Your fellow youth are taking bank loans to finance their side hustles

Millennials in East Africa are turning to agriculture as a side business, with majority attempting to turn their side hustles into their main focus by borrowing starting capital from banks and relatives. This is according to a recent GeoPoll rapid survey among the youth in 6 African countries namely Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria

Two Rivers Mall

Two Rivers Mall, by Centum Group, officially opened at the Northern Bypass

Yesterday, Tuesday, 14th February, 2017, something was brewing on the Northern bypass. I’m not talking about the commemoration of the lover’s day. Or maybe it was? But a different kind of love. The latest shopping mall in the county was officially opened yesterday after a string of botched launches sited from tenants not being ready

Kenyans are buying land differently due to shifting credit market

In recent months, real estate companies especially those selling affordable land have taken on new methods of selling property.  Installment plans have now become one of the fastest methods for buying land in Kenya and an attractive hook for new landowners. A report by Property Reality Company (PRC ) shows that  over  80% of real estate

Inflation

Inflation expected to hit a high of 8.1% pushing Kenya Power to increase electricity tariffs

The Kenya Shilling appreciated this week, gaining marginally by 13 bps against the dollar to close the week at Ksh.103.6, from Ksh.103.8 the previous week, on account of: Low dollar demand Dollar inflows from non-governmental organizations On a year to date basis, the shilling has depreciated against the dollar by 1.1 percent. In recent months,