An anti-corruption court in Kenya is trying Kenya Power officers on charges of fraud in over Sh 159 million (US $1.6 million) of tender offers awarded.
Kenya Tender and Business News
According to a new report by PwC, Africa's entertainment and media industry, already recognized as one of the fastest growing and innovative regions in the world for media and entertainment opportunities, has entered a dynamic new phase -- a third wave of convergence.
According to a new report by the World Bank in the October 2018 issue of Africa's pulse, sub-Saharan African economies are still struggling after the significant slowdown they suffered in 2015-16.
In this special Op-Ed piece by Korir Sing’Oei, a Legal Advisor & Head of Policy at Office of Deputy President, Kenya, reflects on the importance of the recent African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), which took place in Kigali earlier this month.
With millions of small family farms growing most of the African continent's food, it is going to take a strong political commitment to drive more rapid production and income of this critically important sector of the economy.
A new high-voltage power line which connects a 310 MW northern wind power facility to central Kenya is now fully operational.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel made the surprise announcement that automaker VW will be building a car assembly plant in Ghana in the near future.
In an unusual collaboration of technology and the fashion industry, Siemens of Germany used data from the cities of Lagos, Nairbi, and Johannesburg to weave unique fabrics which tell a story about each industry.
German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim recently announced a new initiative targeting providing quality human and animal healthcare within the African continent. It's called "In Reach Africa".
ImpalaCoin, the cryptocurrency powering the Impala CryptoBank, based in Nairobi, Kenya, will link together a secure blockchain and payments network with the ImpalaPay mobile money processing infrastructure. It will also be unique in that it will be tied to an Africa-based electronic float.
SHOFCO (Shining Hope for Communities), a nonprofit organization based in Nairobi, Kenya, has the mission of building urban promise from urban poverty. It also just won this year's Hilton Humanitarian Prize from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.
ThreadSol, an enterprise material management for sewn products company based in India, is coming to the Origin Africa products show coming up in Nairobi, Kenya, from September 9-11. With fashion and fabrics a major booming industry on the continent, ThreadSol hopes to make major inroads with its solutions set.
Hapag-Lloyd, a major shipping company based in Hamburg, Germany, announced an expanded focus on the growing market in East Africa with a number of new routes now available for marine-based shippers.
According to a new analysis just released by IPEN, the International POPS Elimination Network, over 80% of the solvent-based paint brands sold for home use in The Gambia had total lead content greater than 10,000 parts per million (ppm), a dangerously high level.
A new crossborder mobile money transfer pilot test was just completed on the stellar blockchain, via a connection between ImpalaPay Kenya and PesaChoice of Rwanda.
Togo-based Ecobank, an independent pan-African banking group, has selected the finalists for its 2nd annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge, a competition for Africa-focused technology startups.
When countries in Africa clashed in the past, there was little in the way of alternative to war and inter-tribal battles. Softer approaches to conflict resolution are now replacing that, starting with the border regions in Eastern Africa.
The "In Reach Africa" program, an initiative targeted at providing quality and innovative human and animal healthcare access across the African continent, was just launched by Boehringer Ingelheim, a major global pharmaceutical company based in Germany.
In a decision released on July 27, the Kenyan High Court judge Msagha Mbobholi ordered the government to pay 16 traders in the East African Freight Forwarders Association $63 million for damage to trucks and goods lost during rioting and more after the 2007-2008 elections.
Farm-Tech Expo Kenya, one of the largest agricultural events in the country, sponsored by the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) will be held September 12-13.
Many African countries are now actively embracing what is called the "blue economy", with business and social benefits for actively looking to oceans, lakes and rivers to help expand their business opportunities.
The African Development Bank funded expansion of a 13-kilometer Outer ring road in Nairobi, Kenya, has reduced travel times and road congestion dramatically.
During his keynote address at the Africa50 Shareholders Meeting held in Nairobi, President Uhuru Kenyatta made an urgent call for developing and funding bankable infrastructure projects to support Africa's growth.
In a special session 50 years ago at the International Conference on Human Rights, one of the rights so established was family planning. On this year's World Population Day last week, the theme for the globe was also family planning, in a celebration of the importance of that right.
As part of its overall expansion in coatings production primarily for the building sector, AkzoNobel just opened a new coatings production facility in Kenya.