Central Bank of Kenya

Sovereign green bond debut close

National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani says Kenya is on course with a planned debut of a sovereign green bond […]

Experts doubt plans to finance projects through internally generated funds

DEVELOPMENT: Doubts have been raised over plans by the National Treasury to finance a majority of government projects in the […]

Kenya, Nigeria outshine peers as crypto trading picks up pace in Africa

CURRENCY: Kenya continued to top Africa in peer-to-peer cryptocurrency trade volumes in the first quarter of the year even as […]

Saccos close in on long-awaited inter-lending facility

Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies (Saccos) will soon start lending to each other, thanks to an ambitious plan by the […]

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 […]

MPC set to hold base interest rate

Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) is expected to hold stance on interest rates tomorrow due to muted inflation expectations and […]

Pandemic drives 25pc of Kenyans to mobile loans

At least 22 million Kenyans are struggling to pay bills or repay their loans due to the raging Coronavirus (Covid-19) […]

I&M acquires Uganda Orient Bank in raid

I&M plans to expand into Uganda date back to 2013 when it announced that it would use part of Sh10bn it raised in bond to expand.

Co-operative Bank taps Jamii Bora bank in deal

Steve Umidha @UmidhaSteve Co-operative Bank of Kenya has been given the green lights to purchase majority stake in Jamii Bora […]

Banks stare at a hike in fincrime as corona hits

Steve Umidha @UmidhaSteve Kenyan banks are staring at a potential hike in coronavirus-related financial crimes, a pan-African research and advocacy […]