Category Archives: E-alerts

Kenya's Core Inflation Drops to 3.5 Percent in August

Nairobi — Kenya’s core inflation eased further to 3.5 percent in August from 4.5 percent in July, the lowest level it has been for over five years, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday. Core inflation, which excludes food prices, was last below August’s level in January 2004, when it came in at 2.6 percent. There was, however, … Read More

Kenya: New Anti-Terrorism Unit Formed

Nairobi — A new anti-terrorism unit has been formed in Kenya as part of major reforms in the military to help combat terror threats. Formed with the assistance of the United States Government, the new unit of the Ranger Strike Force has been behind a number of security operations on the Kenya-Somalia border to prevent terrorist infiltration by al-Qaeda terror … Read More

Kenya Reaps the Wind

NGONG, Kenya — In September 2009, Kenya will open its first wind farm project hoping to add 150,000 Kenyan homes per year to the national grid supplying them with much needed electricity. The $15 million pilot project funded by the Belgian government started in April last year. “We have in Kenya a lot of wind potential, probably enough to sustain … Read More