Capital Business

  • Capital Business: Ivy League trained banker joins Centum NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 1- Investment firm Centum has head-hunted Brian Kiai as the new Deputy Director of Centum Capital effective October 1. Kiai, a seasoned investment banker and private equity professional, will be tasked to head Centum’s billion shilling projects in real estate as well as in...
  • Capital Business: Taking positive action with your money #AskKirubi Have you ever thought that your view(s) about wealth might be holding you back from acquiring it? Ever heard of the saying, what you perceive and believe, you shall receive? Look at it this way, if you believe that money is bad or having lots of it is bad, chances are you may be undermining […]...
  • Capital Business: EU urged to extend environment funding NAKURU, Kenya, Sept 28 - The European Union (EU) has been urged to extend its term in community development projects in the country following indications that its funding on environmental issues is coming to an end. This followed a disclosure by Eric Habers, an EU representative, who revealed that...
  • Capital Business: UNICEF, Philips launch maternal and child care innovations project NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 28 – Kenya is set to benefit from a joint project of UNICEF and the Philips Foundation which targets at reducing maternal and child mortality rates. The project anchored on development of innovative health technology and solutions is intended to roll out programmes that will...
  • Capital Business: KAM signs 2yr funding pact with TMEA NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 28 – The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) have signed a two-year agreement that will see an extension of a financial grant to KAM. The grant is aimed at supporting KAMs advocacy work in the area of Non Tariff Barriers, Standards and...
  • Capital Business: Konza Technopolis signs MOU with US lobby to support SMEs NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 28- Konza Technopolis Authority has signed a partnership with an American business lobby that will position Kenyan SMEs to better compete in regional and international markets. The MoU between The National Business League (NBL) and the Authority lays a framework for small local...
  • Capital Business: NGOs urge states to implement new Global Goals NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 28 – Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) are now urging world leaders to commit themselves in implementing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) launched in New York on Saturday. They specifically urged states and governments to implement the new Global Goals which seek...
  • Capital Business: Cytonn real estate breaks ground on Amara Ridge NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 28 - Cytonn Real Estate, a leading real estate developer in the region, with Sh50 billion in real estate projects, Monday held the groundbreaking for Amara Ridge, an exclusive gated community in Karen. The Ambassador of the Republic of Finland, Tarja Fernandez was the chief...
  • Capital Business: 9 tips for negotiating low premiums for group auto insurance The main benefit of a group auto insurance scheme is lower premiums. Every company that wants to get the best rates for its scheme needs to know how to negotiate for lower premiums. Otherwise, such a company may leave potential benefits on the table to the detriment of its employees. Here are some...
  • Capital Business: IMF revises projections of Kenya’s GDP NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 24 - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised its forecast for Kenya’s Gross Domestic Product growth for 2015 from 6.9 percent to 6.5 percent, and trimmed 2016 numbers from 7.2 percent to 6.8 percent. IMF also revised inflation upwards to 6.4 percent from the previous...
  • Capital Business: Kenya, neighbours, discuss SIM registration NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 24- The Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCIP) States have kicked off the formulation of new regulations for the harmonization of SIM Cards registrations among the member states. NCIP partners States include Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and Uganda. The mobile phone SIM...
  • Capital Business: Meet the tech startups representing Kenya in DemoAfrica DEMO Africa will host 30 tech startups in Nigeria for the next two days. Entrepreneurs from Egypt, Ghana, Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa Ivory Coast and Kenya, will have an opportunity to pitch their ideas and businesses to investors. The Finance and Banking category...
  • Capital Business: 3 reasons for insuring your wind screen #InsureAfrika   Windscreen cover is usually part of the enhancements you can add to your motor insurance cover to protect you from damage to your windscreen. Having this cover included in your insurance can take away the stress associated with replacing a damaged windshield. Here are three reasons why you should...
  • Capital Business: Must Have Electronics For Your House #PropertyInsights While it is common place these days to have gadgets that tell us where to find what, what to do, they track our health, entertain and inform us we spend so much time with these gadgets it is impossible to imagine our lives without them. Here is a list of top 6 appliances that every […] Here is a...
  • Capital Business: Auditors tell Senate KQ losses was predictable NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 24 - A team of auditors from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) who appeared before a Senate committee said the losses made by the national carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) were expected but the magnitude was unprecedented. The auditor’s who appeared before the Senate committee inquiring in...
  • Capital Business: Kenyan joins UN-Habitat water board KISUMU, Kenya, Sept 23 - Monday, 21 September 2015: Kisumu Water and Sewerage Company Managing Director Eng. David Onyango has been elected to the board of The Global Water Operators Partnership Alliance (GWOPA). GWOPA is a UN-Habitat body promoting improvement of water services in the world. Eng....
  • Capital Business: Kenya among top 10 most searched tourism destinations online, globally NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 23- Kenya is among the top ten most searched tourism destination online globally, according to the latest report by an online travel agency, Jovago. Kenya is competing with countries like Tanzania, South Africa, Morocco and Tunisia. East Africa Managing Director Estelle Verdier...
  • Capital Business: Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore to join The B Team NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 23 - Safaricom Chief Executive Bob Collymore is set to Join The B Team alongside co-founders Sir Richard Branson and Jochen Zeitz, and 14 other global leaders working collectively to redefine the role of business in society. The B Team is a not-for-profit initiative formed by a...
  • Capital Business: Superior Homes introduces interest free home buying plan NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 22 - Superior Homes has launched an innovative product that allows home buyers to pay for their houses over a three year period without incurring any interest rates. Dubbed ‘Buy Over Long Term’, (BOLT) home buyers will be able to pick the house they desire to own and decide on...
  • Capital Business: Instagram tops 400 million users, 80 million pictures shared daily Instagram has rocketed past the 400-million-user mark, with more than 80 million pictures shared daily at the Facebook-owned service. The number of people sharing pictures and videos each month using Instagram soared from 300 million at the start of this year and tops the number of people using...
  • Capital Business: Family Bank gets approval to raise Sh10bn to fund growth NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 23 - Family Bank has received formal approval from the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) to raise up to Sh10 billion through a Senior Unsecured or Subordinated Multicurrency Medium Term Note (MTN) programme. This transaction will be by way of public offer of debt securities by...
  • Capital Business: M-KOPA Solar connects 0.5mn homes in East Africa NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 23 - M-KOPA Solar, the world’s leading ‘pay-as-you-go’ energy provider to off grid homes has reached 250,000 homes across Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. This is a 150 percent rise from the 100,000 customers recorded in September 2014. M-KOPA Solar Managing Director and Co-Founder...
  • Capital Business: Airtel, Liquid Telecom sign fibre connectivity deal NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 23 - Bharti Airtel’s mobile broadband subscribers in Africa will soon enjoy faster internet access speeds on its 3G and 4G networks following a partnership with Liquid Telcom that will see Airtel use Liquid Telecom’s terrestrial fibre network to connect its mobile base stations...
  • Capital Business: African Dairy Conference kicks off in Nairobi NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 23 - The eleventh African Dairy Conference and exhibition kicked off Wednesday at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre. The three day conference will see a convergence of 120 local and foreign firms which consist of 500 delegates from 42 countries come together. It will...
  • Capital Business: Apple eyes better customer connection with iPhone monthly purchase plan It’s not just another iPhone launch. This time, Apple is pushing not only a new device, but what it says is a new relationship with its customers. By offering for the first time monthly installment payments on direct sales and a new lease option for US customers, Apple is moving to help break the...

Pages