COVID 19 may disrupt the schedule of the African continental free trade agreement -AfCFTA

By Agnes Gitau In every of the African Union member states, fighting the spread of Covid19 is the top priority. Every country is dedicating already strained resources to public healthcare provision whose infrastructure in the continent is already very weak. This means pushing every other commitment including the launch of the Africa free trade continental More...

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By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Kenya : Economic measures to mitigate impact of COVID19

As Corona Virus continue to spread across the globe, Kenya has taken various preventative measures to prevent the spread of the virus and at the same time protect the economy. The country will go on partial lockdown More...

By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Africa – Creditors urged to waive Africa’s debt – COVID 19

Africa recorded corona virus positive cases is growing and has reached over 1500 with  50 recorded deaths and over 100 recoveries. South Africa which announced a national lockdown starting yesterday has seen a More...

By admin On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Kenya unveils an economic stimulus – COVID19

Kenya’s Monetary Policy Committee met on the 23/3/2020 to deliberate on ways to counter the economic impact caused by Corona Virus pandemic which has devastated countries with significant human, economic and More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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ACFTA – Pretty on paper but will take time to implement

3 weeks ago, Nigeria the latest signatory to the African Continental Free trade agreement announced closure of its borders between Benin, Cameroon and Niger. This goes against the vision of open and free markets More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
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Chagos Islands: UK refusal to return archipelago to Mauritius show the limits of international law

source: THE CONVERSATION The UK government has failed to comply with a UN deadline to hand back the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean to Mauritius. The dispute is reflective of a world still grappling with its More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
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Kenya Bankers will not return to Wild West kind of banditry

Source: Reuters George Obulutsa NAIROBI, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Kenyan banks will not return to the “wild west kind of banditry” after a cap on commercial lending rates was lifted this month, the governor More...

By admin On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Kenya to host the 7th edition of the East Africa International Arbitration 2019

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING AND INVESTMENT DISPUTES; LESSON FOR STATES AND INVESTORS – AFRICA ‘ Nairobi-Kenya: The annual East Africa International Arbitration Conference returns to Nairobi this summer on More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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IMF Says Kenya Didn’t Finish Program Review as Loan Lapses

Kenyan authorities failed to complete a second review for a $1.5 billion standby arrangement with the International Monetary Fund, according to the lender’s country representative, Jan Mikkelsen. The Washington-based More...

By admin On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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Kenya to Keep Debt Below IMF Threshold, Treasury’s Thugge Says

Bloomberg Kenya’s debt is sustainable at 49 per cent of net present value and the East African nation’s Treasury intends to keep it below 50 per cent, Principal Secretary Kamau Thugge said. The International More...

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