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Kepsa boss Carole Kariuki joins struggling EA Cables’ board

Kenya Private Sector Alliance CEO Carole Kariuki. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Loss-making East African Cables #ticker:CABL has tapped private sector’s lobby chief Carole Kariuki to its board as...

Bad potato seed imports hit farmers ahead of the rainy season

Infected potato tubers. PHOTO | FILE  Kenyan farmers are facing a shortage of certified potato seed following the rejection of 78 percent of the planting materials that had been imported...

6,000 cars stuck at port as logbooks shortage bites

Second-hand imports are highly popular with the middle-income earners. FILE PHOTO | NMG  An estimated 6,000 second-hand cars are stuck at the Mombasa port after the taxman issued a new...

Safaricom takes M-Pesa overdraft service global

Safaricom wants to introduce Fuliza overdraft service in six other countries outside Kenya. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Safaricom #ticker:SCOM has announced plans to take its M-Pesa overdraft...

Kenyan doctor on training in Cuba commits suicide, ministry confirms

Health secretary Sicily Kariuki signs a deal allowing Cuban doctors to work in Kenya. The Health ministry confirms that a Kenyan doctor in postgraduate diploma training in family medicine in...

Four regions dominate jobs at Kenya Power

A Kenya Power technician at work. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The big four ethnic groups dominate jobs at Kenya Power #ticker:KPLC, a new report shows, squeezing out the smaller communities from...

NYS youth unpaid for Sh3bn Somalia wall

NYS machinery on site at the Kenya-Somalia border. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The Ministry of Interior failed to pay Sh31 million to the National Youth Service (NYS) servicemen despite spending...

Helb loan interest halved in proposed law

Nominated MP Gideon Keter. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Interest on Higher Education Loans Board (Helb) students funding will be halved to two percent if MPs adopt a Bill that look set to cut the...

Women’s agriculture loan share doubles

Agricultural Finance Corporation managing director Lucas Meso. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA  Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC) decision to widen debt security beyond land has more than...

Kick agencies out of ports to ease cargo delays- ministry

Adan Mohamed, the Cabinet Secretary for East African Community (EAC) and Regional Development. FILE PHOTO | NMG  EAC ministry wants most state agencies kicked out of customs units at...

State eyes disposal of sugar millers in 4 months

A tractor transporting cane to a factory in western Kenya. PHOTO | ISAAC WALE | NMG  The Privatisation Commission is scouting for a transaction advisor to evaluate five State-owned sugar...

UK to award millions to Kenya jobs creators

UK Prime Minister Theresa May. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The UK Government has issued a call for proposals for a Business Innovation Challenge that will see five successful enterprises receive...

How Nissan plans to grow its Kenya market share

Nissan showroom on Nairobi’s Uhuru Highway. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Nissan Kenya is expanding its dealership footprint locally as it targets major towns across the country to boost its...

KTDA to pay woman Sh1.5m for photo

A worker on a tea farm. It is illegal to use ones photo on marketing materials without consent. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The High Court has asked the Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) to pay...

JamboPay, DPP get 30 days to settle NHIF server seizure row

Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The High Court has given the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and JamboPay a month to settle their fights over the...

How delay in airport expansion hurts tourism

Tourists savour curio offerings in Malindi. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Tourism players in North Coast region have said a delay in expansion of the Sh5.6 billion Malindi International Airport...

Is Nairobi a den of global fake currency cartels?

Fake foreign cash totalling Sh1 billion that was recovered at Sandalwood Apartments in Westlands, Nairobi, on October 1, 2018. Fake currency dealers are becoming bolder by the day. FILE PHOTO...

Why bank officials may escape jail for Sh8bn NYS fraud

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji says he is mulling negotiating a plea bargain with five banks...

Food experts warn over fertiliser shortage

Tractors till a farm at Chepkanga in Uasin Gishu County in readiness for the maize planting season, starting last week. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Planting Kenya’s staple food crop, maize,...

Kenya eyes Chinese market for avocado exports

Grafted avocados of Hass variety at Limpopo farm in Seko, Uasin Gishu County. Kenya is turning its eyes to China in search of a bigger market for the popular fruit. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA |...

Tour firm set for NSE incubation ahead of listing

An investor at the NSE. FILE PHOTO | SALATON NJAU | NMG  Tour and travel firm, Globetrotters Agency, has been entered into the Nairobi bourse-listing incubation programme for nurturing...

CBA owners okay merger with NIC

A branch of Commercial Bank of Africa in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) is on course to merge with NIC Group after the majority of its shareholders approved...

End of rate cap signals return to expensive loans

Milimani law courts. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The High Court has declared unconstitutional the section of the Banking Act that introduced controls on cost of loans, leaving borrowers at the...

French firms reap from Macron tour

President Uhuru Kenyatta and France President Emmanuel Macron during the High-Level Segment of the One Planet Summit (OPS)and the Fourth Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly...

Petrol price up to Sh101 after three month drop

The energy sector regulator has increased prices of super petrol, diesel and kerosene, reversing three months of consecutive fuel price cuts. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The energy sector...

Workers sacked for birthday card loss to be paid Sh1.2m

The award is equivalent to six-month pay. FILE PHOTO | NMG  An international non-governmental organisation (NGO) has been ordered to pay Sh1.2 million to two Kenyan employees it sacked...

Gakuyo fights Sh1bn surcharge in court

A security guard shields Samuel Mburu, a lawyer for one of the parties in the Ekeza Sacco case, from being roughed up by people said to be the co-operative’s members at the Milimani Courts...

Logistics firm ramps up Kenya presence

Priscilla Muhiu, Glovo head of marketing, sub -Saharan Africa. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG  Spanish delivery firm Glovo has on boarded 150 partners to strengthen its clientele base as it...

CIC profit up 31pc on higher premiums

Net earned premium hit Sh14.2 billion. FILE PHOTO | NMG  CIC Insurance #ticker:CIC has registered a 31 percent rise in net profit to Sh625 million in the 12 months of trading ended...

Kebs launches probe into Always sanitary pads

Kebs has drawn samples for analysis of all brands of sanitary towels in Kenya. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) has initiated an investigation into US multinational...
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