Kenya urged to tap capital markets

By Metro Correspondent
The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday urged the Kenyan government to tap the capital markets in order to finance infrastructure projects.

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Safaricom reduces Mpesa fees

By Metro Reporter
Safaricom has announced a targeted reduction of transaction fees levied by the operator on its most popular person-to-person M-PESA transaction bands.

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How Kenya stole the show in US-Africa Summit

By Correspondent

When the African delegation landed in the United States recently for the US-Africa Summit, Tanzanian business leaders were supposed to lead the group in all the negotiations. President Barack Obama had visited Tanzania recently in his African tour, skipping Kenya, his father’s birthplace.

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Police Sacco launches investment body

By Correspondent
The Kenya Police Sacco Society Limited has launched an investment cooperative subsidiary for its 400,000 members.

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Britam ventures into Kajiado

By Our Reporter

British American Investment Company Kenya Ltd (Britam) has launched a County Investment Itrategy that will see the company establish its presence in the 47 Counties.

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Safaricom to buy yuMobile

 

 

By Metro Reporter
Safaricom expects its joint acquisition of yuMobile to be completed within months at a cost of Sh10.5 billion.

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Kenya to use US summit to strengthen bilateral ties

 By PSCU

The Government will use the upcoming US-Africa Leaders Summit to strengthen its economic and security partnership with the US government.

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Sh4.4bn Uwezo fund released

By Metro Reporter

The government has released Sh4.42 billion Uwezo fund for disbursement to women, youth and people with disabilities.

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State’s SME financier in aggressive investment drive

By Metro Reporter
Sixty years is not a short time in any business! In fact independent Kenya is only 50 years. But for Industrial & Commercial  Development Corporation (ICDC), the fully state owned Corporation charged with the responsibility of nurturing Kenya’s dreams of economic well being, 60 years has been an exciting journey of supporting small and medium enterprises  through the tough start up period, the expansion stage and growing them into big corporations with operations spanning the East African region.

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POWER OF INVESTING.

By Mercy Ndirangu
Investing is serious business and mistakes cost money. Whether you're acting for yourself or as a fiduciary for others, your aim should always be to reduce mistakes and increase the probability that the portfolio you're responsible for succeeds in achieving its objective.

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Chancery Wright wins top insurance awards

By StephenMburu
Chancery Wright won top awards after it was named the best Corporate Lines Broker of the Year with its CEO John Murenga bagging the Life-Time Achievement Award at the prestigious annual Insurance Awards ceremony in Nairobi.

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Dubai tops list of future most competitive cities

 

Dubai will be the top of most competitive city in the Middle East by 2025, according to a report by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

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Ecobank says East Africa economic outlook is impressive

By David Musyoka
East Africa's economic growth outlook is impressive in the medium term, indicating most countries will keep up with over five per cent growth, London-based senior economic researcher with pan-African Ecobank Group has said.

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More lending announced for Kenya small and medium enterprises

 Another Kenya's commercial bank has raised financing for lending to small -scale enterprises engaged in export business to East Africa Community (EAC).

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Kenyans posho mill operators hard hit as maize flour prices fall

Small-scale maize millers in the suburbs of Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, are recording low businesses due to low prices maize flour in local retail outlets.

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Central Bank of Kenya moves in to protect customers' deposits

By Bedah Mengo
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) is moving in to strengthen protection of deposits held in bank accounts, through establishment of deposit insurance fund.

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Packaging helps Kenyan carrot farmers reap ‘huge profits’ in Uganda

By Robert Manyara
Favourable packaging policy and consistent demand for carrots in Uganda have seen farmers in parts of Kenya's grain basket, the Rift Valley region, aggressively cross the borders to sell their produce.

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