Nation Business: StarTimes users to pay more for upgrade
04 Jun 2013 - Subscribers of Chinese pay TV provider StarTimes will pay an extra Sh2,000 to upgrade to a new model of digital set-top boxes that will give them access to free-to-air channels without paying subscription fees
Nation Business: Forex Market Indicative Rates for Major Currencies (Opening of Markets) on June 4, 2013
04 Jun 2013 - Currency Buy Sell Mean
US DOLLAR 85.1333 85.3083 85.2208
STG POUND 130.3509 130.6255 130.4880
EURO 111.1928 111.4328 111.3130
SA RAND 8.6300 8.6636 8.6468
Nation Business: War on fakes stepped up
03 Jun 2013 - A national regulatory agency has intensified surveillance patrols on border points to block entry of counterfeit and substandard products into Kenya.
Nation Business: Centum gets nod to open new company
03 Jun 2013 - Investment firm, Centum, has received authorisation from the Capital Markets Authority to operate a new company to manage its growing businesses in real estate and private equity.
Nation Business: Sh4bn loss hits fresh produce
03 Jun 2013 - Kenya’s fresh produce exporters lost nearly Sh4 billion in the first four months of the year as new safety regulations imposed by the European market became effective.
Nation Business: Experts fault tough visa rules in Africa
03 Jun 2013 - Strict visa requirements in Africa have hampered growth of trade and job creation on the continent, a panel of economic experts has said.
Nation Business: Forex Market Indicative Rates for Major Currencies (Opening of Markets) on June 3, 2013
03 Jun 2013 - Currency Buy Sell Mean
US DOLLAR 85.0339 85.2222 85.1281
STG POUND 129.3105 129.6177 129.4640
EURO 110.5703 110.8561 110.7130
SA RAND 8.4442 8.4661 8.4552
Nation Business: Visa to blame for Africa's poor trade, say experts
03 Jun 2013 - Visa requirements in Africa have hampered growth of trade and job creation in the continent, a panel of economics experts has said
Nation Business: Single licence ‘key in boosting SMEs’
03 Jun 2013 - Industrialisation permanent secretary Cyrus Njiru has called for harmonisation of licensing processes to enable small and medium enterprises proprietors market their produce in different counties
Nation Business: Hire experts to realise growth, counties told
03 Jun 2013 - County governments have been accused of failure to hire professional accountants to spearhead economic growth
Nation Business: Healthcare boost as companies join hands
03 Jun 2013 - Global research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline has entered into a partnership with Save the Children
Nation Business: JamboPay wins top Google innovation prize
03 Jun 2013 - Local electronic payment firm JamboPay has won the Google innovation award in financial services
Nation Business: Digital hitch to delay House’s bid to air its own programmes
03 Jun 2013 - Parliament’s plans to start broadcasting its activities independently will remain stalled, pending the country’s delayed digital migration
Nation Business: Huawei in new bid to woo companies
03 Jun 2013 - Mobile manufacturer Huawei is on a campaign to sell its products to Kenyan businesses as it seeks to capture a larger chunk of the local data market
Nation Business: World Bank cautions Kenya over delays at Mombasa port
02 Jun 2013 - The World Bank has cautioned Kenya that it risks losing billions of shillings in revenue if it does not resolve congestion and delays at the port of Mombasa.
Nation Business: Japan pledges billions of dollars in aid to Africa
01 Jun 2013 - Japan has pledged $14 billion in aid to Africa over the next five years, as Tokyo scrambles to grab resources and market share at a time of increased interest in the region from China.
Nation Business: Probox new king of the road as 14-seater matatus vanish
01 Jun 2013 - The number of 14-seater matatus on the roads will reduce after a government directive to phase out the vehicles resulted in a sharp decline in new registrations.
Nation Business: Ownership ghosts return to haunt NMC
01 Jun 2013 - It had all the makings of a routine note by the Auditor General, Edward Ouko.
Nation Business: Parastatal bosses feel the heat as power shifts
01 Jun 2013 - The balance of power in government boardrooms is shifting rapidly with the sacking of parastatal chiefs for alleged abuse of office.
Nation Business: Two former bank directors to pay Sh1.5bn for breach of trust
31 May 2013 - Two former executive directors of Trust Bank Limited have been ordered to pay the bank over Sh1.5 billion for breach of trust. Pages