World Bank confirms Kenya’s lower-middle income status

Countries in this category have a GNI per capita of more than $1,046 but less than $4,125

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East African Community Common Market finally hereBy CHRISTABEL LIGAMI in Nairobi | Saturday, June 27  2015 at  18:41

Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania currencies. The Common Market Protocol paves the way for exchange of labour and services among the East African Community partners. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

But aspirations of free movement of goods, services and labour are far from being achieved

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Kenya has highest informal jobs in Africa By GEOFFREY IRUNGU | Friday, June 26  2015 at  14:51

A welder works in Nairobi, Kenya. PHOTO | FILE |

Formal sector unable to absorb the huge number of job seekers, says study

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Nigeria to control forex flow to protect home marketBy MOHAMMED MOMOH in Abuja | Thursday, June 25  2015 at  17:46

Hard currency. Nigeria has imposed restrictions on the distribution of foreign currency for certain imports to protect the local market June 25, 2015. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

Bank restrictions to check the importation of 41 products

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