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Plan to enhance discipline in Kenyan banking industry gets backing

Analysts say that if adopted, the Banking Sector Charter will go a long way in removing the existing opacity in loan prices and promote the adoption of the risk-based loan-pricing framework

Reusable bags new pollutants in the country after plastic ban

With the new bags once again choking rivers, and the environment, it is evident Kenya should go back to the drawing board

Kenya to intensify fiscal consolidation to curb public debt distress

Treasury PS Julius Muia says the government is keen to reduce the quantity and ratio to GDP of the public debt in order to avoid crowding out the private sector in the credit market

Kenyan banks ward off competition from digital lending apps

An increase in independent digital lending apps in Kenya has seen commercial banks in the East African nation launch similar online platforms to protect...

Kenyan exports to East Africa decline

Uganda, once the main destination of exports from Kenya, was overtaken by Pakistan in 2017, official government data from the statistics bureau released on Monday shows

Kenya’s online retailer to expand across Africa

Kilimall CEO Yang Tao says the continent is expected to experience an e-commerce boom in the next five years as the cost of accessing internet falls

Kilimall eyes Africawide expansion by 2022

Kenya's e-commerce platform Kilimall says it plans to spread across Africa by end of 2022. Yang Tao, CEO of Kilimall, said the company was founded...

Agribusiness quietly wins heart of Kenya’s young job seekers

While some are going into farming straight from university, others are getting in after failing to get a job for years

Land prices in Kenya swell as political stability revs up demand

In areas surrounding Nairobi, which include Rongai, Kitengela and Ruai, the cost of an eighth of acre has hit Ksh 4 million in residential areas neighboring towns and Ksh 2.5 million in those further away

AFC launches Sh1b unsecured loan scheme for women

The Women Affirmative Action Window will enable women who do no have assets such as land title deeds to access loans from banking institutions and acquire technology in advancing their farming