Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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Bringing an ancient African savings system into the digital age

Dakar, Senegal (CNN): In one suburb of Dakar, Senegal's capital, every week, one person lands a sum of money that is tantamount to a jackpot. There's...

Nairobi Ranked Sixth Wealthiest Africa City

Nairobi is East Africa’s wealthiest city and the sixth in Africa after Durban, Cape Town, Cairo, Lagos and Johannesburg, a new report says. The study...

Kenya’s persistent trade squabbles with Tanzania

Trade relations between Nairobi and Dar es Salaam have appeared to sour in recent years because of tariff and non-tariff barriers. The two squabbling neighbours...

Foreigners snap up NSE firms on caps removal

Foreign investors have taken advantage of the removal of caps on shareholding for overseas investors to increase the foreign stake beyond the pre-2016 legal...

Diaspora inflows grow to record Sh26.8bn in June

Diaspora remittances rose 72 per cent in June to a record Sh26.8 billion ($266.2 million) compared to a similar month last year, reflecting lower...

Double debt risk for African countries that turn to China

China has become a generous, ready and easy lender to African countries and a key investor. Researchers say its line of credit to the...

Balala suspends six KWS officers over rhino deaths

Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala has suspended six Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officers over the death of 10 black rhinos at Tsavo East Park...

UBA Group unveils Facebook Messenger banking in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 25 – UBA Group has unveiled chat banking in Kenya that enables customers to sign up for accounts, request for a mini...

Slum that is watering down Thika’s real estate market

Some 40 kilometres North West of Nairobi lies Kiandutu, a rapidly growing slum in Kiambu County. The houses here are made of corrugated iron...

With no land of their own, they’re made to live like...

In Summary Like their parents and grandparents before them, they have been promised land for years, to no avail, so they now live on...