A slowdown in agricultural activity, tighter credit conditions and political uncertainty have contributed to a mixed year for Kenya, with the country scaling down internal growth forecasts.
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Economic Update | Kenya: Year in Review 2017
5 Jan 2018
Economic Update | Kenyan insurance sector posts growth amid shifting purchasing patterns and reforms
29 Nov 2017
A steep rise in demand for life coverage – traditionally a smaller segment than non-life lines – has been driving growth in Kenya’s insurance sector over the course of 2017.
Economic Update | Kenya’s tourism industry records solid growth
30 Oct 2017
South African hospitality group City Lodge is set to open a new 172-room hotel in Nairobi next month. Located in the popular diplomatic quarter in the north of the city, and next door to the Two...
Economic View | Byron Clatterbuck, CEO, SEACOM
19 Oct 2017
What have been the biggest challenges to rolling out international cables across Africa?
Economic Update | Modern retail in Kenya is gaining pace, though rising competition has created challenges
26 Sep 2017
In July Nairobi-based grocery retailer Naivas Supermarket inaugurated a 3250-sq-metre property in the capital’s Ciata City Mall. The opening of the new store – which occupied a space formerly held by...
Economic Update | Kenya awards major contract for construction of core infrastructure for smart city
28 Aug 2017
Government plans to establish Kenya as the “silicon savannah” received a boost with the awarding of a $390m contract to build key infrastructure for Konza Technopolis, a master-planned property...