Monday, May 01, 2017
Wardheer News

Kenya: Election Violence Dampening Prospects of Economic Growth

By Peter Warutere The violence that has hit the primaries of Jubilee and Nasa is sending disturbing signals that are likely to dampen economic prospects. The political climate has diverted capital and labour, from productive engagement to political campaigns. Perception … Continued

Jordan, Kenya Announce New Economic Partnership

BY MOHAMED AL-DAAMEH Amman- The joint Jordanian-Kenyan trade committee has stressed the importance of cooperation to enhance bilateral ties in different fields and to build efficient economic partnerships between the two countries. During the closing ceremony of its first session, … Continued

Kenya, Qatar sign pact on tourism cooperation

By Bob Koigi, Africa Business Community Kenya and the rich Persian Gulf nation of Qatar have signed agreements of cooperation on tourism, education and culture as part of activities marking the Emir of Qatar’s State Visit to East Africa’s economic … Continued

Nairobi hosts halal economy summit

By Ally Jamah, Standard Digital Nairobi hosts a two-day summit from Monday to explore how Kenya and the region can best tap into the lucrative global Sh230 trillion (US$2.3 trillion) Halal/ Islamic economy. Local, regional and international industry experts are … Continued

Asoko answers why manufacturers head to Ethiopia

By Desta Gebrehiwot Manufacturing companies put preconditions of various kinds before investing in a given country. In this context, Ethiopia has been toiling to win the hearts of investors by providing enabling policies and infrastructure. Many companies these days are … Continued