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    1. August 25, 2016

      Shares in Kenyan banks hit after interest rate cap move

      Shares in Kenyan banks suffered their worst falls in years on Thursday as investors reacted to President Uhuru...

    2. August 24, 2016

      Kenya to cap interest rates on bank loans

      The Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, has defied opposition from the central bank and industry and signed legislation...

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    1. Fast FT

      August 24, 2016

      Kenya to cap interest rates on bank loans

      The Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, has defied opposition from the central bank and industry and signed legislation...

    2. August 22, 2016

      US threatens to cut aid to conflict-plagued South Sudan

      The US has threatened to halt millions of dollars of humanitarian aid to South Sudan if the government and opposition...

    3. August 19, 2016

      Kenya perfects recipe for local TV success

      Get in the Kitchen is hardly revolutionary television. In the Kenyan reality show men enter a domain many of their...

    4. August 10, 2016

      Kenyan banks to cut interest rates by 100 basis points

      Kenyan banks have agreed to cut their lending rates immediately as they seek to stave off a political plan to cap the...

    5. August 7, 2016

      Rio Olympics 2016: Games hit by new Kenyan doping corruption allegations

      Kenyan authorities have launched an investigation into allegations that one of its most senior athletics officials...

    6. August 5, 2016

      Nairobi looks to Africa’s first bike-share scheme to tackle congestion

      In Africa’s traffic-clogged cities, cars and minibuses rule the road and pedestrians and cyclists move about at their...

    7. August 3, 2016

      WhatsApp: Let’s chat

      Whether you are in the market for a nicely fattened goat from the United Arab Emirates or freshly caught fish in the...

    8. July 28, 2016

      Kenya feels Brexit effect as UK vote threatens Africa trade deal

      Millions of Kenyans’ livelihoods are at risk after Tanzania and Uganda refused to sign a proposed regional trade deal...

    9. July 26, 2016

      Kenyan farmers use SunCulture solar power to help water dry land

      Subsistence farmers in rain-scarce Kenya are looking to solar-powered irrigation systems to aid their thirsty crops....

    10. July 21, 2016

      Kenya Airways records country’s worst ever loss

      Kenya Airways on Thursday highlighted the scale of the turnround task at the company when it broke its own record for...

    11. July 20, 2016

      Kenyan security forces enforced disappearances, rights group says

      Dozens of people in Kenya have disappeared or been murdered in the past three years during counter-terrorism operations...

    12. MBA blog

      July 11, 2016

      Energy industry the perfect place for MBA graduates to 'get their hands dirty'

      While I have never been interested in a career in energy, the industry is fascinating because it combines many of the...

    13. July 7, 2016

      Africa’s population boom is both danger and opportunity

      Some events, such as the 9/11 terror attacks or Brexit, change the world overnight. Others do so by stealth. Africa’s...

    14. July 5, 2016

      Netanyahu launches diplomatic charm offensive in Africa

      Kenya has promised to “champion” Israel’s rehabilitation in Africa as Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister,...

    15. July 5, 2016

      US fintech pioneer’s start-up in Kenya

      Many entrepreneurs can point to a person who gave them the idea for starting their business. Shivani Siroya has 4,500...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      July 4, 2016

      Stop extrajudicial killing protest

      A member of the civil society chants slogans during a protest dubbed “Stop extrajudicial killings” after the killing of...

    17. July 4, 2016

      Murders deepen fears about Kenyan police in run-up to elections

      The killing of three Kenyans, including a lawyer and his client who had made a complaint against the police, has...

    18. June 28, 2016

      Africa’s insurance market a ‘giant waking up’

      When KPMG, the advisory company, held its inaugural East Africa Insurance Conference in February, organisers were...

    19. beyondbrics

      June 27, 2016

      $19tn in cash economy hide world of opportunity

      Matthew Blake, World Economic Forum and Gloria M. Grandolini, World Bank Maria owns a tiendita, a small local shop on...

    20. June 26, 2016

      Kenya’s long and febrile run-up to elections

      Kenya was ripped apart in 2008 when the disputed outcome of elections split the country along ethnic lines, fuelling an...

    21. June 17, 2016

      Kenya: where lions roam free

      Pashiet Lakina was a young warrior of 22 when he speared the lioness. Although it is a quarter of a century ago now, he...

    22. June 15, 2016

      Kenyan artist collectives foster new talent and fill a funding gap

      From the street, Brush Tu does not look like a centre of any sort of excellence, let alone the venue for a flourishing...

    23. FT Photo Diary

      June 14, 2016

      Kibera slum protest

      Opposition supporters react in front of a burning barricade they set up in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya, as they...

    24. June 12, 2016

      Kenyan opposition threatens to escalate political protests

      A wave of protests across Kenya’s big cities is threatening to plunge one of Africa’s best performing economies into...

    25. June 6, 2016

      Tamambo, Nairobi

      Where Tamambo Karen Blixen Coffee Garden, Karen Road, Nairobi Plug sockets/WiFi Yes Espresso Ks280 ($2.78) Open...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      June 6, 2016

      Anti-corruption protest in Nairobi

      Demonstrators calling for the disbandment of the national electoral commission over allegations of bias and corruption,...

    27. FT Photo Diary

      June 1, 2016

      Nairobi rally

      A supporter of the opposition Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD), led by former Prime Minister Raila Odinga,...

    28. May 31, 2016

      Kenya’s nascent mining industry set for boom

      Huge bulldozers pushing tonnes of earth off an escarpment into hoppers at Base Resources’ titanium mine near Kenya’s...

    29. May 26, 2016

      Al-Shabaab member found guilty of masterminding 2010 Uganda bombing

      A Ugandan court has convicted a member of the Islamist group al-Shabaab of masterminding a 2010 twin bombing in the...

    30. May 24, 2016

      Kenya’s central bank governor warns on Brexit vote

      Emerging markets will experience such significant uncertainty if the UK votes to leave the EU that the volatility in...

    31. May 23, 2016

      Kenya bucks Africa’s economic trend

      Kenya, one of the best-performing economies in sub-Saharan Africa, on Monday unexpectedly cut its benchmark interest...

    32. FT Photo Diary

      May 17, 2016

      Waiting for demolition

      A man stands in a building earmarked for demolition in the Mathare neighbourhood of Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya’s authorities...

    33. May 17, 2016

      Fintech takes off in Africa as lenders tap mobile technology

      Finca, a US microfinance organisation, and First Access, a New York-based data analytics company, have formed a...

    34. beyondbrics

      May 9, 2016

      Intra-African collaboration is key to global health and local well-being

      In 2009, Bassirou Bonfoh, director of the Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifique (CSRS) in Cote d’Ivoire joined...

    35. May 6, 2016

      Kenya says its 600,000 refugees are no longer welcome

      Kenya said it was no longer willing to host 600,000 refugees living in the country because of concerns over national...

    36. May 3, 2016

      Tullow slides amid oil and minerals rout

      Oil and minerals stocks led the London market to a three-week low on Tuesday, with Tullow Oil a casualty. Both...

    37. May 3, 2016

      IMF cuts Africa growth forecast to 3% in 2016

      Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa will slow to 3 per cent in 2016 as much of the continent reels from low commodity...

    38. April 30, 2016

      Kenya sets fire to 105 tonnes of ivory in biggest ever stockpile burn

      Kenya on Saturday set fire to 105 tonnes of ivory and 1.35 tonnes of rhino horn, a stockpile 10 times larger than the...

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