Kenya smallholder tea farmers earn Sh63.6 billion from tea exports
Trade and Investment
By Kazungu Chai (PSCU)
President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) to do all it can to keep the integration process truly people-centred.
He said the Assembly holds the key to the well-being of the East African Community, adding that integration is on course.
By Kobia Mwirichia (PSCU)
African and Arab countries that gathered in Kuwait for the Arab/Africa Summit have declared total war on terrorism.
In a communique at the end of the 3rd Arab/Africa Summit at the Bayan Palace in Kuwait City, the Heads of State and Government agreed to exchange intelligence to combat terrorism and other international crimes.
By Kobia Mwirichia and Agencies.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has reached out to the Arab nations to support his government in exploiting the recently discovered natural resources, including oil found in Turkana.
He said Kenya had discovered economically viable reserves of natural resources, among them underground fresh water, coal, oil and natural gas which will be exploited for the benefit of all Kenyans.
By Ben Kinyanjui
The World Bank has given Kenya US$10 million (Sh850 million) to expand the Cash Transfer for Orphans and Vulnerable Children Project.
The initiative that is already supporting 153,000 selected Kenyan household’s through regular cash transfers.
By Kazungu Chai
President Uhuru Kenyatta has allayed fears that the East African Community (EAC) could be headed for a collapse following the coming together of Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and South Sudan in infrastructure development.
The President said contrary to the rumours propagated by enemies of the regional bloc’s unity, all the five East African Community member States are committed to integration.
By TF News Reporter
Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remains strong with growth forecasted to be 4.9 per cent in 2013, says the World Bank.
Almost a third of countries in the region are growing at six per cent and more, and African countries are now routinely among the fastest-growing countries in the world, according to the World Bank’s new Africa’s Pulse, a twice-yearly analysis of the issues shaping Africa’s economic prospects.