All posts by: Nyambura Tabitha

Tabitha Nyambura is a seasoned Kenyan journalist with years of experience in digital publishing. Her focus is on politics and the economy. She has worked as a freelance journalist for ten years and continues to bring interesting stories that matter to readers all across East Africa.

30 September 22

Telkom Kenya Now A State – Owned Company.

According to documents presented in the parliament, the Kenyan treasury purchased a 60 percent stake in Telkom Kenya. This purchase was done after the UK – based private equity fund, Helios Investment partners opted out. The deal was worth sh6.09
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30 September 22

Ruto Pledges Credit Reforms in Kenya

It seems like President William is already acting on his campaign promise of credit reforms. The president had promised a new economic model that will favor low-income earners through affordable credit. In his popular campaign phrase ‘bottom up’ the new
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28 September 22

Kenya Exporters Worried as The British Pound Is Experiencing A Record Fall

The United Kingdom currency fell to a record low against the US – dollar on Monday. This downfall was triggered by a fiscal policy that saw the biggest tax cuts in 50 years which raised the cost of UK government
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27 September 22

Kenya To Start Exploiting AFCFTA For Better Trade

Kenya is set to export locally made batteries to Ghana thanks to Africa Continental Free Trade Area [AFCTA] framework. Kenya can now access markets in west and central Africa with minimal tariffs. Previously this could be extremely expensive as Ghana
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23 September 22

US Now the Top Importer of Kenyan Goods

Recent official data released by the CBK has revealed export of Kenyan goods to the US has increased by 47 percent to 38 billion in the first half a year was driven by increased sales of clothes. This position has
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22 September 22

Local Tech Firms Lose Their Talent To Big Tech

Over the recent years, we have seen big American tech companies increase investment on the continent to take advantage of growing economies with rising access to the internet and a youthful population. Kenya and other African countries like Nigeria and
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19 September 22

Kenyan High Court Stops Request To Increase Monthly Contributions To NSSF

This week the high court led by justices MathewsNduma, Hellena Wasiwa, and Monica Mbaru ruled against a plan by NSFF that would see the security fund increase its collection ten-fold to sh 2,068 citing the bid was unconstitutional. The NSFF
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18 September 22

Kenyan Citizens To Experience Electricity Price Hike

The energy and petroleum regulatory authority [Epra] has announced they will be increasing electricity prices by 15.7 percent. The move is a result of an agreement between the new administration and the international monetary fund [IMF] to end the Electricity
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14 September 22

William Ruto Faces Great Economic Challenges Ahead as He Becomes Fifth Kenyan President

William Ruto is expected to be sworn in as the fifth president of Kenya today. The celebrations will not take long though as the county’s economy faces huge challenges. Maize Flour Cost President William Ruto’s immediate challenge will be to
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09 September 22

Equity Bank Negotiating to Take Over Teachers – Owned Spire Bank.

Equity bank and spire bank have agreed on a complete takeover, this move is expected to save the teachers-owned bank out of negative growth. Equity bank becomes the latest bank to acquire a struggling lender as they search to expand
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