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

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China’s ballooning debt raises economic risks – rating agency

Beijing, China, Sept 21 - Standard & Poor's slashed China's credit rating on Thursday over warnings...

Kenya’s Entertainment and Media industry worth Sh216.9 billion – PwC

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 21 - The Kenyan Entertainment and Media Industry (E&M) was worth Sh216.9 billion...

KQ defends expat hire to help CEO revive airline

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 21 - Kenya Airways Chief Executive Sebastian Mikosz has defended his decision to...

Kenya

Medical insurance losses up by 427pc in 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 20 - Medical Insurance made an underwriting loss of Sh621.64 million in 2016, an increase of 427 percent from 2015. This is according...

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 +

Ole Sereni appoints former Intercon boss as new General Manager

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 20 - Ole Sereni has named Mr. Karl Hala as its new Group General Manager. Mr. Hala, who was previously the Regional General Manager...

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 +

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 with paid Wall Street speeches less than a year...

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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...