Here are our views on the news making headlines today for Kenya:
Firms eye deals during Obama summit. Kenyan firms are keen to find global partners with expertise and financial clout to help drive their expansion.
Our View: This summit augurs well the Kenyan economy as it is expected to attract over 1,500 investors from across the world. This will lead to increased FDI’S and the partnerships with the global partners will help the manufacturers, industrialists and entrepreneurs get access to financial and technical expertise. Launched by President Obama in 2009, GES brings together entrepreneurs and investors from across Africa and around the world annually to showcase innovative projects, exchange new ideas, and help spur economic opportunity. The 2015 GES agenda will focus on generating new investments for entrepreneurs, with a particular focus on women and youth.