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Others March 14, 2017

Growth trajectory and increasing foreign investment drive nation towards realisation of Vision 2030

With growth expected to come in around 6 per cent in 2017 and 2018, the World Bank has called Kenya ‘one of the bright spots in sub-Saharan Africa’. Sustained economic growth, increasing...

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Energy June 23, 2016
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Digital Transformation May 30, 2016

Phase 1A of tech city ready for development

The first country in the region to set up a smart city, Konza Techno City, Kenya is way ahead in East Africa’s ICT development race. John Tanui, CEO of the Konza Technopolis Development Authority,...

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Finance May 14, 2016

Universal, inclusive bank impacts society

Winner of the 2015 Global Financial Inclusion Award, Kenya Co-op Bank directly and indirectly impacts the lives of 20 million Kenyans, from MPs and high court judges to farmers and rural families. Having...

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Finance April 16, 2016

KCB: at the epicenter of Africa’s economic transformation agenda

Looking beyond the balance sheet and focusing on building businesses, communities and partnerships for more than 120 years has made the top-rated Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) one of the EAC’s strongest...

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Others April 12, 2016

Vision 2035 to build the EAC’s best hub

Mombasa County’s government recently launched its ambitious urban development plan, Mombasa Vision 2035, to boost infrastructure, industry and investment in the county and transform it into a...

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Others April 02, 2016

New legislation to expand Kenya’s financial sector

Kenya is undoubtedly the financial center of the East African Community (EAC), however as Cabinet Secretary at the National Treasury Henry Rotich explains, it aims to extend beyond the EAC’s borders...

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Manufacturing April 02, 2016

The first port of call for UK companies in Kenya

The deep-rooted links between Kenya and the UK are gaining strength commercially thanks to efforts by the British Chamber of Commerce Kenya to connect businesses in both countries. The Chamber’s...

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Digital Transformation March 23, 2016

Innovation over regulation enables ICT to thrive

ICT regulators letting “innovation lead, and regulation follow” has created a dynamic telecom sector in Kenya and enabled operators to advance and flourish. Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom,...

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Finance March 22, 2016

‘Disruptive’ Equity changes banking in Kenya

Banking the ‘unbankable’ has led Equity Bank to become home to more than 50% of all bank accounts in Kenya, and have a $5 billion balance sheet piquing the attentions of investors worldwide....

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Finance March 01, 2016

Five-year strategy targets dynamic new markets

The dramatic transformation in how sub-Saharan Africans live and work is creating huge potential for the expanding insurance market. Jadiah Mwarania, Managing Director of Kenya Reinsurance Corporation...

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Finance February 19, 2016

NSE’s upper hand makes it a continental launchpad

As East Africa’s financial services hub, Kenya is a strategic dual listing gateway to not only East African capital markets but also as a strategic ‘jump-off’ point into the rest of...

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Others January 05, 2016

“We believe in empowering our people and giving back to the community”

Naushad Merali is the chief architect of the astonishing success that is the Sameer Group today – his vision and unfailingly astute business sense has helped build the largest economic force in...