Thursday, June 29, 2017

Briefings

Off-grid solar solutions provider d.light has signed a new partnership with micro lender Musoni to enable low-income consumers in Kenya to access solar energy...

Enterprise

Starting out as an entrepreneur on September 12, 2016, 10:00am with a capital of Sh100, 000, his is a dream come true story. Ian...

BY VICTOR ADAR Michael Mutiga knows too well how 300 million Rand ($19 million) that was withdrawn from South Africa’s Standard Bank through Automatic Teller...

Money

In its drive to widen the scope of available capital markets products in the Kenyan market in line with the 10-year Capital Market Master...

Weak oil and commodity prices over the past two years have led to foreign-currency shortages in numerous Sub-Saharan African countries. Oil-exporting nations have been...

African Media Agency (AMA) Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a leading pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer, has issued a $500 million 7-year Eurobond....

Property

By Kosta Kioleoglou From the onset of the 1st quarter, 2015, it was obvious that the real estate sector was facing serious challenges. The amazing...

BY NBM WRITER Governments across Africa, private sector actors, donors and development partners were recently urged to step up efforts to accelerate Africa’s path to prosperity,...

Technology

Thirty-five percent of Africa’s population is between the ages of 15 and 35 years. They are growing up in a more connected world—with mobile phones, access to the internet, and engaged in social media. As these connections become more commonplace,...

Society

BY DAVID ONJILI When seasoned Kenyan football journalist, Collins Okinyo updated on his Facebook timeline that Kenyan Premier League players work so hard and that he would like to also see them drive to and from training grounds and not...