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Updated 16 Jun 2019


Kenya News

Insight into doing business in Eastern Africa, including economic insights and business opportunities.


Key challenges to consider when expanding your business into Kenya

Nicole Crampton , 05 March 2017

Kenya offers opportunities to earn respectable revenues, but you’ll need to put systems and processes in place to avoid the challenges facing SME’s in Kenya. 

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Kenya’s emerging cities offer untapped potential for SA retailers

Nicole Crampton , 05 October 2016

When expanding into Kenya, location is everything. Position your retail business in Kenya’s emerging business districts and your business can thrive. 

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Is East Africa the next apparel sourcing hub?

Catherine Bristow , 22 February 2016

Ethiopia and Kenya could be the next big players in clothing manufacturing. 

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4 Key Kenya sectors to invest in

Catherine Bristow , 29 September 2015

With one of the largest consumer markets in East Africa, Kenya offers several opportunities to expand your business into Africa. 

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Kenya: Riding the next wave of opportunity

Catherine Bristow , 27 August 2015

Robust growth is expected for Kenya with a predicted growth of 5.6% expected annually until 2034. 

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Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya

Catherine Bristow , 24 July 2015

Kenya is readying itself to host the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, bringing together entrepreneurs, mentors and business leaders from across the world. 

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Tightening up on imports but boosting infrastructure

Catherine Bristow , 18 June 2015

Kenya is looking to tighten its clearance controls for imports in a bid to improve security, but is also looking to boost the country’s infrastructure which should have a positive impact for businesses.

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Kenya: East Africa's Medical Hub

Catherine Bristow, Entrepreneur , 18 May 2015

An analysis from Frost & Sullivan has shown that healthcare is the fourth-most attractive investment sector in Kenya and Rwanda.

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Foreign Direct Investment trends in Kenya

22 March 2015

A snapshot of the top sectors and resources that make Kenya a robust investment opportunity.

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Starting a business in Kenya? 5 Steps to get up and running

11 February 2015

Here’s some handy advice on how to register your business in Kenya

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Kenya in a bid to attract investors

25 November 2014

Kenya focuses on establishing the country as an investment hub. Here’s why you should consider this destination for your business.

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Kenya to harness its geothermal potential

10 September 2014

In a move to tap into its vast geothermal energy resources, Kenya recently invited bids for the construction of two new power plants, representing another step forward in its 2017 target to boost electricity production by 5000MW.

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Kenya sells stake in wine marketer to South African company

10 August 2014

South African companies continue to explore investment opportunities in Kenya as a lucrative destination in Africa due to a sluggish economy back home.

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Kenya strives to be Africa’s gateway for manufacturing

25 July 2014

Manufacturing in Kenya constitutes 70 per cent of the industrial sector’s contribution to GDP; the industry offers several direct and joint-venture investment opportunities.

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Kenya and Nigeria Lead the Adoption of Mobile Payment Systems in Africa, CfC Stanbic Bank Says

03 March 2014

Nairobi 3rd March:  CfC Stanbic Bank has seen the number of payments to mobile wallets in Kenya on behalf of its clients increase by 300% in 2013 with both Kenya and Nigeria leading other African nations in terms of the adoption of mobile payment technology. 

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CFC STANBIC BANK’S TABLET TECHNOLOGY TAKES BANKING TO THE CUSTOMERS

26 November 2013

Nairobi, 26th November 2013 ..... CfC Stanbic Bank is giving its customers increased convenience with the launch of a mobile device application aimed at reducing paperwork and the amount of time required to sign up for products and services.

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CfC STANBIC BANK LAUNCHES REALTIME MOBILE PAYMENTS FOR BUSINESSES VIA M-PESA.

05 February 2013

Nairobi: 5th February 2013 …CfC Stanbic Bank has launched an electronic payments service that will provide its Business Banking and SME clients with the ability to accept M-PESA payments into their accounts in realtime. 

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