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Safaricom, Vodacom acquires MPESA brand, relocates management to Kenya

Safaricom and Vodacom have jointly acquired the M-PESA brand, product development, and support services platform. This deal was first announced in 2019 to accelerate the...

Unilever pledges Ksh10 billion to fight Covid-19

Unilever East Africa, in partnership with the UK Department for International Development, has pledged Ksh10 billion (€100 million) commitment for fighting Coronavirus throughout the...

First Loon Balloons arrive in Kenyan space

The first two Google loon balloons have arrived in Kenya’s space, a week after the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority cleared the operators. The loon balloons,...

Tala launches Ksh605 million rebuild fund to cushion Kenyans against Covid-19 crisis

Tala has established a Ksh605 million rebuild fund to help cushion Kenyans amid the Coronavirus pandemic. The Covid-19 rebuild fund will prioritize existing Tala businesses...

New tax reliefs on Covid-19 to last for four months

The new tax reliefs that President Uhuru Kenyatta announced last week on Value Added Tax (VAT) and Income Tax will be valid until August...

Peter Ndegwa to begin job as Safaricom CEO

Peter Ndegwa will begin his job as the Safaricom CEO from today, April 1st, 2020. The telecommunications company appointed him as the CEO in October...

Food security : Government rush towards food security as Covid-19’s grip tightens

The government is currently in a rush to ensure a steady supply of food to citizens as Covid-19 cases increase. The government, in a bid...

Over 10, 000 farmers to benefit from Kiganjo-based New KCC expansion

New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Ltd Company is set to expand its plant-based in Kiganjo in Nyeri County. Once the expansion is complete, the company is...

ICPAK wants state to give tax concession to ease burden amid Covid-19 pandemic

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) now wants the national government to provide individuals and companies tax concessions to reduce the...

Absa bank to restructure customer loans and repayment terms

Absa Bank has announced plans to adjust its loan terms to help cushion businesses and customers from the adverse economic effects of Covid-19. The bank...

CBK to release more cheap money to prop up economy amid coronavirus pandemic

Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has assembled a good chunk of its money arsenal to release to the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. This move...

Jumia removes the option of paying cash on delivery amid coronavirus

Popular online retailer Jumia has now stopped the use of cash on delivery. The leading online marketplace previously had an option where customers would pay...

Kenya Airways suspends all international flights over COVID-19

Kenya Airways has suspended all international  flights effective Wednesday 25, March amid coronavirus fears The carrier will however still take in and out...

Government sets Sh141 billion to address economy constraint caused by coronavirus

The Government of Kenya has set aside Sh141 billion to handle the devastating effects of coronavirus (COVID19) that could lead to a shutdown of...

KCB to open credit limits for customers listed on CRB

Kenya Commercial Bank, in conjunction with Safaricom, has offered to support its customers in financial agony, availing more affordable lending and reducing cost on...

Safaricom services to be unavailable for several hours on Sunday, March 22 due to planned maintenance

Safaricom announced it will be conducting planned maintenance from 2 am to 8 am on Sunday, March 22. Airtime purchases from M-Pesa, scratchcards...

NSE takes a hit from virus scare

The coronavirus seems to be causing an economic meltdown across the world. Kenya has started feeling its impact. As soon as the government confirmed the...

President warns traders against increasing prices amid Coronavirus pandemic

President Uhuru Kenyatta has cautioned traders to desist from taking advantage of Covid-19 status to increase prices of goods and services. In a meeting with...

Safaricom slashes M-Pesa charges

Safaricom is the first player in the telecoms market to show compliance to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s directives to curb the spread of COVID-19. Safaricom has...

Digital lenders to stop giving loans to students and the jobless

If you are a student below 25 years old or you are jobless, you may no longer get be able to get loans from...
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Co-op donates Sh100 million towards the Covid-19 fight

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Safaricom, Vodacom acquires MPESA brand, relocates management to Kenya

Safaricom and Vodacom have jointly acquired the M-PESA brand, product development, and support services platform. This deal was first announced in 2019 to accelerate the...

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