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Viral US Embassy apology statement on Kisumu travel advisory falsified
The statement, widely shared on WhatsApp platforms, indicates that the Embassy has withdrawn the alert after realising that a section of politicians were riding on it for political gains.
By Frankline Sunday 13 days ago
Viral US Embassy apology statement on Kisumu travel advisory falsified
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Flutterwave: Nigerian company in dirty cash probe not registered, says CBK
The company is on the radar of the Assets Recovery Agency for questionably huge volumes of money moved through the platform.
By Frankline Sunday 20 days ago
Flutterwave: Nigerian company in dirty cash probe not registered, says CBK
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High stakes as Cotu, 80 agencies join landmark Facebook labour dispute
Cotu has been enjoined as an interested party in a case aiming to hold social network giant Facebook liable for alleged human rights violations in Kenya.
By Frankline Sunday 23 days ago
High stakes as Cotu, 80 agencies join landmark Facebook labour dispute
Airtel pumps Sh4.7b into 4G network expansion, eyes 5G
The telco is Kenya’s second-largest with a market share of 25 per cent after Safaricom. This follows a Sh2.2 billion spectrum settlement agreement between Airtel and CA after a court battle.
By Frankline Sunday 23 days ago
Airtel pumps Sh4.7b into 4G network expansion, eyes 5G
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Kenya now a battleground in China-American 5G war
Kenya is emerging as a battleground for Beijing’s and Washington’s race to dominate not just the 5G deployment but also the next industrial leap that will see the victor wield more influence.
By Frankline Sunday 29 days ago
Kenya now a battleground in China-American 5G war
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Safaricom to open Pay Bill to rivals
Safaricom will allow Airtel and Telkom customers to make payments to businesses, government and utility service providers through their respective mobile wallets.
By Frankline Sunday 1 month ago
Safaricom to open Pay Bill to rivals
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Safaricom CEO takes home Sh289 million as directors' pay up marginally
Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa took home Sh288.9 million in remuneration for the year ended March 31, 2022; a 43pc increase from the Sh201.5 million he was paid the previous year.
By Frankline Sunday 1 month ago
Safaricom CEO takes home Sh289 million as directors' pay up marginally
Internet service providers given a year to upgrade networks
Until recently, the majority of the world was using IPV4 with a limited address pool of four billion addresses.
By Frankline Sunday 1 month ago
Internet service providers given a year to upgrade networks
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State bets on informal economy in job creation drive
According to NITA, lack of standardisation in the informal sector locks out millions of young people with similar or higher competencies compared to their counterparts in the formal sector.
By Frankline Sunday 1 month ago
State bets on informal economy in job creation drive
Counties splash billions on salaries, perks amid rising wage bill
Nairobi City County ranked top in the public wage bill, splashing Sh10.9 billion in personnel emoluments in the first nine months of the financial year.
By Frankline Sunday 1 month ago
Counties splash billions on salaries, perks amid rising wage bill
Kenyan exports rise by Sh100b amid bumpy economic recovery
Export earnings rose from Sh171 billion in the same quarter of 2021 to Sh183 billion as a result of the significant increase in exports of tea, coffee, iron, steel and animal and vegetable oils.
By Frankline Sunday 1 month ago
Kenyan exports rise by Sh100b amid bumpy economic recovery
More than half of northern Kenya residents 'food poor', shows report
Turkana, Mandera, Samburu, Busia and West Pokot counties were ranked top five in the food poverty headcount.
By Frankline Sunday 1 month ago
More than half of northern Kenya residents 'food poor', shows report
Pain for Kenyans food, fuel prices hit five-year high
Cost of living hits 7.9 percent, the highest since August 2017 as food prices hit 30-month high, KNBS report shows.
By Frankline Sunday 1 month ago
Pain for Kenyans food, fuel prices hit five-year high
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MultiChoice win against ISPs sets the pace in piracy war
Last month, the firm began cracking down on password sharing in some markets, charging subscribers a small premium to maintain ‘sub-accounts’.
By Frankline Sunday 1 month ago
MultiChoice win against ISPs sets the pace in piracy war
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More hunger on the way as food inflation goes past 28-month high
Government has cited various reasons, such war in Ukraine for the rise in cost of living. Politicians who passed bills to increase taxes on some goods are engaged in blame game.
By Frankline Sunday 1 month ago
More hunger on the way as food inflation goes past 28-month high
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Big test for tech giants as court hears Facebook's landmark case
Kenyan regulators have largely failed in reining social media giants. This is as disinformation increases as the country nears the General Election.
By Frankline Sunday 1 month ago
Big test for tech giants as court hears Facebook's landmark case
Safaricom loses over 400,000 users in SIM registration drive
Safaricom lost 438,797 subscribers in the first three months of this year on the back of a SIM card registration directive issued by the industry regulator, Communications Authority of Kenya.
By Frankline Sunday 1 month ago
Safaricom loses over 400,000 users in SIM registration drive
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Why withdrawing data consent could cost you M-Pesa services
Safaricom updates customer terms and conditions with new clauses.
By Frankline Sunday 1 month ago
Why withdrawing data consent could cost you M-Pesa services
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Half of Kenyans say mobile loans eroding their savings
Use of mobile money hit a historic high in December last year where Kenyans transacted Sh622 billion through mobile phones.
By Frankline Sunday 1 month ago
Half of Kenyans say mobile loans eroding their savings
Firm loses bid to cancel Judiciary software tender
Dynasoft Business, Grande-Afrique Consulting and Wolters Kluwer bid for the tender, review board sided with the Judiciary and dismissed Grande Afrique request for a review.
By Frankline Sunday 1 month ago
Firm loses bid to cancel Judiciary software tender
Auditor General queries use of taxpayer funds in donor projects
Report shows discrepancies between funds disbursed and those contained in financial statements.
By Frankline Sunday 2 months ago
Auditor General queries use of taxpayer funds in donor projects
Court orders New KCC to pay sacked employees Sh3.6m
New KCC accused the three of deliberately manipulating and keeping inaccurate records that did not tally with the actual milk figures in the factory.
By Frankline Sunday 2 months ago
Court orders New KCC to pay sacked employees Sh3.6m
CA revokes licences for 15 courier firms
This comes on the back of heightened regulatory scrutiny on the sector that has in recent years seen an influx in new service providers.
By Frankline Sunday 2 months ago
CA revokes licences for 15 courier firms
'Everything is dilapidated' at Nyayo House, new audit shows
According to the latest audit report by Auditor General Ms Nancy Gathungu, the management of Nyayo House says it is in a sad state of disrepair.
By Frankline Sunday 2 months ago
'Everything is dilapidated' at Nyayo House, new audit shows
Death Penalty no silver bullet for ending corruption
Roots Party of Kenya presidential candidate Prof George Wajackoyah has stated that if elected, his administration will introduce the death penalty to enforce a "zero tolerance" for corruption.
By Frankline Sunday 2 months ago
Death Penalty no silver bullet for ending corruption
CS Mucheru distances himself from the controversial ICT Bill
The ICT Practitioners Bill passed by Parliament last week was proposed by nominated MP Godfrey Osotsi.
By Frankline Sunday 2 months ago
CS Mucheru distances himself from the controversial ICT Bill
TikTok promoting hate and misinformation, says report
Report found platform has content that violates Kenya’s National Cohesion and Integration Act.
By Frankline Sunday 2 months ago
TikTok promoting hate and misinformation, says report
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Integrity crisis: EACC has its work cut out to clear backlog of cases
With less than 69 days left to the General Election, concern is mounting that a sizeable portion of political aspirants fall short on the integrity scale.
By Frankline Sunday 2 months ago
Integrity crisis: EACC has its work cut out to clear backlog of cases
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Safaricom digs in as CBK steps up plan to split telco
CBK is banking on the strategy to cut friction between customers and digital payments providers, boost interoperability between payment platforms, introduce transparency in pricing.
By Frankline Sunday 2 months ago
Safaricom digs in as CBK steps up plan to split telco
Streaming giants flock to Kenya in new fight for eyeballs
The rush to grow market share comes at a time when streaming platforms like Netflix are experiencing a slowdown in growth in traditional market strongholds of North America and Europe.
By Frankline Sunday 2 months ago
Streaming giants flock to Kenya in new fight for eyeballs
NYS finally to pay over 600 of its suppliers
After years of delays, the Government is finally set to pay billions of shillings to suppliers of the National Youth Service (NYS).
By Frankline Sunday 3 months ago
NYS finally to pay over 600 of its suppliers
Kasuku: Firm bets on NFTs to disrupt art economy
For Mowgli Dodhia, the caged parrot symbolises the potential that African artists can unlock in the trade of non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
By Frankline Sunday 3 months ago
Kasuku: Firm bets on NFTs to disrupt art economy
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Audit report: 17 parastatals fail to repay Sh218b loan arrears
Total outstanding parastatal loans reached Sh921 billion as of June 2021. Treasury says Kenya Railways owes Sh473 billion in legacy debt, but the corporation puts the figure at Sh275 billion.
By Frankline Sunday 3 months ago
Audit report: 17 parastatals fail to repay Sh218b loan arrears
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Safaricom lines up M-Pesa for minors
The junior version of the M-Pesa app targeting individuals below 18 years will be a first in the country’s fintech sector as the telco moves to beat rising competition.
By Frankline Sunday 3 months ago
Safaricom lines up M-Pesa for minors
Higher taxes, Ethiopia entry cut Safaricom's profit to Sh67b
M-Pesa revenues continued to grow astronomically to Sh107.69b, crossing the Sh100b mark for the first time.
By Frankline Sunday 3 months ago
Higher taxes, Ethiopia entry cut Safaricom's profit to Sh67b
Communications Authority to audit telcos' systems in new SIM law
CA will now have the mandate to access the systems of mobile network operators to audit for compliance to SIM card registration laws. 
By Frankline Sunday 3 months ago
Communications Authority to audit telcos' systems in new SIM law
Electric vehicle manufacturers want tax cuts
Electric vehicle manufacturers are asking the government to introduce tax incentives aimed at easing the cost of owning and operating electric vehicles in Kenya.
By Frankline Sunday 3 months ago
Electric vehicle manufacturers want tax cuts
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Dead Kenyans leave Sh2 billion in their mobile money accounts
Unclaimed financial assets fund stands at Sh39.5 billion, says new report. It says 2,648 safety deposit boxes held by 17 banks remain unopened.
By Frankline Sunday 3 months ago
Dead Kenyans leave Sh2 billion in their mobile money accounts
Kenya's foreign trade grew by Sh600b in 2021
Data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) indicates the country’s overall trade volume increased from Sh2.2 trillion in 2020 to Sh2.8 trillion in 2021.
By Frankline Sunday 3 months ago
Kenya's foreign trade grew by Sh600b in 2021
Local tourists boost industry earnings
Kenya’s tourism industry recovered significantly last year from the disruption caused by Covid-19.
By Frankline Sunday 3 months ago
Local tourists boost industry earnings