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KRA shuts down alcohol plant in Kariobangi

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 22 - The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has shut down a premise at Kariobangi in...

Without a trace: Liberia newly printed $100m notes goes missing

Monrovia, Liberia, Sept 21 - An inquiry is underway into the disappearance of newly printed bills worth...

Petrol, diesel prices revised downwards as kerosene up Sh10

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 21 - Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has revised the fuel prices following the...

Kenya

President Kenyatta signs Finance Bill 2018 into law

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 21 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law the Finance Bill 2018 that was passed in parliament amidst claims of 'rigging' through...

Ask Kirubi +

Develop Hard and Soft skills to build business. #AskKirubi

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 25 - What is it that makes a great and successful business person? Do you need certain...

Why Ndakaini Dam remains ‘empty’ despite rain everywhere

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 2 – They have wondered – sarcastically- whether Ndakaini Dam was so ‘scared’...

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...

Finance

Standard Chartered unveils card-less ATM withdrawals via mobile app

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 20 - Standard Chartered customers can now withdraw cash from Automated Teller Machines (ATM) without using cards. The card-less withdrawal...

Telecoms +

Mobile operators have 7 days to switch off irregular SIM cards

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 18 - Communications Authority of Kenya has given mobile network operators one...

Telkom targets youth segment with 4G Bomba for heavy data users

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 6 - Telkom has launched 4G Bomba, a data offering targeted at the data-heavy youth...

Collymore says Safaricom working to restructure data pricing

NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 31 - Safaricom Chief Executive Bob Collymore has said the mobile operator is working...

Jobs +

Visa appoints Marianne Mwaniki as Senior VP of Social Impact

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 10 - Visa Inc. has announced that Marianne Mwaniki has joined the company as senior vice president of social impact, with responsibility...

Technology +

Hot tech sector prompts shakeup in S and P 500 stock indexes

New York, United States, Sep 21 - The hot and rapidly changing tech sector has prompted the S&P...

Safaricom Thika data centre gets design certification from US IT firm

THIKA, Kenya, Sept 18 - Safaricom has received Tier III Design Certification from Uptime Institute for...

Safaricom Blaze platform funds 28 youth-led businesses in last two years

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 13 - Safaricom has financed 28 businesses and invested Sh16 million in youth-led...

The Whiteboard +

Kenya – Somaliland improved relations to boost investor confidence

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 21 - Kenyan investors stand to gain hugely should the ties between the country and Somaliland improve. Already there is a Somaliland...

Energy +

Vivo Energy to acquire Engen assets in nine African countries for Sh20b

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 18 - Vivo Energy has reached an unconditional agreement to complete the transfer...

Solarcentury installs 506kWp hybrid plant at ALP facility, Tatu City

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 17 - Solarcentury East Africa has installed a 506 kWp hybrid solar PV plant at...

Fuel increase will undermine Big Four Agenda – Manufacturers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 2 – The increase of petroleum products as a result of a 16 percent Value Added...

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 +

China sets retaliatory tariffs on $60bn in US goods

BEIJING, China, Sept 18 - China Tuesday announced tariffs on US goods worth $60 billion in retaliation...

Counties clueless about their mandate in Big Four Implementation – Parliament

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 7 - There appears to be no clear collaborative framework between the national and...

Volkswagen faces German court showdown over ‘dieselgate’

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Sep 7 - Three years after the "dieselgate" scandal shook it to its foundations,...

World +

Coca-Cola, Walmart to cut plastic pollution in oceans

Montreal, Canada, Sept 21 - Coca-Cola, Walmart and other big multinationals pledged on Thursday to help reduce plastic pollution in the world's oceans...

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#DeepDive: Mobile lending in Kenya – time for a leash?

NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 17 – In a span of six years, there has been a proliferation of mobile platforms...

VIDEO: Is Kenya living beyond its means? Tax experts weigh in #Budget2018

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 14 - National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich will this afternoon outline...

Telkom Kenya to invest Sh3b in Big Four related infrastructure

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 25 – Telkom is set to invest about Sh3 billion in infrastructure connecting President...