• 24 Feb 2021 - The service runs on a freemium model - with free and premium tiers. In the free tier, users have to put up with ad breaks when streaming their favorite music and podcasts. The premium tiers offer an ad-free experience, and unrestricted access to Spotify's global catalogue. The post How Much…
  • 24 Feb 2021 - The store is intended to serve residents of Westlands, Parklands and the larger Thigiri area. It sticks to the Carrefour Market model - offering a selected assortment of essentials along with light household items and small electrical appliances relevant to customers' everyday lives. The post…
  • 24 Feb 2021 - KNEC said that the teachers have until Thursday, February 25 2021  to make submissions and that shortlisted teachers would be posted to sub-counties under the guidance of Directors of Education and the Teachers Service Commission (TSC). The post KNEC Advertises 280,000 Vacancies for Teachers Ahead…
  • 23 Feb 2021 - Opera's aggressive push to bridge the digital divide in Africa has seen it grow its user base in Africa by 40 per cent since 2018. As of 2019, over 120 million people on the continent used Opera's browsers and mobile applications. Opera noted that it developed the chat service as it reimagined the…
  • 23 Feb 2021 - Sakaja who is born and raised in Nairobi requested residents to give him the opportunity to serve them in the position of governor. He stated that he would implement great changes in the city that would create opportunities to eliminate urban poverty rampant in many estates of Nairobi. The post…
  • 23 Feb 2021 - The battery life is a non-issue for its users as the device is structured to entertain and connect at the same time for hours on end thanks to the improved two-day capacity of the phone’s impressive powerpack. The post Nokia 1.4 Set to Hit the Kenyan Market appeared first on Business Today Kenya.
  • 23 Feb 2021 - With this launch, journalists in Kenya can register to receive safety and security features that help further protect their Facebook and Instagram accounts. In the future, this registration flow will allow Facebook to roll out additional features and use cases designed with journalists in mind. The…
  • 23 Feb 2021 - Some of the counties which gave the document a green light on 'Super Tuesday' include Murang’a, Bungoma, Kitui, Taita Taveta, Narok ,Nyeri, Mombasa, Machakos and Kakamega. The post BBI Reggae Continues as 29 Counties Approve Bill appeared first on Business Today Kenya.
  • 23 Feb 2021 - The dispute started when the Betting Control and Licencing Board( BCLB) filled a case that stopped Milestone Limited from operating the popular Sportpesa gaming brand. BCLB said the Sportpesa gaming trade name had been appropriated from Pevans East Africa Limited. Airtel is seeking protection…
  • 23 Feb 2021 - County enforcement Officials in Kisumu on Tuesday, February 23 implemented a ban on all motorised transport in the Central Business District (CBD) under the Sh241 million non-motorised transport (NMT) project in the county. Hundreds of drivers, boda boda operators and tuk-tuks were ejected from the…
  • 19 Feb 2021 - Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe had in October 2020 declared the registration of nicotine pouches including BAT's Lyft brand illegal. The move followed intense lobbying by groups including the Kenya Tobacco Control Alliance (Ketca), who wanted the products heavily regulated and taxed. The…
  • 19 Feb 2021 - Bharat Thakrar has over thirty six years in advertising and communication. He is considered a pioneering figure for the country's lucrative marketing industry. He founded Scanad, now Scangroup, in 1982 and built it up into a marketing behemoth. The post WPP-Scangroup CEO Bharat Thakar Suspended,…
  • 19 Feb 2021 - The ObamaCare model it borrows from has been a thorny issue in the United States, facing criticism from many leaders even as others praise it for supporting the nation's most vulnerable to access quality healthcare. Its adjustment, replacement or abolishment was an important campaign issue for all…
  • 18 Feb 2021 - The IMT service will enable HF’s diaspora customers to remit funds seamlessly into any HF account and also provides a simplified channel for them to make their loan or mortgage payments. Robert Kibaara, HF Group Chief Executive Officer, said the company has made significant investments in…
  • 18 Feb 2021 - IoT and connectivity have certainly helped keep us closer on a personal level while we've all been physically apart. The pandemic has nudged businesses to push forward with IoT adoption perhaps faster than they would have liked. To unleash the full value of IoT, secure, wireless connectivity is …
  • 18 Feb 2021 - Most affected were players in the tourism, travel and hospitality industries who lost out on billions of shillings in revenue. Widespread job cuts, wage cuts and business closures were witnessed across the sector. Like in many other industries, however, stakeholders are banking on the global…
  • 18 Feb 2021 - Kenya was overtaken by Tunisia, Algeria, Ghana and Libya who occupied third, fourth, fifth and sixth positions respectively on the index. Africa's largest B2C ecommerce market, Nigeria, also dropped to eighth from third. The post Africa’s Best Online Shopping Destinations: Kenya Falls 4 Places in…
  • 18 Feb 2021 - The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has previously flagged as a big risk the dominance of five companies at the bourse, including Safaricom, as a big risk due to their influence on key market indicators. The performance of a handful of firms essentially determines the performance of the market,…
  • 17 Feb 2021 - NSE Chief Executive Geoffrey Odundo described the traditional exclusion of women from positions of power in business as a 'legacy' issue that needed to be dealt with, voicing his appreciation for companies that were taking steps to change the narrative. The post NSE Steps Up Gender Equality Push…
  • 17 Feb 2021 - The inauguration of the council set in motion their three-year run to reinforce advocacy, action, accountability and resource mobilization efforts in Kenya's fight against Malaria at national, regional and county levels. The post Govt Appoints Radio Africa Boss Patrick Quarcoo to New Council…
  • 14 Feb 2021 - It’s not clear whose helicopters Mijungu will be working with given that a good number of private Kenyan citizen also own choppers, including Jimmy Wanjigi. Mijungu said his company is targeting wealthy businessmen and politicians, adding that there has been increased demand ahead of the 2022…
  • 13 Feb 2021 - The French made AS Aerospatiale 350B3e Eurocopter is the most popular brand with Kenyans. The cost of this helicopter is $1.9 million (Ksh202.8 million). The cost goes upwards of Ksh350 million as the chopper has to be assembled in Kenya. It’s flown into the country in parts once it has been…
  • 13 Feb 2021 - Valentine’s Day is a special date for couples in love to be celebrated and rewarded with romantic dinners and thoughtful gifts. However, this year’s Valentine’s Day could be a different one for betting firm Odibets’ customers after it unveiled a new competition to reward its customers on Valentine’…
  • 13 Feb 2021 - In July 2020, Equity Group through its subsidiary Equity BCDC completed the acquisition of majority shares of BCDC from the family of George Forrest. The move made Equity BCDC the second largest bank in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with a balance sheet of USD2.7 Billion (Ksh295 million).…
  • 13 Feb 2021 - TV47 shows including its prime time news bulletin, soap operas Destiny and So Much Love and weekend entertainment show Bomba la Sanaa are among the most watched TV programs in Kenya. Breakfast show Morning Cafe and Garden of Eden, which focuses on love and relationships, are also among the country’…
  • 12 Feb 2021 - Radio entertains and educates Kenyans across the country every day. For many listeners who religiously keep up with their favorite shows and segments such as Radio Jambo's Patanisho, the love for radio is a way of life. The post Radio: How Comedians, Influencers Kicked Journalists Off the Airwaves…
  • 12 Feb 2021 - This decision paves the way for the merger which, according to Telkom, stalled because of the EACC investigations. The stalling increased the risk of of Airtel walking away from the deal. The post Telkom-Airtel Merger Gets All-Important Greenlight appeared first on Business Today Kenya.
  • 12 Feb 2021 - The deal worth Ksh709,822, 630 (USD 6,452,933) was signed in Djibouti with Office Djiboutien De Development De lenergie Geothermique (Djiboutian Office of Geothermal Energy Development) (ODDEG) in a ceremony attended by Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter, Djibouti Minister for Energy, Yonis…
  • 12 Feb 2021 - Indicina’s approach bridges a gap in Africa’s credit infrastructure. Access to credit is a big problem and Indicina's infrastructure is unlocking it. The post GreenHouse Capital Invests in Fintech Startup appeared first on Business Today Kenya.
  • 11 Feb 2021 - Former Citizen TV news anchor, actress and non-profit founder Janet Mbugua is set to make a long-awaited return to a screen near you. Janet appears on the latest episode of Monica (Season 3), the Showmax drama staring Brenda Wairimu. She plays the role of Jesse, a fierce, new Deputy Governor who…