Kenya: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 7:17 pm
Catalyst Principal Partners, a private equity firm with offices in Nairobi, has bought a 50 percent stake in Yes Brands Food & Beverages, an Ethiopian bottled mineral water company, and plans to invest in other East African companies.
Dana Sanchez, 1:45 pm
Despite economic growth and optimism in Africa, perceptions vary greatly between global business leaders doing business in Africa and those who have not yet invested there, according to the the Ernst & Young Africa Attractiveness Survey 2013.
Isaac Mwangi, 8:41 am
A European Union ban on produce that does not meet stringent maximum residue limits for various chemicals is having a devastating effect on exports from the developing world. Kenya’s horticultural produce has been facing serious challenges in overcoming these obstacles to access the European market. The E.U. and developed nations are the major producers of […]
Dana Sanchez, 12:20 am
Most Africans earn a living from agriculture but for many, transitioning from subsistence farming to commercialization of their operations will require governments to invest in agriculture, Jane Karuku told an audience this week at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town.
Makula Dunbar, 12:01 am
Real estate developers try luring prospective home owners by promising vouchers and electronics upon an investment
Dana Sanchez, 1:50 am
Can African businesses looking to expand in Africa compete with foreign companies and overcome trade and import restrictions that vary wildly from one African country to the next?
Dana Sanchez, 11:22 pm
John K. Coors, great-grandson of Coors founder and brewing magnate Adolph Coors, is leading a new private equity fund of wealthy families who plan to invest more than $300 million in Africa.
Dana Sanchez, 7:25 pm
From How We Made It In Africa Patricia Ithau, managing director, L’Oréal East Africa, talks about who influenced her, how she made it to the top and what she loves – and hates – about doing business in Kenya. Patricia Ithau, managing director, L’Oréal East Africa 1. What was your first job? I was a clerk […]
Makula Dunbar, 12:22 am
From All Africa Nairobi will host the maiden edition of the Mauritius Trade and Investment Forum from May 8 to 9 at the Hilton Hotel. The trade fair aims to strengthen bilateral trade and investment relation between Mauritius and Kenya and will be the platform for business meetings between entrepreneurs of the two countries. Read […]
Makula Dunbar, 9:21 pm
From The Nation Increased buyer activity in developments in the outskirts of Nairobi has seen a rise in developer interest, with now more than five multi-million real estate projects coming up in Thika, a town synonymous with industrial and agricultural activities. Properties in Thika, categorised as Nairobi’s Zone C, recorded the country’s highest percentage increase […]
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