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September 21, 2017 8:19 PM WANJAU: Runaway imports make Kenya poorer

Countries that have invested in improving the supply side of their economy, such as productivity of labour and capital, and stimulated aggregate demand components like consumption, investment, public expenditure and trade balance, have made great strides in improving the welfare of their citizens, stimulating better lifestyles. The productivity growth

September 18, 2017 2:00 PM Egypt's exports to Nile Basin countries up by 37.1 percent in 2016

CAIRO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Egyptian official statistics agency said on Monday the value of Egypt's exports to Nile Basin countries in 2016 rose by 37.1 percent compared to 2015. The Nile Basin countries are Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Eritrea. In a report, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics

September 18, 2017 8:59 AM NDEMO: In Somali business success, trust plays a vital role

Eastleigh, Nairobi, was originally created by the colonial government to settle the Asian community. Their eventual occupation of Eastleigh was the result of protest after they took the colonial government to court to defend themselves against unilateral relocation. They identified a legal loophole that they used to purchase land in the area initially 2

September 14, 2017 11:31 AM Rohingya plight feeds Muslim assertiveness

The plight of Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya minority is becoming the Muslim world’s latest rallying call emulating the emotional appeal of the Palestinians in the second half of the 20th century. Like the cause of the Palestinians, the Rohingya, albeit with a twist, have also become a battlefield for the Muslim world’s multiple rivalries and power struggles 1

September 12, 2017 9:11 PM Kenya’s Mombasa port traffic up 12 pct in first half

Kenya’s main port of Mombasa handled 11.9 percent more cargo in the first half of this year, helped by increased efficiency after its handling capacity was expanded, the port’s management said on Tuesday. The increase came despite uncertainty surrounding national elections in August, which have since been nullified by the Supreme Court. Kenya will hold a fresh 7

September 12, 2017 11:33 AM The Rise Of "Made In Ethiopia" — With The Backing Of Beijing

HAWASSA — Peter Wan is smiling from ear to ear. The 50-year-old walks past huge warehouses, where dozens of Ethiopians are busy working on spinning and thread-dyeing machines. “We are in the production test stage,” he says, at the Chinese factory of JP Textile at the entrance of the industrial park of Hawassa, some 270 kilometers south of the Ethiopian 5

September 12, 2017 3:21 AM South Korea's Lessons for Trump

Advisers seem to have convinced U.S. President Donald Trump not to trash the country's free-trade agreement with South Korea -- for now. Trump himself still seems intent on extracting concessions from the Koreans and could yet withdraw from the deal. The irony is that, more than any other, South Korea's own story shows how foolish that would be. Korea's

September 8, 2017 11:04 AM Kenya Airways to fly direct to US next year after approval

By KENNEDY KANGETHE, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 8 – Kenya Airways has received a final order from the United States of America Department of Transportation giving the airline permission to fly both passengers and cargo directly. The order is part of the process to commence flights to the US which is still ongoing with more approval stages that are expected 3

September 4, 2017 5:37 AM South Korea simulates attack on North's nuke site after test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Following U.S. warnings to North Korea of a "massive military response," South Korea's military on Monday fired missiles into the sea to simulate an attack on the North's main nuclear test site a day after Pyongyang detonated its largest ever nuclear test explosion. The heated words from the United States and the military maneuvers 1

August 30, 2017 10:12 PM Sacrificial animals’ prices soar ahead of Eid Al-Adha in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Prices of sacrificial animals are soaring as residents throng to Riyadh’s cattle markets ahead of Eid Al-Adha on Friday. The markets are swarming with buyers and sellers, and the festive mood is evident, with public sector offices having started the Eid Al-Adha holiday last Friday, while a six-day holiday will begin on Thursday for the private