Join CFO Kenya

If you are a finance professional working in, or with Kenya, join this platform today. It is completely free. Boost your career, your company and your knowledge.  We look forward meeting you on one of our next events.

Does your company wish to share knowledge and resources with CFOs? Contact avangroningen@cfo.co.ke

Twitter CFO Kenya

Business Daily

Loading… Loading feed

 

Blog Posts

Kenya’s exports to East Africa drop by $105 million

Posted by CFO Kenya on January 12, 2017 at 8:00 0 Comments

New data has revealed that Kenya’s exports to East Africa dropped by the largest margin in three years, to $275.7 million. According to a report from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, all countries in the region, with the exception of the…

Continue

Ben Chumo leaves Kenya Power, new CEO to be appointed

Posted by CFO Kenya on January 5, 2017 at 8:00 0 Comments

Ben Chumo (pictured), Kenya Power CEO, has exited the firm. This after an activist moved to court attempting to block him from serving a second term.

According to reports, in November last year Judge Nelson Abuodha issued temporary orders stopping the Energy…

Continue

VW expands into Kenya & Rwanda

Posted by CFO Kenya on December 29, 2016 at 8:00 0 Comments

Volkswagen (VW) has opened a new assembly plant in Kenya, in the industrial town of Thika, also launching plans for a ride-sharing service. A few weeks prior, VW signed a deal to build an assembly plant in Algeria. The German car manufacturer is clearly expanding into…

Continue

Julius Muia new DG of Kenya’s Vision 2030

Posted by CFO Kenya on December 22, 2016 at 8:00 0 Comments

Julius Muia, a former Unga and HF Group senior manager, has been chosen by President Kenyatta to drive the country’s national long-term development policy, Kenya Vision 2030, as its new director-general.

James Mwangi (pictured), chairman of Vision…

Continue
 
 
 

Founded by CFO Africa

CFO Kenya is founded by CFO Africa, a pan African network for senior finance professionals. CFO Africa connects professionals online and live in order to share knowledge, exchange interests and open up business opportunities. CFO Africa operates in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa and is looking for partners to launch activities in other African countries. www.cfoafrica.net

Latest Activity

CFO Kenya posted a blog post

Kenya’s exports to East Africa drop by $105 million

New data has revealed that Kenya’s exports to East Africa dropped by the largest margin in three years, to $275.7 million. According to a report from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, all countries in the region, with the exception of the DRC, cut their uptake of Kenyan imports from Kenya.The report said:“Africa…See More
Jan 12
CFO Kenya posted a blog post

Ben Chumo leaves Kenya Power, new CEO to be appointed

Ben Chumo (pictured), Kenya Power CEO, has exited the firm. This after an activist moved to court attempting to block him from serving a second term.According to reports, in November last year Judge Nelson Abuodha issued temporary orders stopping the Energy minister and board from renewing Chumo’s tenure at Kenya Power. This…See More
Jan 5
CFO Kenya posted a blog post

VW expands into Kenya & Rwanda

Volkswagen (VW) has opened a new assembly plant in Kenya, in the industrial town of Thika, also launching plans for a ride-sharing service. A few weeks prior, VW signed a deal to build an assembly plant in Algeria. The German car manufacturer is clearly expanding into East Africa.According to Herbert Diess, VW Brand CEO, the…See More
Dec 29, 2016
CFO Kenya posted a blog post

Julius Muia new DG of Kenya’s Vision 2030

Julius Muia, a former Unga and HF Group senior manager, has been chosen by President Kenyatta to drive the country’s national long-term development policy, Kenya Vision 2030, as its new director-general.James Mwangi (pictured), chairman of Vision 2030, when announcing Muia’s appointment said:“He is one of the outstanding…See More
Dec 22, 2016
CFO Kenya posted a blog post

Safaricom plays huge role in Kenyan economy

According to a report by KPMG, Telecoms operator Safaricom’s data, voice and M-Pesa business plays a huge role in the country’s economy, sustaining some 845,850 jobs. Moreover, the company injected some Sh413.8 billion into the economy to the year ending March – the equivalent of 6.6 percent of the country’s GDP.Bob…See More
Dec 15, 2016
CFO Kenya posted a blog post

Josiah Moriasi Arabu new CEO for Youth Enterprise Development Fund

Josiah Moriasi Arabu was recently appointed CEO of the Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF), scoring the highest marks in the recruitment process, according to board chairman Ronald Osumba.The board noted that Arabu had extensive knowledge of corporate governance, performance management, HR and development, change…See More
Dec 9, 2016
CFO Kenya posted blog posts
Dec 1, 2016
CFO Kenya posted a blog post

Telkom Kenya appoints Sundararaman Pattabiraman as CFO

Telkom Kenya has appointed former Safaricom head of Finance, Planning and Analysis, Sundararaman Pattabiraman, as its new CFO. Pattabiraman, a career accountant, has more than 22 years of experience across Africa and Asia, 16 of which have been in the telecoms sector.Prior to his appointment,…See More
Nov 17, 2016
CFO Kenya posted a blog post

Treasury to raise Sh59 billion from domestic market

As it takes a step back from external borrowing, Kenya’s National Treasury intends to raise a further Sh59 billion from the domestic market this fiscal year, pushing the target amount to Sh294 billion.According to the 2016 Budget outlook paper released by Treasury, the State intends to borrow a combined domestic and…See More
Nov 7, 2016
CFO Kenya posted blog posts
Nov 3, 2016
CFO Kenya posted a blog post

Visa introduces M-Pesa rival

The majority of wireless payments in Kenya are currently completed through the country’s largest telecoms company, Safaricom, on the M-Pesa platform. Enter a new market competitor because Visa has introduced a mobile-phone application to rival this: the mVisa app.The app is quite simple to use: mVisa users can make payments by…See More
Oct 6, 2016
CFO Kenya posted a blog post

Government seeking ways to use ICT to benefit e-commerce

Kenya’s government is currently investigating ways in which it can leverage ICT to enhance Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) growth through e-commerce.According to Joe Mucheru (pictured), Cabinet Secretary, speaking during a recent press briefing which took place after a meeting with Hauli Zhao, Secretary General of…See More
Sep 29, 2016
CFO Kenya posted a blog post

Kenya’s private sector sees improved growth

According to the latest Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) released by CfC Stanbic Bank and market research firm IHS Markit, output and job creation increased during August, putting Kenya’s private sector on a higher growth path. CfC Stanbic and Markit said in a statement:“The seasonally adjusted PMI inched higher in August,…See More
Sep 22, 2016
CFO Kenya posted a blog post

KRA introcudes digital excise stamps to curb tax leakages

In a bid to seal tax leakages, the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has introduced new generation excise stamps for wines, spirits, tobacco and beer. The stamps feature a quick response code (QR code) that allows distributors, retailers and consumers to use an app on their smartphones to verify the authenticity of the products. Benson…See More
Sep 15, 2016
CFO Kenya posted a blog post

Rob Tims named new Rhino Resources CFO

Rhino Resources, a global energy company, has announced the addition of London-based CFO Rob Tims to its leadership team. Tims, a 25-year veteran of the oil and gas industry and whose experience spans operations, finance, banking and consulting, has for the past 10 years, served as Managing Director with responsibility for…See More
Sep 1, 2016
CFO Kenya posted a blog post

ARM Cement anticipates Sh14bn injection to kick start new Kitui plant

Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed ARM Cement, majority owned by the Paunrana family, is counting on a $140 million (Sh14 billion) capital investment from the CDC Group, a British government-owned fund, to help finance the establishment of a new clinker and cement plant. Work on the integrated cement factory, due to be set up…See More
Aug 25, 2016

© 2017   CFO Africa | Contributing to the growth of Africa   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service