Financial service provider Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) has reported a growth of 13 per cent in its pretax profit.
Kenya Airways pretax loss for the year to March widened to 29.71 billion shillings ($293 million) from 4.86 billion shillings.
Commentators say the report by Auditor General Edward Ouko's office exposed the scale of official corruption in Kenya.
Kenya collected 1.001 trillion shillings ($10 billion) in the fiscal year to end-June, a 3.86 percent increase from the previous year.
U.S. President Barack Obama told Ethiopia's leaders on Monday that allowing more political freedoms would strengthen the African nation.
Barack Obama came to Africa partially to connect with the continent of his forefathers.
U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that Ethiopia "cannot unleash the full potential of its people" if it jails journalists.
Kenya's central bank is focused on taming volatility in the exchange rate and has no optimal level for the shilling.
National Bank of Kenya doubled its first-half pretax profit to 2.5 billion shillings ($24 million) after its non-interest income jumped.
Burundi’s inflation rate rose to 7.7 percent year-on-year in June from 7.2 percent in May after political unrest.
Burundi's parliament sat for the first time on Monday after President Pierre Nkurunziza won a disputed election last week.
President Barack Obama will discuss a "Plan B" for South Sudan with African leaders on Monday that could include sanctions.
Rwanda signed mining contracts with six companies to exploit 10 mining concessions.
Obama was addressing a Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya.
British American Tobacco Kenya said on Thursday it posted an 8 percent rise in its first half pretax profit to 2.77 billion shillings.
U.S President Barack Obama leaves for 'his' African roots.
The United States will review its relations and level of aid to Burundi over the next two months after Burundi held disputed elections.
Trading hours on Kenya's stock and foreign exchange markets will be shortened on Friday due to President Barack Obama's visit to East Africa
President Barack Obama will land in Kenya on Friday with a mission to strengthen U.S. security and economic ties.
The shilling was slightly firmer on Wednesday as dollar demand from commercial banks eased.