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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.

End of the NMS Era as Sakaja Takes Over City Hall

The four core functions of the county which the NMS took over are health services, transport services, physical planning and development and public works, utilities and ancillary services.

Fuel Prices to Remain Unchanged in August

The prices announced on Saturday, August 14th comes as Kenyans await declaration of a winner of the Presidential election. Verification and tallying is ongoing.

Longhorn Joins Long List of Kenyan Companies Entering DRC

“We are confident that the entry to DRC will give us access to a market of over 20 million learners which will have a significant impact on improving our shareholder returns in the future,’’ stated Longhorn Chief Executive Maxwell Wahome.

The End of CDF: Supreme Court Declares CDF Act Unconstitutional

The apex court ruled that the CDF Act violated the Constitutional principle on division of revenue. It also found that it offends the division of functions between national and county governments.

Kisumu Gets Ksh6.4B Solar Power Plant

"Kenya must have a reduction in the cost of energy if we are to improve our competitiveness and ultimate position to create opportunities of employment for our young people,” the President stated.

Naivas, Quickmart to Close for Elections

Shoppers will still be able to make orders on their e-commerce platform on election day, but no deliveries will be made until the next day.

Kenyan Avocados a Big Hit in China – Meet the Farmers...

China had initially put up tough requirements for Kenyan firms seeking to export avocados and required Kenya to only export the frozen crop. In March, however, China changed its stance and allowed Kenya to export fresh avocados.

KenGen Shakes Up Fertilizer Market With New Manufacturing Venture

“(KenGen) now invites proposals to provide the following consulting services to undertake a feasibility study for green hydrogen, ammonia and fertiliser production and its pilot plant at Olkaria, Naivasha – Kenya,” the firm disclosed in tender documents.

Govt’s Ksh2,100 G***********s Return – Here’s Where to Find Them

“Under this project, each of the selected households will receive a 6kg LPG cylinder filled with LPG complete with accessories (a grill and a burner) at a discounted price of Sh2,100 contrary to the prevailing market price of Sh5,100,” Nock noted in a statement.

Supermarkets to Recover Ksh175M for Unsold Unga Stock

The subsidy program includes provisions for market surveillance officers to monitor retail prices of maize flour and stiff penalties for non-compliant retailers.