Business Beat

Why Kenya may lose out on shipping billions
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Landlocked countries in the region are watching with interest the mega infrastructure projects that are taking place in countries along the Eastern Africa coastline.

Blaze TV show contestant who’s turning telling time into an art
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The revered Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe once wrote that if a child washes his (or her) hands, he can eat with kings.

Slow regulatory approvals slowing down uptake of solar energy
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The cost of building solar power plants has been declining globally but Kenya might not benefit substantially from this trend due to bureaucratic processes that result in projects taking unnecessarily longer initiation before commissioning.

Short-term debts puts pressure on Treasury's limited coffers
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Servicing loans from China, Kenya's biggest bilateral lender, is set to get tougher in the next few years.

Portland eyes cash injection to return to profitability
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East African Portland Cement Company (EAPCC) is staring at an uncertain future as the State-owned cement maker seeks to raise billions to remain afloat.

Why technology has only helped add stress to workers
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We are the most technologically advanced generation in history, but paradoxically the busiest. Technology was to free us and get us more time for ourselves, and possibly for other people. The opposite happened.

Most new faces in Nairobi bourse drop below IPO price
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Half of the stocks that listed on Nairobi securities Exchange (NSE) through Initial Public Offer (IPO) are trading far much below their issue price, giving negative returns to investors.

Banks face moment of truth as reality dawns after rate cap
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The next two months will be very important for commercial banks as they come to terms with effects of two years in turmoil and possibly risk of closing shop.

Treasury’s tough options that seeks to raid Kenyans pockets
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The Government has made an about-turn from freezing employment and streamlining of the country’s ballooning wage bill and instead splashed a generous cash offer to civil servants ahead of the election date.

Why Kenya’s economic data matters to Wanjiku
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The presidency may have a case to argue that the Kenyan economy is moving in the right direction despite news of several companies posting huge losses, closing shop and throwing thousands of their employees on the streets.

Germany to invest in Kenya
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Last week, Kenya hosted the inaugural Germany-African Business Summit, a forum that is the brainchild of Germany, the fourth-largest economy in the world and the biggest one in Europe.

Not so rosy Valentine for flower firms
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Valentine has always been a colourful hush-hush romance period that also comes with good profits for the Kenyan flower exporters.

Think you are worse off flying Kenya Airways? Think again
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Kenya Airways may have been on the news for all the wrong reasons. With financial mismanagement and needless delays topping the list. However, every cloud has a silver lining.

Corporate Interview: how Saccos are changing people’s lives in Kenya
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Kenya has the third largest financial sector in Sub-Saharan Africa. This sector makes a significant contribution to economic growth and development.

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