Author: John Otini

Kenya remains among most corrupt states in the world

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenya has obtained a score of 32 out of 100 in the global Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released by Transparency […]

What makes Eastleigh tick as Nairobi’s economic hub

Reading Time: 2 minutes A booming construction industry in Nairobi’s Eastleigh has changed the area’s skyline, positioning it as a key pillar in the […]

CBK retains anchor rate at 8.75pc

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has retained interest rates at 8.75 per cent, keeping the anchor rate unchanged for the […]

Central Bank approves acquisition of Spire Bank by Equity

Reading Time: 2 minutes Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has approved the purchase of Spire Bank by Equity Bank. According to the regulator, Equity […]

Future of 259 digital lenders uncertain as CBK delays approval

Reading Time: 2 minutes MARKET: The future of 259 digital credit providers (DCPs) hangs in the balance after the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) […]

Kenya tops African peers with number of YouTube channels

Reading Time: 3 minutes YouTube is emerging as a major employer in Kenya with at least 300 YouTubers with more than 100,000 subscribers each. […]

Inter-bank lending rate soars to 6.3pc on tightening liquidity

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenyans may face difficult times this year as lenders prepare to adjust loan interest rates to reflect the revised Central […]

Banks celebrate 109pc jump in forex earnings

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenya’s top 10 banks saw foreign exchange trading income rise 109 per cent last year, playing a significant role in […]