The blueprint for 2030 moves forward with headwinds

Construction of the Dongo Kundu bypass bridge, Mombasa. [Robert Menza, Standard] The government is optimistic that Vision 2030 will be achieved within the set timeframe, despite major challenges that have hindered its implementation. The key to the vision was an annual economic growth rate of 10 percent, which, given drawbacks …

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UAE National Day Holidays: Get Up To 80% Off On The Sharjah Mega Sale

Sharjah: If you haven’t made plans for the UAE National Day holiday, here is something for you. For the third time this year, there is a mega-sale in the Sharjah Expo Center with a discount of up to 80 percent, with the best offers from the areas of fashion, electronics, …

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Some take boards with them from unfamiliar shores, many others return | Kolkata News

Calcutta: A handful of ICSE students will take their Class X board exams from Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, starting Monday. They are Armenian youth studying at the Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy, a 137-year-old school for the community on Free School Street affiliated with CISCE. These students had returned …

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From tender documents in containers to the digital procurement market

This is part 3 of a 3-part series. “Some companies still keep their procurement documents in containers,” says Marvin Tumbo, former digital director of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and founder of Scale, a procurement management system in Kenya. “One company told us that the documents for a single tender were …

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Electricity demand in Kenya reaches new record high

Electricity demand in Kenya hit a new record this week, rising to a high of 2,036 MW, the highest value ever recorded in history, marking a significant surge in demand since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in March 2020. At the same time, the country recorded a new peak in …

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From January, the parking fees are to be increased by 300 percent

business From January, the parking fees are to be increased by 300 percent Friday, November 26th, 2021 Tourism and Wildlife Minister Najib Balala (center), Wildlife Principal Secretary Prof. Fred Segor (left) and the Director General of the Kenya Wildlife Service, Brig. Gen. (Rtd.) John Waweru in Nairobi National Park during …

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Company wins contract for Bubisa wind power project in northern Kenya

C.The construction of a 300 MW Bubisa wind power project in Marsabit is now continuing thanks to a court ruling, announced the company Gitson Energy, which is behind the project. CEO James Gitau said the 300 MW project, which the government sees as its clean and renewable energy goal and …

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Kenya’s trade deficit climbs 38 percent to Sh988 billion

business Kenya’s trade deficit climbs 38 percent to Sh988 billion Thursday, November 25, 2021 Central Bank of Kenya. FILE PHOTO | NMG BY CONSTANT MUNDAMore from this author summary KNBS shows that the gap between goods imports and exports increased from Sh713.37 billion in the same period a year ago …

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Raila advocates the establishment of a National Climate Council »Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya November 24th – Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has proposed the creation of a National Climate Council (NCC) to lead climate policy at the national level. Odinga noted that the Council will play a central role in addressing the country’s climate-related challenges. “Climate change is bigger than the …

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Uhuru’s latest CAS features a life changing initiative

Nadia Ahmed Abdalla, Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) in the Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth, is one of the most distinguished appointments from the government of President Uhuru Kenyatta. Instead of making money from the proceeds of her high-paying government job, Nadia has chosen an initiative that has a life-changing …

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