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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.

Tourism sector to increase earnings to Sh175 billion

Strategic plan 2018-2023 also seeks to double number of tourists to Kenya

KRA partners with London School of Economics to train economic negotiators

The program is tailored to place Kenya at a better vantage position in negotiating international trade treaties.

KBL launches app to track sorghum farmers

Farmforce will be instrumental in tracking sorghum produced by its contracted farmers in real time.

Kenya’s GDP to hit 5.7% despite debt burden

Despite a debt increase, Kenya’s GDP is expected to reach 5.7% up from 4.9% last year, according to ICAEW’s (the Institute of Chartered Accountants...

Inside the boda boda millionaire industry  

In small doses of Sh50 and Sh100, Kenyans spend Ksh600 million daily on motorcycle services

NASA #Resist campaign ends on a low note

Raila Odinga had led the campaign late last year by dumping his Safaricom line and joining Airtel

Sectors that slowed economic growth in 2017

Agriculture recorded mixed performance recording a slowed growth of 1.6% compared to 5.1% growth in 2016

Back to the roots as DP Ruto sells chickens at ‘hustlers’...

Auction raised Sh6 million and brought together small-scale poultry farmers with a total of 5,000 chickens sold at Sh1,200 each

Drivers to pay Sh5,000 for refresher course

NTSA will also subject the drivers to medical tests on conditions that my affect their daily duties in the road

Citizens to get Sh30,000 bonus as economy grows

Singapore expects an overall budget surplus equivalent to 2.1 percent of its GDP