After seven years of negotiation, the signing of the Tripartite Free Trade Agreement (TFTA) in June is being heralded by many in Kenya as a turning point in regional integration.
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Economic Update | Kenya to benefit from newly agreed TFTA
28 Nov 2015
Economic Update | Kenya to launch world’s first mobile-only sovereign bond
26 Oct 2015
The government of Kenya is looking to capitalise on high mobile penetration to expand financial inclusion, with plans to offer a new infrastructure bond exclusively via mobile phones, marking the...
Economic Update | Kenya looks to woo investors amid global stock market slowdown
23 Sep 2015
The introduction of new products and tools aimed at boosting liquidity may help Kenya support growth of its capital markets during a period of broader emerging market volatility.
Economic Update | Kenya plans spending boost
19 Aug 2015
Announced in June and effective from July, a KSh2.1trn ($20.5bn) budget marks Kenya’s largest to date, with planned expenditure up by about 18% on funds allocated in the previous fiscal year.
Economic Update | Kenya looks to greater generation capacity
30 Jul 2015
Efforts to add more than 5000 MW of electricity generation capacity in Kenya – part of a push to improve electrification rates to 70% of households by 2017 – are leading to a jump in renewable...