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Kenya - President Ruto: Hustler Fund will be Shariah Compliant

President William Ruto said packaging the Fund to be Shariah compliant will deepen financial inclusion in Kenya

The Hustler Fund will be recalibrated to allow Muslims consume the product. President William Ruto said packaging the Fund to be Shariah compliant will deepen financial inclusion in Kenya. He said so far more than seven million Kenyans are benefiting from the Hustler Fund that is barely 16 months old.…

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Kenya: We are Supporting the Manufacturing Sector to Boost Exports, President Ruto

The President said the goal is to grow the country’s manufacturing sector to an ambitious 20 per cent of our GDP by 2030

The government is rolling out incentives to attract investors to the manufacturing sector, President William Ruto has said. The President said the goal is to grow the country’s manufacturing sector to an ambitious 20 per cent of our GDP by 2030. He pointed out that strategic investment in manufacturing will…

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Kenya: We Must Live Within Our Means, President Ruto to Doctors

President Ruto said reducing the wage bill frees resources for the government to expand opportunities for the youth and adequately fund programmes such as healthcare and education

President William Ruto has told doctors to understand that there is a limit to what the government can spend on their salaries and allowances. Saying the government values the work doctors and interns play in the health sector, the President pointed out that the country cannot continue to live beyond…

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Kenya-Guinea Bissau Revamping Trade Ties

President Ruto said Kenya and Guinea-Bissau are keen on implementing the Memorandum of Understanding that established a Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) signed in 2022

Kenya and Guinea-Bissau are implementing far-reaching policies that will boost trade between the two countries. President William Ruto said while the current trade volume between the two countries is low, there is potential for improvement. He cited the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement that is poised to enhance commerce.…

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Kenya: President Ruto Awarded Ghana’s Highest Honour

President Ruto was an “example of a new generation of African leaders” who have decided to insist on the application of principles of accountability and due process to all citizens no matter their status in society"

Ghana has awarded President William Ruto the country’s highest honour, The Companion of the Order of the Star of the Volta. Conferring the honour at a State banquet on Wednesday evening, President Nana Akufo-Addo said President Ruto was an “example of a new generation of African leaders” who have decided…

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Kenya Ghana Sign 7 Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) to Enhance Ties

The goal is to expand opportunities for business, the private sector and peoples of the two nations

Kenya and Ghana have signed seven agreements aimed at enhancing bilateral relations between the two countries. President William Ruto said the MoUs, including some signed by business associations from Kenya and Ghana, are aimed at facilitating trade and investment between the two nations. The goal, he said, is to expand…

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President Ruto to Private Sector: Take Lead in World Rally Championship (WRC) Safari Rally Sponsorship

The President pointed out that the WRC Safari Rally in Kenya was this time watched by over 85 million people in 170 countries globally, with over 50 international television channels airing it

President William Ruto has called on the private sector to play a greater role in hosting the World Rally Championship (WRC) Safari Rally. Saying the global event presents huge untapped opportunities for business people, President Ruto asked them to participate and take advantage of the benefits the rally provides. The…

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Kenya: Safari Rally to be Extended to Five Days

He made the remarks on Thursday at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi during the flagging off of the 2024 WRC Safari Rally

The government is planning to extend the World Rally Championship (WRC) Safari Rally from a three-day sporting event to five days. President William Ruto directed the Ministry of Sports to work with the International Automobile Federation (FIA) and the WRC to make this a reality. “I think it is time…

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Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVETs) Key to Unlocking Youth Potential, President Ruto

The objective is to use the power of technical vocational education and training (TVET) to push the potential of young people to positively contribute to economic growth

The government is strengthening technical and vocational education to enhance the country’s capacity to offer practical training, President William Ruto has said. The objective is to use the power of technical vocational education and training (TVET) to push the potential of young people to positively contribute to economic growth. He…

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Kenya: Loss-Making Parastatals must go, President Ruto

The President directed that the government, including State corporations, must live within its means

The time is up for loss-making parastatals, President William Ruto has said. And those that make profits must stop wasteful expenditure, including financing largesse in their parent ministries and unnecessary procurement. The President directed that the government, including State corporations, must live within its means. Consequently, expenditure must never exceed…