Standard Business: How to improve feedback during appraisals and assessments
18 Oct 2019 - Most of us have been on one or both ends of an appraisal during our careers.
KenyanWallStreet: European Lenders to Give KSh 23B for Kenya’s BRT System
18 Oct 2019 - European lenders have pledged to provide up to KSh 23 billion to support Kenya’s Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system. The European Investment Bank, the EU, and the French Development Agency will avail loans and grants to enhance the country’s transport system.
Standard Business: Senator Abshiro says appointment to KNLS Board was an error
18 Oct 2019 - Nominated Senator Abshiro Soka Halake has said her controversial appointment to the Kenya National Library Services Board (KNLS) as an error.
Standard Business: Protests after move to tax calls on messaging apps
18 Oct 2019 - Protesters burned tyres as hundreds of people took to the streets in anger over a move to tax calls on messaging apps
KenyanWallStreet: American Chamber of Commerce to Hold a Business Summit in Kenya in Early November
18 Oct 2019 - The American Chamber of Commerce will hold a summit named AmCham Business Summit in Nairobi on the 4th and 5th of November.
The summit aims to create a platform for business deals between American firms and Kenyan firms. The meeting also hopes to provide easy...
KenyanWallStreet: To Improve SMEs’ Competitiveness, Sector-Specific Policies are Key
18 Oct 2019 - In Kenya, Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) employ more than 80 percent of the working population and contribute about 33.8 percent of the national output.
Making MSMEs more competitive can help achieve development objectives by creating more jobs,...
Standard Business: Youth refuse to buy Uhuru's claim that he loves them yet gives jobs to old people
18 Oct 2019 - How will we tell the youth not to go into crime if we keep denying them jobs and offering them to the old guard?
Standard Business: Escalating hunger in Africa calls for more global efforts on food security
18 Oct 2019 - Hunger is continuing to rise steadily in almost all subregions in Africa.
Soko Directory: Siaya Man Stuck With 500,000 Shillings Worth Of Old 1000 Notes
18 Oct 2019 - It has been 18 days since the old 1000 shilling notes were phased out, just as it had been announced by the Central bank of Kenya Governor Patrick Njoroge on 1st June when he first unveiled the new currency notes.
Kenyans had four months to ensure that they exchange...
KenyanWallStreet: Tanzania to Pay StanChart Bank $185 Million for Breach of Contract
18 Oct 2019 - The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) ordered Tanzania’s Government to pay Standard Chartered Bank Hong Kong $185.4 million (KSh19 billion) for breach of contract. According to the ruling, a Tanzania power producer violated an...
Soko Directory: Father Places His One-Month-Old Daughter on Sale on Facebook
18 Oct 2019 - Josiah Keoye shocked the online fraternity after he put his one-month-old daughter on sale over what he attributed to a lack of finances to afford the baby’s formula.
Josiah whose daughter was delivered at the Kenyatta National Hospital and discharged on the 11th of...
Standard Business: Quality inputs key to making Kenya food secure
Business Today: Mix-up that Saw Uhuru Appoint Dead Man For Big Government Job
18 Oct 2019 - Through a gazette notice published on 16th October 16, the CS announced the re-appointment of Robert Kochalle, who died on May 28, 2018.
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Business Today: How NHIF Empties Civil Servants’ Pockets Whilst Providing Poor Services
18 Oct 2019 - In 2012, Kenyan civil servants were subject to a deal...
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KenyanWallStreet: The European Investment Bank SME Forum to be Held in Nairobi
18 Oct 2019 - European Investment Bank (EIB) is set to hold its SME and Microfinance Banking Forum for Eastern Africa in Nairobi. It is the second time the event will take place in Kenya.
The two- day forum aims at improving the economic and social impact of private sector...
Standard Business: Family pleads for man stuck with Sh500,000 in old notes
18 Oct 2019 - Mr Mbogo failed to beat the September 30 deadline given by the Central Bank of Kenya to exchange old notes with new ones.
Soko Directory: KDF Recruitment Postponed Following Massive Outrage
18 Oct 2019 - The Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) recruitment that was scheduled to start on 28th October has been postponed to a later date after members of parliament raised concerned about the change of recruitment centers.
The ministry of defense had planned to conduct the exercise...
Standard Business: Firms warn Kenyans of fake job alerts
18 Oct 2019 - Cases of job scam are increasing in the country as cons take advantage of growing number of unemployed youths who are desperate to get a job.
Business Daily: Shylocks drive Uhuru to reject lending rate cap
18 Oct 2019 - House will need to marshal 233 MPs for it to overturn memo from the President on lending rates cap.
Soko Directory: The Sharp Investors Tour: Broadening Investment Opportunities in Kenya
18 Oct 2019 - Most people coil in their blankets most Saturday mornings but successful people; or rather those with a goal to focus brave themselves to seek investment opportunities such as those provided by the Cytonn Real Estate in their Sharp Investors Tour.
The Cytonn Real...
Business Daily: Wealthy Kenyans now cut luxury vehicle orders
18 Oct 2019 - Wealthy Kenyans have cut orders for luxury cars like Porsche, Range Rover and Jaguar by 43 percent in the nine months to September.
Business Daily: CMA to name and shame listed firms that fail to live by rules
18 Oct 2019 - The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) will from next year name and shame listed firms that breach set boardroom rules and corporate governance standards.
Standard Business: Longest non-stop flight takes off this weekend
18 Oct 2019 - Air travel often involves a lot of sitting around, but a test flight between New York and Sydney will top out at a whopping 19 hours on a plane
KenyanWallStreet: IMF Predicts Sub-Saharan Africa Economy To Grow at 3.2% in 2019
18 Oct 2019 - In sub-Saharan Africa, economic growth is expected to be at 3.2 percent in 2019 and 3.6 percent in 2020 largely due to subdued growth in the three largest economies. The slow growth is also attributed to the trade tensions between US and China.
Standard Business: Kamlesh Pattni company assets sell-off stopped
18 Oct 2019 - A company linked to controversial businessman Kamlesh Pattni has been stopped from disposing its assets and goods over a Sh2 billion tax dispute Pages