Home Business News

Business News

Firm upgrades support for hybrid cloud environments : The Standard

French firm Schneider Electric has unveiled new features to its data management system EcoStruxure IT. EcoStruxure IT is a platform that turns data into operational and energy efficiency across all levels of an enterprise for its users. The firm says it has...

Kenya wins big at 2019 World Travel Awards

The big win came after World Travel Awards unveiled Kenya as...

Features of the new generation banknotes : The Standard

The new generation bank notes The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) on Saturday unveiled new banknotes during the 56th Madaraka Day celebration held in Narok County. CBK Governor Dr Patrick Njoroge said the new currencies have designs that meets the...

Met Dept issues flash floods alert

The Kenya Meteorological Department has often been blamed for inaccurate weather predictions. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Large parts of Central Kenya and the North Rift could be hit by flash floods and mudslides following the return of heavy rains, the Meteorological...

South African Airways CEO quits over lack of support from state : The Standard

Reuters 02nd Jun 2019 15:00:00 GMT +0300 Vuyani Jarana, SAA Group Chief Executive Officer, poses for a photograph next to a South African Airways logo in Johannesburg, South Africa February 18, 2019 South African Airways’ CEO Vuyani Jarana...

Retailers step up public participation in plastic recycling : The Standard

Kenya PETCO Chairman John Waithaka (right) and Naivas Supermarkets Capital Centre Branch Manager Maurice Mwangi (centre) launch drop-off points recyclable products such as plastic, shampoo and glass bottles at the Capital Centre, Nairobi. Looking on is Retail Trade Association of Kenya CEO Wambui Mbarire...

Kenya wins big at the 2019 World Travel Awards : The Standard

Kenya once again defended its title as a leading tourist destination at the 2019 World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony in Mauritius, after scooping top awards in different categories. The big win came after World Travel Awards unveiled Kenya as...

Kilimambogo real estate growth slows down on bad roads

An artist’s impression of Buffalo Hills and Golf Village housing projects in Kilimambogo by Kamuthi Housing Co-operative Society. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Poor infrastructure in Kilimambogo in Thika, Kiambu County, has seen the area remain largely unexploited despite its vast and...

Questions raised as Old Mutual completes UAP Holdings takeover

Old Mutual Ltd chief executive officer Peter Mwangi. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The acquisition of majority shareholding of UAP Holdings Ltd by Old Mutual is complete after four years of a complicated process.Old Mutual Ltd chief executive officer Peter Mwangi says...

Why turning around Kenya Airways was a tough task for Mikosz

KQ chief executive Sebastian Mikosz. FILE PHOTO | NMG  When Sebastian Mikosz was appointed in 2017 to head the ailing national carrier Kenya Airways #ticker:KQ, it was hoped that his tenure would be the beginning of brighter days for the airline.After...

Silverstone Air begins daily flights to Eldoret

Silverstone Air officials and passengers are welcomed by dancers at Eldoret International Airport on Friday. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA | NMG  Silverstone Air has introduced two daily return flights on the Nairobi-Eldoret route.The carrier, which operates two Dash 8-100s, one Dash...

Uasin Gishu, World Bank in Sh600m dams project

World Bank Senior Agriculture Economist Vinay Vutukusu second (right) with Uasin Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago (right) and other county officials at Usalama Dam in Ainabkoi on Thursday. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA | NMG  Uasin Gishu County has entered into a Sh600...

Tedious journey to new currency that kicked off in 2010 : The Standard

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Odm-7HBmRo4] When President Uhuru Kenyatta pulled a surprise by unveiling new currency notes on Madaraka Day yesterday, it was a conclusion of a tedious and long journey of getting political faces off Kenyan money.  In the 2010 constitutional referendum, Kenyans had overwhelmingly...

Wangusi heads for exit amid raging battle for ICT billions : The Standard

Francis Wangusi. His tenure dominated by internal wrangles and court cases. Kenya’s information and communications regulator is once again facing a leadership crisis as powerful State officials seek control of the institution’s multi-billion-shilling budget. For the second time in as...

State agencies at crossroads over domestic tourism : The Standard

Local tourists at the Nakuru National Park during a one-day free entry treat by Kenya Wildlife Service last month. Inset: Tourist vans line up in Maasai Mara as visitors flock to view the annual wildebeest migration. Last year, a vocal social commentator claimed...

Company to pay Sh7.1 million for the sins of owner, 20 years later : The Standard

A verbal decision made by a business mogul on a Sh220 million property in Uganda has come back to haunt his company years after his death. Bobmil Properties Limited has been ordered to pay Davidson Maina T/A Bills Consults Sh7.1 million with interest...

Space firm founded by billionaire Paul Allen closing operations : The Standard

Reuters 01st Jun 2019 17:40:00 GMT +0300 The world's largest airplane, built by the late Paul Allen's company Stratolaunch Systems, makes its first test flight in Mojave, California, U.S. April 13, 2019 Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, the space company...

How CBK has sounded death knell for mobile lenders : The Standard

Central Bank boss Patrick Njoroge has labeled providers ‘fancy shylocks’. The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) wants all mobile loan providers regulated under new strict guidelines stipulated in the Banking Charter, and which came into effect on May 29. CBK Governor Patrick...

African continental free trade deal takes effect

The African continental free trade agreement went into effect Thursday, with 24 of 54 countries ratifying it. The plan was signed at the African Union summit in Kigali in 2016, after four years of negotiations, with Burkina Faso being the latest country to join. The agreement aims to facilitate...

CS Macharia defends loss making SGR on sentimental value

Transport Cabinet Secretary  James Macharia has defended the loss making nature of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project insisting on the initiative’s impact in alternative segments of the economy. According to him, Kenyans should derive benefit from the project’s sentimental value in an attribute that gets backing from the...

Central Bank unveils new generation banknotes to curb fraud

The new generation bank notes were gazetted on Friday. Photo/COURTESY. By...

Workable Nairobi launches premium corporate co-working offices in Westlands

Workable offers a solution to the modern organization that seeks to...

Uhuru launches new paper currency, old Sh1000 note to be faced out before October 1

President Uhuru Kenyatta has today launched new generation bank notes during Madaraka Day celebrations in Narok County. The new notes are now legal tender and all old Sh1,000 series notes have been withdrawn in a Gazette notice dated May 31. “Kenyans have until October 1...

Huawei calls on Washington to ‘halt illegal action’ against the company.

Huawei is pressing on with its lawsuit against the United States, challenging the constitutionality of a US law banning federal agencies from buying its products. The embattled Chinese tech firm said Wednesday that it wants Washington to “halt illegal action” against it, calling US restrictions on Huawei an attempt...

Boeing 737 MAX may not return to service until August

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects it could take until August before the Boeing Co 737 MAX returns to service, the airline group’s head said on Wednesday, adding that the final say on the timing rested with regulators. The 737 MAX was grounded globally in March after a...

MacKenzie Bezos, worth nearly Ksh.3.7T, will give half her fortune to charity

MacKenzie Bezos has promised to give at least half of her fortune to charity, just months after finalizing her divorce from the world’s richest man. The newly minted billionaire has signed the Giving Pledge, which encourages the world’s richest people to dedicate a majority of their wealth to charitable...

East African CEOs caught napping under disruption wave: report

East African CEOs are making littler investments in innovation in comparison to their global counterparts, a new report says. The report authored by the KPMG advisory picks apart the executives’ agility sentiments to expose a number of contradictions in the CEOs’ own outlook. Executives in the region are for...

British company shuts down Narok gold mine : The Standard

The Kilimapesa Gold Mining Company premises in Lolgorian Town in Narok County. The Company has been accused for negligence that resulted in the death of 20 cows after they consumed a poisonous substance that spilled to their grazing area. The area residents called for...

Kisumu starts massive World Bank funded Sh112m water project : The Standard

Kisumu Governor Anyanng' Nyongo while launching the Riat Water Supply project in Kisumu county on May 31 2019. The project is set to benefit more than 360,000 residents and boost the sanitation services in low income areas of Nyalenda, Obunga and Manyatta. (Collins Oduor,...

Global food giant to invest more in coffee : The Standard

Coffee beans. Swiss food giant Nestlé is seeking to give the ailing coffee sector a lease of life through a series of initiatives. After years of working with thousands of small scale farmers in Central Kenya, the firm has expanded its...
Loading...

News Just in

USA advance with Sweden win, Cameroon snatch dramatic last 16 spot

Horan stabbed the Americans in front early on © AFP...

DPP wants Waititu case expedited : The Standard

DPP office on Wednesday told a Kiambu court that it erred in giving anticipatory bail to Governor Ferdinand Waititu.

Murunga keen on taking up Mean Machine assignment

Coach Paul Murunga conducts a training session at the University of Nairobi grounds on Wednesday. Photo/ALEX NJUE ...

Kenya takes the lion’s share of Sh143 billion private equity deals in EA region

Kenya takes the lion’s share of Sh143 billion private equity deals in EA region. Reuben Mwambingu...

Chinese clinic among 30 shut in ongoing crackdown on herbal clinics

Kenya's drug regulatory authority Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) has shut at least 30 herbal clinics and arrested 29 people in the ongoing crackdown...

South Sudan lawmakers quit budget presentation over unpaid public salaries

South Sudanese lawmakers stormed out of a budget presentation by the finance minister on Thursday, with one citing frustrations over non-payment of salaries...

Procurement Internship. ODPP – Career Point Kenya

Procurement Internships, Procurement Jobs, ODPP Jobs Pursuant to Section 13(2) of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Act No. 2 of 2013,...

Job Opportunities at Strathmore University

Strathmore University is a Chartered University located in Nairobi, Kenya. It was the first multiracial and multi religious educational institution in English speaking Eastern...

Accuracy key on World Cup wickets, says India paceman Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah says India's pacemen are focusing on accuracy as they plot how to contain their World Cup opponents on unhelpful English...

The Standard – Kenya: Chapa Dimba: Rising stars set to sparkle as Kenya’s football future blossoms | The Standard

Kiambu based Euronuts football team celebrates after being crowned winners during the Chapa Dimba na Safaricom Central Finals held at Thika Stadium Chapa...
Loading...