IMF responds to Kenyans over frustration over Sh255b loan

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee administration has been accused of over-indebtedness, thereby plunging Kenyans into the trap of long-term debt. [File, Standard] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said it had lent Kenya 255 billion shillings to help contain public debt. The lender’s statement was posted on its official website www.imf.org on …

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April’s art scene blossoms in Boston

You can actually do things in the real world! Of course, you need to be safe, and performing arts venues and arts organizations remain wisely vigilant. But ultimately your options go beyond streaming this and zooming that. Nervous? We too have therefore also included a virtual program in this artistic …

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Chinese stocks face a headwind in monetary policy

(PNAFAN – Asia Times) There is no longer any doubt that the People’s Bank of China is tightening its monetary policy. The daily fixing of the 7-day repo rate, the benchmark for banks’ cost of funds, has stood at around 3.5% in recent days, compared to around 2.5% for most …

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PRESS DIGEST-Financial Times – April 8

The following are the main stories from the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not guarantee their accuracy. Securities UK advises people under 30 to offer alternative to AstraZeneca vaccine https://on.ft.com/3cYt4Vc US Proposes New Plan Amid Global Business Tax Talks https://on.ft.com/3mAohfZ Norwegian Oil Fund Makes First …

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High Demand MA Professional Training Services – NBC Boston

Thousands of people need new jobs as the job market continues to recover in Massachusetts, creating a strong demand for skills training services. But like many other industries, these programs took a big financial hit during the pandemic. Massachusetts has lost 250,000 jobs permanently, by some estimates. As a result, …

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