• 16 Oct 2021 - Africa.com has listed 5 Kenyan women among the names of the 50 most senior women in Corporate Africa. The Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs is distinguished in that it is data-driven. It utilized data provided by Bloomberg and evaluated over 1,400 companies listed on the 24 African stock…
  • 16 Oct 2021 - Mulembe means peace. It is a common term among the Bukusu who inhabit most parts of Bungoma County. But is also a term used to refer to the Luhya Nation, hence the Mulembe Nation. You will still be right if you refer to them as the Peace Nation. And indeed, the Luhya people are generally […] The…
  • 15 Oct 2021 - Masten Milimo Wanjala is a 20-year-old Kenyan who hit global headlines after he confessed to  brutal murder of over ten children. The confessed serial killer recounted to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) how he lured unsuspecting children before killing them. He was arrested in…
  • 15 Oct 2021 - Autochek, the automotive technology company facilitating auto financing across Africa and ROAM Africa (Ringier One Africa Media) have entered into an agreement for Autochek to acquire automotive marketplaces Cheki Kenya and Cheki Uganda, as Autochek expands further into the African market. The deal…
  • 15 Oct 2021 - Irish potatoes are currently retailing the highest in Meru at 3,800 shillings per 50kg bag, translating to an average of 76 shillings a kilo. This is against the national average of 66.31 shillings per kilogram. Kisumu also records the second highest price of 3,400 shillings per 50-kilogram bag…
  • 15 Oct 2021 - SuperSport viewers on DStv and GOtv can look forward to a classic La Liga rivalry, as Barcelona host Valencia at Camp Nou on the evening of Sunday 17 October 2021. DStv and GOtv are the only true home of football in Africa, offering a range and depth of action that no other rival can match – it’s…
  • 15 Oct 2021 - Kenyan teams will be joining players from over 30 countries in lacing up their boots and setting their sights on glory at Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five. Contestants will battle it out at the local qualifiers in Mombasa this weekend and in Nairobi on the 24th of October before the National Final which…
  • 15 Oct 2021 - Africa, like many other parts of the world, continues to battle the effects of climate change, which include extreme weather events like droughts and floods. Collaboration has become essential as we urgently invest in innovative ways to inspire collective action to address climate change. Given the…
  • 15 Oct 2021 - Kenyans who default on Fuliza repayment will now have their KCB M-PESA and M-Shwari accounts blocked, or their balances used to repay the overdraft. According to the new set of terms and conditions, Safaricom will hold onto the user’s funds on the two accounts as collateral or security for any…
  • 15 Oct 2021 - Tala has announced a $145 million (KSH 16.1 Billion) Series E fundraise led by Upstart with participation from the Stellar Development Foundation. New investors Kindred Ventures and the J. Safra Group, along with existing investors including IVP, Revolution Growth, Lowercase Capital, and PayPal…
  • 13 Oct 2021 - More than 1,000 primary school teachers are set to be issued employment and depositing letters from October 2021. TSC advertised recruitment vacancies in July 2021 for teachers wishing to join the commission to apply. The Teachers Service Commission has of late been making the teachers happy…
  • 13 Oct 2021 - The top gainer of the day at the Nairobi Securities Exchange this Wednesday was Standard Group with 6.21 percent at the price of 17.10 shillings per share followed by Liberty Kenya with 4.36 percent at the price of 8.14 shillings per share. HF Group and WPP ScanGroup gained 1.89 and 1.82 percent at…
  • 13 Oct 2021 - On the latest episode of Marketplace Africa, CNN explores Rwanda’s efforts to diversify its tourism industry as it looks to recover economically from the losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. CNN speaks to Geoffrey Manyara, Kigali Economics Affairs Officer for the U.N. Economic Commission for…
  • 13 Oct 2021 - With the theme “Digital Generation. Our Generation”, international day of the Girl Child that was celebrated on Monday 11th October took a different focus this time around. It sought to create awareness for girls to enable them to know their digital realities and the solutions they need to pave…
  • 13 Oct 2021 - Attention Golfers: SuperSport viewers on DStv can look forward to seeing all the action from the PGA Tour’s The CJ Cup at The Summit Club in Las Vegas from  Thursday 7 to Sunday 10 October 2021. SuperSport is the ultimate destination for golf fans, with an unparalleled selection of action from…
  • 13 Oct 2021 - Fans of the WWE can gear up for another thrilling week of action on SuperSport, with live airings of the NXT, SmackDown, and Raw shows running from Wednesday 13 to Tuesday 19 October 2021. SuperSport is your #HomeOfSport and the only place to see all your favorites from the WWE Universe! The action…
  • 13 Oct 2021 - The English Premier League is resuming this week after a break and as is the norm, kejani is where live footah is and where you should be. Manchester City is looking to continue their scoring spree against Burnley this Saturday while Southampton meets Leeds in the Premier League. Both games kick-…
  • 13 Oct 2021 - Are you looking for some entertainment to watch this week with your family? Well, the best movies you’ve all been waiting for are here. Just a click away and you get to watch your family’s favorite drama, comedy, reality, Romance, and Educational movies on DSTV. Thanks to DSTV  your family can now…
  • 13 Oct 2021 - October 10 marked World Mental Health Day, with various stakeholders in the mental health space converging to ‘mobilize efforts in support of mental health in line with the theme, by providing responsive-friendly spaces for access to mental health care. In a Knowledge Exchange virtual forum by New…
  • 13 Oct 2021 - There is never a shortage of football to watch every day, and this week, DStv has a great lineup of matches including Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, and Serie A. The Premier League this week could well be one of the best in recent years and the return of fans to stadiums is bound to add…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - With support from IFC, the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Authority today launched a one-stop-shop web portal to boost communication, transparency, and service provision for current and potential investors in the country’s special economic zones. The web portal will help the SEZ Authority adapt its…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - A brand is known by how much it invests in people. No business exists in a vacuum. People make up a business and a business serves the people. They say it is not how fast one arrives at the finishing line but how many people one helps to reach the finishing line. SportPesa Foundation is […] The…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - SCIENCE should guide all public health policies. Surprisingly, such a seemingly obvious principle often needs restating. Particularly now, as we plot our way through the pandemic amid the noise generated by conspiracy theorists and vaccine hesitancy. It is a principle that also needs to be stressed…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - EFG Hermes, the leading financial services corporation in Frontier Emerging Markets (FEM), reported its second-quarter results for 2021. EFG Hermes’ revenues grew by 20% Y-o-Y to EGP 1.6 billion in 2Q21, driven by an outstanding performance from the Investment Bank and the NBFIs platform,…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - Teachers employed by the Teachers Services Commission TSC, have till 23rd August 2021 to get vaccinated or will have their salary stopped. Consequently, all teachers are expected to urgently receive two doses of the Covid 19 vaccine In a circular released on 16th August 2021, TSC ordered for…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - LG Electronics (LGE) has over the years invested in many social and community causes in East Africa touching on environment, education, health, and sports. In this, LGE is inspired by our sustainability commitment to creating a better society by consistently delivering social value to communities…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - During the week, the Kenyan shilling depreciated by 0.3 percent against the US dollar to close the week at 109.5 shillings from 109.2 shillings recorded the previous week. The performance of the shilling was mainly attributable to increased dollar demand from commodity and energy sector importers…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - It’s a small world and we live in an increasingly global society. From people getting married abroad to working and studying overseas and purchasing holiday properties. Through it all, money is the defining factor, and if you’ve ever lived abroad, or tried supporting family overseas, then you know…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - The Teachers Service Commission, TSC, has released a list of 3,500 teachers and staff who failed to file their 2019 wealth declarations. The Commission boss said teachers and staff have been expunged from the TSC payroll until they meet certain set conditions according to a circular dated April 14…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - The Central Bank of Kenya reported a 21.6 percent y/y jump in diaspora remittance to USD 336.7Mn in July. This represented a 20.0 percent y/y increase in 7M21 and a 20.3 percent y/y increase in the 12 months ending July 2021. From the report, the US accounted for 58.3 percent of the remittances in…
  • 20 Aug 2021 - Invest Africa, the trade and investment platform for African markets has launched a new program of support for over 500 African MSMEs. The Next Generation Africa Forum will take place virtually on September 16 using a digital platform to connect MSMEs across the Continent with practical support…
  • 20 Aug 2021 - SuperSport viewers on DStv can look forward to a classic Premier League rivalry, as Arsenal plays host to Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium in London on the evening of Sunday 22 August 2021. DStv is the only true home of football in Africa, offering a range and depth of action that no other rival can…
  • 20 Aug 2021 - National Bank of Kenya (NBK) has posted 765 million shillings in profit after tax for the half-year ending June 30, 2021. This represents a 307 percent growth compared to a similar period last year, driven by increased income from loan interest and foreign exchange trading, coupled with lower loan…
  • 20 Aug 2021 - Everyone loves to have a team and to be in charge of a team. Let us call it a team for now. But the illusion of having a “team” ends up making us forget the real essence of a “team”. Look at your team, are you proud? Are you happy? Sometimes we feel we have […] The post Do You Have A Big Team Or A…
  • 19 Aug 2021 - Trade associations have asked for immediate reopening of the economy and ending the Covid-19 containment measures issued by the Government to reduce the loss of livelihoods from the effects of the pandemic. The eight trade associations from across the retail, hospitality, transport creative, and…
  • 19 Aug 2021 - Lesedi Developers has swept the deck in two categories in the recently concluded Top Score Brands Real Estate Awards 2021 held at the Hilton Hotel. The awards recognized Lesedi as not only consistent land selling and Subdivision Company, and the most promising company in mid-plan affordable housing…
  • 19 Aug 2021 - China’s rising economic influence in Africa has been in the works for two decades now. The impact stretches from infrastructure to the telecommunication network – the latter gradually taking over Africa’s cyberspace. Beijing’s influence has sparked concern across the globe and experts cite this…
  • 19 Aug 2021 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has extended the nationwide curfew by 60 more days. At the same time, the President suspended all public gatherings due to an increase in Covid-19 cases. This directive comes as Covid-19 cases continue to rise. However, I do not know why the Son of Jomo keeps on wasting our…
  • 19 Aug 2021 - Profit after tax for KCB Group doubled to 15.3 billion shillings from 7.6 billion shillings a year ago amid the effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The profits were driven by improved economic activity, robust revenues, and lower provisions charge. Revenues by the lender increased by 14…
  • 19 Aug 2021 - Family-owned businesses in East Africa have been instrumental to the socio-economic development of the region and a catalyst for the growth of the private sector. With a long multi-generational history, their focus has been on manufacturing industries, consumer goods, construction, and agriculture…
  • 18 Aug 2021 - Listed non-bank financial services firm Sanlam Kenya PLC has announced that it has restructured its foreign currency-denominated loan into a local currency facility. The disclosure made alongside its half-year trading results release is a bold move geared at preserving shareholder value. Sanlam has…
  • 18 Aug 2021 - In a country where the social security fund only covered the formal sector, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) took a measure to ensure that everyone across the country is covered by launching the Haba Haba na NSSF solution in 2019. The product is an informal sector product that aims to…
  • 18 Aug 2021 - The High Court has this morning issued orders setting aside the directives issued by the Capital Markets Authority, CMA, which were directing Cytonn to change its name within 30 days or stop onboarding new clients. In early August, CMA had directed the licensed fund manager to change its name…
  • 18 Aug 2021 - Kenyan fintech startup Kwara has been selected for the Mastercard Start Path program that opens door to tech startups around the world looking to grow platforms across open banking, predictive financial modeling for small businesses, smart rental payments, and beyond According to Mastercard, Kwara…
  • 18 Aug 2021 - Imagine doing all your banking activities using your WhatsApp? WhatsApp is one of the most used social media tools in sending messages, images, videos, and even making calls. Now imagine not having to leave your favorite app to transact. We are talking about Absa Bank Kenya that now has a WhatsApp…
  • 18 Aug 2021 - Kakuzi Plc has announced a marginal drop in its half-year pretax profit attributed to slower market growth and price volatility in its key export markets due to the Covid 19 pandemic. The profits before tax dropped by 3 percent in its profit before tax after posting 276.7 million shillings earnings…
  • 18 Aug 2021 - Co-op Bank’s Profit Before Tax increased to 10.5 billion shillings for the second quarter of 2021, a commendable 10 percent growth compared to 9.6 billion shillings recorded in the second quarter of 2020. “This represents a strong Profit After Tax of 7.4 billion shillings compared to 7.2 billion…
  • 18 Aug 2021 - Investment groups or chamas are groupings of individuals with similar interests meant to empower and improve the livelihoods of the members. People are members of a group in one way or another, be it for an investment or for to help one out of a situation. Kenya has over 300 thousand ‘chamas’,…
  • 18 Aug 2021 - If you have been following the conversation of Edwin Dande online, the CEO of Cytonn Investments, you may have realized that he is a man on a mission, angry at injustice and intolerant to mediocrity, and has declared war to ensure sanity at CMA is restored. The war between the Capital Markets…
  • 17 Aug 2021 - In an interview with Amanda Davies, Lionel Messi told CNN that Paris Saint-Germain is the “ideal” place for him to win the UEFA Champions League once again. Following the end of his 19-year spell at FC Barcelona, the Argentinian said that his departure from the Catalan giants left him “living with…
  • 24 Jul 2021 - Raffle fundraising is one fun activity that not only helps gather and empower people but is also an effective way to raise awareness for the cause. The raffle is used mostly by schools or by NGOs for fundraising. This fundraising is done for contributing to a charity or for helping grieved humanity…
  • 24 Jul 2021 - In simple words, legal issues don’t arise every time, but when they do, they can take a big toll on one’s emotional and financial health. Secondly, as fewer people know the law, they will get in trouble in the long run. This is why hiring a lawyer is imperative because it helps one in sifting […]…
  • 23 Jul 2021 - The Agriculture and Food Authority, Sugar Directorate has released a monthly newsletter giving insight into how the sugar industry performed in May. According to the newsletter, a total of 57,796 tones of sugar was produced in May 2021 as compared to 58,404 tonnes in the previous month, indicating…
  • 23 Jul 2021 - Kenyans have something to smile about after bakers were forced to reduce prices of bread by 5 shillings amid stiff competition by supermarkets in-store bakeries. The stiff competition is hurting their profit margins, which has been worsened by the prevailing high global cost of wheat. The price of…