Kenya economy to grow by over 5pc in 2018 – Genghis Capital

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KCB Lions’ Den Season 3 applications kick off

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 19 - KCB Bank Kenya has opened the application process for the entrepreneurship...

Kenya seeks to bridge trade deficit with Morocco

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 19 - The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry is seeking to bridge...

Kenya set to repay Sh658.2bn in loans by June

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 19 - Kenya is set to pay Sh658.2 billion in loans in the current financial year...

Ask Kirubi +

Start the New Year Right #AskKirubi

Happy new year my dear friends! Once again we usher in yet another year.  I believe that this is a...

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...

Finance

Bank of Japan’s ‘bazooka-wielding’ Kuroda nominated for second term

TOKYO, Japan, Feb 16 - Japan's government nominated Haruhiko Kuroda for a second term as central bank governor Friday, handing the veteran finance chief...

Telecoms +

Telkom grows customer base by 1 million in six months

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 15 - Six months after Telkom ditched the Orange brand and took a new strategic direction,...

Safaricom unveils music streaming service

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 13 - Safaricom has invested in an all-inclusive music streaming service offering...

Internet provider signs up 1,500 home users in Kibera

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 8 - Low-cost internet service provider Poa! Internet says it has signed over 1,500...

Jobs +

Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club appoints new General Manager

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 24 - Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club has appointed Vijay Krishnan as its new General Manager. Krishnan will be responsible for...

Technology +

Sony jumps into Japan taxi market with AI app plans

Tokyo, Japan, Feb 20 - Electronics giant Sony announced a plan Tuesday to provide an AI-based ride-hailing...

App delivery boom shakes up China food sector

Shanghai, China, Feb 14 - Guo Bonan has opened several new branches of his "8Peppers" spicy Sichuan-style...

Uber loss leapt in 2017 as final quarter showed hope

SAN FRANCISCO, United States, Feb 14 - Ride-share titan Uber on Tuesday revealed that its losses last...

The Whiteboard +

Enhancing transparency in procurement crucial for SME growth

In Africa and across the world, Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) play a key role in the economy, contributing significantly to the GDP of the countries...

Energy +

No love at the pump as petrol rises to Sh107

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 15 – Drivers will have to pay more at the fuel station after the Energy Regulatory...

French firm Total SA commits to Lokichar-Lamu pipeline

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 23 - French oil firm Total SA has confirmed its commitment to the Lokichar to Lamu...

M-Kopa to buy 500,000 solar panels locally in the next two years

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 16 - M-Kopa is planning to generate at least 6.6 megawatts of solar power in the...

TED Radio Hour +

TED Radio Hour: Going Undercover

Are deception and secrecy categorically wrong? Or can they be a necessary means to an end? This hour, TED speakers share stories of going undercover to...

Manufacturing +

BAT 2017 profit down due to political disruption, smuggled cigarettes

  NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 16 - British American Tobacco Kenya has recorded a drop in its profit after...

US multinational to acquire Unga Group Holdings for Sh3Bn

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 8 - New York Stock Exchange-listed Seaboard Corporation Limited has announced plans...

New Sh28Bn cement clinker plant in Kajiado to create 700 jobs

KAJIADO, Kenya, Feb 7 - President Uhuru Kenyatta Wednesday inaugurated a new cement clinker plant, underscoring...

World +

Renault races to record profits and sales

Paris, France, Feb 16 - French auto giant Renault said Friday that it enjoyed a record year in 2017, with sales and net profit rising to new heights....

video +

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...

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...