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Unpacking the potential in cities and towns such as Nakuru, Eldoret and Kahama.
In October, Kenya-based investment company Centum will open the largest shopping mall in East Africa.
Nakumatt Holdings is a significant player in East Africa’s retail sector, generating $700m in annual gross revenues.
Kenyan retailer not fazed by foreign competition.
“Be prepared to fail, but keep moving forward.”
Regional ICT integration is very much on the agenda.
Employee incentives are generally a new concept in Kenya, but businesses that identify their value stand to gain.
“Like many growth stage start-ups, our major challenges are capacity constraints, both technological and in human resources.”
Kenya has emerged third among the top 20 fastest-growing economies in the world, according to a 2015 survey by Bloomberg.
For the past 10 years the Kenyan government has forbidden any external painting on Nairobi’s shared taxis, “matatus”. Until now.
Global Bitcoin exchange Igot has been granted access to the mobile money service M-Pesa, currently used by about 17 million Kenyans.
Andrew Waititu, SAP’s MD for East Africa, says companies will miss out if they don’t grow their presence beyond their host country.
The future of Kenya’s business environment is looking increasingly bright as the national economy continues to grow at an enviable pace.
For all its business and investment potential, the country can be a hard nut to crack.
The link from pumping oil to increasing life expectancy and reducing poverty is not direct.