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All systems go, numbers are up and now for infrastructure

Every five-year election cycle, Kenya experiences high political tension that leads to insecurity threats due to political instability.Before the much-disputed general election of 2007, Kenya’s...

Car and General ups earnings threefold

Motorcycle sales drop as market saturation and tight regulations kick in.

Sh100b projects boost for Kisumu

The investments are being funded by the national government.

More Kenyans plan to set up business amid tough market

Presumptive tax on small enterprises to start next week.

Why Court of Appeal threw out corruption case against Ndung’u

Majority decision said charges brought by EACC were unjustified.

John Mwangi, former Equity Bank CEO is dead

Equity Bank founder CEO John Kagema Mwangi is dead

Horticulture nets Sh127bn in 10 months

The flower sector, which employs about 100,000 people, has made Kenya globally famous for its roses, carnations, alstromeria, orchids and gypsophila. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Horticulture and...

KRA all set for rollover to presumptive tax

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has assured business owners of a smooth transition from a turnover levy to a presumptive tax regime for entities with yearly incomes below Ksh.5 million ahead of...

Diesel and power cost rise highest in December

Fares in Nairobi went up following the implementation of the eight percent value added tax (VAT) on petroleum products. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Diesel and electricity prices shot up to the...

Turnover at NSE down on Christmas Eve

The turnover stood at Sh130 million on a volume of some 7.65 million shares, down from Sh390 million on 21.9 million shares traded on Friday, the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) said in its...

KRA reassures taxpayers smooth transition to presumptive tax

The new tax will apply to small and medium enterprises whose annual turnover is less than Sh5 million./FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 27 – Kenya Revenue Authority has assured taxpayers of a smooth...

Dollar remittances by diaspora boost shilling in festive period

Commercial banks traded the shilling at an average of 101.80 units to the US dollar on Monday, a slight appreciation from the closing rate of 101.84 recorded on Friday. FILE PHOTO | NMG  ...

Fall army worm war gets Sh812m

The financial aid from the European Commission Directorate for International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO), is aimed at strengthening Icipe’s efforts in the management of the pest....

Shoe firm slips into negative equity

The firm reported in its financials that shareholder funds stood at a negative Sh42.2 million at the end of September, compared to a positive Sh30.1 million at the same period last year. FILE...

Water vendors make a killing in Kitengela

Residents have been grappling with water scarcity for the last one year. FILE PHOTO | NMG  An artificial water shortage continues in Kitengela Township in Kajiado County and its...

High cost of living made 2018 tough for many Kenyans – TIFA

Kenyans found 2018 to be a tougher year compared to 2017 on account of a higher cost of living according to a survey carried out by research firm Trends & Insights for Africa (TIFA). Forty eight...

Telcos regulator warns on increased cybercrime attacks

Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has warned that more Kenyans are falling victim to criminals online as cybercrime cases hit an all-time high.

How the handshake saved Kenya’s economy from ruin

Calm has restored confidence in the business environment

EU commits Sh805m to fight fall armyworm

The European Union (EU) has committed seven million euro (Sh805 million) to help combat the fall armyworm across East Africa.

Behind the glamour, Huduma centres struggle to stay alive

Huduma centres are undoubtedly among the few projects implemented by the Jubilee Government that have struck the right chord with Kenyans.

Two Malindi hotels risk auction over workers’ dues

Kenya Hotels and Allied Workers Union (Khawu) has threatened to auction the assets of two Malindi hotels if they do not pay their former staff

Africa’s domestic travel on growth path

Africa's domestic travel has continued to record impressive growth due to high per capita income and relaxed visa requirements.

INFOGRAPHIC: 2018 corporate deal book

Here is a summary of the biggest corporate deals of 2018.Tip: Select 'show 5 entries' at the top left side of the graphic then scroll through the deals using the 'next' button located at...

Children of the eminent dead fight over wealth

Kisumu Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o and former Internal Security Minister John Michuki's daughter Yvonne Wanja. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The year 2018 saw children of a number of prominent...

NSE closes for holidays

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) will remain closed today and tomorrow for the Christmas holidays, with trading expected to resume Thursday

Social entrepreneur Cedric Todwell among the top 40 under 40

Under his stewardship, Sistema.bio has employed more than 100 individuals on permanent basis across the region, reviews salaries every six months

Naivasha reclaims glory after turbulent past

Naivasha town has come alive this festive season to reclaim its spot among the favourite destinations for tourists and revelers.

State invites Cotu, FKE to housing fund

The ministry has bowed to pressure and opted to form an advisory board that will draw membership from trade unions and the private sector

Restructure government subsidies to make farming more lucrative

Uhuru's Agenda Four is bound to fail unless the government listens to expert advice and restructures its fertiliser subsidy programme.

Deals of the year

This year saw some landmark acquisitions in commerce and industry - we review the highlights of the major purchases so far

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Supreme Court upholds Wajir Governor election

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Haki Africa wants inquest into Caroline Mwatha’s death

Human rights lobby Haki Africa is now calling for an inquest into the death of their colleague Caroline Mwatha to establish who exactly caused...

Uhuru envoys report for duty as Wario, Ekai stay behind

Diplomats appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta last year have reported for duty, ending months of uncertainty surrounding their deployment. However, Dr Hassan...

CS Balala Gives The Standard 24 Hours to Meet 3 Demands

Tourism CS Najib Balala, on Friday, hit The Standard with a 24-hour ultimatum regarding an article published alleging that EACC officers had raided...

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...