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    1. November 21, 2014

      Nairobi’s booming real estate market

      You’ve got to be quick if you’re planning to snap up property in Kenya’s capital. By the time Edward Burbidge bought a plot...

    2. November 19, 2014

      Kenya police arrest 109 in mosque raids

      MOMBASA – Kenyan police found explosives at three mosques in Mombasa on Wednesday and arrested 109 people on suspicion they...

    Special Reports

    1. Kenya at 50

      Kenya’s consumer-driven economy could soon be balanced by resource discoveries, while ...
    2. The New Africa

      From Senegal to Kenya and from Morocco to Mozambique, Africa is enjoying an era of eco...
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    1. FT Photo Diary

      November 17, 2014

      Nairobi women against violence

      Simon Maina/AFP A woman takes part in a rally in Narobi, Kenya, to protest against violence towards women. About 200 women...

    2. November 4, 2014

      Nairobi: Silicon Savannah springs to life

      Population 3m Number of millionaires 5,000 Percentage that use mobile money 74 per cent Nairobi’s shiny new malls and snazzy...

    3. November 3, 2014

      Crowdworkers form their own digital networks

      They are the invisible labourers whose toil in the digital economy powers many rising technology companies. Crowdworkers...

    4. October 28, 2014

      Is it ‘game over’ for texting?

      After two decades, the traditional text message would seem to be in terminal decline, thanks to the popularity of instant...

    5. beyondbrics

      October 27, 2014

      Poverty in the Horn of Africa: donors step in

      What links a middle-income powerhouse growing at 5 per cent a year with a failed state limping in with a $2.6bn economy and...

    6. The World

      October 22, 2014

      Rwanda unveils Ebola screening - for Americans

      Woe betide any nation that offends Rwanda’s dignity. The tiny, tech-savvy east African country abhors what it views as the...

    7. beyondbrics

      October 15, 2014

      African local bonds – an untapped opportunity?

      African dollar bonds are increasingly gaining mainstream acceptance as the continent’s brisk economic growth and low...

    8. beyondbrics

      October 10, 2014

      Guest post: frontier market multinationals propel growth

      By Tomás Guerrero, ESADE Business School During 2013, frontier markets’ performance was well above emerging markets. The...

    9. October 9, 2014

      Shoes, sanitation and culture are key in eradicating hookworm in Kenya

      Kapalo Wenslaus grew up in western Kenya where perfect conditions exist for hookworm to flourish. The weather is hot and...

    10. October 9, 2014

      Ebola outbreak points to need for behavioural change

      Mohamed Lamin Turay has seen the dangers of Ebola close up in Sierra Leone and it has only strengthened his resolve to help...

    11. beyondbrics

      October 9, 2014

      Depreciating currencies and EM inflation: watch out

      The IMF has joined a rising chorus of concern over inflation in many big emerging economies. External imbalances that led to...

    12. October 8, 2014

      Uhuru Kenyatta appears before International Criminal Court

      Uhuru Kenyatta, president of Kenya, made history on Wednesday when he became the first sitting head of state to appear...

    13. October 5, 2014

      More African companies seek listings

      South Africa may have lost its title as Africa’s largest economy to west African powerhouse Nigeria, but it outstrips the...

    14. October 5, 2014

      Private equity remains a rarity in African pension portfolios

      Kohlberg Kravis Roberts’ first Africa investment served to highlight an anomaly. One of the world’s leading private equity...

    15. October 5, 2014

      Inequalities mar Africa’s rise

      From Senegal to Kenya and from Morocco to Mozambique, Africa is enjoying an era of economic promise that has survived war...

    16. October 3, 2014

      Kenya’s black rhino unlikely victim of al-Shabaab militants

      Among the rolling hills of Kenya’s Laikipia district, far from the battlegrounds of al-Shabaab militants in southern...

    17. September 30, 2014

      Kenya sees economy grow 25% after statistical revision

      Kenya has been newly classified a middle-income country after a statistical reassessment increased the size of its economy...

    18. September 28, 2014

      London Stock Exchange to pursue African company listings

      The London Stock Exchange is launching an aggressive attempt to increase the number of listings of African companies in the...

    19. September 26, 2014

      Banking on the growth of African consumers

      Regular readers will know that I think that the adventurous among you should be driving yourselves crazy working out the...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      September 26, 2014

      Turkana smiles

      Goran Tomasevic/Reuters A Turkana boy stands inside a hut in Napak village in northwestern Kenya inside the Turkana region...

    21. beyondbrics

      September 25, 2014

      Dar es Salaam hopes for flood as restrictions on foreign investment lifted

      Tanzania, the best-performing stock market in Africa so far this year, has lifted restrictions on foreign ownership of...

    22. September 19, 2014

      Kenyans’ taste for classy cars evolves

      Sanjiv Shah has sold only a measly three top-of-the-range Jaguars this year. But given their $200,000 price tags, the luxury...

    23. September 19, 2014

      Luxury heavyweights eye Africa’s newly affluent

      Sub-Saharan Africa was dismissed for decades by the luxury industry, and has attracted the attention of international...

    24. September 16, 2014

      Orange links with African banks to expand mobile money services

      Orange has agreed partnerships with African banks to expand its mobile money services across the region to try to match the...

    25. beyondbrics

      September 15, 2014

      Kenya at risk from higher interest rates, lower tea and tourism revenues

      Kenya’s big twin deficits will become a heavier burden when higher US interest rates push up borrowing costs, Renaissance...

    26. September 11, 2014

      Doubts raised over US use of Somalia strategy in Isis campaign

      Somalia once represented a foreign policy humiliation for the US. So many Somalis were surprised that the US campaign...

    27. September 11, 2014

      Sub-Saharan Africa debt sales hit record high

      Sub-Saharan Africa sovereign bond issuance has hit a record, with the return of Ghana to international capital markets in...

    28. September 9, 2014

      Shares in Nairobi exchange surge 83% on debut

      Shares in Nairobi Securities Exchange, the operator of Kenya’s stock market, nearly doubled at their debut on Tuesday,...

    29. September 9, 2014

      Kenya’s ARM Cement comes through a mix of fortunes

      When HJ Paunrana applied for a job at a cement factory in Kenya at the age of 30, he was turned away. He had left school at...

    30. September 6, 2014

      Al-Shabaab confirms US strike killed leader

      Al-Shabaab, Somalia’s al-Qaeda-linked jihadi group, confirmed on Saturday that their leader, Ahmed Godane, was killed in a...

    31. September 5, 2014

      Prosecution asks ICC to adjourn Kenyatta case

      The case against President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya for crimes against humanity has suffered another setback after the...

    32. beyondbrics

      September 5, 2014

      Bringing banking to the poor: a job worth doing

      India made headlines last week with its ambitious plan to open bank accounts for every household within 12 months. But India...

    33. August 28, 2014

      Kenya votes to reintroduce capital gains tax

      Kenya has voted to reintroduce capital gains tax for the first time in nearly 30 years in a move that potentially could damp...

    34. August 28, 2014

      Kenya intervenes to prop up ailing shilling

      Kenya’s central bank appears to have drawn a line in the foreign exchange market, intervening heavily this week to prop up...

    35. August 27, 2014

      Nespresso smells opportunity in helping small coffee growers

      The chief executive of Nespresso has high hopes for coffee from South Sudan, part of the area in east Africa from where the...

    36. August 24, 2014

      Indonesia falls behind in mobile banking

      Mobile phone banking has already transformed the provision of financial services in emerging markets such as Kenya, Mexico...

    37. August 22, 2014

      Cordon sanitaire tightens around west African states to beat Ebola

      The dystopian vision conjured up in Hollywood scare movies such as Outbreak and Contagion is creeping closer to reality as...

    38. August 21, 2014

      Kuoni profits hit by global turmoil and currency volatility

      Kuoni, the Swiss tour operator, has been hit by political turmoil in some of its popular destinations and the impact of...

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