Kenya passes new law to control bank interest rates

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed a new law to control banks from raising interest rates beyond a specified rate set by the Central Bank, his office said on Wednesday. The Kenyan President signed the Banking (Amendment) Bill, 2015, despite … Read More

Presidents Geingob and Kenyatta press for global trade reforms at UNCTAD talks

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Visiting Namibian President Hage Geingob and his Kenyan host President Uhuru Kenyatta led calls Monday for the reform of the global trading system during high-level talks on globalization and trade at the start of the 14th session of the UN … Read More

Kenyan athletes might not compete at the Rio Olympics after WADA non-compliance shocker

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Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – The Kenyan government has vowed to crack down on organizations and individuals suspected of being involved in doping in athletics, which has recently tainted the image of the East African nation, a renowned global sporting powerhouse. … Read More

Kenya: Kenyatta in Addis for global conference on women, children health

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Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Monday for an international conference geared towards establishing a global fund to support health programmes for women and children. The conference, which will also be attended by … Read More

Kenya: Diaspora remittances hit 3% of Kenyan GDP

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Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – The three million Kenyans in the Diaspora remitted 113 billion Kenyan Shillings in 2013, accounting for 3% of the country’s GDP, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Cabinet Secretary, Amina Abdalla, has said. This, Abdalla said, implies that … Read More

Rwanda: Kenyatta apologises for EAC failure to intervene during Rwanda genocide

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Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta offered an apology for the East African region’s failure to intervene in Rwanda during the genocide in 1994 in a speech delivered in Kigali during the commemoration of 20th anniversary of the … Read More

Photo of the Moment: Uhuru Kenyatta

Supreme court confirms Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory to the presidential elections in Kenya Related Images: