Kenya has over time proved to be the preferred investment point in the East African region due to its strategic location and free market economy which places no significant restriction on the movement of foreign currency in and out of the market.
Authors: Donald B. Kipkorir (Bio), Victoria M. Mbithi (Bio), Kennedy Abuga (Bio)[Show full article]
1. What attributes does Kenya have that makes it a unique investment destination?
The market, says one local lawyer, continues to focus on individuals
rather than firms and on this basis the top five firms are barely
separable. Market star lawyers include Karim Anjarwalla of Anjarwalla
& Khanna, Oliver Fowler of Kaplan & Stratton, Richard Harney and
Philip Coulson of Coulson & Harney, Michael Kontos of Walker Kontos
and Paras Shah of Hamilton Harrison & Matthews....
CONTEXT AND TRENDS
A mixed picture emerges from the Kenyan market and this is reflected to a certain extent in one partner's verdict on 2012. "The first half of 2012 was excellent, however there is a lot of apprehension in the country as we have elections approaching and the 2007 elections weren't good, there are security problems, and we have inflation and economic issues to tackle"....