The UK is Kenya’s second most important export destination. It exports 56% of the UK’s black tea market and 27% of its fresh produce, and also provides coffee and other horticultural products.
If you’re looking to tap into this burgeoning business relationship you’ll need a convenient and cost-effective way to keep in touch with colleagues and clients out in Africa.
Which is where an international conference call comes into its own…
How to set up a conference call between the UK and Kenya
Visit ConferenceCall.co.uk to get your free PIN before clicking on ‘Invite Participants’ to generate an email template into which you enter the time, date and subject of the proposed conference call.
Choose UK and Kenya dial-in codes, click ‘Copy this invitation’ and paste it into an email before sending it to up to 100 participants.
Dial-in numbers to call
At the allotted time colleagues should dial the following numbers and enter your PIN:
- UK participants dial 0843 373 0843 (landline)+44 843 373 0999 (when overseas) 83000 (mobile)
- Kenya participants dial 020-7640750 (from landlines) or +44 843 373 0999 (from mobiles)
Your conference call is ready to begin!
We would recommend doing business by conference call.
For more information, visit GOV.UK
What’s the best time call Kenya from the UK?
Nairobi is a massive 6,500 miles from London and flight times are in excess of nine hours – so no way can you do business in a day! The time difference means Nairobi is juts three hours ahead of the UK though, so just keep this in mind when making a call.
Where is Kenya?
Situated on the eastern coast of Africa, Kenya is a country whose territory lies on the equator and overlies the East African Rift. It has an Indian Ocean coastline and land borders with Somalia, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania.
What is the Foreign and Commonwealth Office advice on traveling to Kenya?
If you’re travelling to Kenya check the latest travel advice where Covid-19 restrictions are concerned and be prepared for plans to change at the last minute.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) currently advises against any travel Kenya based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks.
Once the Covid-19 issue is resolved, travellers are advises against all but essential trips to:
- Any areas within 60km of the Kenyan border with Somali
- Garissa County
- Lamu County (excluding Lamu Island and Manda Island)
- Areas of Tana River County north of the Tana river itself
- Anywhere within 15km of the coast from the Tana river down to the Galana (Athi-Galana-Sabaki) river
If you are travelling to Nairobi, be aware there is a heightened threat of terrorism, including terrorist kidnappings. Always be vigilant – bag snatching is common in transport hubs like bus stations, railway stations and airports, while muggings, kidnappings, car-jacking and armed robbery are relatively regular occurrences.