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How Chinese developers are redrawing Kenya’s skyline

Steve Umidha @UmidhaSteve While China’s influence is considered mainly in the One Belt, One Road project, Kenya’s real estate marked by slow […]

Kenya bets on AU passport to boost trade within Africa

Steve Umidha @UmidhaSteve Kenya is betting big on the much-anticipated “visa-free” African Union (AU) passport to boost trade, tourism and […]

Expect firms to hire more staff in 2021, say experts

Steve Umidha @UmidhaSteve The economy is likely to create new jobs this year as more businesses resume operations, company executives […]

PMI survey: Modest private sector growth maintained in December

MONEY:  Kenya’s private sector recorded a modest growth in December last year, with output rising at the slowest rate in […]

Households living on the edge as cash crunch bites

Steve Umidha @UmidhaSteve More than half of Kenyan households continue to face a myriad of economic and health-related problems, according […]

Crown expects paint demand to pick up on back of virus vaccines

MARKET: The prospects for a safe Covid-19 vaccine has excited the property market with paint makers projecting their fortunes to […]

Small-scale tea farmers stare at Sh754m loss over new tax

Steve Umidha @UmidhaSteve Smallholder tea farmers under Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) will lose over Sh754 million every year to […]

Companies urged to tighten online firewalls

Steve Umidha @UmidhaSteve Kenyan firms must double their guard against threats from cyber criminals, the banking regulator has warned. The Central […]