Kenya is sending 1,500 farm workers to Israel, according to the labour ministry

The announcement comes nearly two weeks after Malawi sent 221 young people to work on Israeli farms, triggering a backlash against the government there. The casual workers will be deployed on three-year renewable contracts, “with a guaranteed net [monthly] income” of $1,500 (£1,195). Israel has turned to Africa to fill a severe labour gap on […]

Kenya is to end visa requirements to all African visitors by the end of the year

President William Ruto told an international conference in Congo-Brazzaville it is timeKenya realise that having visa restrictions amongst Africans is working against thecontinent.Visa-free travel within the continent has been a goal of the African Union (AU) for thepast decade.While there are regional deals and bilateral arrangements, progress towards norestrictions has been slow.Only Seychelles, The Gambia […]