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Rising public debt worrying, cautions CBA

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 20 - There are concerns about the sharp increase in public debt due to high fiscal...

Housing PS on hurdles facing sector, price of affordable houses

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 20 – The cost of acquiring land, cost of construction and low purchasing power...

Fresh produce exports earned Kenya Sh115bn in 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 19 - Kenya's fresh produce sector remained resilient amid political and economic...

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Norwegian green energy company opens offices in Nairobi

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 19 – Kenya is set to be a major key player in offering green energy solutions in Africa after a Norwegian based energy solutions...

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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

KCB Bank signs deal with GDC to offer affordable mortgage financing

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 18 - KCB Bank Kenya and Geothermal Development Company (GDC) have entered into a partnership that will enable employees of GDC across...

Telecoms +

Safaricom Director of Consumer Business appointed MD Vodacom Tanzania

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 9 - Safaricom's Director of Consumer Business Sylvia Mulinge has been appointed...

Users to seamlessly send money between M-Pesa, Airtel Money, T-Kash from Tuesday

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 6 - Mobile money users will from next week Tuesday directly send and receive money...

IEA pokes holes on CA report on mobile telco dominance

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 4 - The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has raised concerns over the Communication...

Technology +

QuickEATS food delivery App penetrates Kenyan Halal market

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 18 – In a bid to tap into opportunities in Kenya’s hospitality industry, QuickEATS,...

Mobile lending app Tala closes Sh6.5b investment, to expand to India and Mexico

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 18 – Mobile financial services firm, Tala, has secured US$65 million (Sh6.5billion)...

Taxify unveils cheaper 1300cc TaxifyGO alongside six-seater group option

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 18 – Taxify has launched its TaxifyGO and Taxify XL features for Nairobi users...

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Key challenges for Kenya in big push to reduce post-harvest losses

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 16 - The Kenyan government last December announced its “big four” development strategy to be implemented over the next five...

Energy +

Saudi-Russia oil alliance likely to undercut OPEC

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Apr 19 - Saudi Arabia hopes to bring Russia into the fold of an expanded...

Premier Solar to build 1.8MW plants at Sh200m

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 17 - Premier Solar Solutions is in process of executing 1.8 Megawatts (MW) of captive...

Unilever Tea to buy power from 600Kw solar plant in Kericho

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 27 - Unilever Tea and Cross-Boundary Energy have signed a solar services agreement...

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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 +

Timber importation, harvesting from private plantations permitted

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 18 - Importation of timber from neighbouring countries and harvesting from private...

China challenges US over steel, aluminium tariffs at WTO

GENEVA, Switzerland, Apr 10 - Beijing has requested dispute consultations with the United States at...

NCA registered contractors to earn points from Savannah Cement factory visit

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 6 - The National Construction Authority (NCA) has recognized Savannah Cement as...

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Amazon Prime service tops 100 million paid subscribers

San Francisco, United States, Apr 19 - The ranks of people subscribing to Amazon Prime service for speedy delivery of purchases and streamed television...

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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...