In March, Apollo Agriculture – a tech company based in Nairobi that helps small-scale farmers maximize profits – closed its Series B equity ... funding round, having raised $40m. In total, the company has raised $52.5m and received $16m in debt – making it one of the highest funded agritech startups in Kenya.
Distrust and disunity are plaguing former prime minister Raila Odinga's coalition just three months before Kenya's presidential election after ... two parties jumped ship to join his main rival, deputy president William Ruto.
Ahead of the August 2022 general election, deputy president William Ruto, who is now vying for the country's top seat, has bluntly told his boss ... President Uhuru Kenyatta to stop blaming him for any government failures.
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The nuptials between the Kenyatta and Odinga clans ahead of this year's presidential election in Kenya took many aback. Political monogamy is ... not a common trait among Kenyan presidential contenders, but the alliance between outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta and his longtime rival Raila Odinga seems to be holding. History plays a role. And the dynasties of Kenyatta and Odinga have that in abundance, dating back to the liberation struggle against British colonial rule more than seven decades ago.
In discussions to set up shop in Algeria, famous fried chicken chain KFC is keeping up its pace of restaurant openings on the continent. Despite ... waning purchasing power and strong local competition, the American group is confident in its recipe to stay on top.
For 20 years now, Meru County has aligned itself with the ruling regime, reaping benefits in government appointments and allocation of national ... resources. However, in the nine years of Uhuru Kenyatta’s presidency, residents of Meru have grown sceptical. They now find themselves at a crossroads: continue to align with Kenyatta or making a drastic shift -- as the rest of Mt. Kenya region has done. Which way will they jump?
The race to win the county governorship post in Nairobi, one of Kenya's most important regions, has begun after the two leading political coalitions ... - Azimio la Umoja and Kenya Kwanza - announced their candidates.