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Somalia Rejects UN Proposed Ban on Future Oil Deals

Highlights The Somali government early October 2015 rejected a United Nations halt on oil deals on the country considered as one of the world’s most fragile states. The United Nations argued in Nairobi that Somalia lacks a legal and regulatory framework to oversee the exploitation of energy resources. This, according to the new UN Monitoring Group More...

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By Goldberg Natalie On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Kenyan Government Commitment puts Standard Gauge Railway Ahead of Schedule

Highlights: Kenya’s standard gauge railway line which is projected to start commercial operations in June 2017 is ahead of schedule according to the Kenya Railways managing director. The railway is expected to More...

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By Goldberg Natalie On Monday, September 14th, 2015

Kenya and China sign MoU for development of first Nuclear Power Plant in Kenya

China and Kenya on Monday 14th September signed a deal for cooperation in building the latter’s first nuclear power plant. The deal was signed by Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB) and China General Nuclear More...

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By Goldberg Natalie On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Kenya Given All-Clear To Develop Nuclear Power Plant

Nuclear power plant Highlights: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has given Kenya the go-ahead to develop the country’s first nuclear plant. The decision was reached after week-long inspections by More...

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By Goldberg Natalie On Monday, August 24th, 2015

Africa’s Largest Bio-Gas Power Plant Opens In Kenya

Key points: Africa’s largest biogas power plant launched operation in Naivasha, Kenya three years after its construction began. The plant has an installed capacity of 2.6 megawatts that will be injected into More...

By Moshe Megged On Friday, August 21st, 2015

Soma British Oil Firm Denies Allegations of ‘Payoffs’ To Somali Officials

Key Highlights According to reports by UN Monitoring Group, the British company Soma Oil & Gas was accused of making large payments to Somalia’s ministry of oil officials to secure oil exploration deals. The More...

By Goldberg Natalie On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Kenya’s Electricity Import Reduces By Half Attributed To Geothermal Energy Injection Into The Grid

Highlights: Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta recent visit to Uganda was aimed and improving relations between the two East African countries with bilateral trade between the two countries was at the top of the More...

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By Moshe Megged On Monday, August 10th, 2015

Security, Trade and Innovation Top Agendas of Kenya – Uganda Regional Talks

Key Highlights 8th August 2015, Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta arrives in Uganda for regional talks. The Kenyan President on a 3 day official visit in Uganda which began on Saturday. The president received 21-gun More...

By Moshe Megged On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Soma British Oil Firm Accused of ‘Payoffs’ to Somali Officials by U.N. Monitor

Event British company Soma Oil and Gas accused of making large payments to Somalia’s ministry of oil. The payments has created serious conflict of interest viewed as pay offs to senior officials in the ministry. The More...

By Goldberg Natalie On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
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Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya Attracts Top Global Investors Ahead of Obama’s Visit

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta hosted some of the top billionaire investors in the world. They are in the country ahead of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit that will be attended by United State President Barack More...