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Tax cuts begin in 12 days as power bill refund starts

A Kenya Power technician. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Manufacturers are set to start paying reduced corporate taxes from February when the law that allows them to deduct 30 per cent of their...

Laikipia seeks to reap from direct flights to US

A Kenya Airways plane at the JKIA in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The Laikipia County is aligning its tourism and horticulture sectors to reap from the direct US flights launched in...

Telcos fight for ex-CJ Mutunga’s home internet account

Fibre optic cables ready for laying. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Local telecommunications firms are eager to secure a position as the home internet provider for ex-Chief Justice Willy Mutunga.Mr...

Team to review how State communicates with public

ICT secretary Joe Mucheru. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru has formed a task force with the goal of improving how the...

Ex-CJs, House speakers get furnished offices

Dr Willy Mutunga, the former Chief Justice. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Former speakers of Parliament, chief justices and deputy heads of the Judiciary will now get fully equipped offices at...

Munya softens stance on 8-year ban with exemption for small cars

Trade secretary Peter Munya. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Cars with engine capacities of 1.5 litres and below will be spared from the plan to reduce the age limit of vehicle imports from eight to...

Kenya’s Safaricom’s overdraft service exceeds expectations- Collymore

Started 11 years ago as a service to allow Kenyans without access to the banking network to transfer money via mobile phones. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Kenya’s biggest telecoms operator,...

Imperial depositors lose two-year fight for payout

Imperial Bank branch in Mombasa after its collapse. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Imperial Bank depositors who moved to court two years ago seeking orders compelling the collapsed bank's receiver to...

Chandaria firm faces Sh6bn bank loans auction

Industrialist Manu Chandaria. PHOTO | FILE | NMG  Kaluworks Limited, a manufacturing firm that is part of billionaire Manu Chandaria’s Comcraft Group, is facing the auctioneer’s...

US court delays Akasha brothers drug suit verdict

Baktash Akasha. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The US federal judge presiding over the drug-trafficking case of Baktash and Ibrahim Akasha has rescheduled the brothers' sentencing date to March...

First NYS graft suspect jailed for tender fraud

Selisio Karanja is escorted out of court January 17, 2019. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO  The court has ordered a suspect in the 2015 National Youth Service scandal to pay Sh4 million fine or...

French lender pumps Sh150m into Safaricom-backed M-Tiba

Health financing technology firm CarePay will repay the Sh150 million loan without interest if the venture becomes profitable. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The French Development Agency (AFD) has...

Burger King to open fifth store in Lavington as competition rises

A Burger King store. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Fast food franchise Burger King is set to open a new branch in Lavington in a few months, increasing the store count in Kenya to five.The eatery...

Kwale titanium firm says Kenya owes Sh2.4 billion VAT refunds

Mr Simon Wall: We are in talks with the KRA. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Australian multinational Base Titanium Company is claiming Sh2.4 billion in value added tax (VAT) refunds from the...

Suppliers won’t pay for mart display under new code

A shopper picks up items at supermarket in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Supermarkets will no longer be allowed to make suppliers pay in order for their goods to be displayed prominently on...

Sanlam rules out jobs cut on Saham tie-up

Guests follows proceedings during signing of a deal between Sanlam and a local bank. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Sanlam Kenya #ticker:PAFR says no jobs will be lost as it moves to merge with...

Dusit says 4 staff members killed in terror attack on the hotel

DusitD2 Hotel Nairobi General Manager Michael Metaxas. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU | NMG  The Management of DusitD2 Hotel has said it lost four members of staff in the terror attack at the...

Lake Victoria shipping to grow as dredging of Kisumu port starts

Dredging of Kisumu port will help ease navigation of vessels. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Ship transport on Lake Victoria is set to improve after the government started dredging Kisumu port to...

Sh150 million tower lifts Ukunda Airstrip safety

KCAA officials during the commissioning of Sh150 million mobile control tower on January 16. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Ukunda Airstrip has received a major boost after the Kenya Civil Aviation...

Mumias board and MD differ over his ‘leave’

Suspended Mumias Sugar MD Patrick Chebosi. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Mumias Sugar Company’s board and MD Patrick Chebosi were Thursday reading from different scripts with the latter saying he...

Ministry stops drilling boreholes in Nairobi

Water CS Simon Chelugui. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Nairobi residents should brace for prolonged water rationing as the planned drilling of more boreholes stalls.This follows Water and Sanitation...

US denies they had prior knowledge of Dusit attack

A man reacts in the arms of a relative in Nairobi, on January 16, 2019, while identifying the bodies of the victims after the terrorist attack at the DusitD2 complex. The US has dismissed...

Ex-PS Omollo seeks Sh2 million monthly from frozen accounts

Former Public Service principal secretary Lillian Mbogo Omollo. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Former Public Service principal secretary Lillian Mbogo Omollo has petitioned the court to release to...

KRA banks on tech to net 3m new taxpayers in three years

KRA commissioner -general John Njiraini. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The taxman has set a target to nearly double the number of active taxpayers to seven million in the next three years by spying...

Tullow to spend Sh7bn on Turkana oil this year

A Tullow Oil exploration rig in Turkana. FILE PHOTO | NMG  London-based Tullow Oil Plc plans to invest Sh7 billion in its Kenyan operations this year as the multinational steps up...

Renault pumps Sh58m into Thika plant truck assembly line upgrade

The Renault Fluence 1.6 executive saloon on display at the DT Dobie College House showroom during the re-launch of Renault in Kenya on May 11, 2012. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG  French...

Court orders NCPB to control weevils at Voi maize depot

Trucks deliver maize at an NCPB depot last November in Eldoret. FILE PHOTO | NMG  More than 200 bags of maize at the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) depot in Voi, Taita Taveta...

NSE defies terror attack, gains Sh19bn in a day

Previous terror attacks in the country have seen the markets wobble on investor fears. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Markets Wednesday shrugged off Tuesday’s terror attack on Nairobi’s 14...

Foreign firms pledge to stick to Nairobi after attack

Special forces arrive at the scene of an explosion at a hotel complex in Nairobi's Westlands suburb on January 15, 2019, in Kenya. PHOTO | AFP  International companies with regional...

Retailers, suppliers set to ink deal on unfair trade

A shopper at a supermarket in Nairobi. In the proposed rules, supermarkets will not delist a supplier without providing notice. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Owners of supermarkets will no longer...
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