French Firms Set to Invest More Than U.S.$10 Billion After Kenya Visit

[Kenya Presidency] Big French brands will invest more than $10 billion and create thousands of jobs after a ground-breaking visit to Kenya, Kenyan and French officials said.

[Kenya Presidency] Big French brands will invest more than $10 billion and create thousands of jobs after a ground-breaking visit to Kenya, Kenyan and French officials said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenya Aims for 15% Forest Cover By 2022

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The government has launched an ambitious project aimed at increasing the country’s forest cover from the current 7 per cent to 15 per cent by the year 2022.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The government has launched an ambitious project aimed at increasing the country's forest cover from the current 7 per cent to 15 per cent by the year 2022.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ugandan Writer Jennifer Makumbi Wins $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prize

[This is Africa] Ugandan writer Jenninfer Makumbi is the latest recipient of the $165,000 Windham Campbell Prize. The Prize is awarded every year to eight artists. Makumbi is the author of Kintu, a novel based on Buganda oral history and myth.

[This is Africa] Ugandan writer Jenninfer Makumbi is the latest recipient of the $165,000 Windham Campbell Prize. The Prize is awarded every year to eight artists. Makumbi is the author of Kintu, a novel based on Buganda oral history and myth.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

When Lupita Turned Heads At Oscars With ‘Amasunzu’

[New Times] Actress Lupita Nyong’o is the talk of town in fashion circles after the ‘Black Panther’ star rocked a traditional Rwandan hairstyle, commonly known as Amasunzu, to the Oscars, on Sunday.

[New Times] Actress Lupita Nyong'o is the talk of town in fashion circles after the 'Black Panther' star rocked a traditional Rwandan hairstyle, commonly known as Amasunzu, to the Oscars, on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Simmers Owner Takes Property Row to Court

[Nairobi News] The proprietor of Simmers Restaurant, which was flattened on Friday, wants directors of two companies at the centre of the property ownership row charged with contempt of court.

[Nairobi News] The proprietor of Simmers Restaurant, which was flattened on Friday, wants directors of two companies at the centre of the property ownership row charged with contempt of court.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

H1N1 Virus Reported in Laikipia County

[Capital FM] Nanyuki -The Laikipia County health officials have confirmed the presence of the H1N1 Prototype 9 Influenza virus among some patients who are being treated of severe flu.

[Capital FM] Nanyuki -The Laikipia County health officials have confirmed the presence of the H1N1 Prototype 9 Influenza virus among some patients who are being treated of severe flu.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nairobi Ice-Cream Maker Supplying United Nations

[Nairobi News] A list of a company’s customers is an invaluable treasure that is crafted slowly. After 23 years, Glacier Products who are the makers of Kenya’s chocolate brand Dairyland, have, among other corportae entities, the United Nations as their…

[Nairobi News] A list of a company's customers is an invaluable treasure that is crafted slowly. After 23 years, Glacier Products who are the makers of Kenya's chocolate brand Dairyland, have, among other corportae entities, the United Nations as their customer.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt to Cut Cost of Electricity Delivery By 60%

[Vanguard] The Federal Government through the Rural Electrification Agency, Wednesday, entered into a partnership with the Rocky Mountain Institute, RMI, to bring down the cost of electricity generation through mini power grid across the country by ove…

[Vanguard] The Federal Government through the Rural Electrification Agency, Wednesday, entered into a partnership with the Rocky Mountain Institute, RMI, to bring down the cost of electricity generation through mini power grid across the country by over 60 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria