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October 17, 2017 5:34 AM Dr Njoroge has presided over a disciplined banking regime, with shilling remaining stable

His deceptive demeanour of calm, measured words and soft voice can make you think he is a pushover until you are on the receiving end of his wrath. You may not hear the Yale University-educated economist in a room of 20 unless you pay very close attention or he is on a loudspeaker. When challenged to a fight in a boardroom, the tall, slim bespectacled

October 16, 2017 12:25 PM MOVES-Exotix Capital makes trio of senior hires

LONDON, Oct 16 (IFR) - Exotix Capital, the emerging markets-focused investment bank, has hired former Morgan Stanley banker Chiamaka Ezenwa as head of investment banking for West Africa, one of a trio of senior hires. Exotix said on Monday it had also hired Serge Marston as a non-executive director on its executive management board and Mbithe Muema as head of equity

October 16, 2017 9:00 AM Rwanda dials up investment opportunities by playing to its strengths

Rwanda | Jaco Maritz | The difference between Rwanda and some other East African countries can be likened to removing yellow-tinted sunglasses after having worn them for a while – the world just looks different when it’s not covered in a layer of dust. Kigali’s cleanliness can be attributed to a combination of factors, including people generally not littering 2

October 12, 2017 6:47 PM Actuarial firm taps ex-IRA boss Makove to head unit

Former Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) chief executive Sammy Makove has joined consultancy Kenbright Actuarial and Financial Services as head of its new regulatory affairs and advisory division. The firm said Mr Makove’s role would be augmented by an international adviser, Holly Bakke, a former insurance commissioner of banking and insurance for the US State 5

October 10, 2017 1:41 PM Posta to increase cost of sending mail

Sending letters is expected to cost more after the Communications authority of Kenya endorsed plans by the postal corporation of Kenya to raise mail charges. Under the new rates prices have gone up by between 30 and 60 percent as the postal body seeks to shore up dwindling revenue. ICT Cabinet Secretary Joes Mucheru says Postal Corporation will have to evaluate 8

October 8, 2017 6:32 AM Cap on interest rates is awkward: KBA CEO Olaka

In this interactive series, we invite our readers to send in questions to select public figures. 1. Why is the banking sector agitating for the removal of the cap on interest rates? Isn’t it selfish of banks to only think of themselves and not the customers? Kenya is a liberalised economy, which means that industries, from manufacturing to transportation 6

October 3, 2017 10:19 AM NTSA names major killers on roads

The National Transport and Safety Agency (NTSA) says private and commercial vehicles are to blame for the lion’s share of deaths on Kenyan roads. Data from the authority reveals that 849 people died from accidents involving private vehicles while commercial vehicles related deaths stood at 707 compared to 563 deaths associated with matatus plying various

September 25, 2017 2:55 PM MUTUGI: Action on jam to make or break Sonko

Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko is first among equals. Nairobi County is the largest in terms of population, houses the capital city, receives the largest allocation of devolved funds and is an economic hub that generates the highest revenue to the Exchequer. In this regard, the economic, social and political development of Kenya, as envisaged in the Vision 4

September 18, 2017 9:54 AM KCB focuses on Kenyans abroad as diaspora remittances become top forex earner

Diaspora remittances to Kenya stood at Sh92 billion in the first half of 2017, a four per cent increase from the Sh88.3 billion reported in June last year. Monthly data released by the Central Bank shows a steady growth in the remittances, which are now the single largest foreign exchange source for Kenya. A Ministry of Foreign Affairs report showed 2

September 15, 2017 2:49 PM First Lady surprises many in West Pokot, wins hearts

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta won the hearts of many women in West Pokot when she made a surprise visit to a rural village in Kapenguria Friday where she freely mingled with excited mothers before she rolled out a mosquito-net distribution exercise. She also surprised the women from Katumok village in Mnagei Ward when she joined them in a physical exercise 2