Kenya’s cement production rises to 6.3 million tons

By Obrien Kimani Cement production reached record levels last year driven by strong demand due to the ongoing construction boom in the country. Figures from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics indicate that cement production...

Kenya, Ethiopia to consult regularly on projects

By Benson Rioba Kenya and Ethiopia have resolved to hold regular consultations on projects that could affect livelihoods between the two countries. This follows construction of Ethiopia’s Gibe 3 dam that has seen water levels in...

Kenya continues to dominate investment in infrastructure

By O'brien Kimani Kenya continues to dominate investment in infrastructure in the region where China and the World Bank remain as the biggest financiers. According to a report by consultancy firm Deloitte, Kenya leads the Eastern...

Logistics industry challenged to attract more women

By Regina Manyara Work place discrimination and unsupportive work environment are some of the key contributions to low participation of women in the Logistics industry. A study by Trademark East Africa shows that in the Eastern...

IMF cautions govt against aggressive domestic borrowing

By O'Brien Kimani The International monetary fund has cautioned the government against aggressive borrowing for the domestic market saying this is crowding out private sector lending. The fund has further urged the government to urgently...

Kenya likely to be removed from CITES list

By Margaret Kalekye/Xinhua Kenya is on course to be removed from the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) list related to illegal trade in ivory, wildlife officials have...

Economic gender parity nearly two centuries off, WEF finds

By Reuters. Progress in closing the global workplace gender gap is slowing dramatically, according to a World Economic Forum study, with a notable exception in Rwanda, a country still emerging from the aftermath of genocide...

KQ launches direct flights to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

By Grace Maina/Release Kenya Airways launched its inaugural direct flight into the resort town of Victoria Falls from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on Monday. Victoria Falls is now Kenya Airways second destination to Zimbabwe...

83pc of Kenyans have access to formal financial services

By O'Brien Kimani Eight out of ten Kenyans have access to formal financial sector according to a report by Financial Sector Deepening. The report says that more men are included in the mainstream financial sector...

Youths in NYS program save Ksh1.7B

By Christine Muchira/Silas Muiti Youths who have been enrolled in the ongoing National Youth Service community program have put a total of Ksh 1.7B in savings since it began. The money is in 400 Savings and...
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