We can bear debt load, says Treasury

Kenyan Government debt looking unsustainable due to high international and domestic borrowing

Officials say there is need to harmonise marketing initiatives if we are to keep tourists coming again. The revelation comes as a global ratings agency warned that the government “will continue to face liquidity pressures” due to a combination of large financing needs and an increased reliance on sources of financing with less predictable costs, […]

Rwanda's Senate queries delayed power projects

Rwanda’s Senate queries delayed power projects

Pic: The KivuWatt’s methane gas power production plant on Lake Kivu in Rwanda (NMG). The country is cited among those with expensive and unstable power. The Senate Committee on Economic Development and Finance found that work on some power substations had stalled including Shango-Birembo for the Rwanda-Uganda link, Rubavu-Bwishyura and Kibuye for Rwanda-Democratic Republic of […]

RwandAir to work with Mount Kenya University to up its staff training

Mount Kenya University (MKU) through its Kigali campus has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the national carrier of Rwanda, RwandAir, to design relevant market-driven programmes targeting the airline’s staff. The Kenyan institution of higher learning says it will, following the pact, train RwandAir staff leading to the award of Bachelors degrees as […]

KenGen, GDC differ over steam power

Kenya: KenGen and GDC clash over who has the biggest geothermal well

Pic: GDC’s Olkaria steam well at Menengai, Nakuru. (NMG) Power producer KenGen and Geothermal Development Company (GDC) have clashed over steam outlook as Kenya races to grow its stock of green energy. KenGen claims its most productive well in Naivasha’s Olkaria has a capacity to produce 30 megawatts of electricity, making it the largest in […]