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (SUPKEM), the umbrella body for Muslim organisations, has been postponed again to October 23 as the race for top posts intensifies.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Supkem releases new date for national polls
25-floor building, FCB Mihrab unveiled in Nairobi
A new Sh1.3 billion, 25-floor building has been unveiled in Nairobi's Kilimani area with an eye on corporates seeking prime office space in a quiet location.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
25-floor building, FCB Mihrab unveiled in Nairobi
Hard times for refugees in Dadaab, Kakuma as food rations cut
Almost half a million refugees in Daadab and Kakuma camps face hard times as the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is set to cut food rations by 30 percent citing insufficient funding.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Hard times for refugees in Dadaab, Kakuma as food rations cut
Change of guard as Supkem heads to polls after 10 years
A change of guard is expected at the Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (Supkem) as the umbrella body goes to national polls for first time in over 10 years amid calls for reforms.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Change of guard as Supkem heads to polls after 10 years
AU in move to harmonise mineral resource exploitation
An initiative to set up an African mineral resource classification system to harmonise exploitation across the continent, is now underway.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
AU in move to harmonise mineral resource exploitation
Good news for Kenyans living with HIV/AIDS
It is good news for millions of Kenyans living with HIV/AIDS as Kenya will start buying new highly-effective antiretroviral drugs at much lower prizes following an international price deal.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Good news for Kenyans living with HIV/AIDS
Surveillance lab to detect fake medicine
The pharmaceutical regulator has set up a specialised laboratory to keep tabs on the safety and quality of medicines already approved for sale in the country.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Surveillance lab to detect fake medicine
Opinion: Nurses' strike a stinging indictment on politicians
That the health crisis resulting from a national strike by nurses has dragged on for several months is yet another clear and depressing indication of indifference among the country’s political and bureaucratic class to the welfare of ordinary Kenyans.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Opinion: Nurses' strike a stinging indictment on politicians
Nurses' strike is a stinging indictment on our political leadership
That the health crisis resulting from a national strike by nurses has dragged on for several months is yet another clear and depressing indication of indifference among the country’s political and bureaucratic class to the welfare of ordinary Kenyans.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Nurses' strike is a stinging indictment on our political leadership
Iraq seeks global help to rebuild devastated second largest city recaptured from ISIS
Iraqi envoy to Kenya has indicated that cooperation is key in rebuilding Mosul, which is 80 per cent destroyed.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Iraq seeks global help to rebuild devastated second largest city recaptured from ISIS
Big boost in war against malaria as resistant mosquitoes find their match
The war against malaria has received a big boost with the approval of a new chemical to be used in bed nets and indoor sprays that beats even "battle-hardened" mosquitoes.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Big boost in war against malaria as resistant mosquitoes find their match
Pharmaceuticals regulator rejects suspension of drugs manufacturer
The state regulator of the pharmaceutical sector has turned down calls for suspension of the operations of a local manufacturer of medicines for allegedly failing to meet required standards.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Pharmaceuticals regulator rejects suspension of drugs manufacturer
Lancet Group of Labs invests heavily in international accreditation
Medical laboratory service provider Lancet Group of Labs is investing heavily in international accreditation of its facilities all over East Africa to support the health sector in the region.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Lancet Group of Labs invests heavily in international accreditation
Sh5.7m award to promote peace in Africa launched
A Sh5.7 million (50,000 Euros) annual award to recognise initiatives and personalities in Africa that promote meaningful dialogue among political and social actors to avert conflicts has been unveiled in Nairobi.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Sh5.7m award to promote peace in Africa launched
Pharmaceuticals regulator defends itself against quality breaches
The state regulator of the multi-billion shillings pharmaceutical sector has defended itself against claims that it has allowed a local manufacturer of medicines to continue operation even without meeting quality standards.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Pharmaceuticals regulator defends itself against quality breaches
Sh5.7m award for promoters of dialogue and peace in Africa to be unveiled in Nairobi
A Sh5.7 million (50,000 Euros) annual award to recognise initiatives and personalities using political and social dialogues to avert conflicts in Africa is set to be introduced in Nairobi.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Sh5.7m award for promoters of dialogue and peace in Africa to be unveiled in Nairobi
Dubai-based Firm Seeks to Tap into Demand for Islamic Finance training in Kenya.
A Dubai-based training and consulting institution is seeking to tap into the growing demand for Islamic finance expertise in Kenya through its distance-learning programmes.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Dubai-based Firm Seeks to Tap into Demand for Islamic Finance training in Kenya.
Online bidding portal eyes cargo transportation in East Africa
A new online bidding system seeks to tap into the multi-billion shilling cargo transportation sector in East and Central Africa.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
 Online bidding portal eyes cargo transportation in East Africa
Little-known virus that is killing thousands in Kenya
Many people are unaware of the existence of HPV, which causes cancer in both men and women.
By Ally Jamah 6 years ago
Little-known virus that is killing thousands in Kenya
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