Business Daily: Firms confident of robust economic growth in 2013
26 Mar 2013 - Firms expect the economy to chalk up higher growth this year on account of pickup in credit growth, foreign direct investments, and increased regional trade
Business Daily: Is it OK to shun marriage for love of my business?
26 Mar 2013 - I am running a successful business in Nairobi’s Industrial Area with a turnover of Sh100 million per year. While I am blessed with one child, whom I got in my teens, my parents have been putting pressure on me to get married though I don’t see it as a necessity.
Business Daily: Doctors close to realising their own bank dream as Sacco explores expansion
26 Mar 2013 - Over the weekend the Kenya Medical Association (KMA) Sacco held its annual general meeting. The event had a lot of positive highlights pointing to a new path in doctors’ quest for friendlier financial services and promotion of entrepreneurship.
Business Daily: KRA shouldn’t slow exports
26 Mar 2013 - Kenya’s economy is under threat from multiple sources, a situation that has seen the country regularly import more than it exports.
Business Daily: Post-election jitters need not stall business
26 Mar 2013 - From Jua Kali artisans to seasoned professionals, a common refrain is that business is slow or inexistent, Kenyan parlance for lack of money.
Business Daily: How East Africa can rise from poverty to prosperity
26 Mar 2013 - I have been reviewing information on what has been going on in East Africa and my findings are both interesting and worrying.
Business Daily: Dispelling myths on banks’ high profit
26 Mar 2013 - Some banks have recently posted their annual results, which has brought attention to increased profits.
Business Daily: Make sustainable security plan a priority to realise the 24-hour economy dream
26 Mar 2013 - I attended the first business roundtable by Prime Minister Raila Odinga in 2008 where a 24-hour economy was listed as a priority of the coalition government.
Business Daily: IFC to loan DTB $50m for onward lending
26 Mar 2013 - Diamond Trust Bank has joined a growing list of lenders set to receive funding from the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
Business Daily: Nokia, Microsoft to announce app competition winner in May
26 Mar 2013 - The competition dubbed Midnight Developer Challenge has attracted students from 25 Universities across Africa and Middle East countries and is aimed to provide university students with exposure and training in the latest mobile and app development technologies.
Business Daily: Kenyans turn to savings groups for affordable loans
26 Mar 2013 - Kenyans seeking loans are turning to savings groups as bank's borrowing charges remain high.
Business Daily: KWS wardens arrest 12 over lion's killing
26 Mar 2013 - Kenya Wildlife Service wardens Tuesday arrested 12 residents of Oldonye Sampu, Kajiado County over the killing of a lion in retaliation to an attack on livestock
Business Daily: Total Kenya issues profit warning for 2012
26 Mar 2013 - Oil marketing firm Total Kenya has issued a profit warning for its full-year to December 2012, saying it is likely to lose a multi-million shilling oil supply court case relating to collapsed firm Triton.
Business Daily: Tight security as re-tallying of presidential votes begins
26 Mar 2013 - There was tight security at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre, the venue of the presidential election vote re-tallying as ordered by the Supreme Court.
Business Daily: Freeze on tender payments strains traders’ cashflows
25 Mar 2013 - A freeze in spending by the government has left suppliers grappling with cash flow problems and uncertainty over renewal of contracts.
Business Daily: Court orders retallying of votes in 22 stations
25 Mar 2013 - The Supreme Court has ordered a re-tallying of presidential election results in 22 polling stations to ascertain whether the votes cast exceeded the number of registered voters.
Business Daily: World Bank gives Sh274 million for lake conservation
25 Mar 2013 - The World Bank has given Sh274 million to 82 community groups in western Kenya to protect the environment.
Business Daily: Plastics company to launch low-cost toilets
25 Mar 2013 - Sumaria Industries Limited (SIL) plans to start producing affordable plastic toilets targeting low-income earners without proper facilities.
Business Daily: Rice farmers face heavy losses after bumper harvest
25 Mar 2013 - Hundreds of rice farmers at Bunyala Irrigation Scheme face heavy losses from lack of ready markets and poor storage.
Business Daily: Farmers to benefit from butterfly plan at Sh44m facility
25 Mar 2013 - Farmers are expected to earn more from tourism after the completion of a Sh44 million butterfly flight cage at the National Museums of Kenya in Mombasa. Pages