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ECONOMY-FINANCE

Central Bank releases Sh55b to Rescue Struggling local lenders

The Central Bank of Kenya's (CBK) lending to banks hit Sh5547 billion in the financial year to June 2021. This points to the regulator's increased intervention to rescue lenders from a liquidity crunch. The latest lending, under the liquidity support framework introduced five years ago, is 50 per cent higher than the Sh36.94 billion that CBK lent out in the financial year ended June 2020.

  5 days ago ago
Central Bank releases Sh55b to Rescue Struggling local lenders

ECONOMY-FINANCE

CBK Governor Exposes Uhuru's Gov't, Leaks Details of SGR After Wanjigi Exposé of Foul Play

Few days ago, Business mogul Jimmy Wanjigi revealed that SGR was supposed to cost Kenyan shillings 55 billion, but the figure ballooned to over Kenyan shillings300 billion, causing major friction between himself and the government. He also revealed that the railway line was supposed to run from Mombasa to Malaba, but it was later revealed to him that it would only run from Mombasa to Nairobi, at a cost nearly six times the original estimate.

  1 month ago ago
CBK Governor Exposes Uhuru's Gov't, Leaks Details of SGR After Wanjigi Exposé of Foul Play

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Kenyans In Panic As China Declares This Worrying News Concerning Kenya's Debt

Kenyans have been left in great panic after China declares worrying news concerning Kenya's debt. According to governor of Central Bank of Kenya Hon.Patrick Njoronge, he advised the Senate Budget and Finance Committee yesterday that our country Kenya needed to prepare proper policy responses related to debt management which stands at 56.5 per cent of the gross product from 42 per cent in 2013 since the time when the Jubilee Government led by president Uhuru Kenyatta came to power.

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Kenyans In Panic As China Declares This Worrying News Concerning Kenya's Debt

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Confusion Surrounds Kenyans After CBK Governor Announces A Shocker Statement Concerning Kenya's Debt

Kenyans have today been left in great panic after worrying news emerge concerning Kenya's debt statistics as per now. According to Governor of Central Bank of Kenya Hon. Patrick Njoroge, Kenya's debt is now worrying so much and this is a bad news to every Kenyan.

  1 month ago ago
Confusion Surrounds Kenyans After CBK Governor Announces A Shocker Statement Concerning Kenya's Debt

ECONOMY-FINANCE

China Says This On Kenya's Debt

Kenyans are in a state of panic after China released troubling news about the country's debt. The governor of Kenya's Central Bank, Hon.Patrick Njoronge, told the Senate Budget and Finance Committee yesterday that our country needed to prepare proper policy responses related to debt management, which now stands at 56.5 percent of GDP, up from 42 percent in 2013 when President Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee government took power.

  1 month ago ago
China Says This On Kenya's Debt

ECONOMY-FINANCE

CBK Governor Tells Uhuru's Successor To Brace For Tough Times

The CBK Governor, Patrick Njoroge has warned that the country may default on its debt in the next two years if the current rate of borrowing is left unchecked. The CBK governor told the Senate Committee on Finance and Budget that Parliament has a key role to play in ensuring the government does not take on new debt even as past obligations

  1 month ago ago
CBK Governor Tells Uhuru's Successor To Brace For Tough Times

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Government Sets New Rule To Be Listed In CRB.(photos)

The government is set to introduce a new code of conduct to guide the CRB listings by digital lenders. The code which is backed by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) is expected to provide a framework for best practice to none regulated players. The code of conduct is in the National Assembly and it has been classified as tbe an ammendment to the Central Bank Act.

  1 month ago ago
Government Sets New Rule To Be Listed In CRB.(photos)

POLITICS

"Stop Borrowing" CBK governor orders the government, Urges Parliament to Pressurize the Move

The issue of public debt is increasingly causing an alarm in the national treasury. The Central Bank of Kenya is accorded the role of banking, advising and being fiscal agent to the government. They also provide financial stability through regulation, supervision and licensing financial institutions under its mandate.

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ECONOMY-FINANCE

Central Bank of Kenya Warns Kenyans overincreased prices of Food, services and Fuel

Central Bank of Kenya warns Kenyans of tough times due to the high rise of fuel prices.CBK said that high food and fuel prices, and taxes will continue to put pressure on livelihoods. Stating this yesterday, CBK'S monetary policy committee ( MPC), the bank's highest decision-making organ, said that the overall increase of goods and services has largely affected Kenyans as it has increased due to an increase of fuel and food.

  25 days ago ago
Central Bank of Kenya Warns Kenyans overincreased prices of Food, services and Fuel

CAREER-JOBS

Central Bank Of Kenya Calls On Jobless Graduates To Apply For Internship Positions.

The government of Kenya has advertised positions for jobless graduates to apply for internship programs through the Central Bank of Kenya.This advertisment is in line with jubilee's government manifesto to offer a lifeline to students who have toiled for four years and have been unable to secure a decent wage.

  1 month ago ago
Central Bank Of Kenya Calls On Jobless Graduates To Apply For Internship Positions.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Morning News; Bad News To Kenyans After The Latest Report Emerge About China Debt

Kenyans have been left in first-rate panic after China broadcasts traumatic information regarding Kenya's debt. According to governor of Central Bank of Kenya Hon. Patrick Njoronge, he recommended the Senate Budget and Finance Committee the day prior to this that our u. s. a. Kenya wished to put together ideal coverage responses associated to debt administration, which stands at 56.5 per cent of the gross product from forty-two per cent in 2013 on account that the time when the Jubilee Government led through president Uhuru Kenyatta got here to power.

  1 month ago ago
Morning News; Bad News To Kenyans After The Latest Report Emerge About China Debt

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Message From CBK Governor.

Central Bank of Kenya governor Patrick Njoroge has come out to pass an essential message to the country and it's citizens. According to Njoroge, the total debt service as a proportion of revenue had shot up to more than fifty percent in the financial year 2019/2020 which means half of the revenues collected were being channeled to the debt service.

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Today's Message From CBK Governor.

CAREER-JOBS

Central Bank Of Kenya Calls For Application Of Interns

Are you done with your university or are a you a graduate and looking for an opportunity to keep yourself busy? CBK is looking for you.Central Bank Of Kenya has opportunities for youths who recently graduated from campus. The aim of the intern is to make them ready for employment,equip them with skills that will help them have integrity when they later get employed.

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Central Bank Of Kenya Calls For Application Of Interns

PERSONAL-INVESTING

Credit Code to Save Borrowers the CRB Blues

The Credit Information Sharing Association of Kenya (CIS) has unveiled a code that will provide unbiased information on borrowers to credit reference bureaus. The code was drafted amid concerns that unregulated lenders are quick to submit negative credit data to CRBs but fail to provide positive information such as that from customers who are timely in meeting their loan obligations.

  1 month ago ago
Credit Code to Save Borrowers the CRB Blues

EDUCATION

23rd September ; Thursday Newspaper Headlines Review

The Teachers Service Commission has rolled out Teacher Professional Development Programme (TPD), a new module that will see public school teachers renew their professional certificates after every five years. The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Deputy Governor Sheila M’Mbijjewe said that resilience is key to navigating economic adversities occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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23rd September ; Thursday Newspaper Headlines Review

ECONOMY-FINANCE

‘Wash Wash’: How Increase in Supply of Money affects our economy.

‘Wash Wash’: How Increase in Supply of Money affects our economy. This is how individuals obtain money illegally by either printing fake cash or using chemical-based techniques to come up with counterfeit currency. The Wash Wash business has been trending for quite some time now in Kenya; this has left Kenyans in amazement since it seems some people have a shortcut to success.

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‘Wash Wash’: How Increase in Supply of Money affects our economy.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Treasury Goes For Ksh.60 Billion From October Bonds

The National Treasury intends to raise Ksh.60 billion from Treasury bonds (T-bonds) one month from now. The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), which addresses the exchequer in the issuance of its obligation instruments, has re-opened three past T-bonds to financial backers. The three bonds; FXD1/2013/15, FXD3/2019/15 and FXD1/2021/24 have 6.4, 12.9 and 24.7 years to development and are open available to be purchased to financial backers until October 5.

  1 month ago ago
Treasury Goes For Ksh.60 Billion From October Bonds

ECONOMY-FINANCE

CBK Report Indicates That Almost 70% Of Kenya's External Debt is From Chinese Government

Having surpassed Japan and Germany as the past leading lenders, China's debt to Kenya now accounts for close to 70% of the total debts. According to statistics, the debt has been accrued in less than 10 years. In 2006 for instance, a compilation of Kenya’s bilateral lenders by Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) showed that China claimed less than 1% of the debts.

  1 month ago ago
CBK Report Indicates That Almost 70% Of Kenya's External Debt is From Chinese Government

ECONOMY-FINANCE

CBK Governor Calls For Efficiency In Public Spending

The Central Bank Of Kenya Governor Dr. Patrick Njoroge is calling for efficiency in public spending to address the rising debt. According to the CBK manager, he told the Senate Committee on Finance that the public debt levels are rising largely due to heavy spending on infrastructure and Covid-19 related funding.

  1 month ago ago
CBK Governor Calls For Efficiency In Public Spending

ECONOMY-FINANCE

It's Quite Worrying, Sh40 In Every Sh100 Goes Direct To Loan Payment, Says CBK Governor

NAIROBI, Kenya September 15 - Dr Patrick Njoroge of the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) noted the serious challenge the country's growing debt could pose to financial stability even as the government pursues faster economic growth after the pandemic . He told the Senate Budget and Finance Committee that the country needs to prepare appropriate policy responses related to debt management, which accounts for 56.5% of gross product up from 42% in 2013 when the Jubilee government arrived.

  1 month ago ago
It's Quite Worrying, Sh40 In Every Sh100 Goes Direct To Loan Payment, Says CBK Governor