Tag: Henry Rotich

Kenya’s finance minister denies corruption charges

Kenya’s Finance Minister Henry Rotich pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to corruption charges. Rotich, who spent the night in a police cell, is accused alongside other senior officials.

Henry Rotich on demonetisation of Kenyan currency

Recently Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta announced that in a bid to fight among other things corruption, money laundering and counterfeit currency, the country's 1,000 shillings note would be discontinued by October 1st. CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera caught up with Henry Rotich, Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury at the Africa 50 GSM for more.

Is protectionism necessary for local investors?

Creating a synergy between local and international companies would serve Africa best according to Kenya's cabinet secretary for the National Treasury. CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera caught up with cabinet secretary Henry Rotich at the Africa 50 GSM for more.

Great expectations from Kenya’s 2019/2020 budget

Just like other East African Community Countries, Kenya’s finance minister Henry Rotich will today present his country’s 2019/2020 financial year budget to Parliament. Infrastructure projects and new taxes are expected to dominate the conversation on the new budget. Joining CNBC Africa to break down this budget is Titus Mukora, Tax Partner at Price Waterhouse Coopers.

Kenya’s finance minister says rate caps are “unsustainable”

Caps on commercial interest rates in Kenya are unsustainable and the government plans to modify them without driving up lending rates, Finance Minister Henry Rotich said on Friday. Kenya introduced a cap on...

Kenya’s economic growth to rebound in 2018, finance minister says

Kenya’s economy should rebound in 2018 after a slowdown this year that was caused by drought and political turmoil during a prolonged election cycle, Finance Minister Henry Rotich said on Tuesday. Economic growth...