Business News: Rising rent chokes the poor in Kenya

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Kenyans living in smaller houses are grappling with higher rents, which have been rising due to increased demand.
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Dame Nemat Shafik takes on the University director position, foregoing the Deputy Governor position at the World Bank.
The DTI together with liquor industry role players have committed to pursuing an inclusive and transformed liquor industry agenda.
Whatever people are saying, deciding to move your money offshore should be approached as unemotionally as possible.
The Constitutional Council decision to rescind the tax hike law has put the government in an unenviable position and may force it to weigh more options to finance the salary scale for civil servants a
A Lebanese startup that tracks customer shopping behavior through close-circuit television will head to Switzerland to compete for $1 million in investments.
Smallholder tea farmers under the Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) have earned a total Sh78.3 billion in revenue from the sale of tea during the 2016/17 financial year.
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A Rwandese who came to Lodwar from Kakamega in 2012 as a volunteer due to a shortage of priests, the man of cloth has transformed his compound into a model farm.
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Event to be held in 2021 has potential to boost business and tourism.
Eighty-nine per cent of people in the US use taxi hailing apps, with Uber being the most popular despite its scandals around the world, according to a new survey.
Output cuts by Opec and other oil producers are clearing a supply glut that has weighed on crude prices for three years, ministers said at a meeting on Friday to review the pact that expires in March
South African finance minister says KPMG should be probed by law enforcement agencies.
Greenpeace activists boarded a ship on its way to Britain in an attempt to stop a consignment of Volkswagen diesel cars being imported from Germany.
Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1bn (R14.6bn) to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets.
Mark Zuckerberg has been utterly unable to avoid what’s become a second full-time job: managing an escalating series of political crises.
Trencor's share price moved into positive territory despite the group releasing a trading update in which it expects to report losses.
The airline says it will cancel as many as 50 flights a day for six weeks because it “messed up” when scheduling crew holidays.
Manchester United said it was likely to maintain revenue around last year’s record level in 2017-18 as it returns to the lucrative Champions League.
Richemont has made key appointments in its executive team by adding a role of chief technology officer and human resources director.
Executive Mayor of Tshwane, Solly Msimanga is offering a R10 000 reward for information on the cable theft syndicate in the City of Tshwane.
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SA’s economic growth is projected to continue to be weak this year, before picking up moderately next year.
London’s transport regulator has stripped Uber of its license to operate, affecting over 40 000 drivers in a huge blow to the taxi app.
Card payments innovators like Yoco, Sureswipe and Ikhokha are in full PR-mode as they try to position themselves as the next big thing.
Nafcoc on Friday congratulated Patrice Motsepe who had been selected by Forbes as one of the 100 greatest living business minds.
UASA said it was disappointed that the Monetary Policy Committee of the SA Reserve Bank decided to leave the repo rate unchanged.
French billionaire Liliane Bettencourt, whose family founded L‘Oreal and still owns the largest stake in the cosmetics giant, has died aged 94.
Gold mining company Pan African Resources said it went through a bad patch recently, resulting in its gold production declining.
Malusi Gigaba has spoken out with regard to concern about the legality of the extension of the term of office of the Chairperson of the Board of SAA.
The board of Business Leadership SA has suspended the membership of auditing firm KPMG in the wake of their controversies.
The Jury is out on what the future holds for Anglo American, following Anil Agarwal's announcement, that he plans to hold a 20% stake in the company.
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