“We did not have any money, and we needed to survive,” she said. “When it became apparent that hunger would kill us instead of the virus, we turned to our people back in the village.”
In 2018, electric mobility company Ekorent, launched electric taxi hailing services in Kenya’s capital Nairobi. After a successful pilot phase, the company has added more electric vehicles to its Kenyan fleet. CEO and Founder of Ekorent, Juha Suojanen joins CNBC Africa for more.
As the Global Off-Grid Solar Forum & Expo 2020 kicks off today in Nairobi, Kenya – CNBC Africa spoke to the VP of Access to Energy at Schneider Electric, Olivier Jacquet on how East Africa can sustainably boost access to energy for all.
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) will start to regulate the sale of coffee at the Nairobi Coffee Exchange, a move that seeks to curb cartels in the sector. According to draft regulations published by Treasury CS, Ukur Yatani, the Agriculture and Food Authority’s Coffee Directorate will cease to regulate the coffee sales – including the weekly auctions in Nairobi. George Bodo, Director of Callstreet Research joins CNBC Africa for more.
Wanjuhi Njoroge on how best Kenya’s education system can leverage labour market, equip youth with skills
The past years have seen radical changes in the needs of the global labour market and Kenya, East Africa's biggest economy is yet to adjust her education system to fit these needs. Wanjuhi Njoroge, a global shaper based in Nairobi joins CNBC Africa on how best the country can adapt to the changing landscape.
Dubai-based independent hotel management company, Aleph Hospitality has opened the Best Western Plus Westlands hotel in Nairobi, marking the firm’s first operation in Kenya. Bani Haddad, Managing Director of Aleph Hospitality joins CNBC Africa for more.