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Afternoon business highlights – January 18, 2018

AfDB makes compelling case for Africa’s industrialization The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has made a compelling case for accelerating Africa’s industrialization in order to create jobs,

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Business highlights – December 11, 2017

Nakumatt takes latest hit as operations in Tanzania are relegated to one branch Troubled retailer, Nakumatt Supermarket’s presence in Tanzania has been reduced to a single outlet after the struggling

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Business highlights – November 30, 2017

Kenya Airways shares jump 135% after national carrier resumes trading Kenya Airways’ share price has jumped by 135.5% to Ksh12 after it reopened on Wednesday at Ksh2 following a two

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Business highlights – November 16, 2017

Uhuru meets AfDB team to discuss transformation agenda President Uhuru Kenyatta has met members of his economic team and African Development Bank (AfDB) officials to discuss continued implementation of the country’s transformation

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Afternoon business highlights – November 10, 2017

Treasury downplays Moody’s downgrade of Kenya’s credit score National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich has dismissed Moody’s possible downgrade of the country’s credit scores over rising debt. The global rating

Africa faces permanent Ksh200 billion maize deficit if Fall Armyworm menace is poorly managed, experts warn

The Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI) has confirmed that the menace known as the Fall Armyworm (FAW) has been reported in 28 African countries, following the pest’s arrival in Africa

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Business highlights – State cuts sale of subsidised maize ahead of South Rift harvest

Britam Holding’s half-year net profit drops from kSh1.7b to Sh995m  Britam Holdings has announced a 44 percent reduction in its net profit for the first-half of 2017 from Sh1.7 billion last

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Business highlights – August 16 2017 – KQ employees sue carrier over termination following forensic audit report

Former senior KQ employees sue carrier over termination following forensic audit report: Two former Kenya Airways (KQ) senior employees have sued the national carrier for sacking them over what they claim

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Business highlights August 3 2017 – Agriculture Ministry, KNBS differ on maize price reports

Ministry, KNBS differ on maize price reports: The Ministry of Agriculture and the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) have given contradictory reports on the current prices of maize in

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Governor Ruto reads mischief in government plan to import duty free maize

Isaac Ruto wants the government to shelve a proposal to import duty-free Maize. The governor disagreed with Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich’s remarks. The Bomet county boss urged the national government to

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