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News Kenya » Economy: President Kenyatta says E. Africa must integrate for economic strength

News channel or source: http://www.kbc.co.ke/uhuru-says-east-africa-must-integrate-economic-strength/
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

“We want to compete with the economic giants of the world ... in reference to fishing disputes by Kenyan small-scale traders, called for radar and tech surveillance to grow fish stocks as well as tackle disputes. Also Read President Kenyatta calls ...

News Kenya » Economy: IMF stops Kenya's $1.5 billion standby credit after deficit clash

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-kenya-imf/imf-stops-kenyas-1-5-billion-standby-credit-after-deficit-clash-idUSKCN1G41IQ
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The two-year precautionary facility, set to expire next month, was put in place in case of unforeseen external shocks that could put pressure on Kenya’s balance of payments. The East African economy has not tapped the facility, which was preceded by a ...

News Kenya » Economy: Kenya's economy to expand by 5.8 pct this year: finance ministry

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/investingNews/idAFKCN1FY0UH-OZABS
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya’s economy is likely to grow 5.8 percent this year, recovering from drought and political uncertainty that pushed growth down to an estimated 4.8 percent in 2017, the finance ministry said. Economic output in the East African ...

News Kenya » Economy: Nairobi Summit To Discuss Impact Of Digital Technology On Africa’s Economy

News channel or source: https://www.africa.com/nairobi-summit-discuss-impact-digital-technology-africas-economy/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

They will discuss a wide range of topics ranging from Kenya’s position as a leading digital hub in ... of people to talk about how African tech startups are going to power economic growth and contribute to solving some of the continent’s most pressing ...

News Kenya » Economy: Rapid African Political Change May Spark Economic Revival In 2018

News channel or source: https://afkinsider.com/142069/rapid-political-economic-change-sparked-2018/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Ethiopia, as it goes, always craftily kept political freedom and economic growth in two separate buckets of ... markets and investors have punished other countries for instability (ask Kenya in late 2017 and South Africa for the last two years).

News Kenya » Economy: Kenya: William Ruto Defends Eurobond II and External Loans

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802230720.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The bond, which is being listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), was highly oversubscribed, attracting bids worth $14 billion (Sh1.4 trillion), which the Treasury says is an indication of confidence in the long term prospects of the Kenyan economy by ...

News Kenya » Economy: Africa in the news: Leadership changes, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf wins Ibrahim prize, and Kenya’s credit rating is downgraded

News channel or source: https://www.brookings.edu/blog/africa-in-focus/2018/02/16/africa-in-the-news-leadership-changes-ellen-johnson-sirleaf-wins-ibrahim-prize-and-kenyas-credit-rating-is-downgraded/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Kenya’s director-general of budget, fiscal and economic affairs at the Treasury, Geoffrey Mwau, disputed the downgrade decision, arguing that Moody’s analysis appears to reflect the numbers from the last fiscal year, during which the country ...

News Kenya » Economy: Kenya’s Rose Farmers Faced Flight Crunch Ahead of Valentine’s Day

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/kenyas-rose-farmers-faced-flight-crunch-ahead-of-valentines-day-1518604201?mod=nwsrl_corrections&cx_refModule=nwsrl
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Kenya. In recent months, the accelerating global economic recovery, a boon for blooms, has diverted cargo aircraft to more-profitable routes in Europe, the U.S. and Asia, and away from less-profitable ones in Africa. The...