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Legislators unstirred by rate-cap ruling

Legislators have vowed to ensure the continued hold of interest earnings from commercial banks’ lending to play down a hint at a return to expensive loans. This follows a ruling by the High...

Cane farmers, leaders oppose privatisation of State millers

They question the process of identifying a private investor to take over the company.

How three rich friends rigged small investors out of KenolKobil sale

CMA lays out case against three with show-cause letters.

New app to link artisans with customers

With Ujuzy, the founders hope to make it easier for people to access services such as plumbing that have been difficult to get.

4,000 youth get technical training

US funded programme seeks to impart employability skills.

State doing little on fake phones

State doing little on fake phones

MPs seek freeze on projects to strengthen trade industry

The Parliamentary Committee on Trade, Industry and Cooperative Development want a freeze on new projects in the sector.

CBK, banks mum on interest rate cap ruling

Kenya Bankers Association Chief Executive Officer Habil Olaka said the body would only comment after a full decision is released by court next week

Man blocks arrow with his smartphone in near-fatal incident

A man in Australia has made a lucky escape after being shot by a man with a bow and arrow.

Africa needs cash, science for new model of green development

Africa cannot repeat the mistakes of the past made by industrialised nations that grew rich using power produced by burning dirty fossil fuels

Apple urged to scrap snooze button due to ‘detrimental’ effect on mental health

Apple urged to scrap snooze button due to 'detrimental' effect on mental health

Tour firm set for NSE incubation ahead of listing

An investor at the NSE. FILE PHOTO | SALATON NJAU | NMG  Tour and travel firm, Globetrotters Agency, has been entered into the Nairobi bourse-listing incubation programme for nurturing...

CBA owners okay merger with NIC

A branch of Commercial Bank of Africa in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) is on course to merge with NIC Group after the majority of its shareholders approved...

LISTEN: Top in Business – Market-driven interest rates back, Price of petrol up, 4,000 youths graduate from Generation Kenya

Kenya Bankers Association Chief Executive Habil Olaka says banks will be forced to prioritise low risk borrowers/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 15 – These are the business stories making headlines, on...

Generation Kenya graduates 4,000 youth ready for work

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 15 – 4,000 Kenyan youth have graduated from Generation Kenya with new skills to help them find and keep employment in high growth sectors and secure a prosperous future for...

Second SME joins NSE Ibuka incubation program

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 15 – The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) has today admitted Globetrotter Agency Limited (Globetrotter) as the second company to join the Ibuka program, NSE’s incubation...

PSV owners oppose move by Government to control matatu fares

Kimutai also said that he would implore PSV operators not to exaggerate fares especially when it rains.

Kebs boss to oversee retesting of contested fertiliser

Kebs boss to oversee retesting of contested fertiliser

Kenyatta’s CBA says shareholders have accepted merger with NIC Group

Kenya’s Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) said on Friday its shareholders had accepted a share swap with NIC Group, paving way for its merger. The two banks first announced their planned merger in...

Ethiopia plane crash investigation team arrives in Paris

An Ethiopian team investigating the crash of flight ET302, which killed 157 people, has arrived in Paris

End of rate cap signals return to expensive loans

Milimani law courts. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The High Court has declared unconstitutional the section of the Banking Act that introduced controls on cost of loans, leaving borrowers at the...

Safaricom to recruit 300 student interns for its new Eldoret call centre

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 15 – Safaricom will recruit 300 interns from various local universities in Uasin Gishu County to work at the new Eldoret call centre. Safaricom Chief Customer Officer Sylvia...

What would you do if you had five children?

On March 12, Kenyans woke up to good news that a woman had given birth to five children at the Kakamega County Referral Hospital

French firms reap from Macron tour

President Uhuru Kenyatta and France President Emmanuel Macron during the High-Level Segment of the One Planet Summit (OPS)and the Fourth Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly...

CBA shareholders accept NIC Group merger

CBA shareholders accept NIC Group merger

Petrol price up to Sh101 after three month drop

The energy sector regulator has increased prices of super petrol, diesel and kerosene, reversing three months of consecutive fuel price cuts. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The energy sector...

KEBS to probe Always pads substandard claims

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 14 – The Kenya Bureau of Standard said on Thursday that it has launched investigations into the claims that Always sanitary pads were substandard. This is after users took...

Sh250b Eurobond is ‘clean’, says audit

Sh250b Eurobond is 'clean', says audit

Court clears way for expensive loans

Court rules that section 33B (1) and (2) of the Banking Act are vague.

Workers sacked for birthday card loss to be paid Sh1.2m

The award is equivalent to six-month pay. FILE PHOTO | NMG  An international non-governmental organisation (NGO) has been ordered to pay Sh1.2 million to two Kenyan employees it sacked...
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