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MetroTrans invests Sh389 million in 80 new FUSO canter buses to plug public transport demand gap
27-05-2022 | 15:37:02
MetroTrans East Africa has invested Sh 389 million in a fleet of new FUSO buses aimed at meeting the door to door transport demand in the Kenyan Market. 
IFC partners with NMG and KPMG on the 2022 top 100 SME awards in Kenya
27-05-2022 | 08:51:11
 IFC has partnered with Nation Media Group's Business Daily and KPMG on the upcoming Top 100 SME Awards in Kenya slated for later this year.
Nigerian Fintech Startup Grey Partners with Payments Company Cellulant for East Africa Expansion
26-05-2022 | 15:06:00
Nigerian fintech startup Grey has announced the launch of its service to East Africa starting with Kenya in partnership with Cellulant
[Kenya] Faulu Bank launches new contactless cards with 3D security features
26-05-2022 | 08:27:00
Faulu Microfinance Bank has launched its new contactless card which now allows its users to tap and pay on the go. The card was rolled out this week and is available to all the bank account holders in Classic and Platinum variants.
[Kenya] StarTimes announces revamped content offering
26-05-2022 | 08:13:00
Pay Television Company StarTimes Media has announced revamped content offering across its local and Bollywood content giving viewers wider variety across its entertainment content genre.
Kenya Commercial Bank appoints Paul Russo as Group CEO
25-05-2022 | 11:45:00
He replaces Mr Joshua Oigara who has been the GCEO for the last nine and a half years. Joshua will be available for a period of time to support a smooth transition. The appointment follows a competitively run selection process that kicked off in March 2022.
KAM, AOTS partner to accelerate Kenya’s digital transformation 
24-05-2022 | 12:18:58
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has partnered with Association for Overseas Technical Cooperation and Sustainable Partnerships (AOTS) to drive automation and digital transformation of Kenya’s manufacturing sector. 
[Kenya] Equity bank rolls out chatbot for WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Telegram
23-05-2022 | 14:48:00
Equity has introduced Equity Virtual Assistant (EVA), the Bank’s chat banking platform for WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Telegram.
Meta launches its Africa Day campaign spotlighting and celebrating Africans making a global impact
23-05-2022 | 11:02:00
As part of its Africa Day celebrations on 25 May, Meta announced the return of its global campaign ‘Made by Africa, Loved by the World’, which was first launched in 2021.
Jumia to set up a tech hub in Nairobi, Kenya
23-05-2022 | 10:32:00
Jumia has announced plans to set up a technology hub in Nairobi that will create over 100 jobs. This is contained in the e-commerce firm’s first sustainability report covering 2021.
Transnational Africa Green Hydrogen alliance launched
20-05-2022 | 09:43:01
Six African countries have joined forces to launch the Africa Green Hydrogen Alliance to collectively scale-up investment and development across the continent’s burgeoning green hydrogen landscape.
Google maps businesses in Western Kenya counties
19-05-2022 | 10:30:00
Google has announced completion of assigning Plus Codes to businesses and social amenities across Kisumu City, Mbale, Luanda, Majengo, Mudete and Chavakali.
[Kenya] Healthtech startup Zuri Health raises $1.3-million to expand across Africa
19-05-2022 | 08:44:00
Kenyan healthtech startup Zuri Health has raised $1.3-million in funding to expand across Africa. The startup which offers mobile-based healthcare attracted investment from DOB Equity, Launch Africa and Founders Factory Africa.
Pan-African fintech app Bamba raises $3.2m seed funding
19-05-2022 | 08:22:00
Kenyan fintech startup Bamba has secured $3.2m in seed funding to scale its app and build out its team. Venture capital firm 468 Capital led the round.
[Kenya] Innovate Now accelerator announces its fifth cohort of Assistive Technology innovators
19-05-2022 | 08:05:00
Innovate Now, Africa first Assistive Technology (AT) Accelerator has announced its fifth cohort of innovators, ventures providing digital AT or using digital to increase access to AT products or services. 
[Kenya] Fintech startup Hisa joins NVIDIA Inception Programme
19-05-2022 | 07:47:57
Hisa App, a Kenyan mobile investment platform that allows anyone in Kenya to invest in  U.S. stocks and ETFs using mobile money has been selected to join NVIDIA Inception programme.
[Kenya] CMA grants AKN Investments Ltd an investment adviser license
18-05-2022 | 11:00:00
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has licensed AKN Investments Limited as an investment adviser under the Capital Markets Act and Regulations.
[Column] Nelson Maina: Why Kenyan government should reduce fertilizer prices to bolster food security
18-05-2022 | 10:30:00
Kenya’s cost of living has hit unprecedented highs with prices of basic commodities being out of reach for many citizens.
[Kenya] Habitat for Humanity launches new ShelterTech accelerator, seeking affordable housing innovations in SSA
16-05-2022 | 15:21:00
Global nonprofit organization Habitat for Humanity has opened applications for the ShelterTech sub-Saharan Africa accelerator program.
[Kenya] Kisumu hosts 9th edition of the Africities Summit 
16-05-2022 | 14:00:00
During the 5 days, discussions will be held around the theme of the summit: “The role of intermediary cities in Africa in the implementation of the United Nations 2030 Agenda and the African Union Agenda 2063”. In line with the theme, Kisumu is the first intermediary city to host the event.
[Kenya] Safaricom to launch commercial operations in Ethiopia this year
16-05-2022 | 10:43:00
Safaricom is set to launch commercial operations in Ethiopia within the year. Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa confirmed this while releasing the telco’s Full Year 2021/2022 results released last week.
[Kenya] Twiga Foods launches new subsidiary focusing on modern and commercial farming
16-05-2022 | 08:07:00
Kenyan B2B E-Commerce startup Twiga Foods today launched a new subsidiary that is focused on modern and commercial farming.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: DR Congo’s factor in the integration agenda
13-05-2022 | 14:08:00
The recent entry of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the East African Community has heralded a new economic dispensation expanding the regional market.
[Column] Mucai Kunyiha: Kenya’s budget must be informed by prevailing economic conditions
13-05-2022 | 14:07:00
At the heart of a nation’s prosperity is prudent public financial management, and this begins with a well-planned and balanced budget. 
Google Translate learns 24 new languages
13-05-2022 | 11:56:40
Google translate have added 24 languages to Translate, now supporting a total of 133 used around the globe.
Is Africa ready for green growth? AfDB assesses some countries
13-05-2022 | 10:23:00
A new report co-authored by the African Development Bank and the Global  Green Growth Institute, has found evidence of growing political commitment to green growth in Africa.
The 8 tourism sectors and how they are excellently covered on Kenyan Safaris
13-05-2022 | 08:45:00
Looking at how a country scores in relation to its tourism sectors helps you to allay misconceptions and make more informed choices.
[Kenya] Capital Markets Authority licenses three fund managers
12-05-2022 | 15:54:55
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has issued licenses to African Alliance Kenya Asset Managers Limited, CPF Financial Services Limited and Kuza Asset Managers Limited to operate as fund managers in the capital markets.
[Kenya] CCI Global to create 4,000 contact centre jobs Tatu City
12-05-2022 | 13:36:00
Contact centre operator CCI Global has announced that it is opening a new purpose-built, state-of-the-art office at Tatu City that will create more than 4,000 employment opportunities for Kenyans.
[Kenya] Safaricom's M-Pesa revenue hit Ksh 107.69 Billion
12-05-2022 | 13:20:00
Safaricom M-Pesa revenue grew by 30.3% to hit Ksh. 107.69 Billion. This is according to the telco’s Full Year 2021/2022 results released on Thursday.
realme bridges yawning internet coverage gap with affordable premium smartphones
12-05-2022 | 11:00:00
Smartphone company realme has made a mark in the Kenyan market by setting the pace in making smartphones affordable, ultimately closing a widening internet coverage gap, despite huge investments in high-speed internet across Africa.
[Kenya] Kibanda owners in Kenya can now sign up with Glovo for free
12-05-2022 | 10:28:00
Glovo has created a Kibanda Bubble where Kibanda owners can sign up for free and start using the platform for orders.
[Kenya] NBK Boss roots for IT systems to manage supply losses by water companies
12-05-2022 | 10:22:00
National Bank of Kenya (NBK) Managing Director Paul Russo advised stakeholders in the water supply sector to consider adopting IT-based transmission monitoring systems.
[Kenya] Jumia unveils its first Environmental Social Governance report
12-05-2022 | 08:02:00
Jumia on Wednesday released its first Environmental Social Governance Report outlining its ESG strategy alongside an overview of current sustainability practices at Jumia.
Liquid partners with PEACE Cable Company to bring additional subsea cable capacity in Kenya 
11-05-2022 | 12:09:39
This will increase the availability of high-performance and reliable Internet connectivity access across Africa, leveraging Liquid's 100,000km of terrestrial fibre across 12 countries. 
UBA Kenya and Cellulant launch payments gateway to accelerate adoption of cashless payments
10-05-2022 | 16:22:00
The digital solution is set to help businesses aggregate payments in a single view which will assist in efficient collection, reconciliation and quick decision making.
IFC, Equity Group expand partnership to support small business lending, climate-smart projects across Eastern and Central Africa
10-05-2022 | 12:38:00
IFC and Equity Group are expanding their partnership to support the sustainable development of Africa by increasing access to financial services for small businesses and funding for green projects in six countries across Eastern and Central Africa.
NEAR launches regional hub in Kenya to lead blockchain innovation and talent development in Africa
09-05-2022 | 13:56:00
NEAR Foundation, the Swiss non-profit that oversees the governance and development of the NEAR protocol, today has launched a regional hub in Kenya dedicated to blockchain innovation.
[Kenya] Capital Markets Authority licenses Embu Coffee Farmers Marketing Agency
09-05-2022 | 13:26:55
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has issued a license to the Embu Coffee Farmers Marketing Agency to operating as a coffee broker at the Nairobi Coffee Exchange.
CISI launches new Kenya National Advisory Council
09-05-2022 | 10:07:41
The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) announced the launch of its Kenya National Advisory Council (NAC).
4G Capital partners with Citi to strengthen financial inclusion in Kenya
09-05-2022 | 10:07:39
4G Capital Group Limited, Citi, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) and the Ford Foundation have partnered to expand financial inclusion in Kenya.
Jubilee Insurance partners with Allianz to expand insurance markets across East Africa
09-05-2022 | 10:07:39
East Africa’s Jubilee Insurance and world's insurer and asset manager Allianz have signed an agreement to establish a strategic partnership in the five African countries where Jubilee Insurance currently operates.
[Kenya] KCB receives $150 million from IFC for SMEs lending, climate finance
09-05-2022 | 10:07:38
KCB Bank Kenya has received an approval for U$150 million, from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) as lead syndicator, to support the growth of the Bank’s sustainable climate finance portfolio and scale-up lending to micro, small and medium enterprises.
[Kenya] Pezesha exits from the CMA Regulatory Sandbox
09-05-2022 | 10:07:37
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has granted a ‘No Objection’ to Pezesha Africa Limited (Pezesha) to operate its debt-based crowdfunding platform in the Kenyan capital markets.
Equity Bank inks $2billion deal with Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry targeting businesses
09-05-2022 | 10:07:37
The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) and Equity have signed an MOU that has seen Equity set aside Ksh 200 billion, approximately $2 billion, for KNCCI members.
World Bank debars Techno Brain Kenya, Techno Brain UAE for 28 and 10 months respectively
09-05-2022 | 10:07:35
The World Bank announced a twenty-eight month debarment of Techno Brain Kenya, an IT-services company, and a ten-month debarment of its parent company, Techno Brain UAE, in connection with collusive and fraudulent practices.
[Kenya] Rispah Simiyu appointed new KRA Domestic Tax Commissioner
09-05-2022 | 10:07:33
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has appointed Rispah Simiyu as the new Commissioner for Domestic Taxes, effective 22nd October 2020.
KBA, KCIC collaborate on advancing green financing in Kenya
09-05-2022 | 10:07:32
The Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) and the Kenya Climate Innovation Centre (KCIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at advancing the green finance agenda in Kenya.
GCR places UAP Kenya’s national scale financial strength rating on Negative Rating Watch
09-05-2022 | 10:07:31
GCR Ratings (GCR) has affirmed UAP Insurance (UAP Kenya) national scale financial strength rating of A+(KE), with the rating placed on Negative Rating Watch as property risks bring down group credit profile.
CMA approves grant of non-dealing online foreign exchange broker license to Exinity Capital East Africa
09-05-2022 | 10:07:30
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the grant of a license to Exinity Capital East Africa to operate as a non - dealing online foreign exchange broker.
[Kenya] CMA approves grant of REIT Manager license to Acorn Investment
09-05-2022 | 10:07:29
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the grant of a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Manager license to Acorn Investment Management.
Standard Chartered Bank introduces SCB and Liverpool FC Visa debit co-brand card in Kenya
09-05-2022 | 10:07:28
Standard Chartered Bank announced the launch of co-branded SCB and Liverpool FC debit cards.
Ngao Credit expands its foofprint to Thika, Kenya
09-05-2022 | 10:07:27
Financial services provider Ngao Credit has opened a new branch in Thika town. The new branch will serve the entire Thika region and will be located at Maisha Heights, 1st Floor along Kenyatta Street.
[Kenya] Equity supports MSMEs with $100m partnership with Proparco
09-05-2022 | 10:07:27
Equity Group announced its new partnership with Proparco, a French Development Finance Institution, which will allow the Kenyan bank to grow and continue its support to the private sector and its deep commitment to MSMEs.
[Kenya] CMA admits FourFront Management to the Regulatory Sandbox
09-05-2022 | 10:07:25
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) announced the admission of FourFront Management to the Regulatory Sandbox, bringing the total number of firms admitted to the live-testing environment for capital markets innovations to seven.
Absa Bank Kenya to invest $16 million in tech to boost service delivery
09-05-2022 | 10:07:25
Absa Bank Kenya Plc.has announced plans to invest over Sh. 1.6 billion, approximately $16 million, in technology to enhance service delivery as it celebrates one year in the Kenyan market.
Rafiki Microfinance Bank and Toyota Kenya in asset finance deal
09-05-2022 | 10:07:23
Toyota Kenya and Rafiki Microfinance Bank have entered an asset financing deal targeting the growing biker community.
Allianz acquires controlling stakes in Kenya’s Jubilee Holdings subsidiaries
09-05-2022 | 10:07:22
Jubilee Holdings (Jubilee Insurance), East Africa’s insurance group, and Allianz, world's insurers and asset managers, signed an agreement to establish a strategic partnership in the five African countries where Jubilee Insurance currently operates.
Gig economy powers East Africa, tackles unemployment, Mastercard report
09-05-2022 | 10:07:21
Mastercard has released a white paper revealing how gig work across East Africa is helping to drive economic growth by facilitating economic opportunities, improving livelihoods, and acting as a buffer against unemployment.
[Nigeria] Briclinks Africa lists on NSE Growth Board
09-05-2022 | 10:07:21
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) admitted Briclinks Africa to its Growth Board in a listing by introduction of 10 million ordinary shares of ₦1.00 each at ₦6.26 per share.
[Kenya] CMA undertakes Capital Market Master Plan review with FSD Africa support
09-05-2022 | 10:07:20
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has onboarded a consultant with the support of FSD Africa to review the Capital Market Master Plan, which provides the long-term strategic direction for the Kenyan capital markets.
Equity Group appoints Yves Cuypers as Regional Director for Central and Southern Africa
09-05-2022 | 10:07:19
Equity Group appointed Yves Cuypers as the first Equity Group Holdings Regional Director in charge of the Central and Southern Africa.
KBA, Huawei partner to promote tech-driven financial inclusion, fintech capacity building in Kenya
09-05-2022 | 10:07:18
The Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) has signed a collaboration agreement with tech-firm Huawei-Kenya that seeks to deepen financial inclusion in the banking sector through further deployment of technology and building fintech capacity.
African Development Bank debars Global Interjapan Kenya for fraudulent practices
09-05-2022 | 10:07:17
The African Development Bank announced a 36-month debarment of Global Interjapan, a civil engineering company registered in Kenya, with effect from 24 August 2020.
[Kenya] CMA grants fund manager’s license to African Diaspora Asset Managers Fund
09-05-2022 | 10:07:06
Kenya's Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has granted a fund manager’s license to African Diaspora Asset Managers Limited.
NCBA and Toyota Kenya ink enhanced asset financing deal
09-05-2022 | 10:07:00
NCBA Bank and motor dealer Toyota Kenya have signed an asset finance partnership to enable the purchase of commercial and personal vehicles with an up to 95 per cent financing option to be paid within 60 months.
World Bank approves $750m to boost regional integration, national development in Kenya
09-05-2022 | 10:06:57
The World Bank approved $750 million financing to improve the movement of people and goods, digital connectivity and access to social services for over 3.2 million people living in Kenya's North Eastern region
World Bank appoints Keith Hansen as New Country Director for Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia and Uganda
09-05-2022 | 10:06:53
The World Bank has appointed Mr. Keith Hansen as the new Country Director for Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, and Uganda effective September 8, 2020.
Sanlam Kenya fine tunes business strategy to facilitate growth
09-05-2022 | 10:06:50
Listed non-bank financial service provider Sanlam Kenya has announced the commencement of a strategic business recovery strategy following the release of its half year trading results.
Standard Chartered Bank, Davis & Shirtliff unveils finance package to shield Kenya from climate shocks
09-05-2022 | 10:06:48
Standard Chartered Bank has partnered with Davis & Shirtliff to launch Kenya’s first sustainable financing instrument to support a green, low-carbon and resilient future.
Caritas Microfinance joins Kenya Bankers Association
09-05-2022 | 10:06:47
Kenya Bankers Association (KBA), the banking industry's umbrella body and financial sector's lead advocacy group announced Caritas Microfinance Bank has joined its membership, bringing its total membership to 47 banks.
Digital innovations assist Kenya banking industry weather COVID-19 disruption, report
09-05-2022 | 10:06:46
The Kenyan banking industry is poised to withstand market shocks induced by the Coronavirus disease pandemic even as the economy grapples with a market environment characterized by constrained supply and demand.
[Kenya] NSE reports notable Profits after Tax of over 100% amid challenging economic conditions
09-05-2022 | 10:06:42
The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) announced its results for the six months ended June 30, 2020 recording a strong performance on the back of a disconcerting macro-economic environment in Kenya and other global markets.
Kenya-based Software Group partners with BRAC Uganda Bank to unveil agency banking digital platform
09-05-2022 | 10:06:31
Software Group, a global software company with its regional head office in Nairobi, has won a new contract for its latest Agency Banking platform with BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd, a prominent financial institution in Uganda.
Equity Bank Congo, Banque Commerciale Du Congo receive regulatory approval for merger
09-05-2022 | 10:06:18
Equity Group Holdings (EGH) received regulatory approval to merge Equity Bank Congo (EBC) and Banque Commerciale Du Congo (BCDC) to form a new bank - Equity Banque Commercial du Congo (EquityBCDC).
[Kenya] NSE launches unquoted securities trading platform
09-05-2022 | 10:06:11
The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) launched the Unquoted Securities Platform (USP), a market infrastructure to facilitate the trading, clearing and settlement of securities of unquoted companies, following approval granted by the Capital Markets Authority.
Co-operative Bank of Kenya and Thunes unveil a global money transfer solution
09-05-2022 | 10:06:06
Co-operative Bank of Kenya has partnered with Thunes, a cross-border payment provider, to launch an alternative global money transfer solution: Co-opRemit©.
[Kenya] CMA approves student accommodation development and income REITs for Acorn
09-05-2022 | 10:06:01
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) approved the Acorn Student Accommodation Development Real Estate Investment Trust (ASA D-REIT) and Income Real Estate Investment Trust (ASA I-REIT) sponsored by Acorn.
[Kenya] CMA approves Kshs4 billion Centum Medium-Term Note
09-05-2022 | 10:05:59
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has granted approval to Centum Real Estate (Centum Re) to issue secured zero-coupon and secured zero-coupon equity-linked Medium-Term Notes of Kshs4 billion, with a green shoe option of Kshs2 billion.
[Kenya] CMA seeks to review Collective Investment Schemes Regulations in response to market dynamics
09-05-2022 | 10:05:59
As part of its market deepening strategy, the Capital Markets Authority (CMA), with the support of FSD Africa, has onboarded a consultant to review the Capital Markets (Collective Investment Schemes) Regulations, 2001 to make them more robust.
LBank and Adanian Labs Kickstarts a ‘Crypto Accelerator Program’ in Kenya
09-05-2022 | 09:55:00
LBank has set up shop in various locations across Africa as pioneers of the next generation of crypto and blockchain users, collaborating with other African ventures such as Adanian Labs who share a similar desire to help these countries realise their full potential.
[Kenya] Government and and Netflix partner to accelerate local storytelling
09-05-2022 | 07:33:00
The Kenyan Ministry of ICT, Innovation & Youth Affairs and Netflix signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding to jointly deliver efforts to strengthen the country’s creative industry.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Role of productive jobs in improving quality of life
06-05-2022 | 16:08:00
The growth of productive jobs by manufacturing means that many people will be able to support their dependants and live quality lives with access to basic amenities such as healthcare, education, clean water and food.
Kenya Airways expands West Africa’s connectivity with Africa World Airlines partnership
06-05-2022 | 16:06:26
The partnership will provide guests increased options into the domestic destinations in Ghana and West Africa. This is part of KQ’s broader strategy to extend its footprint across the continent.
Kenya, Czech Republic pledge to enhance bilateral ties in the health sector
06-05-2022 | 15:49:00
Kenya and the Czech Republic have pledged to enhance their bilateral relations in an effort to improve health outcomes in the two countries. The collaboration will include workforce exchange, capacity building as well as medical speciality training.
[Kenya] SBM Bank, GIZ, and Tactive train women on digital entrepreneurship
05-05-2022 | 13:08:00
40 women-led small businesses received training today on using technology to grow their digital businesses.
Global media, marketing and tech company Entravision expands into Kenya
05-05-2022 | 12:44:51
This expansion provides Entravision, through its Africa-based digital business unit, Entravision 365 Digital, a presence in East Africa, as it looks to expand its breadth of digital solutions, media representations and creative services to new emerging markets..
[Kenya] Bankers, payments firms and retailers in drive to reduce consumer exposure to fraudsters
05-05-2022 | 12:40:35
Themed "Fraud Mitigation Through Consumer Awareness", this year's campaign will be held on the back of a sustained uptake of digital banking solutions.
[Kenya] E-health startup Zuri Health launches Whatsapp Chatbot
05-05-2022 | 10:43:00
Known as Vera, Zuri says the new chatbot will help to connect patients to healthcare services in Kenya, where 97% of all internet users are using WhatsApp as of 2021.
[Kenya] Power and Turaco partner to provide affordable insurance for gig workers across Africa
05-05-2022 | 07:06:00
Fintech startup Power Financial Wellness has joined forces with insurtech firm Turaco to offer affordable health insurance products to its customers.
Juniper Biologics signs exclusive license agreement with Helsinn for infigratinib for the emerging markets
04-05-2022 | 12:42:58
Juniper Biologics Pte Ltd, announced the signing of an exclusive license agreement to develop and commercialise infigratinib (INN) in the Middle East and Africa for the treatment of adults.
Talent 4 Startups teams with Moringa to offer scholarships in Software Engineering
04-05-2022 | 10:40:04
Talent 4 Startups is offering fully funded scholarships to study Software Engineering at Moringa.
Ecobank launches Leadership Training Programme to support women-owned businesses across Africa
03-05-2022 | 23:52:00
Ecobank Commercial Banking has launched its Ellevate Leadership Training Programme in partnership with the Global Business School Network (GBSN).
Kenyan president announces 12% minimum wage increase
03-05-2022 | 11:40:34
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced an immediate increase in the country’s minimum wage by 12 percent to help workers cope with a surge in consumer prices.
[Column] Esther Kamau: Why MSMEs Must Embrace Technology To Remain Competitive
02-05-2022 | 13:31:48
Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) ought to consider ‘Social Commerce’ as part of their performing business model if their main aim is to exploit vast business opportunities in the expanding Kenyan digital economy. 
Export markets open up for Kenyan herbs farmer
02-05-2022 | 09:15:00
Mr, Joseph Opondo, the Director of Tangla Gardens, who has worked for close to 40 years in public service, got a light bulb moment following years of travel.
[Kenya] Glovo announces winners of its tech startup pitch competition
02-05-2022 | 07:22:00
Glovo in partnership with Esade Business School, Ashoka Africa and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) launched the competition back in March targeting early-stage tech startups that are delivering value to SMEs.
Lupita Nyong’o named Africities Summit Goodwill Ambassador
29-04-2022 | 10:00:00
Oscar-winning Kenyan actress has been named the Goodwill Ambassador of this year’s Africities Summit.
Canada announces over $73 million in funding to respond to drought in Horn of Africa
28-04-2022 | 13:29:00
Severe drought conditions in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia could result in over 20 million people across the region needing emergency food assistance in 2022, which would be a 70% increase when compared to the severe drought in 2016 and 2017.
Home service app Eden Life expands to Kenya, acquires Lynk
28-04-2022 | 11:08:00
Eden Life, Africa’s first home concierge services scheduling platform, has acquired Lynk, the former technology company connecting informal workers to job opportunities across Kenya