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Jambojet suspends Kigali, Entebbe flights as coronavirus hits travel sector

By | 3 weeks ago

Jambojet suspends Rwanda and Uganda flights citing dwindling airline passengers as countries lockdown over coronavirus fears....

Prior to plunging into politics in 2017, Polycarp Igathe was the managing director at Vivo Energy, Kenya. [PHOTO | FILE]
Polycarp Igathe back to plum Equity Bank job after resigning as Vivo Energy VP

By | 3 weeks ago

Former Nairobi Deputy Governor Polycarp Igathe rejoins Equity Bank days after leaving top job at Vivo Energy Kenya....

Tabitha Karanja and her husband Joseph
Tabitha Karanja fights to keep empire after Keroche slapped with Sh9bn tax

By | 4 weeks ago

Tax Appeals Tribunal faults alcoholic drinks manufacturer’s tax classifications, rules in favour of Kenya Revenue Authority....

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Oil prices crash by most since 1991 as Saudi Arabia launches price war

By | 4 weeks ago

Traders brace for Saudi Arabia to flood the market with crude in a bid to recapture market share after it launches price wars with Russia....

Jack Dorsey
Twitter CEO ‘shelves’ plan to move to Africa over coronavirus fears

By | 4 weeks ago

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey had in November 2019 announced plans to move to the continent for up to six months this year....

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How to game mobile money lenders to increase your loan limit

By | 1 month ago

Kenya is awash with mobile money lenders, including Okash, Zenka, Mshwari, KCB-MPesa, Tala, Branch, Zidisha, Utunzi among many others....

Farmers oppose Livestock Bill 2019, say it’ll increase tax burden on dairy sector

By | 1 month ago

Representatives of smallholder dairy farmers say the Livestock Bill 2019 was hastily drafted without their input and has many loopholes....

Kenya Power
Kenya Power profit after tax for year ended June 2019 dips by Sh3 billion

By | 1 month ago

In the FY ended June 2019, Kenya Power posted profit after tax of Sh262 million down from Sh3.268 billion the previous year....

Eastleigh
Gikomba, Eastleigh and Nairobi CBD traders say stocks fast depleting over China lockdown

By | 1 month ago

Due to suspension of flights to China, traders are unable to restock their wares with electronics and clothes businesses most hit....

Brookside Dairy [PHOTO: FILE]
Brookside Dairy rescinds decision to shut Taita Taveta plant

By | 1 month ago

Brookside Dairy  has reportedly rescinded its earlier decision to shut down its milk cooling plant in Taita Taveta after Governor Granton Samboja...

Off-grid solar project
14 counties to benefit from joint Govt, World Bank Sh15bn solar project

By | 2 months ago

The government has partnered with the World Bank to commit Sh15 billion for the Kenya off-grid solar project to boost energy access in 14 counties. Wh...

A crate of the crop in Nairobi now retails at Ksh9, 000, or in some places, Ksh12, 000, up from Ksh6, 000 about a month or two ago. [PHOTO | FILE]
Why tomatoes are expensive in markets countrywide

By | 2 months ago

A crate of the crop in Nairobi now retails at Ksh9, 000, or in some places, Ksh12, 000, up from Ksh6, 000 about a month or two ago....

Safaricom Chief Customer Officer Sylvia Mulinge
Safaricom unveils new prefix numbers, 0110 and 0111

By | 2 months ago

Safaricom on Tuesday announced the introduction of SIM cards with the 0110 and 0111 prefixes at all their shops and dealers countrywide. The new-prefi...

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How record rains pushed up tomato prices by 700 percent

By | 2 months ago

With above-average rainfall predicted across Kenya in the next few months, it is expected that prices of ready-made food will go up....

tomatoes
Brace for tough times as pump prices shoot up

By | 2 months ago

Coupled with a worsening food situation occasioned by heavy rains, Kenyans will have to chuck more for fewer commodities....

Uhuru Kenyatta
Relief for borrowers as Uhuru refuses to assent to contract bill

By | 2 months ago

Uhuru refuses to assent to the Contract Amendment Bill 2019 which would have had banks seize property of borrowers first before guarantors. ...

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Why Kirinyaga residents are embracing bamboo farming

By | 2 months ago

A non-governmental organization, Climate Change Mitigation Initiative, has taken to planting bamboo seedlings in Kirinyaga County. ...

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Why Kenya tops Africa in Coronavirus exposure

By | 2 months ago

Kenya’s economy is the most vulnerable in Africa to China’s coronavirus outbreak, a new study from the Overseas Development Institute shows. ...

Uber
Uber, Bolt ordered to get Sh500,000 renewable licences

By | 2 months ago

In the new rules announced on Tuesday by the Transport CS, the taxi-hailing firms will acquire three-year renewal licences....

Brookside
Brookside to pay farmers more after increasing producer price of milk

By | 2 months ago

The new rates, effective mid-January, will see the firm’s raw milk suppliers earn up to Sh35 for every kilo of raw milk supplied....

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