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Duncan Miriri

Kenya's stock exchange launches incubator scheme for start-up firms

15 Apr 2019

NAIROBI, April 15 Kenya's Nairobi Securities Exchange has set up an incubator programme to prepare young companies for an eventual listing or bond issuance on the bourse, its chief executive said, in a bid to boost the number of firms it lists.

Auto giants battle used car dealers for Africa's huge market

13 Apr 2019

JOHANNESBURG/NAIROBI At the edge of Nairobi's Ngong Forest, thousands of used cars glitter in the hot sun on a dusty field, waiting for buyers. | Video

Home market still a dream for African carmakers

12 Apr 2019

NAIROBI Since its launch in 2014, Mobius Motors, Kenya's only home-grown automaker, has only produced around 50 test vehicles.

Home market still a dream for African carmakers

12 Apr 2019

NAIROBI Since its launch in 2014, Mobius Motors, Kenya's only home-grown automaker, has only produced around 50 test vehicles.

Home market still a dream for African carmakers

12 Apr 2019

* Local firms face same obstacles but lack finance, infrastructure

Carrefour Kenya targets number 2 retail ranking this year, franchisee says

09 Apr 2019

NAIROBI, April 9 Carrefour aims to become Kenya's number two retailer this year, adding floorspace and using ultra-competitive pricing to boost sales and increase market share, its franchisee holder in the country said.

UPDATE 1-Drought will drag down Kenya's 2019 economic growth, World Bank says

09 Apr 2019

* Says interest-rate cap hinders monetary policy (Updates with government's growth forecast in fourth paragraph)

Drought to drag down Kenya's 2019 economic growth, World Bank says

08 Apr 2019

NAIROBI Dry weather across much of Kenya is likely to curb its economic growth this year, the World Bank said on Tuesday, cutting its forecast to 5.7 percent growth.

Drought to drag down Kenya's 2019 economic growth, World Bank says

08 Apr 2019

NAIROBI, April 9 Dry weather across much of Kenya is likely to curb its economic growth this year, the World Bank said on Tuesday, cutting its forecast to 5.7 percent growth.

Bereaved families blame Boeing after Ethiopia crash report

05 Apr 2019

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia/NAKURU, Kenya Mourning families of Ethiopian Airlines passengers who died in last month's crash are asking awkward and angry questions of U.S. planemaker Boeing after closely following a preliminary report into the disaster.

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Yellow vest demonstrators, police clash in Paris

Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that rioters could return to the French capital to spark a new wave of violence.