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  • Fifa: Investigations into Kenya's match-fixing underway
  • Britain: Brexit will not affect trade relations with Kenya
  • Predictable travel advisories hurting Kenya - Government
  • Chinese Fish Imports to Kenya Set New Record
  • Kenya Power Overhauls Electricity Charges Calculation System

    Finance


  • Kenya asks UN to finance Somalia war against Shabaab
  • Terrorists buy property, digital currency to hide and move cash
  • Kenya asks UN to finance war against Al-Shabaab
  • Kenya's oldest retailer, Ebrahim Supermarket, shuts down, ending ...
  • World Bank leading the charge on development finance

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  • Oliver Mtukudzi: The Art of Protest
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  • Slain slum millionaire had quit life of crime in July
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  • In northern Kenya, al-Shabab militants target Christian teachers
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  • Muslim clerics join other religious leaders to condemn terror attack
  • KATIBA: Paradoxes in freedom of religion

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  • Kenya: President Kenyatta Holds Talks With DRC Leader Tshisekedi
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  • EDITORIAL: Does Kenya want a life President?
  • Kenya President Uhuru to push for lifting of Zimbabwe sanctions
  • Handshake shakes up corruption culture in Kenya at a first-of-its ...
  • Kenya is Somalia's foremost development partner, says Prime ...
  • VIDEO: Former Kenyan Prime Minister ridicules Nigeria at anti ...
  • Moses Kuria wants Kenya to have deputy Prime Ministers
  • DR Congo ministers get salaries for life
  • WYCLIFFE MUGA: Detoxifying imperial presidency
  • New clamour for referendum seeks to introduce powerful Prime ...
  • Handshake shakes up corruption culture in Kenya at a first-of-its ...
  • UN speaks positively about Kenya's economic growth
  • Stanbic projects 6pc economic growth for Kenya this year
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  • Kenya: UN Speaks Positively About Kenya's Economic Growth
  • SMEs to drive Kenya's economy – US entrepreneur
  • Kenya: SMEs to Drive Kenya's Economy - US Entrepreneur
  • World Bank sees marginal increase in Kenya's growth rate
  • UN forecasts strong growth for Kenya, warns on debt
  • UN speaks positively about Kenya's economic growth
  • Britain: Brexit will not affect trade relations with Kenya
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  • Britain: Brexit will not affect trade relations with Kenya
  • East Africa among most attractive investment destinations in Africa
  • Be wary of those who peddle GDP as indicator of growth
  • These countries are set to see their millionaire populations skyrocket ...
  • What goes up: are predictions of a population crisis wrong?
  • Kenya among countries using social media the least - study
  • Stalled fertility declines linked to disruptions in women's education in ...
  • Kenya, China tie on new millionaires list
  • Why DR Congo is mulling joining the EAC
  • Kenya matches China on global millionaires list
  • AHDB working to develop export markets for British seed potatoes
  • Exports Value from EAC Countries
  • AHDB working to develop export markets for GB Seed Potatoes
  • UK lobbies urge ban of used clothes exports to East Africa
  • New policies would raise exports -ADB
  • Kenya needs to reinvent industrial production to expand exports to ...
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  • Kenyan traders want long-running business war with Tanzania solved
  • Kenya budget deficit forecast to fall, overall spending to rise ...
  • Pressure on Kenya's economy as revenue collection drops
  • Are East Africa's new railways viable?
  • Govt expenditure to projected to grow by 15pc in 2018/19
  • Kenya's budget up 15 times since 2002
  • HIGHLIGHTS-Kenya budget for 2018/19 fiscal year
  • Kenya Treasury sees 2019/20 budget deficit at 4.7pc of GDP
  • Central Bank of Kenya warns of external economic shocks, calls for ...
  • IMF raises Kenya's debt risk to medium but remains cautious
  • IMF Raises Kenya's Debt Distress Risk to Moderate From Low
  • Rotich ups this year's debt target to Sh631.5bn
  • Moody's cautions Kenya's debt pile-up bad for rating
  • Bleak 2019 for taxpayers as Kenya begins repaying loans
  • Central Bank of Kenya warns of external economic shocks, calls for ...
  • IMF raises Kenya's debt risk to medium but remains cautious
  • IMF Raises Kenya's Debt Distress Risk to Moderate From Low

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  • Kenya: President Kenyatta Holds Talks With DRC Leader Tshisekedi
  • President Kenyatta assures Zimbabwe of Kenya's support to get ...
  • EDITORIAL: Does Kenya want a life President?

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  • Speaker Ndugai says to reconsider MP Tundu Lissu's salary payment
  • The parliament to consider Mr Lissu's payments
  • Kenya: Ex-Speakers Ethuro and Kaparo Demand Lavish Perks

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  • Kenya is Somalia's foremost development partner, says Prime ...
  • New clamour for referendum seeks to introduce powerful Prime ...
  • VIDEO: Former Kenyan Prime Minister ridicules Nigeria at anti ...

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  • Moses Kuria wants Kenya to have deputy Prime Ministers
  • DP Ruto in London for two-day visit
  • Delicious food at dusitD2 may have attracted terrorists — Thai ...

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  • Kenya is Somalia's foremost development partner, says Prime ...
  • The “debt-trap” narrative around Chinese loans shows Africa's weak ...
  • Kenyatta throws weight behind Mnangagwa

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Kenya Pledges To Help Zimbabwe Get Sanctions Removed
  • Little known Kenya firm buys Tanzanian cashew nuts for Sh18bn
  • Little-known Kenyan firm buys Tanzanian cashew nuts for Sh18bn

    Minister of Culture


  • Handshake shakes up corruption culture in Kenya at a first-of-its ...
  • Curvy, sexy Ugandan women named new tourist attraction
  • Min. of culture reveals ministry's plan for 2019

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  • Museveni orders Finance to pay Buganda Shs 47bn

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  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dismisses Allegations Of Rejected Envoys
  • Qatar denies claims it rejected newly posted Kenyan ambassador
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  • Kenyatta cautions against foreign interference in internal affairs of ...
  • President cautions against foreign interference in Africa's internal ...
  • President cautions against foreign interference in internal affairs

    Minister of Justice


  • Little known Kenya firm buys Tanzanian cashew nuts for Sh18bn
  • Little-known Kenyan firm buys Tanzanian cashew nuts for Sh18bn
  • Governors want to remove term limits

    Minister of Health


  • Handshake shakes up corruption culture in Kenya at a first-of-its ...
  • Doctors: Ministry of Health never consulted us on fees
  • Why Kenya's first senators, governors are to blame for never-ending ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Britain: Brexit will not affect trade relations with Kenya
  • Five ministers rebel against CS Matiang'i
  • Brexit ministers to study secret hi-tech plan to that could break the ...

    Minister of Sports


  • Government to support 2019 WRC Candidate Event Safari Rally
  • Bunubunu Sports Awards excites Laclic
  • Name Nakuru Sports minister, groups tell Governor Kinyanjui

    Director of State Security Service


  • “American Lives at Risk”: Security Breakdown in Kenya Echoes ...
  • National Security: Role Of Intelligence, Institutions And Legal ...
  • Security Breakdown at This US Embassy Echoes Benghazi

    Chairman National Bank


  • CHESS: Action at KCB Sports Club as national league begins
  • Dubai World Government Summit 2019 schedule for Monday ...
  • Slots cut down

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Kenya: Al Shabaab Attack in Kenyasierra Leone Mission in Nairobi ...
  • Sierra Leone High Commissioner To Kenya Presents Letter Of ...
  • CA confirms Secretaries Bautista of DSWD, Año of DILG

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Tshisekedi to visit Angola, Kenya and Congo Republic
  • Uhuru issues stern warning to CSs
  • Men, women in charge of Uhuru legacy

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Raila's Nasa lied about access to server, IEBC says
  • Supreme Court wrong to ban hijab for schoolgirls, say angry Muslim ...
  • [VIDEO] How I survived Embu fights - Wambora

    Opposition


  • Opposition leader accuses Kenya, South Sudan of kidnap
  • Former South Sudanese opposition press secretary forgives ...
  • Kenya opposition leader slams hotel attackers

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Kenya budget deficit to fall 5pc of GDP in 2019/20 - finance ministry
  • The ailing Retail Sector in Kenya: Which Way for Supermarkets as ...
  • Kenya's apex bank says national debt hits 56.5 percent of GDP
  • Kenya: Import-Export Deficit Narrows to 11-Year Low
  • Ruto to speak at Chatham House on national unity and regional ...
  • Be wary of those who peddle GDP as indicator of growth
  • Global Economic Outlook 2019: World GDP Growth to Weaken from ...
  • Kenya budget deficit to fall 5pc of GDP in 2019/20 - finance ministry
  • The ailing Retail Sector in Kenya: Which Way for Supermarkets as ...
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    Investment

  • Britain: Brexit will not affect trade relations with Kenya
  • East Africa among most attractive investment destinations in Africa
  • African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) Appoints Wanjiku ...
  • LETTERS: The KQ dilemma: To profit or not for profit?
  • Kenya: Wanjiku Mugane Appointed Senior Advisor at AIIM
  • SMEs will drive Kenyan economy, American entrepreneur tells ...
  • SA firm pulls out of deal to acquire Nova Academies
  • Britain: Brexit will not affect trade relations with Kenya
  • East Africa among most attractive investment destinations in Africa
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    Demographics

  • Be wary of those who peddle GDP as indicator of growth
  • These countries are set to see their millionaire populations skyrocket ...
  • What goes up: are predictions of a population crisis wrong?
  • Kenya among countries using social media the least - study
  • Stalled fertility declines linked to disruptions in women's education in ...
  • Kenya, China tie on new millionaires list
  • Why DR Congo is mulling joining the EAC
  • Kenya matches China on global millionaires list
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    Export/Import

  • AHDB working to develop export markets for British seed potatoes
  • Exports Value from EAC Countries
  • AHDB working to develop export markets for GB Seed Potatoes
  • UK lobbies urge ban of used clothes exports to East Africa
  • New policies would raise exports -ADB
  • Kenya needs to reinvent industrial production to expand exports to ...
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  • Kenyan traders want long-running business war with Tanzania solved
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    Public Spending

  • Kenya budget deficit forecast to fall, overall spending to rise ...
  • Pressure on Kenya's economy as revenue collection drops
  • Are East Africa's new railways viable?
  • Govt expenditure to projected to grow by 15pc in 2018/19
  • Kenya's budget up 15 times since 2002
  • HIGHLIGHTS-Kenya budget for 2018/19 fiscal year
  • Kenya Treasury sees 2019/20 budget deficit at 4.7pc of GDP
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    Public Debt

  • Central Bank of Kenya warns of external economic shocks, calls for ...
  • IMF raises Kenya's debt risk to medium but remains cautious
  • IMF Raises Kenya's Debt Distress Risk to Moderate From Low
  • Rotich ups this year's debt target to Sh631.5bn
  • Moody's cautions Kenya's debt pile-up bad for rating
  • Bleak 2019 for taxpayers as Kenya begins repaying loans
  • Central Bank of Kenya warns of external economic shocks, calls for ...
  • IMF raises Kenya's debt risk to medium but remains cautious
  • IMF Raises Kenya's Debt Distress Risk to Moderate From Low
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    Recent Econ Stats

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    2017-05-08KEBalance of Trade FEBKES -82.9KES-101.9B 0
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    2017-05-08KEBalance of Trade JANKES -101.KES-76.5B 0
  • Glimpses of Trump's Foreign (Human Rights) Policy in Africa
  • Trade deficit continues to increase
  • Tullow Oil to hit financial reset with US$790mln rights issue
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    2017-05-04KECfC Stanbic Bank PMI APR50.348.5 50.1800