ILO report blames weak enforcement of pay deals for workers' strikes
Health workers, led by doctors, are protesting Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBAs) that have been ignored by both the counties and the National Government.
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ILO report blames weak enforcement of pay deals for workers' strikes
Why insurance penetration is low among EAC States
Insurance fraud is also a factor. “High levels of insurance fraud, especially in motor and medical insurance classes pose a significant challenge for market growth,” reads the plan.
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Why insurance penetration is low among EAC States
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Why it is costly to be a Kenyan citizen today
Basic documents such as IDs which used to be free will now cost Sh300. Replacing a lost ID used to cost Sh100 but will now cost Sh1,000.
By 10 days ago
Why it is costly to be a Kenyan citizen today
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Unanswered questions in the new affordable housing law
The lack of a definition of who a person is is among the key gaps legal practitioners have detailed in the new law that still does not sit well with Kenyans owing to numerous court battles.
By 14 days ago
Unanswered questions in the new affordable housing law
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How high interest rates impede credit access by small businesses
The report notes that before joining the programme, 63 per cent of enterprises did not have access to any credit from a financial institution.
By 15 days ago
How high interest rates impede credit access by small businesses
Lobby: Kenya could miss out on continental trade deal
The trade imbalance between exports and imports to the rest of the continent is one of the reasons that could deny Kenya the benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
By 16 days ago
Lobby: Kenya could miss out on continental trade deal
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Affordable housing: Will State's data-backed action now pay off?
The Government is banking on an elaborate breakdown of Kenyans’ incomes to ensure those in need of housing units will be able to afford no matter their take home.
By 21 days ago
Affordable housing: Will State's data-backed action now pay off?
The making of a social entrepreneur: When impact supersedes profit
Megan Mukuria is a rebel. But a rebel with a cause. And her cause, to provide opportunities to girls and women, has seen her build a budding business – Zana Africa.
By 23 days ago
The making of a social entrepreneur: When impact supersedes profit
Bottlenecks stagnating the EAC integration amid fresh lobbying
Meeting in Nairobi noted some of tools put in place to reduce trade barriers and increase regional exchange of goods and services are not working.
By 26 days ago
Bottlenecks stagnating the EAC integration amid fresh lobbying
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When do you stop working? Age-old debate just won't retire
New Bill in the National Assembly wants the retirement age increased from the current 60 to 65 years amid reports of improved life expectancy at 66.5 for women and 60.6 for men.
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When do you stop working? Age-old debate just won't retire
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The downside of the Sh1 billion per day boda boda industry in Kenya
It costs a boda boda rider between Sh1,680 and Sh2.8 million to treat motorcycle-related injuries. These injuries range from polytrauma, limb, abdomen, head, and thoracic injury.
By 29 days ago
The downside of the Sh1 billion per day boda boda industry in Kenya
Kenya tops regional peers and China in growth prospects among executives
Kenya tops China and East African Community (EAC) economies in the prospect list as documented in the survey published by consulting firm PwC.
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Kenya tops regional peers and China in growth prospects among executives
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Nostalgia, despair as city estates with rich history set to come down
Demolition of old estates where some families have called home for up to three generations will give rise to units that are expensive.
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Nostalgia, despair as city estates with rich history set to come down
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Second-generation liquor: Legal lacuna impeding illicit brew war
This type of alcohol may not necessarily be illicit owing to the fact that KRA and KEBS issued certifications and licenses to the manufacturers.
By 1 month ago
Second-generation liquor: Legal lacuna impeding illicit brew war
Heavy machinery company unveils innovative fuel-efficient excavator
This Komatsu excavator is engineered to meet the evolving demands of modern construction projects while prioritising efficiency, sustainability, and operator comfort
By 1 month ago
Heavy machinery company unveils innovative fuel-efficient excavator
Banks up credit collection in real estate amid loans appetite
The latest Credit Officer Survey by CBK also shows building and construction as another sector that banks will intensify their recovery efforts this quarter. 
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Banks up credit collection in real estate amid loans appetite
Staff attrition and obsolete equipment slows State agency's bid to commercialise products
The institute is now seeking the help of regulatory bodies to aid in the commercialisation of the developed products.
By 1 month ago
Staff attrition and obsolete equipment slows State agency's bid to commercialise products
Region's private sector moot plan to grow intra-EAC trade
The visit is aimed at determining the extent of the challenges affecting cross-border trade in the region.
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Region's private sector moot plan to grow intra-EAC trade
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Looming mergers now put State corporations on edge
Plans to merge several State corporations have caused anxiety among agencies with overlapping roles as they craft ways to stay relevant.
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Looming mergers now put State corporations on edge
Enforcement of contentious NSSF Act illegal, governors say
Argue directive by NSSF following the Supreme Court judgement is ill-advised and not grounded on any law after the apex court reverted the case to the Court of Appeal.
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Enforcement of contentious NSSF Act illegal, governors say
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Treasury banks on tax policy reforms to increase revenues
CS Ndung’u says country needs tax system that optimises collection and reduces expenditure.
By 1 month ago
Treasury banks on tax policy reforms to increase revenues
Standard Group appoints two new board members
The board of directors of The Standard Group PLC has announced the appointment of Leonie Von Elverfeldt and Chris Otundo as independent non-executive directors with effect from March 6, 2024.
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Standard Group appoints two new board members
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KRA's battle to collect taxes from elusive landlords continues
Prof Njuguna Ndung’u proposes to review the residential rental income tax regime to ensure fairness and improve tax collection.
By 1 month ago
KRA's battle to collect taxes from elusive landlords continues
Agency eyes Sh1.6tr export earnings in new game plan
KEPROBA plans to increase Kenya’s exports by 10.7 per cent annually from Sh873.1 billion in 2022 to Sh1.6 trillion BY 2028. 
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Agency eyes Sh1.6tr export earnings in new game plan
How ready are you to start a business?
What is your business objective? Your target, mission and vision are important in creating your strategy.
By 1 month ago
How ready are you to start a business?
Night construction, lack of PPEs key safety concerns in the built industry
Night-time construction is one of the key safety hazards identified by players in the built industry, who recently met to deliberate on ways to improve health and safety standards in the sector.
By 1 month ago
Night construction, lack of PPEs key safety concerns in the built industry
Kenyan electric vehicle company unveils latest model in Rwanda
Go Electric Ltd is set to unveil its latest electrical and solar vehicle models in Rwanda, marking a significant stride in the realm of sustainable transportation.
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Kenyan electric vehicle company unveils latest model in Rwanda
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Why lenders are shunning agri-based small enterprises
Most loans to SMEs in the country are borrowed by the informal value chain part of the agricultural sector.
By 1 month ago
Why lenders are shunning agri-based small enterprises
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Manufacturing slowdown, debt burden to cut Kenya growth
Agriculture, which is the backbone of Kenya’s industries, is not expected to be as vibrant as was the case last year.
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Manufacturing slowdown, debt burden to cut Kenya growth
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Retail, insurance singled out for topping suppliers' list of shame
Two sectors are on the radar due to abuse of buyer power. CAK says its interventions have saved consumers over Sh8.4 billion.
By 1 month ago
Retail, insurance singled out for topping suppliers' list of shame
Trustees now in dilemma over NSSF directive
Pension trustees are in a dilemma on how to go about the directive by NSSF that insisted on the legality of the NSSF Act 2013 following a recent decision by the Supreme Court.
By 1 month ago
Trustees now in dilemma over NSSF directive
From hostels to low deposits: What Kenyans want in the housing levy
Some residents even proposed monthly payments of as low as Sh1,500, arguing that it is more reasonable for the majority of low-income earners.
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From hostels to low deposits: What Kenyans want in the housing levy
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How lapses by state agencies led to Embakasi gas plant explosion
Report shows laxity by relevant authorities in enforcing safety measures in Miradi area. The facility had been condemned and owners fined in court but continued operating.
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How lapses by state agencies led to Embakasi gas plant explosion
Why digital technologies are out of reach for smallholder farmers
Digital platforms empower farmers with information, networking opportunities, and direct connections to buyers, ultimately improving their profitability and sustainability in the marketplace.
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Why digital technologies are out of reach for smallholder farmers
KQ resumes Nairobi-Mogadishu flights after a four-year hiatus
Flights between Nairobi and Mogadishu have always been affected by the diplomatic spats between Kenya and Somalia. 
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KQ resumes Nairobi-Mogadishu flights after a four-year hiatus
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How a weak shilling has made prime properties expensive
Sellers of prime properties in the country have opted to list their prices in foreign currencies to counter the depreciating shilling, Knight Frank reports.
By 2 months ago
How a weak shilling has made prime properties expensive
Changing consumer bevaviour slows down retail expansion
Changing consumer behaviour has been linked to decreased expansion of retail outlets in the country
By 2 months ago
Changing consumer bevaviour slows down retail expansion
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State targets 3.5m jobs in software industries, SMEs
The government plans to leverage e-commerce and startups to drive employment opportunities for up to 3.5 million youth by 2027.
By 2 months ago
State targets 3.5m jobs in software industries, SMEs
Ufaa wants firms to declare unclaimed assets in reports
The authority has said that withholding this information is misleading the public, particularly investors, who seek to put their money in those institutions.
By 2 months ago
Ufaa wants firms to declare unclaimed assets in reports
Office spaces or hostels: How to find your niche in the property market
A review of government, public documents, and zoning guidelines in libraries, online and other avenues will also arm an investor with valuable information.
By 2 months ago
Office spaces or hostels: How to find your niche in the property market
Eldoret City Marathon to have a bigger 10km fun run
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Duale rules out political rallies at refurbished Uhuru Park
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Puzzle of 5 helicopter crashes in 12 months
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Kenya leads global push to raise Sh322tr from climate taxes
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Ruto, Uhuru mourn CDF General Francis Ogolla
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