Bank branches show wealthy, poor counties

economy Bank branches show rich, poor districts Tuesday, July 6th, 2021 Central Bank of Kenya. FILE PHOTO | NMG BY TIMOTHY ODINGAMore from this author Summary Data from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) shows that the three counties have 794 branches, or 53 percent of Kenya’s 1,502 bank branches. …

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SGR cargo falls on fewer ships in the port of Mombasa

SGR freight train drives along the track of the Port Reitz Beach management unit, Mombasa, 14 January 2018. [Gideon Maundu, Standard] The cargo throughput of the Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) declined in the second quarter of this year due to lower numbers of ships in the port of Mombasa. A …

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Apps help Kenyan farmers in difficult times

Africa’s digital farm services are growing nearly 45 percent a year, with farmers using apps to provide advice, buy goods, and take out loans By Wesley Langat / Thomson Reuters Foundation, KOIYET, Kenya Wilson Lang’at has made a steady profit on his farm in Koiyet Village over the past year …

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We are ready to turn the wheels

Dr. Vivian Whatley shoots at target after viewing the Kirigiti shooting range. [The Standard] The 15th edition of the IDPA African Championships will take place in Kenya from September 2nd to 5th, 2021. The Chairman of the National Gun Owners Association of Kenya (NGAO-K), Martin Chengo, said he was confident …

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