Monday, February 19, 2018
Explosion

Explosion kills people in Northern Kenya

A public service vehicle was struck by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED)on Friday mid-morning along the El Wak – Lafey road in Mandera County, leaving at least four people dead and a dozen others...
The SGR is expected to help relieve some congestion at the port as well as along the Nairobi-Mombasa corridor.

Completion of infrastructural projects to provide impetus to Kenya’s economy

With tail winds of a strengthening global economy and the soon to be launched standard gauge railway (SGR), economic activities in Kenya stand to be lifted. According to World Bank Kenya's economic update 2017, the...
KRA

Court suspends KRA’s plan to extend tax on non alcoholic drinks and cosmetics manufacturers

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has been dealt a blow in its quest to widen the tax net after the high Court temporarily suspended plans rope in non alcoholic drinks and cosmetics manufacturers. In the...
snow

Motorists put their journey to a halt as the snow covers Kenyan road

A section of Rumuruti – Nyahururu road in Laikipia County was covered by snow, a sight Kenyans have become accustomed to watching on screens during winter in Europe. Motorists were witnessed putting their journey to...
stops

KR introduces more stops for Madaraka express

Effective from August 1, Madaraka Express now makes stops at Voi, Mtito Andei. The inter-city train services are available once a day. “Passenger demand on the train have risen making it necessary to have a...
construction

Govt. to start constructing new Nairobi-Mombasa high-way in 2018

Kenya National Highways Authority(KENHA) signed an agreement with US-Based construction firm, Bechtel International to kick of construction of a new high-speed express highway from country’s capital (Nairobi) to the coastal city in 2018.  The 473...
intercounty

Govt. delays the launch of Inter-County train service

Kenya Railways (KR) says the inter-county train service by Madaraka Express which was scheduled to commence on Saturday, July 1, 2017 will delay abit due to handover issues. According to KR Managing Director Atanas Maina,...
exports

Kenya exported goods worth Sh10.7bn to Somalia

Kenya exported Sh10.71 billion worth of goods to Somalia in the first six months of 2017, up from Sh8.02 billion over the same period in 2016. Data by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics shows...
SGR

SGR project experiences vandalism ahead of state launch

Kenya’s Inspector General (IG) of Police, Joseph Boinnet, is warning of stiff penalties against any case of vandalism found on the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) as it amounts to economic sabotage. The IG issued the...
solar

US firm partners with Kenya Power to supply solar power

According to the partnership, users will only be charged for the electricity consumed at discounted rates. Industrial and commercial buildings will have solar power systems installed at no cost with users for an average...
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