Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Hard times for firms as orders and exports come under threat

Orders from Kenyan factories continue to face increasing threat from cheaper products from Asia and import substitution in key regional countries, putting into question...

Security crisis in Ethiopia’s Oromia region badly affecting businesses

Some businesses in Ethiopia’s increasingly restive Oromia region are feeling the heat of the renewed anti-government protests. Local media portal, The Reporter Ethiopia, disclosed that...

President Kenyatta signs protocol with Chinese government to allow avocado exports

Kenya has signed a protocol with the Chinese government on sanitary requirements for the export of frozen avocado to China. 

OPTIVEN FOUNDATION: THE COMPASSIONATE EYE OF THE KENYAN COMMUNITY

To know that even a single life has breathed easier because of your simple but sincere charitable act; this could just as well be...

Kenyans big losers if fuel prices rise

The chaotic management of the economy under the Jubilee administration is set to sink to new low if a 16 per cent Valued Added...

Kenya getting raw deal from China, says new World Bank trade...

A policy research working paper by the World Bank Group paints a picture of an imbalanced exchange in which China tends to get the...

Germany threatens online giants with 50 mn euro hate speech fines

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Berlin, Germany, Apr 5 – Germany on Wednesday took the European lead in cracking down against hate speech and fake...

Barclays caps Q1 profit decline for elite lenders

Barclays Group's net profit in three months ended March 31 fell by a fifth on reduced interest income and increased provisions against bad loans,...

South Africa’s affordable energy dream

South Africa will have to wait for more months in order to relaunch its affordable energy programme. Formalised in 2010, the project for the construction...

Forget Runda, welcome to the richest neighbourhood in Africa

Sandton, Johannesburg's ultra-modern business hub, has been termed Africa's richest square mile. This is not an understatement. Located north of the city and stretching across...