Construction of the first admin building at Konza Technopolis, first announced in January 2013, has begun. from Global Construction Review
The disclosed value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals in East Africa has hit Sh77.8 billion in the first 10 months of this year, outpacing that of private equity deals. Source: East Africa attracts Sh78bn mergers – Daily Nation
The World Bank’s investment arm, International Finance Corporation, is seeking to buy a Sh1 billion stake in commercial property company, Africa Logistics Properties (ALP). Source: Kenya: World Bank Arm IFC Targets Logistics Firm With Sh1 Billion Investment – allAfrica.com
Nairobi is set to host the Africa Finance and Investment Forum (AFIF), targeting to attract the “right” investment to the continent, early next year. Source: Kenya: Nairobi Picked to Host Africa Finance and Investment Forum – allAfrica.com
Source: Africa Finance & Investment Forum 2017 to take place in Nairobi, Kenya for the first time – African Business Magazine
While speaking at the conference, the European Investment Bank (EIB) Vice-President responsible for climate action, Jonathan Taylor, declared that the Lake Turk Source: EU pledge more funding for Lake Turkana Wind Power project | ESI-Africa.com
Kenya has moved up 21 places in the World Bank’s ease of doing business, as the country made its maiden entry into the top hundred category.
Diarietou Gaye, World Bank Country Director for Kenya said that Kenya remained ‘one of the bright spots in Sub Saharan Africa’. Source: Kenya’s economy projected to grow 5.9 percent, World Bank