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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.

Meet the Kenyan Companies Trooping to DRC in New Wave

At a trade dinner this week hosted by Equity Bank and attended by DRC President Felix Tshisekedi, CEO James Mwangi announced that 26 Kenyan companies had committed to making investments in DRC worth over Ksh184 Billion ($1.6 Billion).  The firms were part of Kenya's delegation in an Equity-led trade mission to DRC last year.

Kenya’s Economic Growth Tipped to Decelerate to 3.5%

Pressure on agricultural export, tourism activities, locust invasion and COVID-19 cited as key economic factors behind projection

Africa urged to close the macroeconomics gender gap

Women are conspicuously absent from the decision-making processes yet they were the greatest losers on issues of Illicit Financial Flows that ravage economic growth

Ugali, Chapati May Become a Luxury if Kenya Implements IMF Proposals...

Increasing unga prices in Kenya may bring the country to the brink akin to the 2007 violence.

Government freezes development projects as cash crunch bites

A day after President Uhuru Kenyatta told off governors over their protests sparked by a stalemate over division of revenue between the national and...

Government launches online portal for job seekers

 Principal Secretary in the State Department for Labour Eng. Peter Kiplagat said this year alone the Government aims to create 1.2 million jobs to absorb the ever increasing number of applicants in the labour market.

Tullow: First oil shipments from Kenya expected by mid 2019

Potential Ksh291 billion oil project awaits massive progress juncture next year

Kenyans Relationship with Old Sh1,000 Notes Becomes Complicated

The period Kenyans were given by the Central Bank of Kenya to change the old Ksh1,000 notes is almost over. However, the old notes...

Weakened Prime Office Rents Drive Up Appetite For New Office Space...

New office space requirements increased by 29 percent in Q2 2021 compared to Q1 across Africa according to Knight Frank. This increased office market activity...

KRA Goes After Instagram High-Rollers in New Strategy

A team is scouring through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, TikTok and other social media services to identify potential cases of tax evasion.