Authored by: Frank Jacobs (Source: GlobalFleet) Africa is home to 1.2 billion people today, or about 17% of the world’s population. By 2050, the UN estimates there will be 2.5 billion Africans (25% of the global total). By century’s end, there could be 4.5 billion...
Rapid industrialization is majorly driving the demand for Electronic-Waste (e-Waste) Management Market
Source: GlobeNewswire, Yahoo Finance NEW YORK, May 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global e-waste management market is estimated to reach 65.5 million tons by 2025, while augmenting at a CAGR of 4.4% during the forecast period. Factors attributing to the industry...
By BRIAN NGUGI Kenya has been ranked the third most attractive African market for private equity (PE) funding, indicating the huge promise in East Africa’s largest economy despite multiple challenges arising from a recent pile-up of public debt. Consultancy EY (Ernst...read more
Finance minister Matia Kasaija has said government has put on hold the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) venture and has instead turned attention to revamping the old metre-gauge railway network until unresolved issues with Kenya and China have been concluded. “It is...read more
By JOHN KAMAU There is excitement over the historic direct flight from Kenya to US, what is the economic significance of this milestone? The flight marks a historic moment in US — Kenya relations. The new flight will strengthen our people-to-people ties by making it...read more
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) now says that Kenya faces a moderate risk of debt distress. The fund has just raised its assessment of the chance of Kenya’s external debt distress to moderate from low, a situation it attributes to increasing refinancing risks...read more
Newly released video shows the moment an off-duty border agent in Arizona started a huge wildfire as part of a gender reveal celebration for his unborn baby. The April 2017 Sawmill blaze destroyed 47,000 acres and took 800 firefighters to put out, at a cost of $8.2m....
In the beginning, it was all about the shoes. In the early 1950s in Sophiatown, Johannesburg, the pantsulas defied their lean material circumstances by dressing in designer clothing. Influenced by American jazz music, they danced with a quick-stepping style, tapping...
Uganda suffered a shock 2-0 away loss to South Sudan to bow out of the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualifiers in the first round 2-1 on aggregate. Despites struggling to break down the opposition in the first leg before a late Mustafa Kizza penalty separated the...
FIFA president Gianni Infantino is expected to put his controversial plans for two new international soccer tournaments to a vote at Friday’s meeting of the body’s ruling council. A spokesman for the governing body revealed this to Reuters on Wednesday. However, with...
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