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JJ to stop sale of talc-based baby powder amid cancer claims
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has succumbed to pressure and announced that it will cease global production of talc-based baby powder from 2023.
By Graham Kajilwa 4 days ago
JJ to stop sale of talc-based baby powder amid cancer claims
Why millennials are struggling to save
What is the real reason why this privileged generation does not save or invest?
By Graham Kajilwa 5 days ago
Why millennials are struggling to save
Is your money too little to do much?
Is there small money? And how much is that? What then should you do or not do if your money is regarded as ‘small’?
By Graham Kajilwa 5 days ago
Is your money too little to do much?
All eyes on new Shelter Afrique boss amid exits
The corner office at the pan-African housing financier has been a game of thrones with no steady MD since 2014.
By Graham Kajilwa 7 days ago
All eyes on new Shelter Afrique boss amid exits
Report: Public service Saccos post increased loan defaults
Deposit-taking Saccos belonging to teachers recorded the highest stock of bad debts at 78 per cent as most private companies for being diligent in remitting members’ loan repayment deductions.
By Graham Kajilwa 9 days ago
Report: Public service Saccos post increased loan defaults
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Why your Sacco struggles to refund your money
There comes a time when the relationship between a member and the sacco turns sour. Non-remittance menace has continued to undermine the performance and competitiveness of Saccos.
By Graham Kajilwa 11 days ago
Why your Sacco struggles to refund your money
Saccos member deposits up by 9.8pc to 564b
Sasra attributes the growth in assets to an increase in loans and credit facilities issued by Saccos over the review period.
By Graham Kajilwa 14 days ago
Saccos member deposits up by 9.8pc to 564b
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Why being informal hinders business growth
The formalisation process includes obtaining licenses, registering with the Registrar of Companies and compliance with statutory requirements such as taxation and labour laws.
By Graham Kajilwa 15 days ago
Why being informal  hinders business growth
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Local firms eye slice of Sh81b pharma industry
For Kenya to become a hub for pharmaceutical manufacturing and a major exporter of pharmaceutical products, the local manufacturers need to adopt technology.
By Graham Kajilwa 16 days ago
Local firms eye slice of Sh81b pharma industry
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Why self-control is key when planning for retirement
It is critical that you embrace self-control so that you can save a solid amount for retirement
By Graham Kajilwa 19 days ago
Why self-control is key when planning for retirement
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Why affordable housing remains Kenyans' elusive dream
KMRC Head of Credit Geoffrey Mwaura says the government's model of an affordable house is a unit that costs Sh4 million and below.
By Graham Kajilwa 21 days ago
Why affordable housing remains Kenyans' elusive dream
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Mdundo: How free music service became a multi-million business
The now decade-old business boasts of having over 100,000 musicians with accounts on the platform. Kenya alone has over 20,000 musicians on the platform.
By Graham Kajilwa 22 days ago
Mdundo: How free music service became a multi-million business
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Saving too much: Is this why you are always in debt?
The push to save may be piling so much pressure on individuals. Experts say important as it is, saving should not be a painful affair.
By Graham Kajilwa 26 days ago
Saving too much: Is this why you are always in debt?
Banks cautioned on funding properties in riparian zones
While banks’ internal operations do not generate significant environmental and social impacts, they are exposed to the risks through the beneficiaries of the credit they advance to.
By Graham Kajilwa 28 days ago
Banks cautioned on funding properties in riparian zones
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How to capture the Gen Z market
Here’s a cheat sheet to winning these younger consumers who appear unmoved by price discounts, promotions or even huge billboard advertisements.
By Graham Kajilwa 29 days ago
How to capture the Gen Z market
Banks raise concern over role duplication among regulators
The challenges expose the financial institutions to more risks when it comes to lending or recovering loans from customers who borrow to undertake development projects.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
Banks raise concern over role duplication among regulators
Zoomers: The generation with no bank accounts
These individuals were born when every bit of technology that makes life easier is at its peak
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
Zoomers: The generation with no bank accounts
Student housing demand drives property market
Report says strong middle class combined with a young population are helping office and retail sectors to recover even as undersupply boosts the accommodation sector.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
Student housing demand drives property market
What it takes to steer giant car spare parts firm
Auto Springs is known for manufacturing springs, bolts and fasteners, and wiring harnesses. Its sales average Sh580 million($5 million).
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
What it takes to steer giant car spare parts firm
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How big firms are sucking smaller ones dry
SMEs face many challenges when doing business including inaccessibility of financing, poor management skills, underdeveloped sales channels, and lack of databases.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
How big firms are sucking smaller ones dry
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Why Kenyans can only afford 26,000 mortgages annually
The situation is attributed to limited access to affordable finance, high cost of land, low income and credit risk. It is difficult for an ordinary employee to service a mortgage at the current rates.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
Why Kenyans can only afford 26,000 mortgages annually
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Why bigger brands are under threat from high cost of living
High cost of living has pushed shoppers to smaller quantities and cheaper alternatives. Surveys indicate they no longer follow brand loyalty, made lifestyle changes to cope.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
Why bigger brands are under threat from high cost of living
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'Black tax': The dark cloud on personal finance
Sending money back home translates to better treatment from family members. Experts are encouraging Kenyans to learn to say “no” and realise their financial goals faster.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
'Black tax': The dark cloud on personal finance
Why Kenyan Airbnb users may defy ban on parties
New policy has banned gatherings of over 16 people to delist violaters but market players say they will approach it on a case-by-case basis.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
Why Kenyan Airbnb users may defy ban on parties
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High cost of land, materials stall affordable housing dream
The cost of land makes up between 40 and 60 per cent of the total cost of a housing unit, like the case with Nairobi which is the most expensive in the entire continent of Africa.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
High cost of land, materials stall affordable housing dream
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Uber Eats boss: Kenyan market is easy, just have stellar service
While Uber Eats is known mainly for food delivery, the business also delivers other items necessary for day-to-day life like groceries and water.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
Uber Eats boss: Kenyan market is easy, just have stellar service
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Why Kenyans retire broke
Poor financial literacy across the country is one of the reasons that Kenyans are poor with money. Experts also say income levels influence savings culture.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
Why Kenyans retire broke
Car parts manufacturer expects quadruple growth after embargo
The notice by Kebs, affects the KS1515:2019 standards outlaws importation of second-hand buses and trucks effective July 1, 2022.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
Car parts manufacturer expects quadruple growth after embargo
Watchdog flags firms for violating antitrust laws
The investigations involved companies that deal in baby products, transport tech, tours and travels, furniture shops, clothes stores, pharmaceuticals and the general online marketplaces.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
Watchdog flags firms for violating antitrust laws
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CS Karoney: This is what you'll need to transact on land after digitisation
Land Registration Act dictates that land parcels must be geo-referenced - there must be coordinates for the parcel's location to be known.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
CS Karoney: This is what you'll need to transact on land after digitisation
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Women firms fight to break glass ceiling
The 'flower girl' tag is holding back women-owned businesses which are going after low-hanging fruits despite support to scale up.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
Women firms fight to break glass ceiling
Jambojet CEO on how Covid saw airlines derisk business
Jambojet flies to Mombasa, Malindi, Diani, Lamu, Kisumu, Eldoret and Goma, in DRC from its Nairobi hub.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
Jambojet CEO on how Covid saw airlines derisk business
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Married? Why you should own property via joint firm with your spouse
The complexities of property ownership and marriage have many facets that when partners in such a union call it quits, they themselves do not even know how to go about it.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
Married? Why you should own property via joint firm with your spouse
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The tough life of a tenderpreneur
Government is the biggest consumer and getting a tender to supply products or services can change an entrepreneur's life - or break it, leaving one far worse off.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
The tough life of a tenderpreneur
Why mergers could rescue struggling hospitality sector
As the tourism industry crawls back to health, it has become apparent for businesses to find ways of not only staying afloat but also guaranteeing a safe passage.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
Why mergers could rescue struggling hospitality sector
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Is the Nairobi Expressway depleting wallets despite its benefits?
Majority of Nairobians are now spending more man-hours navigating the road. Institute of Economic Affairs estimates Kenya losses Sh50 million daily due to traffic.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
Is the Nairobi Expressway depleting wallets despite its benefits?
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Why Mombasa has highest life expectancy in Kenya's cities
Residents of the coastal city are famed for their relaxed and stress-free approach to life. Experts cite warm weather, laidback lifestyle, cheap cost of living and close family ties.
By Graham Kajilwa 1 month ago
Why Mombasa has highest life expectancy in Kenya's cities
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Is there a higher purpose to work than just money?
Our life clearly has more meaning beyond chasing money for its own sake. And that meaning can only be satisfying and fulfilling if it’s for a higher and noble purpose.
By Graham Kajilwa 2 months ago
Is there a higher purpose to work than just money?
State losing over Sh651m in rent annually, audit shows
Auditor-General Nancy Gathungu notes that for the government houses occupied by the county government staff, deductions made through the respective payroll were not remitted.
By Graham Kajilwa 2 months ago
State losing over Sh651m in rent annually, audit shows
Kenya, Morocco tax information-sharing lauded
The collaboration between the two nations is one of the strides highlighted in the Tax Transparency in Africa 2022 Africa Initiative Progress Report.
By Graham Kajilwa 2 months ago
Kenya, Morocco tax information-sharing lauded
Jaramogi told me to guide Raila: Says Phoebe Asiyo
Politics
By The Nairobian Reporter
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Popular 'Wamunyota' singer wins MCA seat
News
By Boniface Gikandi
32 mins ago
Beware of deadly poultry disease
Livestock
By Dr Watson Messo
40 mins ago
Sweet products to squeeze from honey
Livestock
By Jennifer Anyango
55 mins ago
Poll official's last moments: CCTV footage offers clues
National
By Kamore Maina and Peterson Githaiga
1 hr ago