Financial Standard

Printers make a killing as nomination ends
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From banners, T-shirts to branding cars, artisans were kept busy as aspirants came calling.

The Jomo Kenyatta's 1959 promissory 'symbol of hope' refinery that never was
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On June 24, 2016 Essar Energy Director Narendra Vachharajani led his company to a packed press conference at National Treasury. He had an announcement to make.

Agony as delays, heavy traffic mar construction of road projects
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In May 2012, H Young was awarded a Sh2.5 billion contract for the upgrade and rehabilitation of First Avenue in Eastleigh.

How Nigerian contractor bagged key projects in Nairobi
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Reynolds Construction Company might not ring a bell among many Kenyans. The company’s logo could however be familiar to many in Nairobi, especially if you have been stuck in traffic on one of the roads that the firm has been contracted to build.

Creative promos that ‘backfire’
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Personal care products manufacturer Beiersdorf and soft drinks maker PepsiCo are still reeling from public outrage after the two companies separately put out advertisements that were seen to be culturally insensitive.

Is Kenya’s 5.8pc GDP growth for real?
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It’s a week now since Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) released the 309-page 2017 Economic Survey that indicated that Kenya’s economy expanded by 5.8 per cent last year.

Why tourism incentives have not been working in Kenya
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Kenya has for the last four years gifted tourism industry with major incentives to aid its recovery, following a sustained poor performance.

How fight for lucrative Chinese deals mask faceless firms in lenders’ books
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John had a briefcase company which he used to do graphic design work for a non-governmental organisation.

Anxiety as top parastatals executives exit en masse
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For journalists, insurers and the public, the soft-spoken Sammy Makove was always expected to have all the answers for the over Sh500 billion asset-sized insurance industry.

Meet 31-year lady who turned Yoga talent into money spinner
  Comments - 1 month ago

The mention of December 2007 and January 2008 often attracts the smell of blood, fighting and death. But for Catherine Njeri, 31, the post-election violence was a turning point in her life.

How Oneko's law saved KBC from paying royalties to Britain
  Comments - 1 month ago

Did you know that the national broadcaster KBC used to pay royalties to Britain on every music played by Kenyan airwaves?

How yoghurt plants add flavour to Kenyan varsities
  Comments - 1 month ago

Egerton University’s plant is giving hope to both students and staff of the premiere agricultural training college. The facility, managed by Egerton University Investment Company, is one of the institution’s income generating projects

Projects in limbo as public private pacts lose shine
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Kenya has little to show for major infrastructural projects developed by the private sector under public private partnerships (PPPs).

How government justifies insatiable appetite for debt
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An estimated 44 million Kenyans owe creditors Sh85,304 as at December 2016, thanks to the Jubilee Government’s insatiable appetite for more credit.