Acacia Mining invests Sh1.2Bn in high-grade gold exploration in Western Kenya

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Kenyan firm first in Africa to convert plastic waste to synthetic fuel oil

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 27 - A Kiambu-based company has begun test runs of Africa’s first plant that converts...

Revived Nokia 3310 with 30-day battery life to retail at Sh5,400

Barcelona, Spain, Feb 27 - HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has resurrected the iconic Nokia 3310...

Local importers expected to spend Sh2Bn in marine insurance

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 27- Local insurance players are angling to get a share of an estimated Sh 2 billion...

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Property Insights: Items in Your House that Should be Cleaned More Often

Scrubbing your house top to bottom is sometimes not enough. There are always some hard to reach spots or items that it will never occur to you to clean...

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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...

Ask Kirubi : The beginning

Happy New Year friends. I believe like always, most of us are excited to begin a New Year and look forward...

Telecoms +

Safaricom seeks 40 female interns in 2017 tech internship program

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 21 - Safaricom will be taking 63 university students under its 2017 technology internship...

CA says DMS system aimed at counterfeits, not spying

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 17 - The Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK) has denied that it has intentions...

Safaricom partners with KARA to boost neighborhood security

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 2 - Safaricom has partnered with the Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (KARA)...

Jobs +

Kenyan youth second in seeking side hustles in Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 15 - Kenya has the second highest number of youths with hustles at 40.8 percent, behind Nigeria at 44.4 percent according to GeoPoll...

Technology +

Huawei mobile unveils GR5 2017 in the Kenyan market

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 23 - Huawei Mobile Kenya has launched its advanced dual camera device Huawei GR5...

Kim Dotcom can be extradited to US: NZ court

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Feb 20 - New Zealand's High Court ruled Monday that Kim Dotcom was eligible...

Google adds voice-activated shopping, taking on Amazon

Washington, United States, Feb 17 - Google announced Thursday it was launching voice-activated shopping...

The Whiteboard +

The Modern finance unit – a shift from book keeping to business advisors

  In the late 1990’s, it was easy to be identified as an accountant in a typical accounting office. Your interactions would be rigid, procedure...

Energy +

Saudi Arabia’s Aramco to invest $7 bn in Malaysia oil refinery

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb 27 - Saudi Arabia's Aramco will invest $7 billion in a giant Malaysian oil...

Manufacturers, Kenya Power create WhatsApp group to discuss power supply

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 16 - Kenya Association of Manufacturers and Kenya Power are working to improve interaction...

Oil attacks in 2016 cost Nigeria up to $100bln: minister

LAGOS, Nigeria, Feb 15 - Militant attacks on key oil facilities last year reduced Nigeria's output by...

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TED Radio Hour: Democracy On Trial

Democracy is often hailed as the best form of government. But with a growing sense of distrust, should we rethink the whole system? This hour, TED speakers...

Manufacturing +

Bayer says Monsanto deal on track, eyes record 2017

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany, Feb 22 - German pharmaceuticals and chemicals giant Bayer on Wednesday reported...

Kenya vehicle sales declined by 28.7pc in January

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 21 - Kenya's vehicle market started the year on a low note registering a 28.72 per...

60 wagons arrive for SGR track operations

Nairobi, Kenya, Feb 13 - Kenya Railways on Monday received its first batch of wagons that will be deployed...

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Samsung to showcase new technologies for Africa market during Cape Town forum

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa Feb 21 - Samsung is set to showcase its commitment to the continent by introducing its latest range of products at the 8th...

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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...

Construction of longest heated crude oil pipeline begins in Uganda

Construction of a crude oil export pipeline from Uganda's western district of Hoima to the Tanga Port...

VIDEO: Kenyan entrepreneur upcycles old clothes into functional bags

The passion for buying locally made products is growing at a fast pace in Kenya, and these days, importers...