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How Kenya can unlock the huge SMEs’ potential

How Kenya can unlock the huge SMEs’ potential

The recent small and medium enterprises expo hosted by National Media Group two weeks ago was an eye-opener. The forum highlighted not only the challenges that the SMEs face, but a…...

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StanChart eyes investors with mobile bonds app

StanChart eyes investors with mobile bonds app

Standard Chartered Bank (Kenya) has launched a mobile platform allowing investors to buy and sell bonds issued by the Kenyan government, marking increased automation of the Sh2.9 t…...

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US investors to inject sh1.1 trillion in Uganda’s health, real estate

US investors to inject sh1.1 trillion in Uganda’s health, real estate

KAMPALA - A group of African American investors has offered to invest up to $300m (sh1.1trillion) in the health and real estate sectors in Uganda.The 13- man delegation led by Mark …...

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Kenya rises in investment list on economic diversity

Kenya rises in investment list on economic diversity

Kenya climbed up to position four last year among the most attractive countries to invest in on the continent, according to a survey by a South African-based bank. The country ranke…...

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Kenya-US trade talks could yield big fruits

Kenya-US trade talks could yield big fruits

Last week, interesting rumblings started pouring out of State House Nairobi and the White House in Washington DC. Global media firms from London to Tokyo to Cape Town to Berlin pick…...

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World Bank praises 2019 Rwanda growth

World Bank praises 2019 Rwanda growth

World Bank highlights Rwanda fiscal expansion in particular. Economic growth in Rwanda could accelerate to more than 10% this year if construction of a planned $1.3 billion airport …...

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Moody’s B3 rating shows economy is on track - Ghana gov't

Moody’s B3 rating shows economy is on track - Ghana gov't

Ghana’s Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said that Moody’s rating of the country’s economic outlook as positive shows that the economy is on the right track.At a pre…...

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Kenya’s economy projected to grow 6.2pc in 2020

Kenya’s economy projected to grow 6.2pc in 2020

By NJIRAINI MUCHIRAMore by this AuthorKenya’s economy is projected to record a growth expanding by 6.2 per cent this year from 5.7 per cent posted in 2019.Central Bank of Kenya (CB…...

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Ethiopia’s reformist leader Abiy Ahmed woos private sector investors to fuel economic growth

Ethiopia’s reformist leader Abiy Ahmed woos private sector investors to fuel economic growth

Jan. 28 2020Ethiopian leader’s mettle is yet to be tested as the country tries to attract private sector investments to sustain its economic growth, reports Gavin du Venage from Ca…...

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Germany to support Ghana's economy

Germany to support Ghana's economy

The German government has underlined its readiness to stand with Ghana every step of the way to grow its economy and end its over-reliance on development assistance.Ms Dorothee Dink…...

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