Tag archive for ‘Kenya Economy’
By admin On Monday, June 29th, 2020
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COVID-19 Pandemic Could Widen Existing Inequalities for Kenya’s Women in Business

NAIROBI, Jun 29 2020 (IPS) – Pauline Akwacha’s popular chain of eateries, famously known as Kakwacha Hangover Hotels and situated at the heart of Kisumu City’s lakeside in Kenya, is facing its most daunting More...

By admin On Monday, April 13th, 2020
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East Africa’s female flower workers lose jobs as coronavirus hits exports.

REUTERS: Emma Wanjiru had been packing roses at the flower farm in Kenya’s Rift Valley town of Naivasha for six months when she was told not to come back two weeks ago. The mother-of-two was devastated to lose More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Kenya’s economy records a 5.8% growth for 2016

(Bloomberg) — Kenya’s economy, East Africa’s largest, expanded at the fastest pace in five years in 2016, boosted by more construction and tourism. Gross domestic product increased 5.8 percent More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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Kenya’s economic growth forecast lowered to 5.8%

Kenya’s finance minister further trimmed the country’s 2015 economic growth forecast on Wednesday, citing tighter monetary policy and the potential impact of the El Nino weather phenomenon that has More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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Equity Bank posts 13% pretax Profit

Equity Bank of Kenya’s first-quarter pretax profit rose 13 percent rise to 6.11 billion shillings ($64.69 million), lifted by a rise in interest income. The lender, the biggest in the east African country More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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Kenya root for inter-religious dialogue to combat terrorism

A healthy dialogue among faiths and ethnic communities should be reactivated in order to help combat youth radicalization and terrorism effectively in Kenya, experts have said. Kenyan experts, who spoke at a public More...

By admin On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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Kenya looks to diversify Tourism product to attract more Tourists

Kenya plans to develop and promote other tourism products instead of relying solely on beach and safari for marketing as part of efforts to increase the visitor numbers, officials said on Thursday. East African More...

By admin On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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WB projects Kenya’s economy will grow at 6.0%

Kenya is due to become one of the fastest-growing economies in east Africa, with a growth forecast of 6.0 percent in 2015 and 6.6 percent in 2016, the World Bank said on Thursday, citing falling oil prices and More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
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IMF signs off $688 precautionary loan for Kenya

The International Monetary Fund on Monday signed off on a $688 million, one-year loan program for Kenya, which is meant to support the government’s economic reforms and help it weather possible outside shocks. Kenya More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
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Kenya’s trade deficit widens as imports increase

The deficit in Kenya’s balance of trade has widened considerably as imports accelerate to 1.8 billion U.S. dollars a month, according to new economic data. On the contrary, the East African nation’s More...

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