• 17 May 2021 - “The award celebrates Safaricom for being a pioneer in digital innovation. The industry recognizes the contribution that Safaricom has had in the country. Revolutionizing Kenya’s economy via M-PESA and leveraging the power of mobile phone to impact lives positively in health, agriculture and…
  • 17 May 2021 - As we reflect on 2020, the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) reminds all taxpayers that the filing of annual tax returns for the year 2020 is on course. The exercise is meant for individual taxpayers and business entities whose accounting period runs from January to December.
  • 17 May 2021 - Sometimes you just need a proper deep clean to give your home a new look. Use a steam-cleaner to get rid of stains and smells in carpets (especially important if you have pets). You can also freshen up carpets and rugs by sprinkling them with bicarbonate of soda, letting it absorb for a few hours…
  • 17 May 2021 - Companies manufacturing common house-hold goods, such as detergent, tea leaves and flour started selling smaller packages of their products in a bid to target the masses. Their marketing strategies had to change as well, and SK Macharia's 'common mwananchi' focused stations were right there to…
  • 17 May 2021 - “I gave my speed bike to my kid bro who turned 30! Plus I have a new Quad/All-Terrain Bike. Before I turn 40, I would want to drive a Bentley Bentayga or G 63 AMG,” Weru noted in a past interview.
  • 17 May 2021 - Ramadhan Spirit: Twenty representatives of QNET, an international e-commerce company, and other well-wishers have joined hands with the Ramisi Markar Children’s Orphanage to donate a month worth of food and supplies to at least 60 orphans in Mombasa, Kenya. The donation was received by Sheikh Ali…
  • 16 May 2021 - In a surprise move that’s likely to hit celebrity incomes, RMS management on 12th May released a communication that requires staff to get approval before taking up such private assignments as moderating conferences and seminars, master of ceremony, and featuring in adverts and other promotions.…
  • 16 May 2021 - Amazon Web Worker falsely claimed to be an affiliate of Amazon Inc. and was accessible via a mobile and web application. Users were paid for referring other users to the platform, a hallmark of similar pyramid schemes which have scammed Kenyans in recent years such as Public Likes and Live Auction.
  • 13 May 2021 - The Nairobi Securities Exchange has lately been cold, thanks to a drought of IPOs and the exit of thousands of retail investors who entered the market riding the IPO wave over a decade ago. Yet still stocks remain one of the key revenue earners for investors who keenly invest in listed companies.
  • 13 May 2021 - A former employee of a Hindu religious group, Arya Samaj Nairobi, is seeking to have the chairman and vice-chairman of the organisation barred from office over fears they could interfere with evidence in a sexual harassment suit she has filed against them. Heena Bachheta, who court filings show…
  • 13 May 2021 - The superstars rake in millions of dollars from Spotify every year. It is estimated that Drake made $52.5 million (Ksh5.6 billion) from 21 billion streams on the platform in 2020 making him the platform's highest earner.
  • 13 May 2021 - The company recorded flat growth in the financial year ending March  2021, hit by the tough economic conditions triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic. During this period, Safaricom enabled Kenyans to reduce the impact of the pandemic by waiving fees for transactions below a Ksh1,000, which saw free…
  • 13 May 2021 - Madowo most recently served as the BBC’s North America Correspondent in Washington, D.C., covering major U.S. news stories including the Covid-19 outbreak, the 2020 presidential election and the protests following the death of George Floyd and the trial of Derek Chauvin. He also was a fill-in…
  • 13 May 2021 - The situation led to a back-and forth that has only gotten messier with every turn, tarnishing the once squeaky-clean image of the "professor" whose wacky scholar act endeared him to millions across the country - landing him spots on some of the biggest shows and endorsement deals with the likes of…
  • 13 May 2021 - PwC has released the seventh edition of its VAT Guide in Africa 2021, comprising updates on VAT regimes in 41 African countries. PwC’s 2021 Africa VAT Guide highlights compliance-related initiatives such as the adoption of real-time VAT reporting and data analysis by various tax administrations to…
  • 13 May 2021 - Betting Bonuses: Bonus is a word that brings joy to betting fanatics across the globe, and for a good reason. Bonuses come in different forms be it free bets, cashback, or jackpot winnings. One of Kenya’s leading betting firms, Odibets, has gained plaudits from punters in the country for their…
  • 12 May 2021 - “We use the tools of business to meet social challenges.  We identify local green businesses that have already had first proof of concept and help them grow by scaling their business through a franchise system into other regions and countries”, said IMPACC CEO Till Wahnbaeck while making the…
  • 12 May 2021 - DStv and GOtv have announced new shows for the young and young at heart, with a new show of programs set to premier each month for the kids. The announcement was made during the 2021 MultiChoice Kenya Content Showcase where the company announced a line-up of upcoming content for its customers…
  • 12 May 2021 - BeautyClick CEO, Queenta Ndanu said: “For the contemporary woman, makeup highlights her beauty and femininity. The use of lipstick has come a long way in becoming a fundamental part of a woman’s dressing. As such we are happy to deepen our relationship with Nouba to offer our customers high quality…
  • 12 May 2021 - Data acquired by cryptocurrency trading simulator Crypto Parrot indicates that the global interest in dogecoin had surged by 3,233% between January and May 9, 2021, when it peaked with a popularity score of 100. During the same period, dogecoin’s price has spiked by a whopping 12,650%. The United…
  • 12 May 2021 - Revenue from Browser PC Games is expected to have the largest contraction in 2021 at -18% YoY, with projected earnings to be less than $3B this year. Console Games are also expected to dip in 2021 after having a big year in 2020 with the release of the next generation consoles of both Playstation…
  • 12 May 2021 - Showmax was the first over-the-top platform in Africa to offer sports, local content, live stream news and FTA channels on the Showmax Pro service. In addition, customers on Showmax get the best of HBO as well as numerous award-winning movies, series and kids shows from international distributors.…
  • 12 May 2021 - “We are pleased that KBL has continued to stand by us, even now, under the tough COVID-19 environment. It shows that, indeed, KBL is passionate about sports and the value it brings to the country. This sponsorship will no doubt be very important in preparing the team which will be representing us…
  • 12 May 2021 - Student accommodation, for instance, is being considered for the project and represents one of the hottest real estate investments at the market. Developers such as Acorn have been able to raise over Ksh10 billion for various projects under their Qwetu student living brand.
  • 12 May 2021 - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs' new approach to diplomatic real estate focuses on purchasing properties as opposed to leasing in foreign nations. Other embassies identified as dilapidated include those in New York (UN), Canada, Washington, Russia, Australia, Geneva, Japan, China, South Korea and…
  • 12 May 2021 - Personal Watchguard, Ekraal Hub and H-Pass businesses from Kenya are expected to pilot their innovations on intelligent asset management, smart parking management and access management respectively. The fourth startup from Israel, Step-Hear – Assistive Accessibility Technology – will be offering…
  • 12 May 2021 - Wachira Mburu Mwangi & Company Advocates received instructions to represent City Hall and was paid millions in legal fees. The firm's managing partner, Stephen Mburu, was paid Ksh58 million. He retained Ksh11.5 million then wired Ksh7 million to John Ndirangu Kariuki and Ksh15 million to Cups…
  • 11 May 2021 - The partnership aims to support the vision of the DRC Government, which under the leadership of President Felix Tshisekedi has an ambitious digitization program aligned with the country’s National Digital Plan. With only 22.5 million of DRC’s total population of 90 million being financially…
  • 11 May 2021 - Businesses should contemplate putting together a remote office budget, which accounts for potential roadblocks like connectivity (since many Kenyans still lack access to high-speed internet) and ergonomic equipment such as appropriate office chairs and other essentials. Once the fundamentals are in…
  • 11 May 2021 - The DP acknowledged the pivotal role played by the diaspora in boosting the country’s economy through remittances, philanthropy and other local development projects. He reminded them that he has a robust agenda to ensure that their aspirations and predicaments are addressed when he takes power in…