Strathmore moots agric-data hub to boost small-scale producers
Strathmore University has launched an agri-food innovation centre to drive sustainable agricultural growth and innovation across Africa through data-driven solutions.
By 11 days ago
Strathmore moots agric-data hub to boost small-scale producers
Pump prices drop by Sh1 in latest Epra review
The pump price for Super petrol, diesel and Kerosene reduced by Sh1, Sh1.20 and Sh1.30 in the latest review.
By 13 days ago
Pump prices drop by Sh1 in latest Epra review
Nairobi summit endorses plans on fertiliser utilisation and soil health
Ruto said the deliberations at the summit have culminated in outcomes that will define the use of fertiliser and soil health in Africa.
By 19 days ago
Nairobi summit endorses plans on fertiliser utilisation and soil health
Soil experts call for sustainable solutions to address acidity crisis
The experts were speaking during the 2nd Africa Fertilizer and Soil Summit in Nairobi. Kenya was represented by embattled Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mithika Linturi.
By 20 days ago
Soil experts call for sustainable solutions to address acidity crisis
EAPCC roars back to life after one-month hiatus for renovations
The firm is looking to increase capacity to serve the growing regional demand for cement amid an infrastructure boom.
By 27 days ago
EAPCC roars back to life after one-month hiatus for renovations
Government splashes Sh100m for tourists comfort zones in counties
CS Mutua said he has already visited 12 counties and plans to engage with all 47 county governors to solicit their support in expanding tourist attractions within their respective regions.
By 1 month ago
Government splashes Sh100m for tourists comfort zones in counties
Rethink data policies to increase internet access, ICT players tell State
Multi-platform web browser Opera said amid the need for entities to uphold data privacy, there is also a need to balance regulatory intent with its impact on public access to digital resources.
By 1 month ago
Rethink data policies to increase internet access, ICT players tell State
Ministry launches portal to ease trade
Rebecca Miano has inaugurated the Karibu Business Support Centre (KBSC), a unified platform catering to all businesses across the country.
By 1 month ago
Ministry launches portal to ease trade
Kenya to miss growth target on budget gaps and revenue leaks
Think tank cites mismatched priorities amid massive wastage in government. Economic recovery is also compounded by rising debt obligations.
By 1 month ago
Kenya to miss growth target on budget gaps and revenue leaks
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Consumer spending shoots up on higher prices
In the three months to March 2024, the consumer spending index fell by five per cent to 110 from 116 in the final quarter of the previous year, new data shows.
By 1 month ago
Consumer spending shoots up on higher prices
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Absa CEO: Why sustainability is next frontier in driving lenders' bottom lines
As sustainability reporting takes root among corporates, lenders are no exception.
By 1 month ago
Absa CEO: Why sustainability is next frontier in driving lenders' bottom lines
Tourism rebounds to Sh352.5b surpassing pre-Covid numbers
The immense recovery has been attributed to the weakening of the Kenya shilling against major global currencies and the effects of inflation locally and internationally.
By 1 month ago
Tourism rebounds to Sh352.5b surpassing pre-Covid numbers
Harambee Sacco ups bid to raise Sh4b from share capital
Harambee Sacco has launched an aggressive membership share drive to strengthen core capital and increase deposits.
By 1 month ago
Harambee Sacco ups bid to raise Sh4b from share capital
Counties urged to finalise their energy plans
 The energy plans map out their sources and utilisation, and will also form a solid basis for investment and intervention.
By 2 months ago
Counties urged to finalise their energy plans
M-Pesa, Safaricom and Equity top brands most loved by women
Insights drawn from the study elaborate on how the Kenyan woman drives consumer purchase decisions within her household as the primary shopper.
By 2 months ago
M-Pesa, Safaricom and Equity top brands most loved by women
Absa Bank investors get record Sh7b dividend after bank posts Sh16b profit
Absa’s board has recommended a 15 per cent increase on its dividend to shareholders a final total dividend payout of Sh7.3 billion, translating to Sh1.35 per ordinary share.
By 2 months ago
Absa Bank investors get record Sh7b dividend after bank posts Sh16b profit
Future of work: Navigating market shifts, going digital
Close to one million young people graduate from institutions of higher learning and enter the labor market annually, a figure that surpasses the available work opportunities.
By 2 months ago
Future of work: Navigating market shifts, going digital
Report: Kenya tops peers in youth digital potential
The ranking is attributed to Kenya’s widespread use of the mobile money system, government investments in infrastructure, and initiatives focused on digital literacy.
By 2 months ago
Report: Kenya tops peers in youth digital potential
Treasury now faulted over milk, bread tax plan in revenue push
A potential of mass layoffs looms if the Treasury’s proposal to tax bread and milk comes to fruition, experts have cautioned.
By 2 months ago
Treasury now faulted over milk, bread tax plan in revenue push
Small businesses to access low-interest loans from World Bank-funded project
Small businesses can now access low-interest loans through the Supporting Access to Finance and Enterprise Recovery (SAFER) project.
By 2 months ago
Small businesses to access low-interest loans from World Bank-funded project
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How local sourcing by giant firms can cut unemployment
Unilever’s Emerge Accelerator Programme is an example of tangible impact; empowering women and individuals with disabilities to become suppliers.
By 2 months ago
How local sourcing by giant firms can cut unemployment
'You must innovate to stay abreast with the trends'
Founded back in the 1980s, Kega Fashions is feeling the heat of the weak shilling and the rising cost of raw materials as well as competition from Mitumba business.
By 2 months ago
'You must innovate to stay abreast with the trends'
KTB: Tourism industry near full recovery to pre-Covid levels
The tourism sector is at about 96 per cent recovery to 2019 figures, hence it is rightly on the path to an accelerated growth trajectory.
By 2 months ago
KTB: Tourism industry near full recovery to pre-Covid levels
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Fintech wave: Internet access spurs Kenya digital innovation
The impact of fintech on financial services and markets in Kenya is a testament to the transformative power of technology.
By 2 months ago
Fintech wave: Internet access spurs Kenya digital innovation
Milk processor rallies farmers to conserve animal feed amid climate change
Brookside is rallying dairy farmers to prepare and conserve animal feed as a mitigation to challenges brought about by climate change.
By 3 months ago
Milk processor rallies farmers to conserve animal feed amid climate change
Local auto firm asks State to incentive costs in e-mobility
The electric Tuktuks are designed to ensure optimum value for customers through better range, grade ability, and load-carrying capacity.
By 3 months ago
Local auto firm asks State to incentive costs in e-mobility
Ministry to host forum on financing agricultural sector
Agriculture loans and investments portfolios currently are disproportionately low compared to the agriculture sector’s share of GDP.
By 3 months ago
Ministry to host forum on financing agricultural sector
State seeks partners to expand digital hubs across slums
Kenya Kwanza, through its ICT agenda, seeks to build a digitally empowered nation where citizens can readily work and also get services conveniently and efficiently.
By 3 months ago
State seeks partners to expand digital hubs across slums
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Rising demand for bouquets as Kenyans mark Valentine's Day
Fresh Produce Consortium of Kenya (FPCK) has noted a growing demand for ready bouquets by international markets as opposed to single-variety cut flowers.
By 3 months ago
Rising demand for bouquets as Kenyans mark Valentine's Day
Standard Group creates digital visitor booking system
Standard Group has developed a digital visitor booking management system that is set to redefine how businesses handle guest interactions.
By 3 months ago
Standard Group creates digital visitor booking system
Kenya to chair United Nations committee on tourism
Kenya has been elected to chair the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Committee on Tourism and Competitiveness, solidifying its position as a leader in the global tourism industry.
By 4 months ago
Kenya to chair United Nations committee on tourism
Safaricom and partners to back local startups
Safaricom, M-PESA Africa, and Sumitomo Corporation have launched an accelerator programme for fintech and content startups.
By 4 months ago
Safaricom and partners to back local startups
Incentives to women in construction will boost their participation, says regulator
National Construction Authority Executive Director Maurice Aketch said gender stereotypes and biases discourage women from pursuing careers in construction.
By 5 months ago
Incentives to women in construction will boost their participation, says regulator
Increase output of building materials, PS urges firms
PS Hinga noted that the use of locally produced materials will help in cutting the overall cost of the housing units under the Affordable Housing Programme.
By 5 months ago
Increase output of building materials, PS urges firms
New boost for the women-led businesses' financial resilience
NFNV Kenya has taken steps towards enhancing the financial and economic resilience of women-led businesses using insurance products for risk mitigation.
By 5 months ago
New boost for the women-led businesses' financial resilience
New survey tracks contribution of creative industry to Kenya's economy
Speaking during the launch, KNBS Director General George Obudho said that initially, the contribution of the film industry to the economy was not known.
By 5 months ago
New survey tracks contribution of creative industry to Kenya's economy
Sameer starts construction of Sh260 million warehouse
The tailor-made project has been crafted to align with its tenant’s distinct needs, encompassing considerations of size, layout, features, and functionality.
By 5 months ago
Sameer starts construction of Sh260 million warehouse
'Cyber security key barrier to digital economy among small businesses'
A major revelation from the study is that a majority of MSMEs rank digital training and skills development as the paramount requirement for venturing into the online sphere.
By 6 months ago
'Cyber security key barrier to digital economy among small businesses'
NCBA celebrates financing of over 4000 vehicles, sets aside Sh2b for emobility
NCBA group has financed over 4000 vehicles amounting to Sh17 billion as of October 2023.
By 6 months ago
NCBA celebrates financing of over 4000 vehicles, sets aside Sh2b for emobility
Survey reveals Kenya's most sought-after skills in job market
The findings call for key skills in transport and logistics, signalling a pivotal moment in the intersection of education and industry needs.
By 6 months ago
Survey reveals Kenya's most sought-after skills in job market
HIV kits maker, State in Sh9.7m 'grant' battle
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