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News Kenya Central: The dying towns of Mt Kenya region

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
The dying towns of Mt Kenya region
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001345151/the-dying-towns-of-mt-kenya-region

That was in the 1980s. Today, Gatuyaini is a pale shadow of its former self. SEE ALSO :Muslims commend Government for declaring Eid Al Adha public holiday But may be a large part of rural Central ...

News Kenya Central: Why Raila’s push for PM post is causing jitters in Mt Kenya

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Why Raila’s push for PM post is causing jitters in Mt Kenya
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001345128/why-raila-s-push-for-pm-post-is-causing-jitters-in-mt-kenya

His new found unity with the President after the famous handshake had appeared to rekindle memories, among the Central Kenya electorate, of the backing he gave retired President Mwai Kibaki just ...

News Kenya Central: Kenya Central bank says 7.1billion old shillings now worthless paper

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
Kenya Central bank says 7.1billion old shillings now worthless paper
News source: https://www.iol.co.za/news/africa/kenya-central-bank-says-71billion-old-shillings-now-worthless-paper-33946608

Nearly 210 million of old 1,000 shilling ($10) notes has been returned, the central bank announced. In June Kenya introduced new banknotes, to curb corruption and money laundering, and citizens were ...

News Kenya Central: Kenya Lawmakers Approve Proposal for Debt Limit of $86 Billion

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Kenya Lawmakers Approve Proposal for Debt Limit of $86 Billion
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/kenya-lawmakers-approve-proposal-debt-172740036.html

(Bloomberg) -- Kenyan lawmakers approved a proposal by the Treasury to set the nation’s debt limit at 9 trillion shillings ($86 billion), National Assembly majority leader Aden Duale said Wednesday by phone.The proposal requires the government to report the East African nation’s level of debt in absolute

News Kenya Central: Kenya gov't cracks down on digital lenders

Published on: Saturday 20 July 2019
Kenya gov't cracks down on digital lenders
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/07/kenya-govt-cracks-digital-lenders-190721100106990.html

The Central Bank governor says he wants to crack down on mobile lenders – some using unscrupulous methods to lure Kenyans into debt. Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Nairobi. ...

News Kenya Central: Kenya Goes Slow On New Currency

Published on: Saturday 20 July 2019
Kenya Goes Slow On New Currency
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907210030.html

Kenya's bid to fight money laundering and other forms of illicit financial flows by phasing out the Ksh1,000 ($10) banknote by October 1 is facing challenges that could compromise the rollout of a new currency regime.

News Kenya Central: Kenya: Outrage as Treasury Defends U.S.$740 Million Loan

Published on: Wednesday 29 May 2019
Kenya: Outrage as Treasury Defends U.S.$740 Million Loan
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201905300123.html

Figures from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), as of September last year, indicated that the public debt was Sh5.1 trillion with Mr Mudavadi claiming that most of the money cannot be accounted for. ...

News Kenya Central: CBK Governor: Kenya needs to begin reorganising debt

Published on: Wednesday 29 May 2019
CBK Governor: Kenya needs to begin reorganising debt
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001327703/cbk-governor-kenya-needs-to-begin-reorganising-debt

CBK Governor Patrick Njoroge [Photo, Courtesy] Kenya’s headroom for new borrowing has shrunk since it tapped the Eurobond market this month and it is time for the country to begin reorganising its ...

News Kenya Central: Ruto: Mt Kenya region will abandon DP before polls

Published on: Wednesday 22 May 2019
Ruto: Mt Kenya region will abandon DP before polls
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001326744/isaac-to-dp-read-the-signs-of-betrayal

Central region will play all sorts of games in between and ... Kimilili MP Didmus Barasa have no capacity to deliver the region. Ruto said with a divided Mt Kenya, the DP cannot succeed Uhuru even if ...

News Kenya Central: Somalia protests after its officials deported by Kenya

Published on: Wednesday 22 May 2019
Somalia protests after its officials deported by Kenya
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/somalia-protests-officials-deported-kenya-192557261.html

Somalia has criticized neighboring Kenya for deporting two Somali lawmakers and a minister after authorities in Nairobi blocked them from entering the country. Senators Ilyas Ali and Zamzam Dahir and minister Osman Liban arrived at Kenya's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on Monday and

News Kenya Central: Cameroon: Building Roads in Crisis Zones - Kenya Takes Lessons From Cameroon

Published on: Wednesday 22 May 2019
Cameroon: Building Roads in Crisis Zones - Kenya Takes Lessons From Cameroon
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201905230178.html

"The Mora-Dabanga road project has similarities with the one we want to build in Kenya. Our road will pass through regions that had been neglected by the central government. One of the counties is ...

News Kenya Central: Kenya court to rule if gay relations are criminal acts

Published on: Wednesday 22 May 2019
Kenya court to rule if gay relations are criminal acts
News source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/may/23/kenya-court-to-rule-if-gay-relations-are-criminal-/

On the eve of what could be a landmark ruling in Kenya on whether same-sex relations are crimes, gay rights activist and gospel singer Joji Baro says he is has no intention of returning home to the East African country.

News Kenya Central: First Varian Halcyon Treatments in Kenya Begin at Nairobi West Hospital

Published on: Tuesday 23 April 2019
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/first-varian-halcyon-treatments-kenya-080000707.html

Kenya is the first clinic in the country and in West, Central, and East Africa to begin treating cancer patients using the Halcyon ™ radiotherapy system. The Halcyon system simplifies and ...

News Kenya Central: Kenya Central Bank Head Doesn’t Agree With IMF on the Shilling

Published on: Tuesday 16 April 2019
News source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-04-16/kenya-central-bank-head-doesn-t-agree-with-imf-on-the-shilling

Kenya’s central bank sees the shilling as fairly valued, unlike the International Monetary Fund, Governor Patrick Njoroge said. The central bank doesn’t “agree with the IMF’s assessment” that the ...

News Kenya Central: Kenya: Battle to Succeed Uhuru Kenyatta in Central Gathers Momentum

Published on: Saturday 13 April 2019
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201904140019.html

The battle to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta as the Mt Kenya kingpin has kicked off with several leaders warming up to inherit the vote-rich bloc. The race has also taken regional undertones as ...

News Kenya Central: Glimmer of hope for the Shona community living in Kenya

Published on: Thursday 25 April 2019
News source: https://www.unhcr.org/ke/15465-glimmer-of-hope-for-the-shona-community-living-in-kenya.html

By 2019, Kenya will re-establish a task force on statelessness and ... Tanzania, Burundi, South Sudan, Central African Republic (CAR) and Congo Brazzaville gathered to adopt common approaches in ...