Kenya's economy to grow at a slower pace this year: IMF Rep

Kenya's economy to grow at a slower pace this year: IMF Rep

Kenya's economic growth rate will slow in 2017, from about 6 percent last year, due to sluggish credit growth and as investors take a wait-and-see att…

Economy, global brands to drive real estate in 2017

Economy, global brands to drive real estate in 2017

The growth of real estate in 2017 will be driven by economic growth and entry of global brands dealing in vehicle manufacture, retail chains and hotel…

Conference tourism registers another good year

Conference tourism registers another good year

Kenya has continued to take advantage of the successes of last year’s visits by the Pope and US President Barack Obama.

Firms brace for rough ride in battle of the taxis

Firms brace for rough ride in battle of the taxis

Early last year, I requested for a ride on the Uber taxi-hailing app on Nairobi’s Mama Ngina Street, outside the International House.

INTERVIEW: I quit accountant job to concentrate on horticulture

INTERVIEW: I quit accountant job to concentrate on horticulture

Under the sweltering heat of Naivasha, a lady is turning the dry area into an agricultural zone with a multi-million investment into horticulture.

KCB Bank disburses Sh23.5 billion under national safety net programme

KCB Bank disburses Sh23.5 billion under national safety net programme

KCB Bank Kenya has disbursed at least Sh23.5 billion under the government’s social welfare programme Inua Jamii over the past one year, putting mone…

Livelihoods threatened as Lake Ol Bolossat faces extinction

Livelihoods threatened as Lake Ol Bolossat faces extinction

Daniel Langis Kandel talks fondly of Lake Ol Bolossat which he has known as a source of livelihood since 1970s when he moved from his Kapedo home in T…

Kenya’s online shopping space gets more competitive

Kenya’s online shopping space gets more competitive

Kenya’s online shopping space is bracing for more competition in 2017 with more investors rolling out platforms to make buying and selling of goods …

Farmer tastes sweetness of honey from stingless bees

Farmer tastes sweetness of honey from stingless bees

Stanley Imbusi’s grandfather Lumbasio was a traditional medicine man whose trick for curing varied ailments was centred on honey from stingless bees…

Kenya at a crossroads on trade deal with EU

Kenya at a crossroads on trade deal with EU

The late Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere once quipped that a country does not have permanent friends or enemies, only permanent interests.

Kenyan youths use talent to create jobs

Kenyan youths use talent to create jobs

The unemployment rate for the youth (aged between 18-34 years) in Kenya is very high- It lies between 25-40 percent

As solar power expands the work day, incomes rise in eastern Kenya

As solar power expands the work day, incomes rise in eastern Kenya

Violet Karimi spends her days as she always has, attending to household chores and working on her farm.