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Crown Paints gives up Dar office to cut costs

Crown Paints has shifted its Tanzanian offices from Dar-es-Salaam to Arusha as the firm moves to slash its operating costs.

Two brothers charged with Sh74m heist

Two brothers have been charged with the Sh74.4m Standard Chartered Bank Kenya (StanChart) heist.

Forestry firm to benefit from Sh20bn US kitty

The Kilifi-based firm founded by entrepreneur Tevis Howard has become the country’s largest commercial tree planter.

Co-op Bank, landlord settle lease dispute over Mtwapa branch

Mombasa Maize Millers Ltd says that at the request of the bank, it has agreed to have Co-op occupy the premises until January next year.

TransCentury in Sh700m asset sale to pay debt

TransCentury is selling properties valued at more than Sh700 million in Kenya.

Cash is just one of the essential business capital

I was in a meeting where one seasoned entrepreneur boasted how he started a multi-million shilling business from the scratch with little capital.

Middle class and the rich top users of banking apps

Higher-income earners who make Sh50,000 and above lead in the use of banking apps in Kenya.

First Class graduate peels livelihood from bananas

Despite this band of naysayers, there are those who admire her resilience and hard work.

Hotel entrepreneur breaks into the party of Nakuru big boys

Bashir Abdulrahaman took a leap of faith into hotel business with little knowledge in the industry.

Turning millet into snacks spices up traders’ revenues

Elizaphan Gichangi was a trader in different varieties of cereals at his shop in Embu town. His stock included millets, rice and beans.

Appreciating little things in life brings hidden abundance

A poor labourer never told his children what his job was.

Captains of industry take SMEs through referrals steps

Regional business leaders and entrepreneurs are set to converge in Nairobi.

Equity Bank joins global SME financing forum

It becomes the third local lender after Co-operative Bank and Commercial Bank of Africa to join the group aimed at promoting the financial growth of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

Distribution of Koinange estate set for November

The distribution of multibillion shilling-estate belonging to former powerful minister in Mzee Kenyatta’s government Mbiyu Koinange is set for November.

Biggest oil price surge since 1991 as ‘locked and loaded’ US points finger at Iran for attack

Two sources briefed on the operations of state oil company Saudi Aramco told Reuters it might take months for Saudi oil production

Qatar Airways wins global awards for good customer service

Qatar Airways last Tuesday won major global awards at the 2020 Airline Passenger Experience Association’s (APEX) Passenger Choice Awards in Los Angeles.

Koinange family renews Sh14bn inheritance row

Ex-Cabinet minister kin return to court today over the property duel that has dragged for three decades.

Drop cattle for camels, says agency

Climate change is increasingly putting cattle rearing at risk, a UN agency warned last week.

Eyes on court in fight against Somalia’s oil block suit at UN

Kenya has been consistent in opposing the ICJ case from 2014 and has previously asked for it to be delayed by a year.

Call to scrap cross-county levies on livestock movement

Forum calls for removal of inter-county levies and fees imposed on pastoralists in search of pasture.

Jobs top issue in ARM sale, says competition agency

CAK could order the eventual buyer of troubled ARM Cement Kenya operations to retain its employees.

KPA says container terminal works on despite graft probe

The facility has been under construction since January.

More countries embrace Kenya GMO maize studies

Ethiopia, Nigeria and Rwanda are increasingly using Kenya’s biotechnology research findings to guide their food security plans.

Interest rate law seen blocking bid to cut fiscal deficit

Controls on loan interest rates may stand in the way of the Treasury’s plan to cut budget deficits.

EACC wants Samburu governor to surrender Karen properties

EACC last week disclosed to the court that it had filed an application for forfeiture of the properties.

NTSA backtracks on new speed governor rule

NTSA had last November given PSV operators up to March 1 to fit their vehicles with these gadgets.

Illegal trade thriving in spite of crackdown on LPG black market

Traders take advantage of window before enforcement of new laws start, as illegal gas refilling dens flourish.

Study shows SGR freight service killing the Coast economy

Some 2,987 workers have been fired, while 8,000 set to lose jobs.

Troubled firms face removal from bourse

Cash strapped companies get three years to get their act together as NSE seeks to end a run of zombie firms.

Kenya becomes third country in Africa to launch malaria vaccine

The ministry is set to launch the vaccine at malaria prone region of Ndhiwa, Homa Bay County.
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