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By: Phelgonna Velma  Kenyans are actually going through a hard time with the current economy.  It is almost impossible to survive with the current economy without a stable job. Even those who have a salary are actually feeling the pinch of what the economy become. You walk into a supermarket today and a litre of …

By Tejpal Bedi Worth Noting: Kenyans predominantly borrow money through their mobile phones. In the first quarter of 2020, there were around 2 million mobile loan borrowers (up from six million in Q4 2019), while approximately 92% of the total accounts opened during that quarter were for mobile loans. At the same time, mobile loans …

Agility unit will provide upstream camp support for Total Energies’ Tilenga project GCC Services, a leader in integrated remote site services, has been selected by international engineering and construction giant McDermott (https://bit.ly/3IANuAT) to provide camp services for the Tilenga Project Upstream Facilities (https://bit.ly/3rMXsYP) in the Lake Albert Basin of Uganda. GCC’s work, to take place over 6 …

Press RUBiS Energy Kenya has sponsored the GirlsRun marathon, an initiative supporting menstrual hygiene, in partnership with Women Development Centre (WODEC) and Kenya Community Sports Foundation (KESOFO). This is in preparations of the GirlsRun Marathon that will be taking place in October this year. The GirlsRun initiative seeks to support the Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) …

Government of Rwanda unveils 3 former African Heads of State as patrons for the upcoming inaugural Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC)   Worth Noting:  In an acceptance video, H.E Issoufou Mahamadou said: “The ability of leadership at all levels to be discerning and empowered is critical in shaping decisions that will affect Africa’s future. APAC …

Worth Noting: The Update on Stakeholder Consultations for Kakuzi OGM (SIKIKA) report confirms that from February 2021, Sikika had been developed in consultation with more than 505 internal and 203 external stakeholders. In December 2021 and January 2022, a total of 3,944 community members were consulted about the OGM design during community engagement meetings (barazas). These important …

By: Samuel Kimani  @MountKenyaTimes International fast-food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) which operates locally through a franchisee will start sourcing potatoes from Kenyan farmers, Agriculture Cabinet Secretary (CS) Peter Munya has said. Munya in a statement on Tuesday said that there is a deal in place for a section of Kenyan farmers to supply potatoes …

By Noel Lorenz, Founder of Noel Lorenz House of Fiction HARIDWAR – The Gateway to God The famous ancient city of India, Haridwar, located at the foothills of the Shivalik range of the Himalayas is in the state of Uttarakhand, India, where the Chinese pilgrim Hiuen Tsang visited many centuries ago in 1629 AD. He …

By: PSCU Worth Noting: “Kenya looks forward to the signing of the Economic Partnership Agreement between the East African Community and the European Union to open up greater trading and economic opportunities,” President Kenyatta said. On multilateralism, President Kenyatta said Kenya and Hungary share common positions on key global issues including climate change, and thanked …

By: Gerald Barekye Worth Noting: Oil spillage contingency plan should be instituted and requisite equipment’s and response structures should be put in place. All people should be trained on oil spill response in case it happens, and the training should cover procedures for reporting a spill, health and safety issues and the use of equipment’s …