Tag: George Bodo

Why Kenya’s big retail chains are struggling

Kenya’s retail sector seems to be ailing. The once vibrant players in the sector are falling out of business one by one, with the most recent being the Tuskys chain of supermarkets. What is the future of Kenya's retail sector? George Bodo, CEO, Callstreet Research and Analytics joins CNBC Africa for more.

Kenya’s domestic borrowings up in July amid COVID-19 response

Almost record monthly figures in regards to the Kenyan government borrowing marked the first month of the new fiscal year collecting over $2 billion through bills and Treasury bonds, but what does this mean if anything for the fiscal direction of Kenya, Callstreet Research Director, George Bodo spoke to CNBC Africa for more.

COVID-19: Is Kenya plunging further into a debt trap?

With many African countries reaching out to international bodies for some form of financial assistance as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, does this pose a higher risk for some economies more than others? Case in point, Kenya which in the recent past has flirted with mounting debt from the likes of China and other trading partners, so is the country on the verge of falling into a debt trap? George Bodo, Director, Callstreet Research joins CNBC Africa for more.

COVID-19: How the oil price crash impacts Kenya’s economy

With news on the markets being dominated by the fall of oil prices, we take a look at what kind of impact this will have on East Africa's biggest economy, Kenya. George Bodo, Director at Callstreet Research and Analytics Ltd joins CNBC Africa for more.

How Kenya plans to help its SMEs weather COVID-19 crisis

Small and medium enterprises are some of the most affected in Kenya due to the on-going global COVID19 pandemic but to help cushion the economic blow, the government has introduced a series of stimulus measures, including reducing value-added tax and corporation tax but is this enough; CNBC Africa spoke to George Bodo, Director at Callstreet Research and Analytics LTD.

Panic buying grips Kenya over COVID-19 fears

President Uhuru Kenyatta in his address to Kenyans yesterday, announced new measures that included indefinite closure of schools as two more cases were confirmed in the country – this has had an effect on the Kenyan economy. George Bodo, Director of Callstreet Research and Analytics Ltd joins CNBC Africa for more.

What’s behind rising fuel prices in Kenya?

Kenya's Energy and Petroleum Authority (EPRA) has of this morning upped the fuel prices in the country blaming it on high imports cost in the country. George Bodo, Director of Callstreet Research and Analytics Ltd joins CNBC Africa for more.
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