A city bureaucrat is set to become Nairobi’s third governor, after the capital city’s legislature manoeuvred through her appointment as deputy ... governor on Friday. Former Governor Mike Sonko was relieved of his position a month ago. The succession drama looks to be coming to a close, but Nairobi-dwellers are unlikely to be happy with the process.
Ties between neighbours Kenya and Somalia hit a new low in December, when the Mogadishu government cut off ties with Nairobi for "constant political ... violation and Kenya’s open interference in Somalia’s independence".
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Kenyan Treasury officials are no doubt worried about what's going to happen next Thursday. The date marks the end of a five year repayment holiday ... given by the China Exim Bank for the $1.4 billion loan used to build the Nairobi to Naivasha Standard Gauge Railway.
Implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in 2021 will accelerate the digitalisation of banking, Bola Asiru, head of ... sub-Saharan Africa at Mastercard Advisors, tells The Africa Report.