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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...

Telkom injects Sh1b into data, voice expansion

Telkom Kenya CEO Mugo Kibati. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Telecommunications company Telkom Kenya says it has pumped Sh1 billion into growing its 3G and 4G network to improve voice and data...

Cost of terrorism premiums could rise after hotel attack

Families wait for news of their loved ones at 14 Riverside Drive Complex in Nairobi on January 16, 2019. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO  The risk of terrorist attacks is likely to push up...

Kisumu turns to WhatsApp for better services

Smartphone penetration in Kenya is over 80 per cent with majority of users having subscribed to WhatsApp. FILE PHOTO | NMG  How long does it take you to get information about our county?...

NJIHIA: Hard truths in age of terrorism and the place of data

The current state of technology as regards information collection and analysis is sufficiently advanced to give tangible daily living benefit to citizens. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The world is...

Retailer bets on after-sale service to move online sales

A physical shop requires goodwill but an online shop is free. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Yussuf Omar serviced orders from established online platforms from his electronics shop along Luthuli...

Have you picked a heir to your social media accounts?

Most online platforms users continue to live with no end of life in mind, leaving their digital treasures at the risk of getting lost. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The year is 2072, some 42 years...

Remote areas reap benefit of link to telcos’ network

Residents of parts of Turkana, Wajir, Garissa, Kwale, Kilifi and West Pokot counties can now make mobile calls and cash transfers. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | NMG  In the past, to stock her...

Security beefed up as companies count losses from siege

Special forces arrive at DusitD2 Hotel that was attacked on January 15, 2019. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NMG  Companies housed at 14 Riverside Drive are counting their losses after...

Ouko criticises AG for letting staff trained with taxpayers cash go

Auditor-General Edward Ouko. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The Attorney-General’s office is on the spot for failing to bond or have employees agree to work for a number of years before quitting...

Sh83bn solar, wind power plants yield 5 cents bills cut

A solar power plant. Injection of cheaper electricity from Sh83 billion solar and wind power plants has lowered bills for homes and businesses by a measly five cents. FILE PHOTO | NMG   ...

Oxygen to be pumped into Australia’s biggest river system in attempt to save fish 

Aerators will be used to pump oxygen into Australia's biggest river system after the discovery of around one million dead fish earlier in the year created public outrage. FILE PHOTO | NMG  ...

Survivor of 9/11 dies in Dusit hotel attack

I-DEV chief executive Jason Spindler is among people killed in the Dusit hotel attack. PHOTO | COURTESY  An American who survived the 9/11 terror attack is among those who were killed in...

Cotu seeks implementation of 5pc minimum wage raise

Cotu secretary-general Francis Atwoli. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The Central Organisation of Trade Unions (Cotu) has called for the implementation of the five percent minimum wage increase...

14 dead from Dusit terror attack

Special forces arrive at Dusit Hotel that was attacked by terrorists on January 15, 2019. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NMG  The terrorist attack at the up-market mixed-use block on 14th...

My narrow escape from the Dusit attack

People run for their lives after they were rescued at Dusit Hotel which was under attack by suspected terrorists on January 15, 2019. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NMG   On Tuesday afternoon,...

Dusit attack: UK embassy closed, UN calls off meeting

Security officers at 14 Riverside Drive in Nairobi, the scene of a terrorist attack on January 15, 2019. PHOTO | NMG  The British High Commission in Nairobi will remain closed the whole...

Hotel terror: Gunfire as officers engage attackers

Special forces arrive at DusitD2 Hotel that was attacked on January 15, 2019. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NMG  Explosions and heavy gunfire heard as security officers engage suspected...

Kenol pumps Sh1.2 billion into Uganda, Rwanda acquisitions

A worker adjusts fuel prices at a KenolKobil petrol station in Eldoret Town in the past. FILE PHOTO | NMG  KenolKobil’s #ticker:KENO acquisition of 33 petrol stations in Uganda and...

Change in law opens window for rise in cost of bank loans

Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Commercial banks will be allowed to charge higher interest on customer loans based on their assessment of default risk in proposed...

City tycoon in demolition row files fresh suit against Sonko

Demolition of houses at Nyama Villa estate in Kayole, Nairobi on December 18, 2018. FILE PHOTO | NMG  City tycoon Mike Kamau Maina has filed a fresh suit in court seeking to stop Nairobi...

Truckers cry foul over delays at Inland Container Depot

Cargo train at the Inland Container Depot in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The long duration that it takes to clear cargo from the Inland Container Depot (ICD) in Nairobi is becoming a...

VAT on fuel hits boat operators in Lamu hard

Passengers boarding boats in Lamu. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Lamu boat operators are still struggling to cope with consequences of the eight percent VAT rise on petroleum products implemented...

EA states take turf war to KQ with more planes and routes

An Airbus A220 bought by Air Tanzania recently. PHOTO | COURTESY  All East African countries will have national carriers by the end of 2019, bringing heightened competition in the...

Car importers reject 5-year age limit

Imported second hand vehicles at a yard in Mombasa. PHOTO | KEVIN ODIT | NMG  Second hand vehicle importers are up in arms against a proposed rule that reduces the age limit of imported...

Feasibility study paves way for Sh20bn Shimoni port

Shimoni Jetty in Kwale County where the modern port will be built. PHOTO | KEVIN ODIT | NMG  Prospects for the realisation of the Sh20 billion Shimoni port in Kwale County are high after...

Munga school alumni plan enterprise talks

Mr Peter Munga, the proprietor of Pioneer School. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Some 300 former students of Pioneer School have pledged to offer mentorship and entrepreneurship skills to the...

Scramble at Likoni Channel as biggest ferry withdrawn

People disembark from MV Nyayo Tuesday with the withdrawn vessel in the background. PHOTO | WACHIRA MWANGI | NMG  The country’s biggest ferry, the MV Jambo, which operates in the busy...
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Jubilee will not field candidates in Embakasi, Ugenya by-elections

The Jubilee Party will not field candidates in the forthcoming by-elections in Embakasi South and Ugenya Constituencies. In a statement sent to newsrooms, the Party...

Federer blocked by Australian Open security

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Trump startled by cozy Barr-Mueller relationship

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Ex-CS aide in defilement case yet to get witness statement

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The Nairobian: Woman denies drugging landlord’s son, defiling him

A woman has been charged with defiling a 15-year-old boy in Nairobi. The accused, identified as Beatrice Koki, is...

God is great as 73 AL SHABAAB militants are killed like dogs in SOMALIA – casualties expected to rise

Saturday January 19, 2019-Somali government forces in collaboration with Kenya Defence Forces have today killed 73 Al Shabaab terrorists who tried to stage a...
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