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Preparing financially for a layoff

Hellen Njeri @PeopleDailyKE According to a recent survey, seven million Kenyans are unemployed. Out of these, 1.4 million have been desperately looking for work. The report also shows that the...

War on counterfeits fails to stem out illicit cigarettes

In May last year, President Uhuru Kenyatta mooted a multi-agency taskforce to fight the illicit trade

Avoid falling victim to a property scam

Francis Muli Several people are counting losses after falling victim to property scams. But do we ever learn anything from the perennial painful tales? May be some of us. The latest deal to go...

Lifeline for SMEs in training boost

Tier one lender Co-operative Bank has teamed up with International Finance Corporation to empower small businesses through networking and training programmes countrywide in a Sh15 billion...

KQ bid to take over JKIA heads to court

Suit papers question lack of a feasibilty study and why the takeover is being rushed.

Kenya flowers Europe with love, fragrance

If there was a European who was a lucky recipient of a bunch of fragrant roses on Valentine’s Day, it’s likely that they came from Kenya. Kenya is the third largest exporter of cut flowers in...

Small businesses can boost private sector credit growth

Entrepreneurs are set to drive private sector credit growth this year due to their increased investment appetite.Central Bank’s Market Perception survey shows small business owners are looking...

Dar, Uganda overtake Kenya in infrastructural projects

Even Uganda will be teaming with more lucrative projects compared to Kenya, valued at Sh550 billion.

James Munyera, COO AND HEAD OF COMMERCE PAYTREE GROUP LIMITED

Could you describe your shopping platform, Mzizzi? Mzizzi is  an online shop platform, that provides free e-commerce shops with inbuilt payments, and delivery for purchased products by Delivery...

Short term loans are debt traps, says IMF

Kenya’s average loan grace period has dropped from 10 years to an average of four years, exposing the country to a vicious debt cycle.This was revealed at the seventh annual Africa Fiscal Forum...

Rotich to push county land rates on updated valuations

Treasury revenue reforms have been focused on reviewing outdated laws.

AGRA president feted by Science agency

Under her leadership, a remarkable agricultural transformation is underway in Africa

You will be able to reject Whatsapp group invites

With its latest update, users will be able to regulate how they join whatsapp group chats.

Designing a townhouse garden

These spaces present special challenges

How to own piece of a holiday home

The last decade has seen the Kenyan real estate market embrace different ways of property ownership.

Balcony decor ideas

A low-back seat will provide the sense of space that one is usually looking for when sitting at a balcony.

NOCK pushes buck to Energy Ministry in botched cheap cooking gas deal

An internal report prepared by the state oil marketer showed it rejected 67,251 out of a total of 353,000 cylinders supplied by four local firms citing poor quality. NAIROBI, Kenya Feb 15 – The...

Mombasa County government officials meet to discuss implementation of the Big Four agenda

All heads of national departments and parastatals in Mombasa County held the first development implementation co-ordination committee meeting

Kenya to host first Africa Protected Areas Congress

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, at the start of the 20th century, there were only a handful of protected areas approximately 200,000 which cover around 14.6...

Firm launches ‘Go Green in the City 2019’ competition

Winners get a chance to win a trip to a Global Innovation Summit in Barcelona

The million Cool Roofs Challenge

Cooling is an essential component of modern life that is often taken for granted, yet being able to access cooling is fundamental

What your county will get in Rotich’s Sh2.7trn Budget

Only six counties will get more than Sh10 billion allocation in Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich’s Sh2.7 trillion budget tabled in Parliament Thursday. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Only...

Sarova Panafric’s Sh1 billion refurbishment to be complete by 2020

Nairobi's iconic hotel, Sarova Panafric which is undergoing phased refurbishment will have a complete new face by 2020.

Praise for Kenya in bleak UN report on food security in Africa

South Sudanese refugees collect aid food at a Refugee Waiting Centre. PHOTO | ASHRAF SHAZLY | AFP   New York/United NationsKenya is lauded for its achievements in a new United Nations...

MTN Uganda CEO deported over national security – police

Uganda deports MTN CEO Wim Vanhelleputte after declaring him an undesirable immigrant.

NTSA freezes car registrations in Dusit attack audit

Second hand car imports await clearance at the Mombasa port. FILE PHOTO | NMG   Car dealers are stuck with piling stocks of vehicles because the registration of new units has remained...

Executive Coach Rose Ogega joins Safaricom Board

Ogega has over 15 years of Board experience spanning across professional, large listed companies, large private companies, government Institutions and small/startup ventures. NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb...

NCPB to ensure quality of grains

Concerns have been raised in the past on the quality of some of the maize delivered by farmers to NCPB.

Treasury reveals fears over foreign debt load

National Treasury building. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The Treasury has revealed concerns over the sustainability of Kenya’s foreign loans, saying the rate of foreign currency inflows is not...
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CS Balala Gives The Standard 24 Hours to Meet 3 Demands

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Tale of retrials and missing witness boxes in courtrooms

Failure by a key witness to testify in the presence of the accused person has forced a case concluded in 2014 to a re-trial.

Jubilee MP says Presidential candidate, MOSES KURIA, is being used by Satan to divide UHURU/ RUTO’s Jubilee – We will not accept that

Friday February 15, 2019 - A silent Jubilee Party lawmaker has claimed that Gatundu South MP, Moses Kuria, is plotting to sow discord in...
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