Kenya and Tanzania set December 2021 to pull down trade barriers

Two Eastern African countries, Kenya and Tanzania have set December 2021 to jointly resolve the major barriers affecting smooth trade between them. The decision was made by the Joint Commission on Cooperation (JCC) set up by both countries, consisting of selected officials from Kenya and Tanzania established purposely to enforce cooperation and unity. “On trade, […]

Kenya tea farmers now produce pineapple as climatic change increases

As climate change threatens Kenya’s tea plantations, some tea farmers are changing their crops to other crops to supplement their income. The world’s most prominent black tea exporter, formerly known for its ideal tea-growing conditions, is now seeing the impacts of climate change. Temperature increases, floods, and drought all pose a danger to tea plantation […]

Kenyan Residents displaced as two Chinese firms feud over dam construction contract

Residents living along the Nyando River of  the Kisumu County in Kenya have been exposed to danger, with about 2000 recently displaced over delays in the construction of the Nyando Dam due to an existing dispute between two Chinese companies competing for the contract.   Local sources revealed that the two companies, China Gezouba and China […]

How the British once Proposed Kenya as the State of Israel for the Jews

The British once considered the idea of expropriating land in Western Kenya to settle the Jews in order to help the Zionists escape the growing prejudice against them in Europe. As early as 1902, Colonial Secretary, Joseph Chamberlain identified the resettlement land in Kenya whilst on a tour in East-Africa. At the time, Kenya was […]

Tanzania’s President visits Kenya to strengthen ties and promote trade

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan arrived in Kenya on Tuesday for a two-day visit to strengthen relations between the two East African neighbors. Hassan, who became her country’s female first president following Magufuli’s unexpected death in early April, was greeted by two ministers upon her arrival in Nairobi. In a joint statement, Kenyan President Uhuru […]

Magufuli taught us that Africa can do without foreign aid – Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta who doubles as the Chairman for the East African Community (EAC), said during his tribute that, Tanzania’s late President, John Pombe Magufuli has demonstrated that, Africa has what it takes to develop without dependency on foreign aid. Kenyatta said that, “In a very short span of time, President Magufuli has shown […]