Telcos are the new banks’ – Safaricom Plc sets eyes on Kenya’s Money Market

Safaricom Plc, Kenya’s leading mobile firm, is looking for partnerships with fund managers and investment banks as it seeks to become a fully-fledged financial services provider. “Safaricom Plc is in negotiations with fund managers, investment banks and insurance companies to partner on a raft of mobile phone-based savings and wealth-management More...

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By admin On Friday, May 15th, 2020

Kenya eschews G20 debt relief initiative over restrictive terms

Kenya will not seek a suspension of debt payments under a G20 initiative aimed at helping poor countries weather the COVID-19 pandemic, its finance minister said on Friday, saying the terms of the deal were too More...

By admin On Friday, March 2nd, 2018

African SMEs Set to Benefit from USD 74M Guarantee

The African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (AGF) ( has today entered into a re- guarantee transaction of an amount of up to USD 74 million with GuarantCo (, More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Young African women turn to coding

More women techies could help close income inequality gap By Fatimatou Sene  At Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Angela Koranteng was an accomplished student with a special dream. At a time More...

By admin On Monday, January 15th, 2018

Corporate boardrooms: where are the women?

  A lack of diversity afflicts most companies’ boards By Kwamboka Oyaro When a woman rises to the top rung of the traditionally all-male corporate ladder in Africa, it’s front-page news because women’s More...

By admin On Friday, January 5th, 2018

Africa’s poverty rates on a rebound despite notable Economic Development

In this special coverage of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we focus on SDG 10, which is “Reduced inequality within and among countries.” The aim of SDG 10 is for countries to adopt policies that promote More...

By admin On Monday, December 18th, 2017

A crisis deepens in Libya, no solution in sight

    As Libya crisis escalates, the UN and the AU search for solutions By Lansana Gberie Perhaps no major political or humanitarian disaster is as overlooked as the ongoing crisis in Libya. For example, More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Kenyan Central Bank Moves to Ease Investors’ Vote Concerns

Source; Bloomberg Kenya’s central bank is communicating a sense of normalcy and continuity to investors amid uncertainty about the country’s protracted elections, Governor Patrick Njoroge said. Institutions More...

By admin On Friday, May 12th, 2017

President Kenyatta reassures UK’s investors , urges them to make Nairobi their regional Hub

Kenya’s President Kenyatta in the sidelines of the Somalia Conference hosted by the UK Government took time to reassure key firms who have invested billions into Kenya’s economy of his Government’s More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

The Potential Of Diaspora Bonds In Africa

Source: RogueChiefs NO money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction.” – Samuel Johnson. This equivocal statement may ring true for over 30 million Africans in the diaspora. According More...