Safaricom unveils M-PESA Go for preteens, teenagers
NAIROBI, Kenya Nov 26 - Safaricom has unveiled a new financial product dubbed M-PESA Go for teens and preteens aged 10 to 17 years. The service seeks to Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
Absa’s Moses Okundi voted top tech guru
Diani, Kenya, Nov 26 - Absa Bank Kenya Chief Technology Officer Moses Okundi has been named this year's top tech guru by CIO in Diani, kwale County. With Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
Musk announces gold, gray and blue badges for Twitter accounts
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 25 - Twitter's billionaire owner Elon Musk announced Friday that the platform would be launching differently colored badges to Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
DTB profits up 21 percent in nine months
The bank’s earnings were propelled by an increase in net interest income from Sh14.7 billion to Sh16.8 billion.
West Pokot, Siaya among seven counties deep in gambling - report
Majority of adults in the seven counties spent most of their time gambling and betting their fortunes away.
BuuPass introduces an online ticketing platform for Ugandans
Online ticketing platform BuuPass has unveiled an online ticketing platform, allowing Ugandans to book bus and flight tickets. This comes after the firm a Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
China orders banks to hold less cash to shore up ailing economy
BEIJING, China, Nov 25 - China's central bank on Friday cut the amount of cash that banks must hold in reserve for the second time this year, a move that Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
Stanbic bank grows Q3 profit to Sh7bn
NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 25 – Stanbic bank has reported a net profit of Sh7 billion for the nine months ended September 30, a 37 per cent jump compared to the Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
Tea prices dip slightly even as demand peaks
NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 25 – Tea prices dipped slightly at this week’s Mombasa auction remaining below the minimum reserve price despite fairly good demand Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
Clock ticks on KRA tax register deadline
A spot check showed that some small and medium-sized businesses are yet to comply.
Court stops law allowing workers to withdraw pension for home purchase
High Court has stopped the implementation of the Retirement Benefits (Mortgage Loans) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 which allows workers to withdraw part of their pension to buy a home.
Reduce poultry feed prices, farmers tell Linturi
NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 25 - Poultry farmers are urging the Government to reduce the high cost of poultry feeds that are hurting their businesses. Currently, Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
Affordable housing project site handed over to contractor
HOMABAY, Kenya, Nov 25 - Plans are in top gear to commence the construction of the first phase of affordable housing units in Homa-Bay county. Lands and Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
Twitter aims to diversify beyond advertising, but can it be done?
SAN FRANCISCO, United States, Nov 25 - Is it a pipe dream or possibility? Elon Musk wants to diversify Twitter's revenue stream beyond advertising, a feat Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
CBK eyes World Bank loans to boost forex reserves
Kenya is eyeing loans from the IMF, the World Bank Group and rich countries to lift its foreign-exchange reserves that dipped below the set minimum level for the first time since 2015.
Old Mutual to cover Pneumonia vaccinations
NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 25 - Old Mutual Kenya has partnered with Pfizer and Goodlife Pharmacy to offer Pneumococcal vaccination to its insured members. The Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
Wasoko founder on building Africa's fastest growing company in Nairobi
Software developer Daniel Yu saw a gap in manufacturers' distribution chains and decided to fix it — building a platform to help retailers order goods.
BIKO INTERVIEW: Reflections from edge of a cliff
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MPs open probe on data expiry, Safaricom Bonga points
Parliament will probe telecommunications firms for imposing expiry dates on data bundles, airtime and loyalty programmes such as Safaricom’s Bonga Points, setting the stage for a fresh battle...
A third of borrowers stay on CRBs default blacklist
A third of Kenyan loan accounts are listed as defaulted with the country’s credit reference bureaus (CRBs) in an economy where Covid-induced job cuts, business closures and runaway inflation have...
Inflation to stay above state target until early next year
Kenya’s inflation rate will remain above the government’s target range till early next year before easing towards the target on the back of policy measures, central bank governor Patrick Njoroge...
NCBA writes off Sh11bn digital loans
NCBA Bank will write off more than Sh11.25 billion of bad loans under its digital platforms being the hardest-hit lender in the recent banking sector framework aimed at removing Kenyans from...
Maize prices increase to historic Sh6,000 a bag
Maize prices have hit a historic high with a 90-kilo bag now retailing at Sh6,000 in Nairobi, pointing to hard times for consumers who will incur the high cost of flour.
Horticulture earnings drop to 24-month low
Value of exports dropped five per cent to Sh8.8 billion down from Sh9.3 billion.
Millions left without power after nationwide blackout
Kenyans on Thursday endured a power blackout that hit several parts of the country resulting in financial losses running into millions of shillings as businesses were disrupted.
Low pension savings by Kenyans signal old-age poverty crisis
About 89.4 percent of Kenyan adults lack a pension scheme, setting the stage for a rise in old-age poverty and forced work.
Three Kenyan startups secure Sh1.1mn seed grant during South Rift innovation week
NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 24 – Three Startups have won the Sh1.1 million seed grant to kick-start their ideas into commercial projects during the South Rift Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
CBK says forex reserves adequate despite breaching minimum target
NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 24 – The Central Bank of Kenya(CBK) has said that its forex reserves remain adequate to smooth out any volatilities despite breaching Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
Elloe — Black Friday and Cyber Monday strategies that work
By Owen Sakawa NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 24 - What’s your strategy for Black Friday and Cyber Monday in 2022? In all likelihood, you’re going to see your Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
Air France steward wins 10-year fight for dreadlocks
PARIS, France, Nov 24 - A black Air France steward won a 10-year legal battle on Thursday for the right to work with braided hair on flights after a Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
Kenya And South Korea In Deal On Free Trade Agreement
NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 24 – Kenya and South Korea have agreed on a roadmap that will lead to a free trade agreement between the two countries. In bilateral Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
NCBA net profit surges record 96 percent to Sh12.8bn in nine months
NCBA Group’s after-tax net profit for the nine months to September climbed 96.2 per cent to Sh12.8 billion buoyed by higher income from lending and heightened customer activity.
Gas price cap divides EU energy ministers’ meeting
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Nov 24 - EU energy ministers met Thursday to debate measures to mitigate the energy crunch in Europe but were divided over a gas price Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
Government to establish insurance for fish farmers
KISUMU, Kenya, Nov 24 - The government has embarked on formulation of an insurance policy to safeguard fish farmers against losses. This follows massive Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
KenGen rolls out electric vehicles
The company seeks to transition its fleet to battery-powered motor vehicles to cut emissions.
P&L Consulting feted PR Campaign of the Year Awards
NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 24 - Profit and Loss Consulting Limited (P&L Consulting) emerged the winner of the Overall PR Campaign of the Year award, at the Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
Chicken tops online food orders in Nairobi
NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 24 - Chicken is the most ordered online food in Nairobi, according to Bolt Food Kenya. Bolt Food Kenya Country Manager Edgar Kitur Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
KenGen unveils its first four electric vehicles
NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 24 - Power producer Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has unveiled its first four-electric vehicles as the firm seek Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |
Canadian Agribusiness in Africa Window ends its Kenyan Programme
NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 24 - The Agribusiness in Africa Window – Round 2 (AAW-R2) – a $20 million Canadian programme co-funded by the Canadian government Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |