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Kenya vs Tanzania: A tale of two railways

As Kenya and Tanzania compete to capture East Africa’s inland trade, rail links from their main ports are playing an increasingly important role, as Tom Collins reports.

UK brings a new focus to Africa

The visit of British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt to five African countries in April could mark the beginning of renewed efforts to cultivate trade with the continent.

How Mikosz plans to make Kenya Airways a success

After a restructuring programme aimed at reducing Kenya Airways’ $2bn debt pile, the majority state-owned airline is pursuing a strategy to once again become a competitive African carrier.…

Kenya’s budget woes

In September, the Kenyan government passed the country’s biggest ever budget.

Bookmakers bet on Kenya

Driven by the ability of firms to capitalise on technological uptake and high betting rates among the country’s youth, Kenya’s gambling market is expanding rapidly.

Closing Africa’s MSME finance gap

Africa’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) have traditionally found it hard to acquire bank credit, but the fintech revolution is now helping to make lending to them a viable business.

Uganda: Safety first approach

‘Financial Sector Stability: Managing risk in a growing and fast-changing environment’ was the theme at this year’s annual conference of the Uganda Bankers’ Association (UBA) held in mid-July.…