Kenya, US make good progress on MSMEs partnership talks

Listen Kenya and the US have made great progress in the ongoing Fourth Round of the Kenya-US Strategic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement negotiations – MSME Chapter. The PS for MSMEs Development Susan Mang’eni acknowledged the progress after a consultative meeting with the Assistant US Trade Representative (USTR) for Africa Connie Hamilton, the Deputy Assistant […]

Joy as Homa Bay Woman rep unveils modern market

Listen The National Government Affirmative Action Fund (NGAAF) is making strides in Homa Bay County, where the Woman Representative, Dr Joyce Bensuda, officially launched the Ramba Modern Market in Kabondo West Ward, Kabondo Kasipul Constituency on April 9. The project aims to provide better facilities for traders and residents and, therefore, uplift the economy of […]

Preparations for forthcoming Connected Africa Summit in top gear

Listen Preparations for this year’s Connected Africa Summit are in the final stages. The summit, which is the country’s premier ICT event, will be held from April 21-25 at Uhuru Gardens in Nairobi. On Wednesday, ICT Cabinet Secretary Eliud Owalo held a meeting with PS ICT John Tanui, ICTA CEO Stanley Kamanguya, Konza CEOJohn Okwiri, […]

PS asks fish traders to take up government opportunities

Listen Fish traders have been asked to take up opportunities in the sector offered by the government. The PS for MSMEs Development Susan Mang’eni told the traders during an Easter holiday “meet-the-fish-hustlers-tour”, where she reflected on the status of the sector. She educated the traders on the opportunities in her department for an all-inclusive growth […]

Kakamega among counties accelerating Bottom-up Economic Transformation Agenda

Listen The bottom-up economic transformation agenda is gaining momentum across the counties as the devolved units seek to boost investments in their regions. Many of the county governments are aligning their goals to the national government’s Bottom-up Economic Transformation Agenda (BETA), with the focus being on the five key pillars namely agriculture, healthcare, MSMEs, affordable […]

Owalo launches digital hubs, free public Wi-Fi spot in Nyandarua

Listen The government on Friday launched two digital hubs and a free public Wi-Fi spot in Nyandarua County. ICT Cabinet Secretary Eliud Owalo unveiled the Jitume Digital Hub at the Nyandarua National Polytechnic in Ol Jorok, while another hub and a public Wi-Fi spot at the Kipipiri Technical and Vocational College. The digital hubs, which […]

Ruto assures counties of support as Kakamega investors’ forum kicks off

Listen President William Ruto has assured counties that his government will support them to develop for the benefit of the country. President Ruto, who was speaking when he officially opened the Kakamega International Investment Conference (KAIICO) on Wednesday, said his government would celebrate with counties the milestones they have made.  “We are here to celebrate […]

National Assembly ICT committee members visit KYEB

Listen The National Assembly Committee on Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) on Thursday visited the Kenya Yearbook Editorial Board (KYEB) offices on the 4th floor of the NHIF Building in Nairobi for a familiarisation tour. The meeting, co-chaired by Mr Hamisi Kakuta Maimai (Kajiado East MP) and KYEB’s Board chairman Sande Oyolo, aimed to foster […]