Forex shortage prompts banks to restrict withdrawals
Kenya is still struggling with a shortage of foreign currency, with the shilling having fallen to a new low of 138 to the dollar.
Financiers working for former president Uhuru Kenyatta and his pick of presidential candidate Raila Odinga have since turned to William Ruto in the hopes of protecting their business empires and are willing to pour cash into the new head of state's key projects.
Kenyan entrepreneurs have been jockeying for a slice of the Congolese economic pie since the DRC joined the East African Community (EAC). But they are proceeding cautiously, aware of the fragile political and economic context of their new partner.