June 14, 2024
Diaspora

Taptap Send

The international money transfer platform via application “Taptap Send” is an easy way of sending money to Kenya , allowing kenyans living abroad to transfer money to Kenya “from their couch and without costs”. In partnership wit Mpesa and Kenyan Banks, Taptap Send allows Kenyans the diaspora to send money to their families back in

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Sports

Rugby 7s rugby 2022 moves to Toulouse

For the first time, the World Rugby Sevens Series will take place at the Ernest-Wallon Stadium in Toulouse, France in May 2022. The ticketing is open. The year 2022 marks the return of the World Rugby Sevens Series to France, and for the first time, the World Rugby Sevens Series will be held in the

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Diaspora

Kenyans in Europe to vote in this Year’s election

With two voting centers in Europe, Germany and the UK, kenyans in Europe will have an opportunity to participate in this years presidentiel elections. Germany and the UK are among the seven countries that were added to the previous five which had met the requirements to participate in the elections. Read also: Diaspora presidential elections

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Diaspora

KRA returns 2021

KRA have seriously ramped up their operations over the past couple of months. This will affect they way kenyans, even in the diaspora will file their returns for 2021. Some rules and tips If you have a PIN then you need to file a tax return even if you have no income. If you had

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Kenya

USA African asylum seekers deported to Nairobi

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has stepped up removals of Africans and could send a final flight on Tuesday The Trump administration is continuing to deport African asylum seekers in its last few days before the inauguration of Joe Biden, who has promised a 100-day suspension of deportations, amid allegations of abuse of detainees, insufficient legal

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Kenya

Kenya starts Digital Verification of COVID-19 Certificates

Starting today Monday, January 11, 2021, no traveller will depart from Kenya without verification of their certificates using the Trusted Travel process.  In a statement on Friday, CS Mutahi Kagwe said the Covid-19 pandemic has adversely affected global travel, impacting negatively on trade, tourism and other economic activities. To mitigate against these effects and to

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Diaspora

Diaspora why you should file your KRA RETURNS by 30th june

The Kenya revenue Authority recommends all Kenyans even those living abroad to file their returns  even if they do not earn any income.  You have until 30th June 2020 to file your 2019 tax returns otherwise a fine of 2000 Kenya shilling par year is applied for non failure to file even for diasporans. A tax

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Kenya

Kenya confirms first coronavirus case

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe on Friday said the patient is a 27 year-old Kenyan who travelled from the US via London. “We have done all the contact tracing and have all the names including the people who sat next to her on the flights she took,” he said. Consequently, Kenya has suspended all travel

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News

Nairobi taken over by the National government

The National government has taken over functions of Nairobi County in a landmark deal.  Governor Mike Sonko, Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa and President Uhuru Kenyatta signed an agreement Tuesday handing over functions of the Nairobi County government to the national government, pursuant to Article 187 of the Constitution. The signing of the agreement at

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Kenya

Government extends e-passport deadline to march 1, 2021

Source: Nation Kenyans can now continue using their old passports after the government extended the deadline for migration to the new e-passport to March 2021. At least 1.8 million Kenyans, most of who are in the diaspora, are yet to replace their old passports with the East African Community biometric e-passport. “The government hereby extends

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