KENYA | KENYA

29-Apr-2020 to 13:49

Kenya: Safaricom posts $686m in profit

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya largest mobile operator, Safaricom on Wednesday announced it has posted 73.6 billion shillings ($686 million) profit after tax.

Read more

29-Apr-2020 to 13:06

Kenya’s economy expected to slow due to COVID-19

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s gross domestic product (GDP) is projected to decelerate substantially in 2020 due to the negative impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the World Bank announced on Wednesday in its latest economic update.

Read more

29-Apr-2020 to 10:06

Kenya’s travel industry loses $47m due to COVID-19

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA) on Wednesday disclosed that the country’s travel industry has so far lost 5.5 billion shillings ($47 million), representing 42 percent loss of sales due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read more

28-Apr-2020 to 11:23

Kenya: Tourism stakeholders adjusts in face of COVID-19 pandemic

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Tourism stakeholders in Kenya have come up with a raft of measures to ensure the sustenance and recovery of the tourism and hospitality Industry during and post the Covid-19 crisis.

Read more

27-Apr-2020 to 21:03

Treat but dont deport truck drivers with Covid-19 - EAC

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Member states of the East Africa Community(EAC) have been urged to treat truck drivers and crew who test positive for COVID-19 in their host countries instead of deporting them and creating a catalyst for the further spread of the disease.

Read more

27-Apr-2020 to 10:34

Kenya: Equity Bank regional subsidiaries contribute $1.7bn of profit

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya based Equity Bank regional subsidiaries continued to post impressive financial performance with the 5 banking subsidiaries posting double digit growth contributing a profit after tax of 18 percent up from 15 percent last year.

Read more

25-Apr-2020 to 16:55

Kenya extends curfew by 21 days

Kenya extends curfew by 21 days — Kenya;s President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday extended the dawn-dusk curfew for another 21 days after disclosing that the country has now 343 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Read more