Financial Standard

New accounting rules could be costly to insurers
  Comments - 2 weeks ago

Kenya’s insurance sector is staring at another headache, following a decision by accountants’ body to change the way insurers will report their performance.

End of an era for iconic century old Barclays Kenya brand
  Comments - 2 weeks ago

Almost 100 years after the Barclays Bank brand set foot in Mombasa in 1925, the blue eagle emblem is on its way out.

Nairobians want shoppers to pay for plastic bags
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

Nairobi residents have backed a new bill that requires shoppers to pay for plastic bags in order to control the environmental menace. The Plastic Control Bill 2016 is awaiting approval by Governor Evans Kidero.

Sending home workers fails to fix banks’ rising wage bill costs
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

Financial statements of 40 banks show the wage expense has hit Sh97 billion while provisions for non-performing loans saw operating costs rise by a third.

Meet self-made investor with shares in over 60 listed firms
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

Alois Chami, 71, who started investing on the securities market way back in 1973 is almost known by every CEO of listed companies

Kenyans once shunned stock market over perception of ‘capitalist, gambling’
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

Asians dominated the Nairobi Stock Exchange early 1960s, followed by Europeans while Africans trailed due to pessimism

From designer clothes to breakfast cereals, Kenyans are surrounded by counterfeits
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

The clandestine affair though difficult to quantify, is estimated to be costing manufacturers and the Government more than Sh130 billion

Kenyan retailers fight for middle and low-end shoppers amid growing competition
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

With the increased competition, large, medium and small retailers are realising they can no longer afford to appeal to just specific segments of the market but both the lower and middle class

Travelers turn to smartphone for trip planning
  Comments - 4 weeks ago

Travelers are increasingly using their mobile phones in planning for trips abroad, a new study indicates

Boda bodas: Greatest threat to pedestrians
  Comments - 4 weeks ago

They will harass you on footpaths and pavements and never obey traffic rules.

Kenya's current account deficit widens to 5.8 pct in February
  Comments - 4 weeks ago

Kenya's current account deficit widened to 5.8 percent of GDP in the year to February from 5.5 percent the same time a year earlier, the finance ministry said.

Unga crisis: Why Kenyans are not out of the woods yet
  Comments - 1 month ago

There is no cheap maize flour at Karanja’s shop in Umoja Estate, Nairobi. Here, a two-kilogrammeme of unga is still retailing at Sh150, despite its price having been brought down to Sh90 through a three-month Sh6.5 billion Government food subsidy programme.

Galana-Kulalu project may not feed Kenyans any time soon
  Comments - 1 month ago

It had been touted as the silver bullet that will turn Kenya from a food importer to an exporting powerhouse.

Meet an ex-journalist building green economy in 29 countries
  Comments - 1 month ago

At 10 years old, Togolese Sena Alouka started a football league in his village. Many years later, he would tap into this hobby to rally a village into building a green economy.

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