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Kaburu Mugambi

Kaburu Mugambi is a veteran of business reporting having worked with two national newspapers in Kenya. He is a graduate of economics from Kenyatta University. He started his journalism career in 2000 with The People Daily as a business reporter before becoming a business sub-editor. He joined Daily Nation in 2004 as a business writer. He holds a post-graduate diploma in mass communication from University of Nairobi's School of Journalism and an MBA in marketing from the same university. In 2016, he founded Water Tower, a media firm focused on water, energy and climate. Its content cuts across water, energy and climate with emphasis on adaptation and sustainability.

Kenya’s president names new cabinet

Kenya President William Ruto.

Kenyan President William Ruto on Tuesday named his nominees to the Cabinet to help steer the country after the 9 August general election. Mr Ruto has retained Mr Simon Chelugui giving him the ministry of Co-operatives and Small Enterprises Development. The president nominated current and former lawmakers to the cabinet. …

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Fuel subsidy cut: Ruto takes medicine even Europeans dread

A customer attendant at Rubis petrol station in Nairobi, Kenya. (Xinhua)

Governments give subsidies to protect consumers by keeping prices low, but they come at a high cost. Governments might raise taxes or borrow more or lower spending to give subsidies. Removing subsidies and using the money in productive investments could promote a country’s growth without running into problems. On Wednesday, …

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Kenya starts selling avocados to China

A worker at Sunripe factory in Limuru, Kiambu county, arranges boxes of fresh avocados. The first shipment of fresh avocados left Kenya on Tuesday going to China.

Chinese firm Greechain has signed an agreement with Kenya’s Sunripe, where the Chinese firm would be buying fresh avocados from the Kenyan firm. China and Kenya signed two protocols in January to help trade between them. The first cargo of fresh avocados left Kenya for China on Tuesday. This makes …

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