KENYA | KENYA

15-Jul-2019 to 14:26

EA countries spending supporst growth but weighs on fiscal strength

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Although East African governments' pro-growth fiscal policies will support economic expansion over the next two years, recurring fiscal deficits will constrain their creditworthiness at a time when they have less capacity to absorb future balance sheet shocks, Moody's Investors Service said in a report released on Monday.

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11-Jul-2019 to 20:54

Digital migration increased media accessibility in Kenya-Report

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — There has been a significant increase in media accessibility in the country in the last five years since the digital migration according to the Media Landscape Report 2019 released on Wednesday.

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11-Jul-2019 to 12:43

NSE launches NEXT, second derivatives market in Africa

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) on Thursday launched the NEXT Derivatives Market, making it the second African Exchange after South Africa to launch a Derivatives Market.

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11-Jul-2019 to 12:37

World Bank debars Indian firm from operations in Africa

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The World Bank on Thursday announced the 24-month sanction of India-based SAI Consulting Engineering Ltd (SAI) in connection with corrupt practices during the company’s participation in three projects in African countries.

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11-Jul-2019 to 12:32

Low water distribution in Kenya blamed on technology

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Leading water and energy solutions company Davis and Shirtliff on Thursday attributed low water distribution efficiency in Kenya to a lack of best practice application and good operating practices that ultimately affect how fast leakages can be detected and rectified.

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11-Jul-2019 to 12:11

Stillbirth in Sub-Saharan Africa still high-Experts

APA-Nairobi-(Kenya) — It is estimated that globally, over 2.6 million stillbirths occur every year, a majority of these being from sub-Sahara Africa.

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10-Jul-2019 to 15:16

Kenya Commercial Bank feted best in the region

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s regional bank, Kenya Commercial Bank has been named the Best Bank in Kenya and the region’s best bank for Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs during the Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2019, the bank disclosed on Wednesday.

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