Caused by unexpectedly high construction demand around the country and with cement companies already producing at full capacity.
For the missing middle. Many banks claim to have financing products for SME sector, but the collateral, and other borrowing requirements are too rigid for many deserving applicants.
A very lucrative business (1.5% commission per trade) with restricted membership, but with hundreds of thousands of new customers (from Kengen, Scangroup, Equity and Kenya Re IPO’s) why not license more players to enter the sector and serve these new shareholders?
There’s a water shortage this week in some parts of the city and blame is being put on water diversion to the ongoing Nairobi International Trade Fair (aka Nairobi Show) whose many activities require a lot of water.