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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.

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 to get machine that fixes potholes in 5 mins

Kenya's capital city will be among the first counties to employ such technology imported from Europe

Matatus Still the Better Option to Ngong, Rongai With SGR Prices...

Launching the Ngong, Rongai route meant that the residents of these towns now had an alternative means of transport to town.

Medical Tourism: Dignitaries Admitted in Kenya Reveal Multi-Billion Opportunity

While Kenya's public health system is weighed down by corruption, inadequate funding, mismanagement and labour disputes - its private facilities seem to be fairing much better. Ensuring that the country's health facilities - both private and public - meet the highest international standards would open up a multi-billion shilling medical tourism industry in the country.

More Kenyan Companies to Close Shop by Year-end, Heralding Bleak Future

Hundreds of companies have closed shop stoking fears that the economy is improving for those in power while continually emasculating the poorest in the society

Nakuru Gears Up for Ksh3B International Airport

Construction on an international airport in Nakuru was on Tuesday, December 15 commissioned at the Lanet Airstrip.

Why Kenyans Are Snapping Up Centum’s Cascadia Apartments

Centum Chief Executive James Mworia asserted that the firm was keen on complimenting President Uhuru Kenyatta's affordable housing agenda. The Cascadia development includes one, two, and three bed roomed apartments, duplexes and town houses totaling 450 units, in 17 floors.

Free Up Prime Land by Moving Prisons Out of Nairobi –...

Kamiti, for instance, sits on a 1,200 acre land parcel in Kiambu with most of it undeveloped. According to the Hass Land Index Report for Q4 2020, the average value of an acre of land in Kiambu stands at 38,600,000. Lang'ata Women's Prison sits on 50 acres, with land grabbers having trimmed its acreage significantly over the years. An acre of land in Lang'ata goes for an estimated Ksh63,400,000.

How Is Kenya Not Among East Africa’s Least Developed Countries?

The economic downturn has led to the closure of businesses with many companies firing staff

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.