Two Kenyan developers recognized at Facebook’s biggest event

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KCB announces early voluntary retirement as mobile strategy takes shape

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 21 - KCB Group has announced that it is rolling out a voluntary buyout programme...

Catholic-backed Microfinance Bank launched targeting the under banked

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 20 - Caritas Microfinance Bank (Caritas MFB) was officially launched today. This...

Upturn in tourism boosts revenue to nearly Sh100Bn in 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 20 - For the first time since 2012, earnings from the tourism sector improved to...

Ask Kirubi +

Working with different generations #AskKirubi

Millennials…also known as Generation Y or Echo Boomers. They are the young employees at our workplaces...

Ask Kirubi: Know your worth

I have said it time and time again that I employ mostly for attitude and train for skill. If you have...

AskKirubi: Have a mentor but walk with your teacher

Towards the end of last year, I sat down with a few young people and we reflected on the year and stated...

Telecoms +

Safaricom customers to stream Kwese TV content on mobile devices

Nairobi, 12 April 2017 – Safaricom has signed a distribution agreement with Econet Media’s Kwesé...

Safaricom foils elaborate attempt to hack company systems

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 6 - Safaricom has foiled an elaborate cyber-crime fraud attempt to hack into its...

Podcast: Somali-born entrepreneur is CEO of global money transfer service #FounderStories

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 5 – 10 years ago, when M-Pesa was being launched in Kenya, Ismail Ahmed was in...

Jobs +

Small-scale traders, domestic workers unable to afford social protection: Study

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 11 - Majority of small scale traders in informal settlements are unable to enlist for social security schemes. According to the National...

Technology +

Mobile health scheme M-TIBA reaches half a million Kenyans in six months

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 13 - M-TIBA has registered 500,000 users on the mobile health platform six months...

Kenyan travel agent enlists US-listed commerce platform GOL

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 11 -  Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, and Kenya's Travel Creations...

‘Twitter Lite’ aims at emerging markets

WASHINGTON, United States, Apr 6 - Twitter on Thursday unveiled a low-data usage version of the social...

The Whiteboard +

The National Budget: Will it be citizen centric?

Time is drawing closer for the national budget for 2017/2018 to be read and published as required by the constitution of Kenya and Public Finance Management...

Energy +

OPEC ‘optimistic’ oil output cuts leading to price recovery

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Apr 19 - Oil-exporting cartel OPEC is optimistic that production cuts...

Manufacturers urged to undertake energy audits to save up to 30pc

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 30 - The Kenya Association of Manufacturers has urged organizations to undertake...

BAT aims to scoop the Energy Management Award for the second time

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 25 – When British American Tobacco Kenya was announced as the overall winner of...

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TED Radio Hour: The Five Senses

The five senses shape all our experience, but we still don't fully understand them. This episode, TED speakers explore how our brains make sense of sensation,...

Manufacturing +

20 Dutch firms seek opportunities in Kenya’s health sector

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 20 - Kenya is currently hosting a Dutch healthcare business delegation of about...

Reduced lending to manufacturing limits growth to 3.5pc in 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 19 - Kenya’s manufacturing sector failed to meet the projected growth targets...

Nairobi among favorite cities in Africa for Fortune 500 companies

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 18 - Nairobi is the leading destination for Fast Moving Consumer Goods companies...

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Tech firms urge court to toss Trump travel ban

San Francisco, United States, Apr 20 - Scores of technology firms including Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft joined a legal filing urging a judge...

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VIDEO: Egypt signs $1.8 million contract with U.S. public relations firms

Egypt's Intelligence Bureau has signed $1.8 Million contract with two Public Relations firms in Washington...

VIDEO: South Africa’s youngest MP seeks to impact positive change

There's a new kid on the block in the South Africa Parliament, a young lady who had social media abuzz...

VIDEO: Kenya Power recovers 18 transformers buried in Redhill, Kiambu

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 18 - Kenya Power has excavated 18 transformers in a farm in Redhill, Kiambu.  A...