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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.

Should Churches Pay Tax? New Battle Opens Can of Worms

While churches are exempt from paying taxes on tithes, donations and offerings, KRA had argued that they needed to apply for tax exemption certificates in its case against the Thika Road church. They maintained that the exemption was not automatic.

Inside New Multi-Billion DCI Forensic Laboratory

While the DCI has maintained that the new lab is among the best in Africa, Kenyans can only hope that it will translate to speedy justice.

Nairobi-Nakuru, Nairobi-Mombasa: Kenyans Clamour for Major Highway Upgrades

Recent snarl-ups on the Nairobi-Nakuru highway at areas such as Gilgil, in particular, have fueled a wave of sentiments from Kenyans online on the highways.

Uhuru Set to Launch Nairobi International Finance Centre – Here’s What...

It is meant to attract greater local and foreign investment to Kenya by offering various incentives to firms looking to set up shop in the country. It is a flagship program under the economic pillar of the Kenya Vision 2030.

Ksh600 Nairobi-Kisumu Night Train Finally Introduced

The first night train will depart Nairobi for Kisumu on Friday, June 10th at 6.30 PM. It is scheduled to arrive in Kisumu at 6.30 AM.

James Mwangi’s Crypto Endorsement Stirs Debate

“Africa will benefit substantially from leapfrogging on the fourth industrial technologies, and cryptocurrency is one of them,” he stated.

Kenyans Fuliza Ksh962M Daily – Safaricom

In comparison to Fuliza's 31% revenue growth in 2021, M-Shwari and KCB M-Pesa - Safaricom's two other mobile lending products - fell 13.4% and 18.7% respectively.

Nairobi Expressway Opening – 10 Things You Should Know

The mega-project, the capital's new centerpiece cutting through the city, has divided opinion. It is intended to help cut the time wasted in Nairobi's notorious traffic significantly.

Kenya’s Debt Contracts – Govt Sued for Keeping Deals Secret

"The overall concern that triggered this litigation is that the Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury and Planning continues to borrow in the name of the Republic of Kenya without being accountable to the public and without availing documents related to the borrowing to the public."

HELB Extends 100% Penalty Waiver

The waiver dubbed 'Kamilisha Malipo ya Helb' was originally slated to run from 1st March 2022 to 30th April 2022.