• 23 Apr 2022 - In the 2021 KCSE results released on Sartuday 23rd April 2022, by the Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha, 831,026 candidates sat for the exams compared to  743,299 candidates who sat for 2020 KCSE. Out of this, 50.9 percent were male, and 49.1 percent were female. A total of 18 counties had…
  • 23 Apr 2022 - The Kenyan economy thrives on the wheels of Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Statistics from the Kenya National Statistics (KNBS) show that the SME sector employs at least 86 percent of the Kenyan population and contributes about 45.5 percent to the country’s gross domestic product. However,…
  • 23 Apr 2022 - Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has gone against the norm to release the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) for the year 2021 on a Saturday. There were reports of the results being released on Friday but nothing came forth. Of the candidates who sat in the KCSE Exams, 50.9…
  • 23 Apr 2022 - The Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) will officially open the registration of students in preparation for the national exams that are scheduled for November this year. The exercise will kick off from April 27 to May 14. According to KNEC, the registration will be for Grade 6, Standard 8,…
  • 23 Apr 2022 - Educations Cabinet Secretary, George Magoha, released the 2021/2022 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination results on Saturday, April 23. The national KCSE 2021/2022 examination started on 28th February 2022 with practical’s subjects and came to an end on 1st April 2022 with…
  • 23 Apr 2022 - Sub-Saharan Africa has various giant companies that are doing well in terms of investments. Most of the companies that are pulling investments in billions are telecommunications and those in the manufacturing sector. South African MTN Group has always emerged as the top company in Sub-Saharan…
  • 23 Apr 2022 - Early Life: Education The late Mwai Kibaki, formerly baptized as Emilio Stanley Mwai Kibaki by Italian Missionaries in his youth, was born in 1931 in Thunguri Village. He was the youngest son of the late Kibaki Gĩthĩnji and Teresia Wanjikũ. His early education was sponsored by his brother-in-law…
  • 23 Apr 2022 - President Uhuru Kenyatta, with less than four months left to retire, has appointed new ambassadors and high commissioners to represent Kenya in various countries around the world. The appointments come as the country heads to general elections in August. “The President has appointed 24 new…
  • 22 Apr 2022 - The former President of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki, served as the fourth vice-president of Kenya for ten years, from 1978 to 1988 under Daniel Arap Moi’s late president. He was later elected as the president of Kenya in 2002 with 62 percent of the votes in the presidential elections against 31 percent for…
  • 22 Apr 2022 - In the lead-up to Earth Day 2022, The Walt Disney Company, Wildlife Direct, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the U.S. Department of State have announced that production has commenced on the National Geographic Kids Africa educational entertainment series. Additionally, the…
  • 20 Apr 2022 - The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, KICD, on behalf of the government, has approved a new syllabus for teaching coding in primary and secondary schools. Coding, also known as programming, is the process of converting human intentions into the order that computers can comprehend.…
  • 20 Apr 2022 - Inspector-General of Police Hillary Mutyambai on Tuesday disclosed that close to 2,000 police officers are unfit to serve in the police service. According to Mutyambai, the cases were discovered after a thorough medical examination was conducted on all police officers across the country. The…
  • 20 Apr 2022 - On the Multi Commodity Exchange market, gold futures were up 0.65 percent pushing prices to 80,652.68 shillings. This is the highest price surge so far in over a month. Meanwhile, Silver has registered a 1 percent increase to 105,584.27 shillings per kg. In the International market, Spot gold was…
  • 20 Apr 2022 - The Kenya National Highways Authority has told motorists that they are working to fix the drainage system along the Nairobi expressway at the back of the ongoing rains in the country that affected various works pertaining to drainage. The Monday heavy downpour saw several sections along Mombasa…
  • 20 Apr 2022 - The Kenyan economy thrives on the wheels of Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Statistics from the Kenya National Statistics (KNBS) show that the SME sector employs at least 86 percent of the Kenyan population and contributes about 45.5 percent to the country’s gross domestic product. However,…
  • 20 Apr 2022 - The Mitumba Institute Research Centre (MIRC), a new research institute that focuses on the vitally important mitumba trade, will officially launch a report on the sector on Thursday, April 21 highlighting why the sector plays a crucial role in Kenya’s economy. Dubbed the “Global Production Networks…
  • 20 Apr 2022 - The price of maize flour is expected to go up by 2 shillings for a 2kg packet due to shortages in the market. The shortage in the market has been attributed to farmers holding onto 85 percent of the total stock of maize in the country in anticipation of higher prices. The witnessed erratic rains…
  • 20 Apr 2022 - Most people are eager to make their money work hard for them, but this is not always an easy financial goal. When you have limited funds, you have to be careful concerning your investments and where you put your money, and this can prove to be daunting for those with little or no financial…
  • 20 Apr 2022 - Parents will have to dig deeper into their pockets to pay more for school fees after headteachers proposed an 8,000 shillings school fees increment in what they term a move to address the high cost of living in the learning institutions. Last year and these years, the academic calendar has four…
  • 20 Apr 2022 - Many Kenyans are still struggling to put food on the table as their monthly budget continues to narrow every day due to the increased commodity prices. It’s now a norm that each day you go to your favorite shop, restaurant, or supermarket; the price is up by a certain amount. You don’t need to ask…
  • 17 Apr 2022 - The Communication Authority is rolling out the second phase of the Universal Service Fund (USF). The second phase is hitting the ground in West Pokot, once again giving Kenyans an opportunity to be part of the inclusion in the ever-evolving tech world. The Authority has since accomplished the first…
  • 16 Apr 2022 - A business process is a logical sequence of actions performed by one or more members of a team to achieve a specific objective. It is characterized by the following characteristics: It is carried out by humans; It always involves the interaction of several people, either direct or indirect (for…
  • 15 Apr 2022 - Machel Waikenda will run for Kiambu Senator on a Chama Cha Kazi Ticket. Mr. Waikenda has already received his nomination certificate after running unopposed. This means that he will be the sole candidate on the Chama cha Kazi in Kiambu County for the position of Senator. “Am glad to have received…
  • 14 Apr 2022 - The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) developed new job grades for teachers under the Career Progression Guidelines (CPG). The current TSC upgrading of teachers led to the scrapping of some job groups and the merging of others. Under the new system of grading tutors, the grade that was previously…
  • 14 Apr 2022 - According to the latest maximum pump prices review by the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA), the price of Super petrol, diesel, and kerosene is set to rise by 9.90 shillings per liter. This has pushed the prices for Super petrol to 144.62 shillings per liter while that of diesel and…
  • 14 Apr 2022 - As the marking of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary education edges towards the end, there are speculations and worries that the 287 candidates who were found with exam irregulates will not get their results. The students who sat at the 2021 KCSE had their results canceled because of malpractices…
  • 14 Apr 2022 - The agricultural sector is the backbone of Kenya’s economy, contributing approximately 33 percent of Kenya’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The sector accounts for 65 percent of the export earnings, provides the livelihood (employment, income, and food security needs) for more than 80 percent of the…
  • 14 Apr 2022 - In 2018, Gordon Paul Ogada, a humble resident from Migori County, won the Sportpesa Mega Jackpot worth 230,742,881 million shillings. At the time, this was likely the biggest jackpot in Kenya and Sub-Saharan Africa. Contrary to the mantra surrounding jackpot winners – that they often run broke…
  • 14 Apr 2022 - The Communications Authority of Kenya has connected 14 sub-locations to mobile network services in West Pokot County, as it seeks to avail communications services to 101 areas across the country under the  Universal Service Fund (USF) to the tune of 1.1 billion shillings. Making the announcement…
  • 14 Apr 2022 - The government of Kenya on Wednesday canceled the work permit of Rubis Energy CEO Jean Christian Bergeron and ordered the immediate deportation of the CEO for hoarding and exporting fuel despite shortages in the local markets. Rubis management led by the legal team began negotiations with the…
  • 13 Apr 2022 - The digital transformation of business and society has found fertile ground with early promise for the super-app model, specifically in the Middle East and Africa, even as mobile digital platforms continue to offer proprietary and third-party functions under a single brand. The second in a two-part…
  • 13 Apr 2022 - The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) has established new techniques to recover over 10.5 billion shillings owed to it by beneficiaries. According to HELB Chief Executive Officer Charles Ringera, the government agency resolved to take legal action against 109,000 beneficiaries whose debt was…
  • 13 Apr 2022 - Several governors in their second and last terms in office have expressed their interest in the Senate seats. According to the Kenyan Constitution, governors manage the devolved units called counties. The senate together with the county assemblies plays the oversight role. The governors and their…
  • 13 Apr 2022 - On Tuesday, March 12, 2022, scrap metal dealers from across the country had a demonstration and appealed to President Uhuru Kenyatta to lift a three-month ban on their business. The dealers say they have suffered for the three months since the ban was put in place because most of them depend on the…
  • 13 Apr 2022 - The Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) has medical supplies valued at 380 million shillings and destined to several counties, including Kilifi, Marsabit, Samburu, Baringo, Garissa, and Tana River to provide a cushion for primary health management. As of the end of March 2021, KEMSA had…
  • 13 Apr 2022 - MediaPal, a leading ad-tech company, has been named among the 2022 Top Multi-channel Marketing Solutions Providers by US magazine Martech Outlook. The award recognizes the ten best companies at the forefront of providing multichannel marketing solutions that transform businesses. The advertising…
  • 13 Apr 2022 - Fuel shortage in the country, which has escalated for the third week now, has sent motorists into a frantic panic as they run up and down in search of the commodity. From long queues to a limited amount of fuel at high costs and lack of fuel ins some stations, Kenyans have been frustrated and […]…
  • 12 Apr 2022 - A total of 26 Kenyan companies have committed trade investments worth USD 1.6 billion in the Democratic Republic of Congo. These companies are part of the Kenya delegation that participated in last year’s Kenya-DRC Trade Mission organized by the Government of Kenya and the Government of the…
  • 12 Apr 2022 - Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha listed several items that parents shouldn’t buy when taking their children to form one ahead of their admission on Tuesday, May 3. This latest announcement is a relief to parents in the harsh economic times. CS Magoha has asked the school principal to…
  • 12 Apr 2022 - As the planting season is underway, farmers are bracing for tough times as economic conditions and delayed rains adversely affect the viability of agribusiness. In some parts of the country, the long rains in Kenya are usually expected to start in March and continue until June. According to the…
  • 12 Apr 2022 - An additional tax touching on the essential commodities in the recent Budget proposal read by Ukur Yatani has brought about a heated debate, with the common Mwananchi expressing their dire disappointment in the government. In a bid to raise a 50.4 billion shillings additional tax, the CS proposed A…
  • 12 Apr 2022 - Sarova Hotels & Resorts, Kenya’s largest indigenous collection of hospitality establishments, has announced the addition of its eighth hotel in Kenya, Imperial Hotel Kisumu, to the group’s portfolio after the signing of a 7-year management agreement with the hotel’s owners, the Gilani family.…
  • 12 Apr 2022 - Many books, articles, and research papers have explained Islamic finance. Society still knows very little about Islamic finance with all the available information. Some of the reasons cited for minimal awareness and understanding of Islamic finance include high illiteracy levels and lack of access…
  • 12 Apr 2022 - On 11th April, Education CS Prof George Magoha announced the form one placement of over 1.2 million pupils who sat their KCPE exams in March this year. Following the release of the placement results of over 1.2 million pupils who sat their KCPE exams in March this year, students can now check their…
  • 12 Apr 2022 - The countrywide fuel shortage has entered the second week despite the government assuring Kenyans that ample stocks of petroleum products are in their reserves. The situation forced Some PSV vehicles to halt operations due to difficulty getting fuel, while others doubled their fares. This left many…
  • 12 Apr 2022 - Motorists are now paying up to 300 shillings for a liter of petrol in various parts of the country, including Kakamega, Kisumu, and Eldoret. The countrywide shortage of fuel has now entered the third week. In Nairobi, most filling stations were either closed or had long queues on Monday as people…
  • 12 Apr 2022 - SuperSport viewers on DStv can look forward to the quarterfinal, second-leg action from the UEFA Champions League, with matches scheduled for Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 April 2022. DStv is the only true home of football in Africa, offering a range and depth of action that no other rival can match…
  • 12 Apr 2022 - The SportPesa Mega Jackpot is now 201,695,327 shillings. This means that if one will make 17 correct predictions this coming weekend, he or she will walk away with more than 200 million shillings. Many think the Jackpot might be won this weekend given the number of teams selected. Here are the…
  • 11 Apr 2022 - The Easter holiday is coming up fast. Kenyans are looking forward to it for three obvious reasons; those who work will have a long weekend, running from Friday to Monday; those planning to travel upcountry will have at least four days from work to do so; offers on products and services by various…
  • 11 Apr 2022 - From grassroots to the highest levels, the love of football crosses all borders, cultures, races, and ages. Not for nothing, though, because Sportpesa is well at the center of it all in Kenya. The beauty of bringing together different clans, not just within the same community, to participate…
  • 11 Apr 2022 - Corporates led by Safaricom, media, civil society, and the government have today come together to support families affected by drought in Kenya The initiative comes amid massive failed rains and with more than 23 counties facing acute water and food shortage. Safaricom, together with other partners…
  • 11 Apr 2022 - Most of the time, you must probably wonder why you should bother saving for your retirement when there are so many other good things to spend the money on. Won’t the future sort itself out? In a word, no. Anyone nearing retirement age will tell you the years slip by, and building a sizable nest…
  • 11 Apr 2022 - Family Bank has acquired a 1.5 billion shillings loan portfolio guarantee facility from the African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (AGF) to increase its loan book to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, women-led businesses, and climate-friendly investments. In addition…
  • 11 Apr 2022 - Integrated Payment Services Limited (IPSL) which runs the PesaLink payments ecosystem has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mastercard to create innovative, digital-first payment solutions designed to boost the adoption and usage of digital payments and accelerate Kenya’s transition…