Soko Directory: President Uhuru Wants Interest Rate Cap Scrapped
18 Oct 2019 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has refused to sign the Finance Bill that had been presented before him and asked Members of Parliament to scrap the controversial interest rate cap.
The lending cap was imposed in 2016 and critics have often argued that the cap has been a...
Soko Directory: Saving To See The World: The M-Shwari Story of 52-Week Challenge
18 Oct 2019 - It is never easy to save. It is always easy to think of saving but very hard to start. Saving is a habit. A habit is what one repeatedly does. A habit forms character. Simply put, saving is part of someone. It is something that one should always look forward to and...
Soko Directory: KFS Board Fired as Justice for Family Involved in Likoni Tragedy Starts
18 Oct 2019 - The last one month has been tragic for the family of John Wambua after his wife, Mariam Kighenda, and four-year-old daughter, Amanda Mutheu, sank into the Indian Ocean in the view of glaring mobile videographers.
The Country literally came to a standstill as videos of...
Soko Directory: Safaricom Joins UN Push To Scale Up Private Sector Investment
18 Oct 2019 - The UN announced today that 30 influential leaders from the corporate world will work together over the next two years in a bid to free up trillions of dollars from the private sector to finance the Sustainable Development Goals.
Convened by Secretary-General António...
Standard Business: Uhuru paves way for expensive loans after he rejects rate caps
18 Oct 2019 - Borrowers are likely to pay more for loans after President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday refused to assent to the Finance Bill, 2019.
Standard Business: Court stops eviction of Mavoko homeowners
18 Oct 2019 - A court has temporarily stopped the eviction of 400 Mavoko residents in a land dispute
Standard Business: Government to weed out HR quacks
18 Oct 2019 - The Government has introduced a plan to regulate the practice of human resource management in the country.
Standard Business: Auditors on the trail of Sh4.5b projects
18 Oct 2019 - Auditors have pitched camp at City Hall to probe the Sh4.5 billion donor-funded Kisumu Urban Project (KUP).
Standard Business: Senate slows State bid to grow debt to Sh9tr
Standard Business: State to develop Sh700 million water project in Suswa
18 Oct 2019 - The Government has launched a Sh700 million water project
Standard Business: Why Kenya should grow more cashews
18 Oct 2019 - Cashew nut production has traditionally been one of the main sources of livelihoods at the coast.
Standard Business: Watchdog committee orders
18 Oct 2019 - Watchdog committee orders Agriculture PS to produce all vouchers of the purchase by next Tuesday.
Standard Business: Kenya, UK should bolster trade and investment ties
18 Oct 2019 - The summit offers Kenya an unrivaled global platform to attract international investment into the Big Four.
Soko Directory: AS Roma Becomes First European Club To Launch A Swahili Twitter Account
18 Oct 2019 - Italian and Serie A soccer bigwigs AS Roma club has launched a new Twitter Account that will broadcast all their events in Swahili.
AS Roma’s new Swahili account aims at reaching and interacting with its African fan base adequately, especially those living in the East...
Business Daily: Atwoli out after 16 years as KCB names new National Bank board
18 Oct 2019 - KCB Group has sent home nearly the entire former board of National Bank of Kenya (NBK) in a reshuffle, weeks after formally acquiring the troubled lender.
Soko Directory: Ten Year Old Girls In Kenya To Get Free HPV Vaccination
18 Oct 2019 - Kenya is expected to roll out a free Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine for school going girls aged ten years.
Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI), who have disbursed about 600 million shillings to facilitate the funding of the vaccines that are to...
KenyanWallStreet: ICJ Reschedules Kenya-Somalia Border Case Hearing to June 2020
18 Oct 2019 - The International Court of Justice has moved the maritime case between Kenya and Somalia to June 2020. The delay is after Kenya earlier sought more time to arrange a legal team. The court granted Kenya’s second request, moving the final date of the Kenya-Somalia...
Soko Directory: CS Re-appoints A Dead Man To Serve As A Board Member
18 Oct 2019 - Kenya is a country of irony and controversy. It is a country ruled by drama and skits that are beyond the real world. Kenya seems to be the only country that thrives on paper but bleeds profusely from within.
The Jubilee government has been accused of neglecting the...
Standard Business: Family faces Sh85m tax cheat charges
18 Oct 2019 - A couple and its three children were yesterday arraigned in Nyeri charged with evading to pay taxes amounting to Sh85 million.
Business Daily: Kenya requires economic rehab before elections
18 Oct 2019 - He observed that Kenya in 2019 looks very much like 1999 at the height of the “Kenya in economic ICU” moment of the time.
Business Today: The Man Whose Business is Uplifting Other People’s Businesses
18 Oct 2019 - The Bizna Kenya's SME awards and Young Entrepreneur's awards have been feting businesses and entrepreneurs putting them on the map.
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Soko Directory: Failure To Reverse Cash Sent To Your M-Pesa Will Cost You Ksh 200,000
18 Oct 2019 - Have you ever received cash on M-Pesa from someone who sent it to your number wrongly? Have you ever withdrawn cash that does not belong to you?
How many times have you reversed M-Pesa cash sent to you by mistake? Would you reverse cash sent to you by mistake?
Business Daily: Rethink Men’s Role This Feminism Era
17 Oct 2019 - Dr Laila Macharia is a child of the world, sort of. She was raised in Kenya, Namibia and Somalia.
Standard Business: EPZA sewer dispute costs firms Sh11m
17 Oct 2019 - Three companies have been ordered to pay over Sh11 million to the Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA) for using its sewer line illegally.
Standard Business: Return of famed MV Uhuru raises hope for regional trade