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Multinational weather firm opens Africa office in Nairobi

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 20 - Environmental and industrial measurement international company Vaisala has...

Obama begins lucrative turn as Wall Street speaker

New York, United States, Sept 20 - Barack Obama has begun cashing in on his time in the White House...

Nairobi residential property wins multiple Africa-Middle East awards

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 20 - A new high-rise residential tower branded Capital M in Nairobi’s Westland...

Kenya

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....

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

US, Moscow seek Russian held in Greece over Bitcoin laundering

THESSALONIKI, Greece, Sep 19 - Moscow has requested the extradition of a Russian national also wanted in the United States for laundering billions of...

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 +

Co-op Bank appoints new Board Chairman

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 15 - Co-operative Bank of Kenya Board of Directors has appointed John Murugu as the new chairman of the bank taking over from...

Technology +

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...

Apple unveils futuristic iPhone X starting at Sh103,000

Cupertino, United States, Sept 13 - Apple laid claim to the future of the smartphone Tuesday with...

E-cars to shine at Frankfurt show as diesel takes backseat

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany, Sep 8 - Hundreds of thousands of car enthusiasts are set to flock to Frankfurt's...

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 +

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...

Kenya Power upgrade to affect online payments

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 7 - Commercial services including online payments at Kenya Power will be disrupted...

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 +

Qatar Airways launches global promotion with companion offers

Nairobi, Kenya, Sept 15 – Qatar Airways has announced the launch of its ‘Global Travel Boutique’ promotion, offering passengers from around the...

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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...