5 posts categorised "East Africa"

01 February 2017

Embracing digital healthcare in Kenya

By Jonathan Munge, Consultant with PwC Kenya’s Advisory Technology Practice The digital revolution is upon us and technology has come to play an integral role in all facets of our lives. Over the years we have seen technology become embedded across all industries ranging from banking, telecommunications, retail, insurance and...

19 October 2015

Kenya risks missed opportunity as an investor’s tax hub

By Elizabeth Ndiritu, Senior Manager, Tax Services, PwC Kenya Kenyan economic climate is flourishing as the country becomes the preferred investment hub for the East Africa region and beyond. With this designation has come increased investment activity, from both local and foreign investors. According to the 2015 Kenyan Budget Policy...

09 July 2015

Ethiopia: From Famine to feast

By Dr. Andrew S. Nevin, Partner and Chief Economist at PwC Nigeria and Adetutu Adebiyi, PwC Advisory A nation once characterised by land-locked isolation and poverty, Ethiopia has emerged as Africa’s 'newest Lion economy' and continues to accelerate in the global economy. With a population of 70.7 million people, Ethiopia...

04 November 2014

Impact of Kenya-Mauritius treaty on US Multinational companies

By Emuesiri Agbeyi, Director, International Tax Services – Africa Desk, PwC US The Mauritius and Kenya parliaments ratified the double-taxation treaty between Mauritius and Kenya on May 23, 2014. Kenya already had in-force treaties with the United Kingdom, Canada, Denmark, Norway, India, Sweden, Zambia, France and Germany The Kenya-Mauritius treaty...

02 September 2014

Why Africa, Why Now?

By Paul Cleal, Partner, Chair of Africa Business Group The positive phrase Africa Rising is now almost as common as the negative images we used to see about Africa throughout most of the previous several decades. Civil wars, coups d'état, natural disasters and famines seemed to be the only news...