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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.

Uhuru directs CS Keter to review electricity costs for SMEs

This comes as a boost for the enterprises which have been in the near past been lifted by policy changes aimed at facilitating growth of SMEs

Study: Renewable sources account for 80% of Kenya’s energy supply

Report by African bank also reveals that Kenya is now leaning towards renewable energy, thus cutting down on non renewable sources

KRA set to host fourth tax summit amid pressure to raise...

The taxman has upped the ante in the past few months and pursued politicians and businessmen it accuses of evading taxes

Showdown looms as governors defy Uhuru directive on foreign travel

Governors scoff at austerity measures proposed by the national government saying the state has no business "micro-managing" counties.

World Bank questions Kenya’s public debt management system

In its Kenya Economic Update 2018, The World Bank also raised issue with the government's budget priorities

Uhuru takes issue with Sh25 billion vanity investment in sugar sector

Task force formed to look into problems bedeviling the sector

Report: Kenya 5th richest country in Africa

The AfrAsia Bank Wealth Report 2018 also ranks Nairobi as sixth richest city in Africa

Focus on Christians as corruption takes root

A global conference to be held on October 26th to discuss rampant graft in most Christian countries

Kakamega to construct refinery for Sh165 billion gold

Mining CS says 30% of the investment in the refinery will be awarded to the local community.

Government turns to Sh40 billion bond to plug budget deficit

Move geared towards plugging budget deficit occasioned by shortfall in revenue collection.