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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.

Taxman Rebrands: Why KRA is Changing its Name

Looking to shed off its association with harassment of business-owners and perceived over-taxation, the Francis Muthaura-led KRA board is keen on implementing the strategy in coming months.

Digital Solutions Tipped To Unlock The Full Value Of Diaspora Remittances

The fusion of finance and digital technology has powered one of the most exciting and rapid phases of development in Kenya and the world....

REREC Rolls Out Massive Rural Electrification Under 5-Year Strategic Plan

This plan comes at a time when the energy sector in Kenya has undergone restructuring under the Energy Act (2019) that gives REREC a broader mandate on renewable energy development.

How Kenya Can Become a Green Economy

At the seventh annual devolution conference running on the multi-level theme of governance for climate action public and private sector players were all out...

Food Prices Remain High Despite Economic Recovery Measures By Gov’t

Food inflation remained elevated at 10.6 percent in October, mainly due to the impact of depressed rainfall on some food items. This is according...

NCBA Projects Economy To grow By 5.8PC In 2021

Kenya’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is projected to grow by 5.80 percent in 2021, says NCBA Regional Economic Outlook Report. The growth forecast which is...

Report Says BRI Project Transforming Kenya’s Economy

BRI project: Due to its geopolitical strategic position and stable political environment, Kenya is a darling of many foreign partners. The country has survived...

11 Services Unvaccinated Kenyans Will Be Denied This Christmas

“Everybody seeking in-person government services should be fully vaccinated and have proof of vaccination by December 21, 2021,” Kagwe stated on Sunday, November 21.

Small Businesses Outshine Big Businesses During Covid-19 Period

  Lodging small businesses have consistently outperformed larger businesses in 2021 as people traveled locally, a new report by Mastercard has revealed. The report dubbed "Recovery...

KRA Eyes More Revenue From New Horn Of Africa Region Road...

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is banking on the construction of a major road connecting the horn of Africa countries to promote legitimate trade, as well...