Standard Business: Providing medical care is an exercise in patience
17 Apr 2019 - The poor and the rich alike fall sick and require healthcare. All should be given an equal opportunity without the divide compromising on quality
Standard Business: Extension of SGR to Naivasha to take longer
17 Apr 2019 - Extension of the 120km Nairobi-Naivasha Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) will now be completed in August and not June as earlier projected.
Business Today: Samburu activist to sue MP over threats
17 Apr 2019 - An activist based in Samburu is going to court to sue Samburu North MP Alois Lentoimaga over threats he received from the legislator and has since recorded a statement at central police station in Nairobi. Skamo Loltianya, a controversial and self-proclaimed crusader...
Business Today: NMG pre-tax profit declines for 2nd year, down 16.4%
17 Apr 2019 - Government debt, a week long closure of its premier TV station as well as rising price of news print contributed to the 16.4% slide in Nation Media Group (NMG) pre-tax profit for the year ended December 2018. Having posted full year results of Ksh1.95 billion in 2017...
Business Today: Four Kenyans among 2019 Tutu Leadership Fellowship cohorts
17 Apr 2019 - Four Kenyans are among 23 of Africa’s highest potential young leaders selected to take part in the prestigious Tutu Leadership Fellowship for 2019. The Tutu Leadership Fellowship for 2019 cohorts were selected from amongst nearly 250 nominees and represent 12...
Business Today: US pins down Mombasa-based ISIS financier
17 Apr 2019 - The US Treasury has designated Kenya-based Halima Adan Ali for assisting in, sponsoring, or providing financial, material, or technological support for, or financial or other services to, or in support of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ( ISIS). It says Halima played...
Standard Business: Student sues China's JD.com CEO Liu with allegation of rape
Business Daily: How to Enjoy High Tea With Finesse at the Norfork
17 Apr 2019 - High tea lately has been an excuse to dress up, with themed parties, frocks, heels, hats and even black tie.
Standard Business: Shame of prison staff living in mud houses
17 Apr 2019 - A large majority of the warders are still living in mud houses, others in aged pre-independence structures, and even in some cases open halls.
Standard Business: Habits of productive people
KenyanWallStreet: Nation Media Group cuts dividend by 50% as net profit slumps 22%
17 Apr 2019 - Nation Media Group (NMG) has halved its dividend after a sharp fall in its full-year 2018 income.
The listed media firm further warned investors that its strategy to monetize its digital footprint would take time. Net income for the period fell by 21.8 per cent to...
Business Today: 5 Physical effects of mobile phone addiction
17 Apr 2019 - In its latest report, Jumia reported that Kenya has the highest mobile phone penetration at 91 percent compared to Africa’s 81 percent. More than 40 million people have access to the internet with the Kenyan youth spending averagely three hours a day on social media....
Soko Directory: Delayed Rains Forcing Households to Pay more for Food Commodities
17 Apr 2019 - Food prices are set to increase in the coming days as a result of delayed long rains across the country according to the latest update by the Kenya Meteorological department.
Taps are also expected to receive very little water and in Nairobi, households have been...
Business Daily: Tax row locks pay of 5,000 forestry workers
17 Apr 2019 - Taxman froze the KFS bank account on March 21, crippling it financially and leaving it unable to pay salaries.
Business Daily: SBM bags Sh3.82bn from Chase Bank buyout deal
17 Apr 2019 - The buyout of Chase Bank was concluded in August 2018 with the Mauritian lender paying Sh471,335 as cash consideration
Business Daily: NEWS INDEPTH: Companies mull more job cuts on rising costs
17 Apr 2019 - Employers say their hand is being forced by the 2016 credit curbing interest cap and several high taxes and levies effected since then.
Standard Business: How to make money from YouTube
Standard Business: Cultivate a saving culture with the 52-week challenge
17 Apr 2019 - Most people struggle to save money, myself included. We live in a world where there are limited resources and unlimited wants.
Soko Directory: Nation Media Group Pretax Profit for 2018 Drops By 16.4%
17 Apr 2019 - The Nation Media Group has reported a profit before tax for 2018 of 1.6 billion shillings, a drop by 16.4 percent compared to 2017 due to “bad debt by the government.”
The management has attributed the drop in profits to the “depressed regional economies. Also...
Standard Business: How I walked away with Sh1 million from Lions' Den
17 Apr 2019 - How to make sure your idea, pitch wins funding
Standard Business: AI beats human eSports world champions at their own game
17 Apr 2019 - Artificial intelligence (AI) software has beaten a human team of world champion professional eSports players for the first time.
Standard Business: 77-year-old widow in Sh1.9m battle to save house she has lived in for 44 years
17 Apr 2019 - 77-year-old woman accuses company of forging documents to rob her property
Standard Business: South Africa's growing debt a concern: Moody's
Soko Directory: Turkana, Mandera and Kwale Lead on Counties Without Toilets
17 Apr 2019 - Turkana, Mandera, and Kwale have been ranked top among counties with the highest number of open defecation cases according to the latest report by United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and the Ministry of Health.
The report dubbed ‘Realising...
Soko Directory: 67,000 HELB Loan Defaulters to Add to Millions Blacklisted on CRB
17 Apr 2019 - The Higher Education Loans Board (Helb) has warned over 67,000 beneficiaries of blacklisting with the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) over unpaid students totaling to an estimated 6.5 billion shillings.
Helb, on Tuesday, announced that beneficiaries who took up loans... Pages