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KAM launches findings on implications of AfCFTA on Kenyan products

08-05-2022 | 10:40:54
Kenyan manufacturers have tcalled on Government to address gaps that will hinder them from benefitting from the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

[Column] Tobias Alando: Driving the business community’s participation in skills training

08-04-2022 | 11:13:00
The ever-evolving trends in sectors such as manufacturing, technology, automation and climate change are changing the world of work, and together with it, the skills required to adapt and maintain a competitive edge.

[Kenya] Kasada acquires Crowne Plaza hotel

07-29-2022 | 14:01:00
With its strategy of acquiring high quality assets across metropolitan hubs in Sub-Saharan Africa, Kasada is now the most active investor with the initial portfolio of hotels doubling within 18 months thanks to a presence in eight countries.

[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Boosting diaspora remittances through regional collaboration

07-29-2022 | 12:00:00
As the region bets on diaspora remittances to boost respective countries’ national purses and drive economic growth across East Africa, member states are looking at cementing regional partnerships.

[Column] Tobias Alando: Key learnings from the waste management journey

07-26-2022 | 08:19:00
The perception of waste as an unwanted material with no intrinsic value has dominated attitudes towards proper waste disposal. Yet, waste is a critical resource with the potential to transform the lives of Kenyans through the creation of jobs and wealth.

[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Actualizing the Common Market Protocol

07-22-2022 | 16:00:33
The Summit discussed a raft of issues touching on the region from infrastructure development, energy transition, removing all restrictions on air transport services and strengthening the community.

Amnesty International announces new fellowship on International Justice for young African professionals

07-15-2022 | 10:05:03
Amnesty International is pleased to announce the launch of a new fellowship program that seeks to improve access to the international justice field for early to mid-career professionals from the African region.

[Column] Tobias Alando: Securing our future: the path to net-zero

07-13-2022 | 11:59:15
Accelerating the transition to energy efficiency and conservation is one of the surest ways of securing the future of our planet for generations to come. This is because, energy is at the heart of climate change.

WPO announces the 2022 calendar of packaging training courses

07-11-2022 | 08:14:00
World Packaging Organisation ( WPO), Vice President Education, Henky Wibawa, announced a busy agenda of packaging training courses for 2022. There are planned 10 education programs around the world in physical and digital formats.

[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region bets on bioeconomy to bolster growth

07-08-2022 | 13:53:33
Among the key interventions proposed in the strategy is the creation of new forms of sustainable bioenergy, and the conversion of waste materials to useful products.

Clean Air Catalyst launches in Nairobi, Kenya

07-06-2022 | 16:01:00
As work to accelerate global clean air solutions continues, Clean Air Catalyst, a partnership funded by the USAID and led by WRI and Environmental Defense Fund, has added Nairobi, Kenya to the project's portfolio of pilot cities.

[Column] Job Wanjohi: Why the Kenya National Automotive Policy is a big win for the manufacturing industry

06-29-2022 | 11:12:00
Over the years, Kenya has carried out significant reforms geared towards improving the business environment and driving competitiveness.

Kazera Global to acquire majority stake in Kenya's Great Lakes Graphite

06-28-2022 | 13:17:21
Kazera Global announced the signature of Binding Heads of Terms for the proposed acquisition of a 71% interest in Great Lakes Graphite, which owns 100% of 3 exploration licenses covering the Homa Bay and Buru Hill Rare Earth Elements in Kenya.

Yearly funding for Kenyan start-ups to hit Sh100 billion by 2025

06-22-2022 | 14:48:49
In the first three months of 2022, Kenyan Startups raised Sh48 billion venture funding more than the country did in all of 2021 where start-ups raised Sh41 billion.

[Column] Tobias Alando: What Kenya’s Intellectual Property Recordation Programme means for manufacturers

06-21-2022 | 14:14:00
The growth in international trade, advances in technology, and changes in trading methods have come with new challenges that call for advanced strategies to effectively and efficiently combat illicit trade.
 
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[Column] Tobias Alando: Driving the business community’s participation in skills training

08-04-2022 | 11:13:00
The ever-evolving trends in sectors such as manufacturing, technology, automation and climate change are changing the world of work, and together with it, the skills required to adapt and maintain a competitive edge.

[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Boosting diaspora remittances through regional collaboration

07-29-2022 | 12:00:00
As the region bets on diaspora remittances to boost respective countries’ national purses and drive economic growth across East Africa, member states are looking at cementing regional partnerships.

[Column] Tobias Alando: Key learnings from the waste management journey

07-26-2022 | 08:19:00
The perception of waste as an unwanted material with no intrinsic value has dominated attitudes towards proper waste disposal. Yet, waste is a critical resource with the potential to transform the lives of Kenyans through the creation of jobs and wealth.

[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Actualizing the Common Market Protocol

07-22-2022 | 16:00:33
The Summit discussed a raft of issues touching on the region from infrastructure development, energy transition, removing all restrictions on air transport services and strengthening the community.

[Column] Tobias Alando: Securing our future: the path to net-zero

07-13-2022 | 11:59:15
Accelerating the transition to energy efficiency and conservation is one of the surest ways of securing the future of our planet for generations to come. This is because, energy is at the heart of climate change.

[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region bets on bioeconomy to bolster growth

07-08-2022 | 13:53:33
Among the key interventions proposed in the strategy is the creation of new forms of sustainable bioenergy, and the conversion of waste materials to useful products.

[Column] Job Wanjohi: Why the Kenya National Automotive Policy is a big win for the manufacturing industry

06-29-2022 | 11:12:00
Over the years, Kenya has carried out significant reforms geared towards improving the business environment and driving competitiveness.

[Column] Tobias Alando: What Kenya’s Intellectual Property Recordation Programme means for manufacturers

06-21-2022 | 14:14:00
The growth in international trade, advances in technology, and changes in trading methods have come with new challenges that call for advanced strategies to effectively and efficiently combat illicit trade.

[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: South Sudan remains a strategic player in the region’s petroleum industry

06-17-2022 | 16:12:47
Owing to its strategic position at the heart of a wider Nile Basin-East Africa hydrocarbons-rich area, South Sudan is emerging as the hub for petroleum industry services and exploration in the region.

[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Banks move into East Africa, telecom pushes NSE profit

06-09-2022 | 12:39:00
The telecom industry this week recorded a peculiar development – the massive registration of Nigerian SIM card holders.

[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region bets on $91.5 million budget to drive economic integration

06-03-2022 | 13:15:00
This week, the East African Community has tabled before the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) the budget estimates for the 2022/2023 Financial Year totaling $91.5 million.

[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Why good governance is critical for Kenya’s prosperity 

05-30-2022 | 13:08:00
Government plays two key roles in an economy – regulatory and promotional/development roles. The regulatory role entails formulating and implementing various direct and indirect measures to monitor and regulate the economic activities of the private sector.

[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: West meets East

05-27-2022 | 13:30:00
West African companies have particularly been keen to expand their operations in the East African region. This has been through mergers, partnerships or takeovers.

[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: DR Congo’s factor in the integration agenda

05-13-2022 | 14:08:00
The recent entry of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the East African Community has heralded a new economic dispensation expanding the regional market.

[Column] Mucai Kunyiha: Kenya’s budget must be informed by prevailing economic conditions

05-13-2022 | 14:07:00
At the heart of a nation’s prosperity is prudent public financial management, and this begins with a well-planned and balanced budget.