Political uncertainty deals blow to Kenya property market

Political uncertainty is taking its toll on the Kenyan property market and the slowdown is likely to continue through the rest of the year, according to a new study published on Monday. The worst affected market segment is the residential…
How Kenyan builders are losing millions of shillings to conmen

Hundreds of Kenyans are losing millions of shillings to a syndicate of conmen passing themselves as suppliers of building materials, mainly stones, bricks, and sand. Investigations by the Kenya Homes Guide have exposed how the con artists, through carefully planned…
House price growth slows in Kenya, will likely keep slowing

Growth in Kenya house prices slowed down in the second quarter of the year on the back of gloomy economic performance, a situation likely to persist in the foreseeable future. The latest Kenya Bankers Association-Housing Price Index shows that house…
How to pick the right window curtains for your home

Curtains, also known as drapes, usually offer a lot more than simply serving as a window treatment in an interior. The accessories go a long way in improving the aesthetics of a room. With the correct colour, size, texture and…
Chinese firm targets rural Kenya with new solar kits

Shenzhen Power Solution Industries Co, a Chinese maker of solar lighting products, hopes to penetrate and control a significant share of the African market. The firm has been participating in trade fairs in Kenya and other African countries over the…
Britam Holdings is making bold bets on Kenya’s real estate

The local financial markets are increasingly churning and this is getting scary for everyone. From the man in the streets to the sophisticated fund manager, the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) is particularly one investment class that has posted depressing returns…