Kenya announces plans to reopen Nairobi mall after attack

Kenya's Westgate mall will reopen to the public in July for the first time since the attack.

Australia warns of imminent attacks in Kenya

Australia has warned Kenya of extremists may be planning attacks in crowded places in Nairobi.

Nairobi bourse shows growth in FY pretax profit

The Nairobi Securities Exchange has recorded a 16 per cent pretax profit in its full year results.

US warns of possible attacks in Kampala

The United States said on Wednesday it had information of "possible terrorist threats" in Kampala.

Deepening financial inclusion in E.Africa

Financial inclusion in East Africa is growing as a result of the marriage between banks and mobile.

Burundi at high risk of debt distress

The IMF has warned that Burundi continues to be at a high risk of debt distress urging future borrowing to be done on a concessional basis.

Kenya, Tanzania end bilateral stalemate

Kenya and Tanzania have agreed to settle a stalemate that was threatening to hinder their diplomatic ties.

Ethiopia launches 4G mobile service in the capital Addis

Ethiopia's telecoms monopoly has launched a fourth generation (4G) mobile service in the capital Addis Ababa.
Kenya’s Diamond Trust Bank jumps 17% in pretax

Britam insurance boosts FY growth

Britam's insurance division contributed over 90 per cent in full year earnings.

Kenya sugar farming turns sour as import curbs fail

Kenyan sugar cane farmers complain that falling prices mean they can barely make ends meet.

Kenya expects new central bank chief by end May

Kenya should have a new central bank governor in place by the end of May.

Uganda’s external payment position weakens: Moody's

Moody’s has termed Uganda’s central bank intervention to boost the shilling as a credit negative for the country’s B1 stable outlook.
Co-op bank Kenya brings McKinsey on board to steer growth plan

Co-op Bank sees a marginal increase in pretax profit

Co-operative Bank of Kenya has seen a marginal increase of 0.46 per cent in its pretax profit.

Somali Islamists kill 4 in cross-border attack on Kenyan town

Is Kenya seeing the resurgence of Islamist attacks ?

Rwanda's economy grows in 2014 as agriculture expands

Rwanda's economy grew by 7 per cent in 2014 from 4.6 per cent in the previous year.
Tanzania raises petrol

Kenyans disappointed with hike in fuel prices

Kenya's energy regulator has increased its pump prices leaving many perturbed with this decision.
Kenya’s Diamond Trust Bank jumps 17% in pretax

Kenya’s banking sector shows robust growth

Kenyan banks have recorded an impressive performance in their 2014 full year results.

Silicon Savannah: Kenya's digital evolution

Kenya is dubbed, the Silicon Savannah and the ICT sector is set to contribute up to 8 per cent of the country’s GDP.
Infrastructure still Africa’s biggest problem

East Africa registers slowdown in infrastructure projects

Capital infrastructure projects in the East African region have declined significantly by 55 per cent.

Uganda seeks extra budget funds

Uganda's government has asked parliament to approve an increase of more than five per cent in public spending for this financial year.