How clean cooking could sustain Kenyan schools on carbon credits
Earnings from the sale of carbon credits that are generated when schools migrate to cleaner cooking methods could be adequate to sustain clean cooking in learning institutions.
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How clean cooking could sustain Kenyan schools on carbon credits
Safaricom not to blame for sim swap theft - court
Wanjiru has not only lost a landmark case on who is to blame whenever hacker(s) swap and steal mobile money but will have to pay the cost of the case to mobile services provider Safaricom.
By 8 days ago
Safaricom not to blame for sim swap theft - court
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How Kenya's ambitions to become regional aviation hub slipped
Boeing has announced it will set up its African headquarters in Addis Ababa next year.
By 10 days ago
How Kenya's ambitions to become regional aviation hub slipped
Kenya Power to install 35 electric vehicle chargers
In April this year, the firm launched EV power stations at its offices at Stima Plaza and the training school at Ruaraka for Sh6.5 million.
By 13 days ago
Kenya Power to install 35 electric vehicle chargers
Passaris' NGAAF-funded safe house project rocked by tender wars
NGAAF last week called for bids for contractors to undertake completion of the project under Phase Two.
By 12 days ago
Passaris' NGAAF-funded safe house project rocked by tender wars
Widen tax base for added revenue, accountants tell state
Icpak says only 6.3 million taxpayers filed their 2022 tax returns by June 30 last year. The accountants also say that the government needs to seal revenue leakages.
By 14 days ago
Widen tax base for added revenue, accountants tell state
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How Kenya could lose out on billions in rushed climate deals
Many governments on the continent have entered into carbon offset contracts with different firms, which observers say could be rushed moves.
By 15 days ago
How Kenya could lose out on billions in rushed climate deals
How the Finance Act 2023 hit Kenyans
The Finance Act 2023 remains one of the most controversial money laws, with some of the clauses still being contested in court.
By 15 days ago
How the Finance Act 2023 hit Kenyans
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Too easy to tax: Why motorists are an easy target for Treasury
Fees that were being paid for the road licence were now factored into the Road Maintenance Levy.
By 17 days ago
Too easy to tax: Why motorists are an easy target for Treasury
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US, China set to compete over Kenya's crucial transport artery
Mombasa-Nairobi expressway was expected to be in place even before the Nairobi Expressway.
By 17 days ago
US, China set to compete over Kenya's crucial transport artery
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How Ruto US visit raises the country global rating as investment centre
The US declaring Kenya as its first non-Nato ally in Africa is very significant and will have implications moving forward.
By 17 days ago
How Ruto US visit raises the country global rating as investment centre
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Manufacturers warn Finance Bill proposals will raise costs, kill jobs
KAM says the sector still reeling from last year’s taxes, which have crippled some local industries amid warnings that cost of soap, for example, may double due to the new packaging levy.
By 21 days ago
Manufacturers warn Finance Bill proposals will raise costs, kill jobs
CA seeks to foster innovation through regulatory sandbox
Looking ahead, the trajectory of ICT suggests a future characterised by further diversity and specialisation.  
By 23 days ago
CA seeks to foster innovation through regulatory sandbox
High prices slash petroleum import bill
The bill stood at Sh626b last year compared to Sh628b in 2022.
By 22 days ago
High prices slash petroleum import bill
Kebs locks out Swiss firm from lucrative tender over graft case
Kebs cited a fine by the Swiss government after the company was convicted of failing to prevent bribes to public officials in countries where it operates.
By 24 days ago
Kebs locks out Swiss firm from lucrative tender over graft case
New plant turns pineapple waste into biofertiliser
The plant will use residues from the company’s pineapple cannery to create four different types of biofertilisers for its use and eventual sale to other growers in East Africa.
By 29 days ago
New plant turns pineapple waste into biofertiliser
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No country for young people: How old guard hangs on to State jobs
Diversity and inclusion are huge not just in private sector circles but also in government.
By 29 days ago
No country for young people: How old guard hangs on to State jobs
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Finance Bill: E-mobility, local phones makers face setbacks
The Finance Bill 2024, which has proposed to subject Value Added Tax (VAT) on electric buses and locally made mobile phones
By 29 days ago
Finance Bill: E-mobility, local phones makers face setbacks
Airtel's EA unit revenue jumps 10pc
Total revenues for the year stood at $4.98 billion (Sh667 billion) in the year to March 2024 - a 5.3 per cent drop from $5.26 billion (Sh705 billion) it posted in 2023.
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Airtel's EA unit revenue jumps 10pc
NSSF in new plan to expand into Sh1 trillion scheme in five years
State-run pension fund is also eyeing to grow membership by over 70 per cent to 5.2 million in a five-year strategic plan. The Fund is currently valued at Sh311 billion.
By 1 month ago
NSSF in new plan to expand into Sh1 trillion scheme in five years
UK tea giant Lipton to sell 15pc stake to local farmers in deal
Move comes in the wake of pact to sell Lipton’s operations in Kenya to Sri Lanka’s Browns Investments. A consortium of farmers’ cooperatives had sought to buy firm’s entire stake.
By 1 month ago
UK tea giant Lipton to sell 15pc stake to local farmers in deal
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Treasury increases Hustler Fund as borrowers struggle to get loans
This is in addition to the over Sh25 billion that the Kenya Kwanza administration has allocated to the Fund since its inception.
By 1 month ago
Treasury increases Hustler Fund as borrowers struggle to get loans
New payment platform takes on telcos, banks
Payless is poised to become a disruptive force in the payments landscape, heralding a new dawn for the vibrant, tech-savvy youth across Nairobi, Kenya and across Africa
By 1 month ago
New payment platform takes on telcos, banks
CS kicks out Kuscco board after new audit reveals loss of billions
Move comes four months after the top management of the union was bundled out of office.
By 1 month ago
CS kicks out Kuscco board after new audit reveals loss of billions
Fuliza: Kenya eyes Sh160 billion loan from World Bank
The government has reported to the World Bank that it has concluded implementing reforms under the sixth Development Policy Operation (DPO6).
By 1 month ago
Fuliza: Kenya eyes Sh160 billion loan from World Bank
Treasury to cut borrowing, spending on shortfall in revenue collection
Budget estimates indicate the government plans to borrow Sh541.7 billion in the next financial year. Tax collection has been below target with revenue up to March falling short by Sh255 billion.
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Treasury to cut borrowing, spending on shortfall in revenue collection
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State to shut down 25 entities, privatise others in new reforms
National Treasury says it has undertaken a preliminary assessment of the 288 State corporations.
By 1 month ago
State to shut down 25 entities, privatise others in new reforms
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Workers hang on hope as Ruto only offers them pay rise promise
Employers warn raising salaries without legal guidelines compromising entrepreneurship.
By 1 month ago
Workers hang on hope as Ruto only offers them pay rise promise
Insurance sector players to explore use of AI in deepening uptake
The sector will meet in Nairobi next week for a two-day conference on innovation in retail insurance.
By 1 month ago
Insurance sector players to explore use of AI in deepening uptake
Public hearings on controversial tobacco packaging rules kick off
Research shows that cigarette smoking is by far the most dangerous form of tobacco use.
By 1 month ago
Public hearings on controversial tobacco packaging rules kick off
It's a bumpy ride for e-mobility firms in bid to move past start-up phase
Industry players say they are picking up pace and in the sector’s next phase of growth needing to attract major financiers, with funds from venture capitalists and private equities drying up.
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It's a bumpy ride for e-mobility firms in bid to move past start-up phase
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How to turn the tide against Kenyans' poor saving culture
In some markets, April is Financial Literacy Month, and the duo of Dolly Sagwe and Kendi Ntwiga spent time over the month talking to Kenyans about personal money habits such as saving.
By 1 month ago
How to turn the tide against Kenyans' poor saving culture
KQ suspends flights to Kinshasa over detention of staff
Kenya Airways has suspended flights to the Democratic Republic of Congo in protest over the continued detention of two employees based in Kinshasa.
By 1 month ago
KQ suspends flights to Kinshasa over detention of staff
Logistics firm eyes bigger market pie after MSC pact, rebrand
This followed a Sh793 billion acquisition by global shipping giant MSC, which AGL Regional Managing Director East Africa Jason Reynard said highlights the long-term commitment.
By 1 month ago
Logistics firm eyes bigger market pie after MSC pact, rebrand
Absa Life Assurance earnings jump 84pc to Sh667 million
Absa Life Assurance Kenya (Absa Life) has reported an 84 per cent growth in net profit to Sh667.2 million for the year ending December 31, 2023, from Sh361.86 million recorded in 2022.
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Absa Life Assurance earnings jump 84pc to Sh667 million
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Arrest of two KQ staff by Congo military sparks diplomatic tiff
The employees were alleged to have contravened regulations in the export of unidentified cargo. The government has condemned the arrest accusing Congo of ‘acting in bad faith’.
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Arrest of two KQ staff by Congo military sparks diplomatic tiff
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Price cuts: Why State could be taking undue credit
Have the policies that the Kenya Kwanza regime put in place in its one-and-a-half years in office lowered the cost of living?
By 1 month ago
Price cuts: Why State could be taking undue credit
Pharmacists want chemists selling prescription drugs to minors punished
PSK has distanced itself from pharmacists that have allegedly been selling prescription drugs to minors.
By 1 month ago
Pharmacists want chemists selling prescription drugs to minors punished
Kenya Power bets on e-mobility for growth
This is as the firm readies for increased competition following a recent change in the law, allowing competitors into the distribution and retail of electricity.
By 1 month ago
Kenya Power bets on e-mobility for growth
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Kenya leads global push to raise Sh322tr from climate taxes
President Ruto was among leaders who spearheaded formation of the International Tax Task Force at COP28.
By 1 month ago
Kenya leads global push to raise Sh322tr from climate taxes
How NSSF's dream of 39-storey trade centre came crashing down
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