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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.

New Partnership To Promote Kenyan Exports

KEPSA will partner with KEPROBA to bring together key stakeholders in private sector and government for Kenya's effective participation in Expo 2020 Dubai.

List Of Kenyans Who Own Helicopters And The Cost Of Hiring...

The French made AS Aerospatiale 350B3e Eurocopter is the most popular brand with Kenyans. The cost of this helicopter is $1.9 million (Ksh202.8 million). The cost goes upwards of Ksh350 million as the chopper has to be assembled in Kenya. It’s flown into the country in parts once it has been purchased.

Kenya Power to Install Solar Panels as Consumers’ Shift Threatens...

Many consumers have sought to install solar to avoid high power costs by KPLC as well as constant black-outs. Now, the state-owned firm is keen on getting a piece of the pie.

Businessman Charged in Ksh11.6M Tax Evasion Case

He was charged before Chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku with offenses relating to repackaging and distribution of contraband cigarettes for the purposes of evading taxes amounting to Kshs 11.6 million.

City Hotels Banking on Ksh62B Expressway to Transform Their Fortunes

The impact of road infrastructure on tourism is expected to more visible than ever before. Road and transport infrastructure in a country have been seen to attract tourists and promote tourism destinations while decongesting roads is expected to boost tourists inflow.

Uhuru: Tech to Deliver Post Covid-19 Economic Growth

The government intends to invest in training and capacity building of service providers and technology users to safeguard digital technologies.

Ksh29B Hustlers Fund: Ruto Plots New Kitty to Woo Voters

Small scale traders and business starters such as handcart pushers grocers and Boda Boda operators in the 29 constituencies would benefit from the Deputy President's promise. In a quest to ensure every Kenyan earn a meaningful living, he stood tall for his bottom-up approach.

Safaricom Signs up 400 City Matatus to Cashless Fare Platform

Safaricom was among 29 companies licensed by the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) to establish a digital payments platform for over 200,000 matatus across the country.

Kenya’s First Farmers Market Opens In Nairobi

The Nairobi Farmers Market comes at a time of growing concern about the safety of food sold in Kenyan markets

Banks Restructure Sh1.6trn Worth Of Loans in 10 Months

Personal and household loans amounting to Ksh333.0 billion or 39.6 percent of the gross loans to this sector have had their repayment period extended