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African Leaders, UN Officials reaffirm commitment to industrialize Africa

New York, US, Sept 24 - African leaders, UN officials, and representatives of international finance...

TED Radio Hour: Future Consequences

From data collection to gene editing to AI, what we once considered science fiction is now becoming...

Kenya signs pact with UAE to strengthen ties

NEW YORK, USA, Sep 22 - Kenya and United Arabs Emirates (UAE) have signed a bilateral agreement to establish...

Ask Kirubi +

Ask Kirubi: Buy Kenya; Build Kenya

Who has the great honor of building a nation? Isn’t it the people? Aren’t we the work force behind...

Ask Kirubi: Let peace prevail

  May justice be our shield and defender, May we dwell in unity, peace and liberty Then and only...

Ask Kirubi: Change the narrative for a better future

Is there anything like responsible journalism? Are there those who sincerely practice it? Each day as...

Finance

CBK says economy to ride out political uncertainty

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 19 - The economy is unlikely to suffer adverse effects due to the political uncertainty over the repeat of the presidential elections....

Telecoms +

Closed M-Pesa shops in election period costs Safaricom Sh400Mn

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 15 - Safaricom has lost Sh400 million owing to business disruption during the election...

Huawei delivers public cloud promise

Shanghai, China, Sept 13 - Global technology firm Huawei Technologies, has embarked on a strategic corporate...

Interview: Collymore on why Safaricom mobile data seems to be costly, expended faster

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 13 – Safaricom Chief Executive Bob Collymore has explained the seemingly short...

Jobs +

Kenya chamber of commerce appoints former Tatuu pop-star as CEO

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 21 - Popular Songstress of Kenya’s girl band Tatuu Angela Ndambuki has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Kenya...

Technology +

Apple shares slip on smartwatch reviews

San Francisco, United States, Sept 21 - Apple shares slipped Wednesday after mixed reviews of its...

Google to buy part of Taiwan smartphone maker HTC for $1.1 bn

Taipei, Taiwan, Sept 21 - Taiwan's struggling smartphone maker HTC said on Thursday it would sell...

Lawsuit accuses Google of paying women less than men

San Francisco, United States, Sept 15 - A trio of former Google employees on Thursday filed a lawsuit...

The Whiteboard +

It’s time to rethink the motor insurance supply chain

The Q1 2017 Kenya insurance industry results indicate that motor insurance accounts for 42 percent of the total insurance business. The total underwriting...

Energy +

Sh16Bn Kenya off-grid solar project aims to reach 700,000 households

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 19 - The Kenya off-grid solar access project has been launched through a partnership...

Kenya better off focusing on oil refineries near wells – KenolKobil MD

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 15 - Kenya is not ready to start exporting oil even if it has available oil for...

Super Petrol up by Sh2.22 in September fuel review

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 14 - The Energy Regulatory Commission has revised upwards the maximum cost of fuel...

TED Radio Hour +

TED Radio Hour: Rethinking School

For most of modern history, humans have placed smaller humans in institutions called schools. But what parts of this model still work? And what must change?...

Manufacturing +

KBL pays Sh2.2Bn to 30,000 sorghum and barley farmers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 18 - Kenya Breweries Limited has committed to increase farmers' payouts over the...

GM to recall 2.5 mn vehicles in China over Takata airbags

Beijing, China, Sept 18 - General Motors will recall more than 2.5 million vehicles in China over...

Olympic champion Kipchoge signs Sh14Mn ambassador deal with Isuzu

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 13- Motor vehicle manufacturing company Isuzu has today unveiled Olympic marathon...

World +

Uber loses licence to operate in London: authorities

London, United Kingdom, Sept 22 - London transport authorities announced Friday they would not renew Uber's license to operate in the city when it expires...

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Another large-scale cyberattack underway: experts

PARIS, France, May 17 - Another large-scale, stealthy cyber-attack is underway on a scale that could...

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...