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Kenya is the biggest economy in East Africa and most watched in sub-Saharan Africa, being the regional business hub. BT brings you comprehensive coverage of the various economic sectors.

Milk Processing Plant Brings Life to Semi-Arid Region

The project is a partnership between the Government of New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the county government of Kajiado and local cooperative societies. The milk plant is operated by the Emali Dedicated Children’s Agency (EDCA) under the Ksh100 million Agriculture, Dairy and Economic Development (ADED) project. It was commissioned in 2017 to economically empower vulnerable farming communities in the region. 

10,000 Kenyan Bartenders to Receive World Class Training at New Diageo...

With bars' operating hours in Kenya restricted due to Covid-19 restrictions, many bartenders have been engaged in other activities even as others grapple with unemployment and wage cuts. It is expected that the program will offer them an opportunity to use the time on their hands to upgrade their skills to world-class standards, placing them in a good position to bounce back from the shocks of the pandemic.

Tea Prices Drop as High Volumes Persist

A global oversupply of the beverage coupled with market disruptions from the Covid-19 pandemic has seen prices continue on a downward trend for a third consecutive year.

KRA’s Voluntary Tax Disclosure Program to Improve Revenue Collection

The VDTP provides a platform for a taxpayer to disclose tax liabilities that were previously undisclosed to the Commissioner for the purpose of being granted relief of penalties and interest arising from the tax disclosed.

Why Kenyans Are Snapping Up Centum’s Cascadia Apartments

Centum Chief Executive James Mworia asserted that the firm was keen on complimenting President Uhuru Kenyatta's affordable housing agenda. The Cascadia development includes one, two, and three bed roomed apartments, duplexes and town houses totaling 450 units, in 17 floors.

Kenya’s Super Rich: 16 Billionaires Fall Off List After Covid-19 Hits...

The ranks of super-rich Kenyans with a net worth of more than $30 million (Sh3.3 billion) fell from 106 in 2019 to 90 in 2020, the Knight Frank Wealth Report has revealed. 16 Kenyans fell off the list as the Covid-19 pandemic and the economic shocks it occasioned saw most asset classes affected.

Young Entrepreneurs Offered Ksh1.3B as Uhuru Launches Youth Strategic Plan

The President challenged winners of the World Bank sponsored initiative to utilize the grants awarded to them to grow their businesses, create employment for fellow youth, uplift themselves and innovate solutions to challenges facing the country.

Sensory Surveillance & Smart Devices: Why We Should Care About the...

Most of us buy smart devices for the innovation and convenience they promise without giving much thought to how these gadgets handle data security and privacy. The camera in our smart doorbell or lock can, for instance, provide data about when we are home, when our mail is delivered, and even whether we have a dog.

Carrefour’s Newly Opened Westgate Store to Create 200 Jobs

The store is intended to serve residents of Westlands, Parklands and the larger Thigiri area. It sticks to the Carrefour Market model - offering a selected assortment of essentials along with light household items and small electrical appliances relevant to customers' everyday lives.

Motorists Banned from CBD as Kisumu Ramps Up Non-Motorized Transport

County enforcement Officials in Kisumu on Tuesday, February 23 implemented a ban on all motorised transport in the Central Business District (CBD) under the Sh241 million non-motorised transport (NMT) project in the county. Hundreds of drivers, boda boda operators and tuk-tuks were ejected from the CBD as the county executed the city’s beautification project.