The arrival of new supermarket chains in Kenya highlights the potential of the country’s retail sector, though a congested project pipeline – concentrated largely in Nairobi – could result in a...
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Economic Update | Kenya’s retail sector on the rise
2 Jul 2016
Economic Update | Kenya pushing R&D in higher education
30 May 2016
A sharper focus on science and mathematics in universities – including research and development activities – is necessary if Kenya is to improve rates of graduate employment.
Economic Update | Kenya’s tea industry moves toward strategic diversification
29 Apr 2016
Reducing a reliance on bulk black tea is a key objective for Kenya as it looks to boost revenue from one of its flagship agricultural sectors.
Economic Update | Kenya’s residential property market shifts to multi-unit housing
24 Mar 2016
While housing prices in Kenya’s residential real estate market stabilised late last year, land costs have seen significant increases, indicating a rise in demand for apartment units.
Economic Update | Kenya’s retail sector ranks as second-most formalised in Africa
12 Feb 2016
Increasing urbanisation and rising levels of disposable income should fuel growth in Kenya’s retail sector in 2016 and beyond, as demand for quality outlets and a broader range of shopping options...