Stock market gains Sh32bn amid tight presidential race

Capital Markets Stock market gains Sh32bn amid tight presidential race Thursday August 11 2022 Securities trader Mbuthia Irungu at Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) trading floor at the Exchange building in Nairobi on August 26, 2020. PHOTO | SALATON NJAU | NMG The stock market reopened Wednesday after the General Election holiday with a gain of Sh31.8 … Read more

New president woes: Perennial lack of jobs to keep leader on his toes

Economy New president woes: Perennial lack of jobs to keep leader on his toes Wednesday August 10 2022 Top presidential contenders in Tuesday’s election Raila Odinga (L) and William Ruto. FILE PHOTO | NMG The revelation that half of jobless Kenyans have given up looking for work, disheartened by reduced opportunities in a tough economy, … Read more

New president faces a full in-tray of economic woes

Economy New president faces a full in-tray of economic woes Wednesday August 10 2022 State House in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG The winner of Kenya’s presidential election will have an in-tray full of economic and political challenges to solve when he assumes office. The polls happened in the middle of an economic crisis, with the … Read more

CEOs, investors upbeat on economy as Kenya decides

Economy CEOs, investors upbeat on economy as Kenya decides Tuesday August 09 2022 Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairperson Wafula Chebukati (right) briefs media at the Bomas of Kenya on August 5, 2022. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU | NMG Kenyans head to elections on Tuesday with business leaders upbeat about a peaceful political transition … Read more

Ruto promises to publish expressway, SGR deals

Economy Ruto promises to publish expressway, SGR deals Thursday July 21 2022 Deputy President William Ruto. PHOTO | SILA KIPLAGAT | NMG Deputy President William Ruto will make public contract details of mega projects by the Chinese such as the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) and the Nairobi Express Way–all pet projects of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s … Read more