MOMBASA, May 23 (Reuters) - Kenyan police cleared the only highway from the Indian Ocean port city of Mombasa to the capital Nairobi on Thursday, two days after striking truck drivers blocked it and threatened to choke the main trade artery in east Africa .
23 (Reuters) - Kenya's main share index fell on Thursday as the most capitalised stocks on the bourse, Safaricom and East Africa Breweries, were hit by profit-taking, while the shilling was steady. The benchmark NSE-20 share index fell 0.5 percent
MOMBASA, May 21 (Reuters) - The future of east Africa 's only oil refinery could be decided next week when a report is due on whether to upgrade the aging Kenyan plant or turn it into a storage facility, the country's energy regulator said on Tuesday.
Shares in Kenya's top telecoms operator Safaricom closed 3.5 percent higher on huge volumes on Wednesday, helping snap a three-day losing streak on the Nairobi bourse. The currency of east Africa 's biggest economy traded flat for
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the third straight session on Tuesday after the stock started trading ex-dividend. The shilling held steady. KCB, east Africa 's largest bank by assets, recovered to close 5.3 percent lower at 40.50 shillings, after losing as mu
NAIROBI, May 8 (Reuters) - Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) , east Africa 's largest bank by assets, reported first-quarter pretax profit up 26 percent on last year at 4.3 billion shillings ($51 million).
Uganda's government says it may approve construction of a 120K bbl/day pipeline to export crude oil via the east African coast once drilling starts in the country's oil-rich Lake Albertine rift basin, easing concerns over oil development
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