Kenya and Korea sign bilateral ties on technology

Kenya and Korea have signed a $485 million (KSh63 billion) concessional development funding on the sidelines of the Korea-Africa Summit.This includes $238 million (KSh30 billion) for the implementation of the Konza Digital Media City Project.President William Ruto said the project will boost the country’s digital ecosystem, a key government initiative

Earthquake hits Taiwan, 1 dead as scores injured

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocked Taiwan on Wednesday, the strongest tremor to hit the island in at least 25 years. One person is reported to have died and scores injured.The tremor later sparked a tsunami warning for southern Japan and the Philippines that was later lifted. Taiwan's fire department reported one

Kenya and the UAE sign agreement

President William Ruto witnessed the signing of a memorandum understanding between Kenya and the UAE, United Arab Emirates. The signed agreement will see the development in the country of the first-ever data centre powered by geothermal energy.The agreement between Kenya’s EcoCloud and UAE’s G42 will see the construction of a

Kenya-Japan’s multi billion shillings agreement

Multi billion financial agreements, worth KSh350 billion, have been signed during President William Ruto’s visit to Japan.These agreements will support projects and programmes in sectors that are aimed at turning around the economic fortunes of the country.The largest projects to benefit are the Dongo Kundu Infrastructure Ecosystem and the Mombasa

Special Economic Zones to spur economic growth

The government is implementing measures to foster industrial growth and ensure it is commensurate with the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). President William Ruto said the government is equipping Special Economic Zones with the necessary facilities to attract investors. He noted that this will attract foreign direct investment, drive industrial growth

Iran’s twin blasts claim 73 lives, dozens injured

Twin deadly blasts claimed at least 73 lives, while more than 170 were injured on Wednesday. The incident is a suspected terrorist attack.The two blasts happened near the burial ground of Iran’s late commander, Qassem Soleimani, in the Southwestern province of Kerman, about 820 kilometers (510 miles) Southeast of the

Kenyan arrested in India with cocaine worth Sh.8m

A Kenyan has been arrested in India for allegedly being found with cocaine worth Sh8m. The woman had arrived in India on 28th December. The woman passenger was arrested at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, carrying 1.4 kilos of cocaine valued at approximately Sh8 million, officials reported.Cases of drug trafficking

Dr. Manu Chandaria and Father Joseph Mutie Awarded at the 2023 Global Peace Convention

Dr. Manu Chandaria and Father Joseph Mutie Awarded at the 2023 Global Peace Convention

Ayushi Chandaria and Fr. Mutie receiving their awards. The just concluded 2023 Global Peace Convention in Manila, Philippines, has seen the recognition of exceptional individuals from various countries who have made remarkable contributions to the promotion of peace and shared prosperity. Among the distinguished awardees were two outstanding Kenyan individuals, Dr.