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BIK Hosts Themed Virtual Business Hour Meetings for Members

Business Ireland Kenya (BIK) supports trade and investment between Kenya and Ireland. BIK hosts themed activities throughout the year to engage members and guests.  In the month of April, BIK has hosted three virtual meetings on topical issues.   The first meeting was held in partnership with leading law firm Anjarwalla & Khanna to discuss…


BIK Hosts Nakuru County Government And Business Associations In Stakeholder Forum 24 Jan, 2020

On Friday 24th January, the Business Ireland Kenya committee was in  Nakuru County for a stakeholder engagement forum following the launch of the Nakuru scoping study in 2019. The meeting focused on enhancing dialogue and fostering partnerships that will allow access to opportunities available for members in Nakuru County as a follow up to the…


Eyeing the Manufacturing sector in Kenya as an Investment Opportunity

Through the the BIG 4 agenda, the Kenyan government is aiming to increase the manufacturing sector contribution to GDP from the current 9.2% to 20% by 2022 . This will create 1,000,000 new jobs and opportunities for domestic and international companies to invest and provide innovative solutions which will contribute to further economic growth. According to…

Kenya, A Haven for Irish Investors in The ICT Sector

Kenya has become one of the renowned global technology hubs of choice especially in regard to attracting strategic business operations of ICT companies in emerging markets. It is the regional leader in ICT in East and Central Africa and considered as one of the top innovation hubs in sub-Saharan Africa being famously dubbed the Silicon Savannah.…

Ireland and Kenya sign a commitment to strengthen and grow Economic and Trade Cooperation

Cabinet Secretary of Trade, Cooperatives and Industry, Peter Munya and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney sign a Letter of Intent on strengthening bilateral economic and trade cooperation.


BIK encourages Irish companies to set up shop in Kenya (Part 2)

Kenya and Ireland have, over the past 100 years, enjoyed and fostered strong relationships in different areas. These range from education, agriculture, development and humanitarian assistance from Irish Missionaries and NGOs, and increasingly, business and investment.


BIK Encourages Irish companies to set up shop in Kenya (Part 1)

In the recent years, Kenya has been considered as the East Africa business hub for foreign companies that intend to set up shop in the Region. This analysis has been derived from the different success stories shared by international companies who have expanded their foothold from Kenya into other markets across the region.


A Review of Business Ireland Kenya Successes in 2018.

2018 was a very productive year for the Business Ireland Kenya network and the year ended with a commitment between Kenya and Ireland to strengthen and grow economic and trade cooperation between both countries. In October 2018, Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland, Simon Coveney, and Kenya’s Cabinet…