Tag archive for ‘Kenya Business’
By admin On Monday, July 17th, 2017

Could mVisa spark a Mobile money war with other service providers in Kenya?

Visa announced today that consumers of a Visa-led bank partnership in Kenya will be able to send money to each other domestically without paying transaction fees using mVisa. Consumers can use mVisa to send money More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Kenya’s obsession with politics leaves the Economic Front undefended as faceless capitalists prowl

On Tuesday this week a curious full page advert appeared on page 9 of this newspaper. After going through the advert signed by M. Buckers and L.R.M Kraan, I ran out of breath and called a corporate lawyer for interpretation. More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Kenya tops EA bloc in impact investments

Kenya had impact investments worth $4.2 billion (Sh. 420 billion), 46% of all such investments in the region, between 1998 and 2004. A total $9.3 billion (Sh. 930 billion) worth of impact investments were made in More...

By admin On Saturday, July 25th, 2015

“This continent needs to be a future hub of global growth – Obama opens GES2015KENYA

US President Barack Obama on Saturday said he brought the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) to Kenya, the first in sub-Saharan Africa, because “Africa is on the move”. “We wanted to come here. I More...

By admin On Saturday, July 25th, 2015

Equity Group picks prime spot as GES sponsor and Banker

By Robert Kibet NAIROBI July 23, 2014-Regional diversified business services firm, Equity Group Holdings, has stepped in as a Diamond sponsor, for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit More...

By admin On Friday, June 19th, 2015

Think beyond microfinance when talking about businesswomen

Financing for women in Africa has remained stubbornly “micro” By Ndidi Anyaegbunam and Ecoma Alaga As the Third International Financing for Development conference kicks off in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Africa is More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Kenya’s middle class hardest hit by inflation

While the overall national inflation measurement figure fell in May, Nairobi’s middle income earners’ cost of living went up by 0.37 percentage points to 3.76%. The city’s wealthy households’ More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Kenya oil product imports likely to hit record, offset tepid Asia demand

Kenya is set to import record volumes of oil products in May as its economy gathers steam, soaking up some of Asia’s excess supply and helping put a floor under refining margins. Industrial expansion and a More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

IT Leaders Africa Summit

Leaders in the IT industry are coming together on 18 – 19 March 2015 at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg for the 6th IT Leaders Africa Summit  Neotel, South Africa’s renowned converged More...

By admin On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Fitch Affirms Kenya at ‘B+’; Outlook Stable

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Kenya’s Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at ‘B+’ and ‘BB-‘, respectively, with Stable Outlooks. Fitch has also affirmed Kenya’s More...