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News Kenya Economy: POLL-Ghana central bank to cut rates in days; Kenya and Nigeria next year

Published on: Thursday 21 November 2019
POLL-Ghana central bank to cut rates in days; Kenya and Nigeria next year
News source: https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/poll-ghana-central-bank-to-cut-rates-in-days-kenya-and-nigeria-next-year-2019-11-21

The central bank of Ghana will cut its main interest rate again on Monday, but its peers in Nigeria and Kenya will wait until next year before catching up with much of the world in easing monetary policy, a Reuters poll found.

News Kenya Economy: On track: How anti-graft purge is spurring economic growth

Published on: Saturday 09 November 2019
On track: How anti-graft purge is spurring economic growth
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001348771/on-track-how-anti-graft-purge-is-spurring-economic-growth

US-based companies such as General Electric and Phillips have already expanded their ventures in Kenya, and there is much more potential now due to our fast tracked economic growth. Besides that, the ...

News Kenya Economy: Kenya: Puzzle of Kenyans' Empty Pockets in a 'Thriving Economy'

Published on: Tuesday 29 October 2019
Kenya: Puzzle of Kenyans' Empty Pockets in a 'Thriving Economy'
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910300089.html

At Sh135, ugali is now more expensive than chapati, a departure from the norm given that maize is Kenya's staple. A 2kg packet of wheat flour is retailing at about Sh125 a piece, which is Sh10 less ...

News Kenya Economy: Kenya: Blue Economy Key to Kenya's Development, President Kenyatta Says

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Kenya: Blue Economy Key to Kenya's Development, President Kenyatta Says
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201909280028.html

President Uhuru Kenyatta has said Kenya is prioritizing the implementation of sustainable blue economy programs because of the sector's potential to accelerate the country's development.

News Kenya Economy: UPDATE 1-Kenya's economic growth slows to 5.6% in the second quarter

Published on: Monday 30 September 2019
UPDATE 1-Kenya's economic growth slows to 5.6% in the second quarter
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/1-kenyas-economic-growth-slows-144816679.html

Kenya's economy grew by 5.6% in the second quarter of this year, down from expanding 6.4% in the same period a year earlier, the statistics office said on Monday. It attributed the deceleration in growth to a slowdown in the key farming sector, which accounts for close to a third of output, manufacturing

News Kenya Economy: Kenya to launch Africa's biggest wind farm

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
Kenya to launch Africa's biggest wind farm
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/kenya-launch-africas-biggest-wind-farm-104918313.html

Kenya on Friday inaugurated Africa's biggest wind power plant, a mammoth project in a gusty stretch of remote wilderness that now provides nearly a fifth of the country's energy needs. The $680-million (600 million euro) project, a sprawling 365-turbine wind farm on the eastern shores of Lake

News Kenya Economy: Understanding the political economy of maize in Kenya

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Understanding the political economy of maize in Kenya
News source: http://theconversation.com/understanding-the-political-economy-of-maize-in-kenya-120336

Maize is the cheapest source of calories among the cereal grains, making up about 65% of total food calories consumed by households in Kenya. To meet this demand, maize is produced on 40% of the ...

News Kenya Economy: Kenya's economy slows down in first three months, GDP growth at 5.6 per cent

Published on: Sunday 30 June 2019
Kenya's economy slows down in first three months, GDP growth at 5.6 per cent
News source: https://the-star.co.ke/business/2019-07-01-kenyas-economy-slows-down-in-first-three-months-gdp-growth-at-56-per-cent/

• Kenya's economy expanded by 5.6 per cent in the first quarter of 2019, the government said in the first Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the year. • Kenya National Bureau of Statistics said ...

News Kenya Economy: Kenya’s ICT lead in Africa overstated

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
Kenya’s ICT lead in Africa overstated
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001328403/kenya-s-ict-lead-in-africa-overstated

One of these was technology, which has always traditionally been one of the government’s talking points to explain Kenya’s economic advancement relative to regional peers. “Our emerging technology ...

News Kenya Economy: Kenya is introducing new banknotes in a bid to fight corruption

Published on: Tuesday 04 June 2019
Kenya is introducing new banknotes in a bid to fight corruption
News source: https://qz.com/africa/1634791/kenya-issues-new-banknotes-to-fight-corruption-money-laundering/

Kenya has fired a direct shot at the nation ... will bring more liquidity into the economy, and curtail the underground economy largely hidden from the financial system. For all their mitigating ...

News Kenya Economy: Kenya: Boost as Kenyan Businessmen Seek Trade Ties With Angola

Published on: Wednesday 05 June 2019
Kenya: Boost as Kenyan Businessmen Seek Trade Ties With Angola
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201906050351.html

The traders are part of a programme that seeks to encourage private investments as Angola seeks to expand its economy beyond oil, and Kenya reaches out to new markets. Delegations comprising ...

News Kenya Economy: Kenya economy: Why it’s not all doom and gloom

Published on: Monday 27 May 2019
Kenya economy: Why it’s not all doom and gloom
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001327400/kenya-economy-why-it-s-not-all-doom-and-gloom

Let’s be frank. Kenya is not doing a bad as some critics would want to make everyone believe. Some figures will suffice. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), our economy is projected to ...

News Kenya Economy: Kenya: Women's Expedition

Published on: Monday 20 May 2019
Kenya: Women's Expedition
News source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/tours/partners/intrepid-travel/kenya-womens-expedition/

At Mt Kenya, youll check in to your accommodation and enjoy an ... The women in this village are now taking their children to school and empowering the women to take part in all economic activities ...

News Kenya Economy: Kenya: Govt to Market Produce At Beijing Expo to Promote More Trade

Published on: Monday 20 May 2019
Kenya: Govt to Market Produce At Beijing Expo to Promote More Trade
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201905200774.html

Kenya is marketing its produce at the ongoing 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Expo seeking to penetrate the Chinese market and promote a balance in trade between the two countries, Kenya's Ambassador to China Sarah Serem has said.

News Kenya Economy: Kenya Sets Pace With Launch of Blueprint for Digital Economy

Published on: Monday 20 May 2019
Kenya Sets Pace With Launch of Blueprint for Digital Economy
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201905200785.html

President Uhuru Kenyatta launched Kenya's Digital Economy Blueprint on Tuesday as the second Transform Africa Summit held in Kigali, Rwanda, picked up. According to President Kenyatta, this would ...

News Kenya Economy: Kenya's top politician highlights Moutai as a contributor to local employment and economic growth

Published on: Thursday 16 May 2019
News source: https://www.prnewswire.co.uk/news-releases/kenya-s-top-politician-highlights-moutai-as-a-contributor-to-local-employment-and-economic-growth-860788178.html

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm local time, a liquor tasting session as part of the Cultural Moutai - Colorful Guizhou Belt and Road (B&R) Journey event was ...

News Kenya Economy: In sick economy, high medical bills drive families into poverty

Published on: Saturday 18 May 2019
News source: https://www.nation.co.ke/newsplex/financialshocks/2718262-5121680-11p7w2dz/index.html

About a third of adults also reported going without medicine when sick, shows the study results, a revelation that may not be surprising to many people, considering the high cost of drugs and the low ...

News Kenya Economy: Kenya: U.S.$50,000 to Support Circular Economy in Kenya

Published on: Friday 17 May 2019
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201905170583.html

Small-scale circular economy initiatives in Kenya will compete for $50,000 grants for a year for projects that aim to reduce the amount of plastic leaking into the marine environment. The grant is ...