• 17 May 2021 - On World Earth Day, hundreds of millions of people globally united in a call for urgent action on the restoration of the planet after decades of rampant degradation. This annual event recognizes the Earth as our home and the need to protect it for humanity’s survival. This year’s theme, “Restore…
  • 17 May 2021 - The Kenyan shilling depreciated against the US dollar by 0.2 percent to 107.0 shillings, from 106.9 shillings recorded the previous week. The slight depreciation was attributable to increased dollar demand from energy and general merchant importers. On a YTD basis, the shilling has appreciated by 2…
  • 17 May 2021 - There are fast-growing trends that will shape the future of jobs. The modern world has transformed many of the jobs that we used to know have perished and have transformed others to make way for the new needs demanded by the labor market. Thinking about your career probably is not enough. You must…
  • 17 May 2021 - COVID-19 has disrupted systems around the world creating a new dilemma for insurers across the world. The new unprecedented and unchartered waters of COVID-19 have presented challenges with questions on how best to lead their clients, disrupted by COVID-19, to recovery. According to International…
  • 17 May 2021 - Eight movies. Ten days of roaring engines and screeching tires. M-Net Movies welcomes back the legendary street racing crew whose law-breaking talents lead them to become world-saving spies. In the lead-up to the highly anticipated global cinematic release of Fast and Furious 9, M-Net Movies will…
  • 17 May 2021 - T-bills were oversubscribed, with the overall subscription rate coming in at 110.7 percent, down from 131.0 percent recorded the previous week. The demand for the 364-day paper remained high, as it recorded the highest bids worth 22.3 billion shillings against the 10.0 billion shillings offered,…
  • 17 May 2021 - Kenyans to dig deeper in their pockets to pay more for bread as they go up again by between 5 shillings and 8 shillings as bakers make a fresh attempt to pass the additional cost in the price of wheat to consumers. The Finance Bill 2021 proposed the introduction of a 16 percent duty on […] The post…
  • 17 May 2021 - Britam has today launched a health insurance cover designed to cover full hospitalization expenses of its policyholders upon hospitalization and discharge following a diagnosis of Covid-19. The Britam Covid-19 Insurance cover guarantees a cashback of the full sum assured and does not require pre-…
  • 17 May 2021 - Kids went back to school on May 10, 2020. There is nothing that worries a parent other than not having paid school fees for their child. Technology has made it easy for parents to pay school fees without leaving the comfort of their homes. Did you know that you can comfortably pay school fees for…
  • 17 May 2021 - A Public-Private Partnership is an agreement between the public sector and the private sector for the purpose of designing, planning, financing, constructing, and/or operating projects that would traditionally be regarded as falling within the remit of the public sector. PPP contracts are usually…
  • 17 May 2021 - Zenka Mobile Loan App has partnered with Glovo to offer Kenyans who download and register with Zenka 30 free deliveries within 90 days. “We are giving Kenyans a chance to get free deliveries if when they download and register on the Zenka app. This will give them value for their money and save them…
  • 17 May 2021 - The only things that are constant are taxes, death, and change. Change is inevitable. It’s happening every single day. The interesting thing about humanity is we hate change. As human beings, we prefer the Status quo. We prefer being comfortable. Leaving the comfort zone is always a challenge that…
  • 14 May 2021 - The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) has increased the price of super petrol by 3.56 shillings per liter while maintaining the price of Diesel and Kerosene. According to EPRA, the average landed cost of Super Petrol decreased by 0.57 percent from 491.50 dollars per cubic meter in…
  • 14 May 2021 - The High Court declared the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) as irregular, illegal and unconstitutional, null, and void. Dead. The High Court ruled that the creation of 70 more constituencies by the so-called Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) is irregular, illegal, and unconditional. According to…
  • 14 May 2021 - Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport announced it has been recognized as a 2021 Travelers’ Choice award winner for being in the top 10% of hotels worldwide. This achievement celebrates businesses that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to hotel guests around the globe, having earned great traveler…
  • 14 May 2021 - The High Court declared the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) as irregular, illegal and unconstitutional, null and void. Dead. The High Court fell short of mentioning that President Uhuru Kenyatta should be impeached. That he is unsuitable to hold the office of the President according to the…
  • 13 May 2021 - The High Court has ruled that the creation of 70 more constituencies by the so-called Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) is irregular, illegal, and unconditional. According to the 5-judge-bench, the creation of the 70 constituencies ignores the criteria that the Constitution states. The judges also…
  • 13 May 2021 - SuperSport viewers on DStv and GOtv can look forward to the final of the world’s oldest knockout football competition, the FA Cup, which will see Chelsea and Leicester City meet at the iconic Wembley Stadium in London on the evening of Saturday 15 May 2021. And for this FA Cup final only, the match…
  • 13 May 2021 - The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) has launched a call for applications for 388 jobs with salaries ranging from 21,000 shillings to 320,000 depending on the level ranging from entry to management positions. All applicants are required to submit their application by Wednesday,…
  • 13 May 2021 - KCSE students who excelled in the recently released Kenya Certificates of Secondary Education (KCSE) are set to secure immediate employment. According to KCB foundation acting Chief of Party Caroline Wanjeri, she confirmed that the students had secured a 3-month employment at Kenya Commercial Bank…
  • 13 May 2021 - In August last year, Telkom re-organized its structure to strategically address the digital transformation being witnessed, as well as lay the groundwork towards our long-term goal to become the technology partner of choice. We committed to: better positioning our infrastructure asset base and…
  • 13 May 2021 - Four start-ups have secured an opportunity to pilot their innovations at the Konza Technopolis in a bid to provide solutions for the residents and investors setting up at the smart city. The start-ups, which emerged winners at the just concluded Konza Innovation Challenge 2021 will be seeking to…
  • 13 May 2021 - Muthoni Unchained, a company whose culture hub and online marketplace for artisans is empowering Africa’s creative economy today announced they have been selected to join the Legends Jasiri Edition- a revolutionary platform conceptualized and implemented by the UK Kenya Tech Hub in conjunction with…
  • 13 May 2021 - The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has approved six standards that will fast-track the development of eco and socio-friendly cities that utilize Information Communication Technology (ICT) to offer high quality life for Kenyans. “As Kenya continues to rapidly urbanize, we increasingly rely on…
  • 13 May 2021 - 200 of the KCB Foundation high school scholarship beneficiaries who sat for the 2020 national examination have qualified for university, having attained the required minimum grade C+ and above. In the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) 2020 examination results released on Monday, 50 of…
  • 13 May 2021 - PwC has released the seventh edition of its Africa VAT Guide, 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 shore up…
  • 13 May 2021 - This past weekend saw revelers throng Wasafi lounge for the Genge Vibes Party that was held on Saturday at the Kiambu Road establishment. Juacali had fans on their feet throughout the show with hit songs like Bidii Yangu, Kiasi, Kamata Dame, Ngeli ya Genge among others. The action-packed show was…
  • 13 May 2021 - They say words have power. How does it feel to have powers to move global markets by a single statement or decision? That is what billionaire and Tesla founder Elon Musk just did to Bitcoin. More than 365 billion dollars were wiped off the entire cryptocurrency market after Tesla CEO Elon Musk…
  • 13 May 2021 - Larry Madowo is leaving the BBC to take up a new position with CNN as the network’s Nairobi-based correspondent. 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…
  • 13 May 2021 - By Damaris Mabeya Chama Cha Viwanda is a political organization that aims to propel industrial growth in both the informal and formal sectors both within and without Kenya. Having been brought together by this single aim, they are non-tribal, nonsectarian, and are fully committed to ending poverty…