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Foreign firms defy terror, vow to stick with Kenya

Nairobi, Thursday International companies with regional headquarters in Kenya have said a deadly militant attack on an upscale Nairobi hotel complex would not scare them away from a city that...

KEBS recertifies NSSF for meeting set standards

National Social Security Fund (NSSF), has been recertified by Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), for meeting all the set requirements

Lake Victoria shipping to grow as dredging of Kisumu port starts

Dredging of Kisumu port will help ease navigation of vessels. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Ship transport on Lake Victoria is set to improve after the government started dredging Kisumu port to...

Used vehicles with 1,500cc engine to be phased out in two years

Steve Umidha @steveumidha The ban on importation of second-hand vehicles and particularly those above 1,500cc and older than three years, could come a lot sooner, as the government embarks on...

Many coffee species threatened with extinction, scientists warn

Climate change and deforestation are putting more than half the world's wild coffee species at risk of extinction

Sh150 million tower lifts Ukunda Airstrip safety

KCAA officials during the commissioning of Sh150 million mobile control tower on January 16. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Ukunda Airstrip has received a major boost after the Kenya Civil Aviation...

Government to vet all water company managers

All water company managers in the country will soon be vetted

Mumias board and MD differ over his ‘leave’

Suspended Mumias Sugar MD Patrick Chebosi. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Mumias Sugar Company’s board and MD Patrick Chebosi were Thursday reading from different scripts with the latter saying he...

Telkom Kenya to inject SH1b in 4G, 3G expansion

Telkom Kenya has told of plans of pumping in Sh1 billion in the expansion of its 4G and 3G network infrastructures

Ministry stops drilling boreholes in Nairobi

Water CS Simon Chelugui. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Nairobi residents should brace for prolonged water rationing as the planned drilling of more boreholes stalls.This follows Water and Sanitation...

Base Titanium clears Ksh. 2.4B outstanding project debt

Kwale-based titanium exploration and mining company Base Titanium has cleared its outstanding debt amounting to Ksh2.4 billion (USD 14.8 million) giving it greater financial flexibility to further...

Facebook’s 10-year challenge could be for good, evil use

Facebook's latest trend of 10-year challenge, could be used for far more sinister purposes, argues one writer

Retailers, suppliers reach deal to end late payments

A section of retailers and suppliers drawn from Kenya’s expansive retail sub-sector on Thursday signed on a code of practice to facilitate the ethical undertaking of transactions between parties...

Mumias Sugar CEO sent on compulsory leave

Mumias Sugar Company has sent packing its Chief Executive Officer Patrick Chebosi, about seven months since appointment

US denies they had prior knowledge of Dusit attack

A man reacts in the arms of a relative in Nairobi, on January 16, 2019, while identifying the bodies of the victims after the terrorist attack at the DusitD2 complex. The US has dismissed...

KNCCI calls for emergency fund kitty after attack

KNCCI chairman Kiprono Kittony has called for the establishment of emergency fund to help businesses recover incase of terror attacks

Three Kenyan firms shortlisted in Airbus accelerator program

The three include Astral Aerial, which uses drones for humanitarian cargo transport, surveillance and emergency response NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 17 – Three Kenyan companies have emerged finalists of...

Domino’s Pizza loses court battle over app that prevented blind users ordering

Domino's has lost a court case brought by a visually impaired man who was unable to change pizza toppings or use discount codes.

Ex-PS Omollo seeks Sh2 million monthly from frozen accounts

Former Public Service principal secretary Lillian Mbogo Omollo. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Former Public Service principal secretary Lillian Mbogo Omollo has petitioned the court to release to...

Gold miner buried alive in Migori

A week ago a gold miner died and two others escaped death narrowly after they suffocated in a mining pit in Bukuria, Kuria West sub-county.

KRA banks on tech to net 3m new taxpayers in three years

KRA commissioner -general John Njiraini. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The taxman has set a target to nearly double the number of active taxpayers to seven million in the next three years by spying...

Shortage of construction experts for big projects hurting economy – report

The construction sector lacks building professionals despite the large infrastructure and housing projects lined up, says a new survey.

Tullow to spend Sh7bn on Turkana oil this year

A Tullow Oil exploration rig in Turkana. FILE PHOTO | NMG  London-based Tullow Oil Plc plans to invest Sh7 billion in its Kenyan operations this year as the multinational steps up...

Kenyans prefer automated bank services but not in customer care: survey

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 17 – A majority of customers in the country still value the traditional human model of customer service, as opposed to the idea of robots and artificial intelligence. This...

Where to invest in times of declining real estate returns

Cytonn's senior investment analyst, Caleb Mugendi, said there is an oversupply of commercial offices of 5.3 million square feet

Kenyan property scoops top awards at global fete

The annual awards recognize quality of design, construction and presentation of property developments by celebrating the highest levels of achievement

Renault pumps Sh58m into Thika plant truck assembly line upgrade

The Renault Fluence 1.6 executive saloon on display at the DT Dobie College House showroom during the re-launch of Renault in Kenya on May 11, 2012. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG  French...

Cheaper mortgages on the way

For instance, KCB Bank Kenya, the country's biggest bank by assets, said it plans to have 20,000 mortgages in its books by the end of 2020.

Court orders NCPB to control weevils at Voi maize depot

Trucks deliver maize at an NCPB depot last November in Eldoret. FILE PHOTO | NMG  More than 200 bags of maize at the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) depot in Voi, Taita Taveta...

Sidian Bank partners with SBS to train entrepreneurs

Suncan Pavlovic, Managing Director at ISBI with Sidian Bank Chief Executive Officer, Chege Thumbi at Strathmore Business School NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 17 – Sidian Bank has partnered with ISBI...
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