Kerry holds talks on security, al Shabaab threat in Kenya

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Kenya on Sunday to offer help in countering Somali al Shabaab militants.
Kenya has billions in unclaimed assets

Kenya has billions in unclaimed assets

An amount of 3.4 billion Kenyan shillings worth of unclaimed assets has been collected by the UFAA in Kenya.

Kenyan election body removes official over ballot delays

Kenya's electoral body said it had removed a senior official from his post over a delay in preparing ballot papers.

Kenya sugar industry under pressure

The Kenya sugar industry is still under global and regional threat and is affecting East Africa’s overall performance in the sector.

Is saving a priority for many Kenyans?

A robust saving culture is crucial to creating wealth and alleviating poverty in Kenya where many live below a dollar a day.

Acacia warns of higher cash burn due to Tanzania mine closure

Gold producer Acacia Mining will likely burn $15-20 million in cash as it shuts down a mine in Tanzania due to a persistent ban...

Prudential acquires Kenyan life insurer

UK’s biggest insurer, Prudential, is set to shake up Kenya’s insurance sector following the entry of the international firm in the country.

Kenyan officials "embezzled money meant for Rio team"

Money earmarked to buy air tickets for team members, but was instead taken by unidentified ministry officials.
Nigeria's NNPC hasn't accounted for $50 bln in oil sales – Cbank

Africa Oil wants deal to reduce stake in Kenya fields by early 2016: CEO

Africa Oil, which has a 50 per cent stake in Kenyan fields, wants to offer part of its holding by early 2016 to a new partner.
Kenya's bet on housing sector as stocks fail to perform

Kenya's bet on housing sector as stocks fail to perform

Most people see real estate as the safest place to put in their funds.
Kenya Airways narrows full-year pretax loss to 4.86 bln shillings

Kenya Airways to suspend flights to Liberia

Kenya Airways will suspend flights to Liberia's Monrovia and Sierra Leone's capital Freetown due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

IMF says Kenya debt sustainable ahead of $1 bln Eurobond

Kenya has a sustainable public sector debt and faces little risk of external debt problems, the International Monetary Fund said in a report

Four killed when plane carrying khat crashes in Kenyan capital

Four crewmen were killed on Wednesday when a plane carrying the stimulant khat crashed into a commercial building in Nairobi.

Rwanda likely to miss 2013 growth target of 6.6%

Rwanda is likely to miss its 2013 economic growth forecast of 6.6 percent.

You can now buy Kenyan government bonds on your phone

Kenya will start selling a mobile-phone based government bond this week, the Treasury said on Tuesday, the culmination of a lengthy plan to tap a new pool of investors into government securities.

Kenya horticulture exporter's position threatened

Kenya could lose its number one position as the world’s largest horticulture exporter due to tougher food safety measures.

Mauritius Union Assurance seals Phoenix Transafrica deal

Mauritius Union Assurance has completed the purchase of all issued shares in Kenya's general insurance major Phoenix Transafrica Holdings.

Kenya's first budget carrier Jambojet targets bus travellers

Kenya's first budget airline aims to carry 600,000 passengers in its first year and triple that within four years.
Congo doctor Denis Mukwege named among TIME 100 most influential people

Congo doctor Denis Mukwege named among TIME 100 most influential people

The 61-year-old doctor founded the Panzi Hospital in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in 1999 to help women and girls who had been raped during the conflict then raging in the country.

Weetabix to invest millions in Kenya

Cereal manufacturer, Weetabix Food Company intends to invest 200 million Kenyan shillings in its Kenyan subsidiary and double its capacity.