New texting formats added to WhatsApp

New texting formatting will be enjoyed by the more than two billion users of WhatsApp, in over 180 countries, with an ease.“New text formatting shortcuts have entered the chat,” WhatsApp announced on Wednesday via X.“Behind every product decision is our desire to let people communicate anywhere in the world without

We’ll tackle unemployment – Ruto assures Central

The government is being deliberate and intentional in addressing unemployment in the country, President William Ruto has said.He said the affordable housing programme, for example, is labour-intensive and has already employed more than 130,000 Kenyans. By the end of this year, it is estimated that 300,000 young people will be

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

Kenya and Toyota Tsusho sign agreement

Kenya and Toyota Tsusho Corporation of Japan have signed a framework agreement for collaboration in vehicle manufacturing and renewable energy development.The agreement will see Toyota set up a vehicle manufacturing plant in the country. The company has committed an initial investment of Kshs 800 million in the Kenya Thika vehicle

We’ve investment opportunities, Ruto tells Poland

The Government has put in place robust investment opportunities in the country, to attract foreign direct investment to Kenya.President William Ruto has appealed to Polish investors to explore the investment opportunities in the country.He said Kenya is strategically positioned as an ideal investment hub for foreign investors eyeing the African

Kenya and Poland in development partnership

Kenya and Poland have signed two MoUs on tax solidarity: agriculture and rural development. The two memoranda are to benefit their residents.President William Ruto said Kenya is enhancing its partnership with Poland in the agriculture and food security sector to bridge the gap in the demand for grains in the

The Cabinet approves the use of Treasury Single Account

The Cabinet has approved the implementation of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) for National and county governments.During a cabinet meeting chaired by President William Ruto at State House Nairobi yesterday, the Cabinet underscored the importance of the TSA in simplifying government banking, creating visibility of government cash resources and increasing

Last mile road project to open opportunities

The Government will intensify its focus on the last mile road connectivity to boost access to resources and services.President William Ruto said more funds will be put in the upgrading of roads in a move that will also spur trade at the grassroots.He said better roads will guarantee farmers, especially

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

Milk farmers to be paid Sh.50 a litre as from March

The government is reforming the dairy sector to boost earnings by milk farmers across the entire country, Ruto assured.President William Ruto said the Government is spending KSh5 billion modernising New Kenya Co-operative Creameries (KCC) to enhance its efficiency to meet the needs of farmers.He observed that the goal of bolstering