Kenya shopping mall boom continues despite bubble fears

Construction of large shopping malls has exploded across Nairobi and other major towns in Kenya, with developers still confident about demand for their facilities despite widespread oversupply fears. Real estate analysts have recently pointed to market saturation especially in the…
Kenya’s new marine cargo insurance law takes effect

A new law requiring all Kenya’s importers to insure their cargo locally has taken effect in the country, in a move expected to grow marine cargo insurance premiums by about Sh20 billion. Section 20 of the Insurance Act Cap 487,…
How to make money selling used books online

Selling used books online is a good idea that can boost your monthly income. The following are some of the best places to sell used books online (in no particular order). 1.) Amazon.com – You can sell used books on…
Facts & Figures: Quick overview of the Kenyan economy

The Kenyan economy is among the most advanced and diversified across Africa, contributing 40 per cent of East Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The country’s status as the economic, logistical and commercial hub in the East African region makes it…
Election 2017: IEBC campaign spending limits for candidates

The Kenyan constitution in section 18 of the election campaign financing act mandates the IEBC with setting spending limits for candidates and parties at least 12 months before an election. This is in an effort to accord a level playing…
Election 2017: IEBC nomination fees for candidates

All candidates contesting different elective positions in the general elections scheduled for August 2017 are expected to remit nomination fees in form of a bankers cheque payable to IEBC as follows:- Presidential candidate Sh100,000 for any candidate who is a…
Election 2017: IEBC requirements for aspirants

As the forthcoming General Election draws nearer, many individuals are increasingly trying to acquaint themselves with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) requirements for political seats aspirants. Below is a summary of all the requirements for various political seats.…