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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.

Vehicles You Can No Longer Import in Kenya – Full List...

The move represents the implementation of the National Automotive Policy aimed at supporting locally assembled and manufactured vehicles.

10 Kenyan Firms Ranked Among Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies

Companies on the list were ranked based on the highest annual compounded growth in revenues (CAGR) between 2017 and 2020.

Young Kenyans With D+ To Get Sh50,000-Sh3 Million For Business

Trade Principal Secretary Amb. Johnson Weru says the programme targets more than 7,000 youth with viable investment ideas across the country.

KPA Implements Ruto’s Order – See New Options for Importers

After launching operations at the Inland Container Depot (ICD) in Naivasha in 2019, former President Uhuru Kenyatta issued an order for onward cargo at the Port of Mombasa to be evacuated to the ICD via SGR. His administration forced importers to use the standard gauge railway (SGR) in a bid to repay the $3.7 billion Chinese debt taken to build the railway.

91-Seater Scania Buses to Take Over Nairobi Streets in BRT Plan...

The bus was developed in line with specifications from the Nairobi Metropolitan Transport Authority (NAMATA).

Trump hails Africa for making his friends rich

While US President almost certainly meant it as compliment, and even seemed to pause for applause, not one attendee clapped (SCROLL DOWN FOR STORY)

6,600 New Hires to be Made at KRA as Taxman Eyes...

The KRA has identified segments with high potential for growing revenues, including online businesses, informal small-scale trade, real estate (landlords) and HNWIs.

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

Govt to merge six financial agencies to form mega bank

According to the plan, the new agency will become a one-stop shop for loans from the Government ranging

American Companies Opening in Kenya Renew Hope for Economy

More deals are expected to be signed during the AmCham Business Summit, to be held on November 4 – 5, 2019.