President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday, November 12 delivered his seventh State of the Nation Address at Parliament buildings, Nairobi.
Kenya’s tourism industry, as it were, contributes 10% of economic output and employs over two million people, a large percentage of whom lost their jobs due to the pandemic. Data from the Ministry of Tourism shows the sector raked in Ksh163.5 billion in 2019 and is projected that the figure would grow by 1% in 2020. International visitors fell to fewer than 500,000 in the first 10 months of 2020 as compared to 1.7 million in the same period in 2019, leading to a loss of Ksh100 billion.
It was the highest figure recorded since April, at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in Kenya, when the rate stood at 6.01 per cent.
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The government has the largest role to play in helping navigate the economy through this pandemic in conjunction with the Central Bank.
Now more than ever, we must address the global challenges posed by the current linear economy, according to the report. This will reduce pressure on natural resources and will create sustainable growth and green jobs. It
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CBK says its interventions have eased pressure on borrowers and allowed banks the wiggle room to manouvre