Kenya’s economy accelerated in the second quarter. Gross domestic product rose 5.8 per cent from a year earlier in the three months through June driven by the construction and manufacturing sector and increased 4.0 per cent on a seasonally adjusted quarterly basis, this is according to the Kenya National Bureau of statistics. In the first quarter it had expanded 4.4 per cent from a year earlier, revised to take account of a recent debasement of GDP, and 2.7 per cent on a quarterly basis. Tourism however slumped due to a number of bombings in tourist destinations. Julians Amboko a research analyst,at Stratlink Africa joins CNBC Africa to discuss these numbers.