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East African Court of Justice dismisses appeal over member states signing EPA dispute
22-02-2018 | 11:45:00
The Appellate Division dismissed an Appeal filed by Castro Pius from Tanzania, whose application was seeking for an injunction to stop the Partner States which had not signed the European Partnership Agreement not to sign the same.
A.M. Best downgrades credit ratings of Kenya Reinsurance
22-02-2018 | 11:40:00
Credit rating agency A.M. Best has downgraded the financial strength rating to B, Fair, from B+, Good, and the Long-Term Issuer Rating to bb+ from bbb- of Kenya Reinsurance Corporation Limited, Kenya Re.
Intertek renews contract with Kenyan government for its export conformity to standards programme
20-02-2018 | 07:32:00
Intertek, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, has extended its contract with the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) to continue to manage its Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards Programme.
[Kenya] Capital Markets Authority approves license for online foreign exchange broker
19-02-2018 | 12:08:00
The Board of the Capital Markets Authority has approved the grant of a license to Execution Point Limited to operate as a Non – Dealing Online Foreign Exchange Broker.
[Kenya] I&M Bank trains eyes on digital transformation with Fiorano Software
16-02-2018 | 11:21:28
Silicon Valley based digital solutions provider Fiorano Software has been selected by I&M Bank, Kenya to achieve digital transformation to reduce time-to-market while integrating its Finacle, Core Banking System.
Kenya gazettes new standards to eliminate lead paints
16-02-2018 | 06:45:59
The Kenyan government has gazetted compulsory standards to stop the production, import, export, use and sale of lead-containing paints in Kenya.
[Kenya] Farmers and vendors bolster earnings with agritech
15-02-2018 | 11:15:00
Agritech is transforming doing business among Kenyan farmers and vendors, CNN Marketplace Africa programme has learnt.
Manufacturers cite priority areas to spark industrial growth in 2018
14-02-2018 | 10:20:00
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has launched the Manufacturing Priority Agenda (MPA) 2018 under the theme Sparking Kenya’s Industrial Transformation for Job Creation.
[Kenya] Safaricom launches Songa music streaming service for customers and artistes
13-02-2018 | 08:19:28
Kenya’s mobile network operator Safaricom has launched a new all-inclusive music streaming service offering a wide variety of music to consumers as well as an additional platform for artistes to sell their music.
[Kenya] Oserian courts sustainable practices to produce globally competitive flowers
13-02-2018 | 07:00:00
Oserian Development Corporation, one of the world’s largest exporters of fresh cut flowers, has come up with a raft of measures aimed at maintaining production over a long period of time without compromising on natural systems.
[Kenya] Mama Rocks breathes new life into food truck business
09-02-2018 | 08:15:00
Two sisters are sating demand for Africa’s cuisine among Nairobians from a food truck and earning from it.
Earth-i- Ltd space firm to support Kenya and Rwanda coffee farmers improve crop yield
09-02-2018 | 06:22:04
The UK Government has announced an innovative new project to help Kenyan and Rwandese coffee farmers improve crop quality and yield.
[Column] Bob Koigi: For a competitive floriculture sector think sustainability and innovation
08-02-2018 | 06:22:23
Weather changes coupled with a shift in preference by flower growers in farming technologies to sate market demands are seeing flower farms realign their operations.
doTERRA announces co-impact sourcing initiatives in Kenya, targets to create 5,000 farming jobs by 2020
07-02-2018 | 07:05:07
Global player in the in sourcing, testing, manufacturing, and distributing of essential oils doTERRA has unveiled its social impact and community building initiatives in Kenya.
Selina Wamucii lauds lift of ban on Kenya avocado exports
06-02-2018 | 10:15:00
Kenya based fresh produce exporter Selina Wamucii Ltd has hailed the directive by Kenya’s Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) to lift a temporary ban on export of all Kenyan Fuerte and Hass avocado varieties over maturity issues.
DHL Global Forwarding appoints veterans to lead operations in Kenya and Nigeria
06-02-2018 | 09:56:00
DHL Global Forwarding, the leading provider of air, sea and road freight services has appointed Agnaldo Laice and Maureen Adibuah as Country Managers in Kenya and Nigeria respectively.
[Kenya] Sendy set for East Africa expansion
06-02-2018 | 09:00:29
Sendy, an on-demand delivery services platform operating across Kenya, has completed a Series A investment round, led by DOB Equity. DOB Equity will invest alongside CFAO, member of the Toyota Group, and other private investors.
[Vacancy] Freelance Business Journalist in East Africa
03-02-2018 | 11:01:00
Africa Business Communities will be developing a Tech Platform on its website and is therefore looking for a freelance journalist/webmaster
[Kenya] European Investment Bank extends a $40 million financing facility to I&M Bank
02-02-2018 | 12:48:00
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed a new US $40 million financing facility with I&M Bank Ltd that will support investment by businesses across Kenya.
[Column] Flora Mutahi: Managing plastic waste requires fresh thinking and a holistic approach
02-02-2018 | 10:15:00
In Kenya the main concern regarding PET and the environment is the pollution associated with plastic packaging.
[Kenya] XCMG opens first direct spare parts center in Africa consolidating local support
02-02-2018 | 06:05:17
Chinese manufacturing multinational XCMG has opened its first direct regional spare parts center in Kenya to serve business in East Africa.
IFC invests $3 million in Goodlife Pharmacies to assist in creating a regional chain in East Africa
01-02-2018 | 13:09:00
The International Finance Corporation has announced an investment of $3 million in Goodlife Pharmacy Limited, to help the company expand to more than 100 stores within four years to create a Pan-East African retail pharmacy chain.
[Startup Interview] David Givondo, CEO, Paybobby, Kenya
01-02-2018 | 11:06:00
An idea that was hatched at a Kenyan University as a student’s project over a year ago has now metamorphosed into a regional business offering startups a chance at embracing technology to make intelligent decisions to foster growth.
[Interview] Jameel Verjee, Founder & CEO, CityBlue Hotels, East Africa
01-02-2018 | 10:28:00
Jameel Verjee is a British entrepreneur expanding his business in the hospitality industry across East Africa. He is Founder and CEO of CityBlue Hotels, founded in Rwanda and now expanded into Kenya and Uganda.
[Kenya] Safaricom slashes home data prices by over 50 per cent to sate growing internet needs
01-02-2018 | 06:55:00
Kenya’s mobile network operator Safaricom has announced a 53 percent reduction in mobile broadband pricing for customers on its Safaricom Home service.
Hapag-Lloyd connects Kenya and Tanzania to Middle East with weekly sailing service
30-01-2018 | 08:48:00
Beginning April, Hapag-Lloyd will offer a new weekly service between the Saudi Arabian port of Jeddah and the east coast of Africa.
Total strikes deal to build Kenya’s Lamu crude oil pipeline
29-01-2018 | 14:07:00
French firm Total SA has committed to invest in the Lokichar-Lamu pipeline, boosting Kenya’s efforts to develop its own oil fields and realize its ambition of joining the league of oil exporters.
JP Morgan announces expansion plans to Ghana and Kenya
29-01-2018 | 09:59:45
The American banking firm, JP Morgan Chase & Co aims to grow its presence in Africa by expanding branches to Ghana and Kenya.
Kenya Association of Manufacturers, Confederation of Danish Industry and Embassy of Denmark partner to promote waste management
26-01-2018 | 13:38:25
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) in partnership with Confederation of Danish Industry and the Embassy of Denmark have explored opportunities for a transition to a new plastics economy in Kenya.
Mastercard and USAID launch initiative to transform Kenya and Uganda refugee settlement schemes into digital communities
26-01-2018 | 06:54:44
MasterCard and the U.S. Agency for International Development have launched a public-private coalition that will bring together technology, solutions and experience from multiple sectors to transform refugee settlements into digitally-connected communities.
[Kenya] Oserian Flowers introduces music school to match new government curriculum
25-01-2018 | 11:00:00
As the Kenya government introduces a new curriculum in the country’s education sector focusing more on talent development than academic pursuit, leading flower grower and exporter Oserian Development Company has introduced a music school at its supported educational institutions.
MYDAWA reaches 30,000 registered users disrupting Kenya’s E- healthcare industry
25-01-2018 | 06:08:43
E- health platform E-health platform MYDAWA, hit over 30,000 registered users as of December 2017. The digital service that is enabling consumers to conveniently purchase authentic medicines and wellness products was launched in March 2017.
[Column] Bob Koigi: East African Community. Whither integration agenda?
24-01-2018 | 10:49:27
If the East African community member states are not burning each other’s chicks, or auctioning cows, they are embroiled in trade disputes and mistrust in what has become characteristic of the integration journey.
Kenyan bloggers partner to start a Kenyan tech podcast
24-01-2018 | 06:17:00
With more Kenyans consuming digital content, five Kenyan bloggers have come together to start 24BIT, a Kenyan technology podcast.
[Kenya] French firm Total SA commits to Lokichar-Lamu oil pipeline
24-01-2018 | 05:56:00
French oil firm Total SA has confirmed its commitment to the Lokichar to Lamu oil pipeline as the only evacuation route for Kenya’s crude from the Lokichar fields.
Workonline Communications extends its services to Kenya
23-01-2018 | 12:45:00
Wholesale network service provider Workonline Communications has expanded its East African presence by making its IP transit services available in Nairobi, Kenya.
[Column] John Syekei: No place in Kenyan healthtech for ‘Wild West’ approach to data
23-01-2018 | 12:34:00
Technology has taken off in Kenya like wildfire, where the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors are the latest industries to embrace its benefits.
[Startup Interview] Paul Langlois-Meurinne, Co-founder of Gravity, Kenya
22-01-2018 | 13:02:00
Paul Langlois-Meurinne is a serial entrepreneur in Africa focused on large scale technology driven innovations. Gravity is one of such innovations:
East African farmers build climate change resilience through innovative farm practices
19-01-2018 | 11:45:00
From intercropping, mulching to relying on indigenous knowledge, smallholder farmers in East Africa are developing resilient techniques to insulate themselves from changing weather patterns at a time when studies show they will be among the most affected in years to come.
[Kenya] City Blue Hotels expands into Mombasa
18-01-2018 | 08:26:00
Born in Rwanda, open in Uganda and now in Kenya, CityBlue Hotel’s recent takeover of the landmark Creekside hotel at Tudor Point in Mombasa is a declaration of the company’s expansion plan for Africa.
Orb Energy raises over $15 million to grow Kenyan footprint
17-01-2018 | 13:16:45
Orb Energy has raised more than $15 million in equity and debt to grow its in-house finance facility of rooftop solar for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in India and to further expand its Kenya operations.
[Kenya] Government to merge six financial agencies to form a mega development bank
17-01-2018 | 07:01:47
The Kenyan government has started a process to set up one strong financial institution that will merge functions of several organizations that currently run parallel and sometimes perform overlapping roles.
[Kenya] A.M. Best affirms credit ratings of PTA Reinsurance Company
16-01-2018 | 09:15:00
Credit rating agency A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B++ and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating “bbb” of ZEP-RE, PTA Reinsurance Company, Kenya.
Kenya Airways to make North American debut mid-4Q18
16-01-2018 | 09:13:00
Kenya Airways (KQ, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta) has announced it will make its North American debut during the last quarter of this year.
[Kenya] Martin Kimani appointed Kenol Kobil General Manager
16-01-2018 | 07:12:00
Oil marketer KenolKobil PLC has appointed Mr. Martin Kimani as the General Manager for Kenya.
Volkswagen to double production in Kenya, explores second model
15-01-2018 | 06:13:57
German carmaker Volkswagen is looking to double production in Kenya and to introduce a new model at its plant in Thika, Central Kenya, a huge boost for President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Big Four action plan.
Julius Kipng’etich appointed Jubilee Insurance regional CEO
11-01-2018 | 09:01:00
Jubilee Holdings Limited has appointed Dr. Julius Kipng’etich as its Regional Chief Executive Officer.
Kenya Airways starts ticket sales for its non-stop daily flight to New York
11-01-2018 | 06:37:30
Kenya national carrier Kenya Airways has marked a great milestone with the launch of a non-stop flight from Nairobi to New York.
Mahboub Maalim Mohamed named new Chairman of the Kenya Power Board
09-01-2018 | 11:00:09
Kenya Power has named Ambassador (Eng.) Mahboub Maalim Mohamed as its new Chairman.
[Column] Tobias Alando: Technology key to the future of manufacturing
09-01-2018 | 08:53:26
Current technological advances are creating a new automated age, with recent developments in robotics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.
[Kenya] Stanbic Bank becomes first bank to launch automated float purchase platform for Mpesa agents
08-01-2018 | 13:37:00
Stanbic Bank has become the first bank in Kenya to offer an Automated Float Purchase platform for Mpesa agents.
Central Bank of Kenya approves SBM Holdings offer to acquire stake in Chase Bank
08-01-2018 | 10:18:24
The Central Bank of Kenya has approved the acquisition of Chase Bank Kenya by Mauritius-based bank, SBM Holdings.
Central Bank of Kenya issues banks strict directives on combating money laundering and terrorism
03-01-2018 | 10:46:12
To strengthen its risk based approach in managing money laundering and terrorism financing risks in the banking sector, the Central Bank of Kenya has drafted a Guidance Note on Conducting Money Laundering/ Terrorism Financing Risk Assessment.
Clinigen extends agreement with Eisai to supply three new drugs into 10 African countries
03-01-2018 | 09:00:00
Clinigen Group has extended its exclusive agreement with Eisai Europe to obtain the marketing authorisation and subsequently launch Halaven (eribulin), Fycompa (perampanel) and Lenvima (lenvatinib) into 10 African countries.
[Interview] Peter Tole, Co-Founder and Director, Land LayBy Real Estate, Kenya
03-01-2018 | 08:49:00
The real estate firm, Land LayBy was founded by Dr. Peter Tole, a Kenyan medical doctor resident in Australia, in 2014. Land LayBy is a unique combination of assistance to Africans in diaspora and accelerating economic growth on the continent.
A guide to Africa’s key markets in 2018
02-01-2018 | 09:29:00
For bond investors, Africa was a happy hunting ground last year. Its local-currency and dollar securities easily outperformed those of emerging markets overall as investors piled into a continent offering high yields and starting to recover from the commodity bust of three years ago.
Kenya to build 10MW waste-to-energy electricity plant
29-12-2017 | 09:03:00
The Africa Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa has approved a grant of US$995,000 to Asticom Kenya Ltd, to support the construction of a 10MW grid-connected municipal waste-to-energy plant.
Africa’s first multinational blockchain land registry to be launched in Kenya and Ghana
28-12-2017 | 12:03:00
2018 is set to be a revolutionary year for Africa as the Land LayBy Holdings, the parent holding company of a flagship of real estate & fintech companies sets the pace for the incorporation of blockchain technology in the African real estate sector.
[Kenya] A.M. Best affirms credit ratings of East Africa Reinsurance Company
22-12-2017 | 10:30:00
A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B (Fair) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bb+” of East Africa Reinsurance Company Limited Kenya.
[Kenya] Safaricom releases updated application with new mobile money features
21-12-2017 | 12:00:00
Safaricom has released an updated version of the mySafaricom smartphone application, bringing a range of new M-PESA features and a data usage manager. With the updated version, M-PESA customers can now access all M-Shwari and KCB M-PESA functions.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Human capital development holds the key to Kenya’s economic progress
21-12-2017 | 08:04:11
The Global Human Capital Index released by the World Economic Forum this year, ranked Kenya at position 78 out of 130, up from position 120 in 2016.
Africa’s performance over the year 2017: A Q4 summary by ICAEW Economic Insight
18-12-2017 | 09:54:00
East Africa is forecast to show very strong real GDP growth of 5.9% over the full year 2017. The biggest contributor to this expansion was Ethiopia (accounting for a full 2% of regional GDP growth), with its stellar performance of 7.1%.
The business of broadcasting in the eyes of celebrated Kenyan journalist Larry Madowo
15-12-2017 | 09:00:00
Renowned Kenyan journalist Larry Madowo has described to CNN’s African Voices programme his journey to success and the business of news gathering.
Payroll compliance high on the agenda for East African tax authorities
15-12-2017 | 06:51:00
The Pay As You Earn tax year-end is looming in most East African territories, and governments are clamping down on non-compliance among businesses and individual taxpayers as they strive to raise more funding for public spending.
[Uganda] Britam unveils new offices in Kampala
14-12-2017 | 11:33:20
Britam Insurance Company (Uganda) Ltd has unveiled its new offices located in the prestigious Nakasero suburb in Kampala.
Kenya hits one million 4G customers milestone
12-12-2017 | 08:47:00
For the first time ever, Kenya has achieved the milestone of one million active 4G customers. Safaricom said the milestone was achieved on the back of an expanding 4G network and increased affordability of 4G.
Kenyan environmentalist turns trash into treasure
11-12-2017 | 08:00:00
CNN International’s African Voices programme has this week featured artist and environmentalist Cyrus Kabiru to learn more about the inspiration behind his work.
[Kenya] Opera integrates OPay web payment solution
11-12-2017 | 07:03:30
Opera, the Norwegian developer of Opera Mini, the most popular mobile browser app in Africa, has integrated a new web payment platform in Kenya called OPay.
[Kenya] Mastercard launches Kionect for Nairobi's smallest shopkeepers
06-12-2017 | 08:39:44
Mastercard has unveiled Kionect, a digital ordering system that empowers small kiosk owners in Nairobi to order and pay for products from wholesalers via SMS.
Citi Foundation and Technoserve unveil three projects to support young African entrepreneurs
06-12-2017 | 06:54:43
The Citi Foundation and the international nonprofit organization TechnoServe have unveiled three new projects to support young entrepreneurs and workers in Africa through the Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress initiative.
[Kenya] Telkom launches mobile self care app
05-12-2017 | 11:05:00
Telkom has launched My Telkom, a self-care mobile app, for use on smart phones and other mobile devices.
[Kenya] Safaricom enhances MPESA for visually impaired customers in world's first
05-12-2017 | 08:34:00
In line with the theme for this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities to create a more sustainable and resilient society for all, Safaricom has launched M-PESA services for visually impaired customers.
[Kenya] Nancy Asiko Onyango appointed Director of IMF’s Office of Independent Audit
05-12-2017 | 06:37:50
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde has announced her decision to appoint Nancy Asiko Onyango as Director of the Fund’s Office of Internal Audit and Inspection (OIA).
[Kenya] Postbank kicks off big restructuring strategy
04-12-2017 | 12:15:00
The Kenya Post Bank is set to embark on an ambitious restructuring programme that will see it reach out to the lower end of the market with disruptive banking.
Kenya's 3rd quarter mobile money use dips on election heat
04-12-2017 | 11:15:00
Mobile money use in Kenya dropped in the third quarter of the year by 2 percent, the time when the country was in an electioneering period.
[Kenya] Flamingo invests $2.4million in Dudutech expansion
04-12-2017 | 08:46:00
Flamingo Horticulture Investments (FHI Ltd), a Sun Capital Europe portfolio organisation, announced that they will make a further investment of $2.4Million in subsidiary business Dudutech, Africa’s leading Biological Pesticide Manufacturer.
[Kenya] Safaricom launches five new shops to meet growing customer demands
30-11-2017 | 13:18:06
Kenya’s Integrated telecommunication company Safaricom has launched five new Safaricom Shops that aim to cater for rising demand across the country.
Kenya offers visas on arrival to Africans
29-11-2017 | 09:32:00
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that any African wishing to visit the country will be eligible to receive a visa on arrival.
[Kenya] AfDB supports Jomo Kenyatta International Airport expansion project
29-11-2017 | 08:52:00
Efforts being made by Kenya’s government to make Nairobi an aviation hub has received a big boost from the African development Bank which approved a US$ 160m loan for the expansion of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
Kenya Power signs contracts for implementation of the Last Mile Connectivity Project
27-11-2017 | 10:05:15
Kenya Power has signed a total of 23 contracts for the implementation of the Last Mile Connectivity Project (LMCP) funded by both the African Development Bank and the World Bank.
Kenya bets on renewable energy to sate rising demand
24-11-2017 | 08:15:00
CNN Market Place Africa follows a delegation of Kenyan utility managers and policy makers as they travel to the Solar Farm Project in the Californian desert to learn about more about the opportunities provided by solar power.
[Kenya] Information for trade portal launched to ensure international trade efficiency
23-11-2017 | 13:37:13
Traders in Kenya stand to benefit from increased efficiency following launch of the Information for Trade in Kenya web portal (infotradekenya.go.ke), which has consolidated more than 120 documents and procedures.
Safaricom targets merchants with Masoko e- commerce portal
23-11-2017 | 07:01:39
Safaricom has launched its e-commerce portal, Masoko. Masoko. Swahili for ‘markets’. aims to leverage the mobile phone to provide local merchants with unlimited potential to sell their products and services via an online platform
[Startup Interview] Samuel Munguti, CEO, Farmers Pride, Kenya
16-11-2017 | 12:30:00
At a time when smallholder farmers across Africa, who form the bulk of the food producers, are struggling with access to key agricultural inputs including fertilizer and seeds, Farmers Pride, based in Kenya has rolled out an elaborate plan to address these biting challenges.
[Kenya] Stanbic Bank targets rich clients with new wealth division
16-11-2017 | 10:36:46
Stanbic Bank Kenya has launched a new business unit called Wealth dedicated to offering a complete range of financial services including Life and General insurance, investments.
[Column] Dr. Steve New: Why potato farming is big business for Kenya
13-11-2017 | 10:30:00
Under the USAID funded Feed the Future Programme that is being implemented in Kenya through the Kenya Agricultural Value Chains Enterprises, we ventured into potato to increase productivity .
[Kenya] Value addition points Sweet ‘N Dried Enterprises to ripe markets
13-11-2017 | 08:30:00
In the middle of a dry village in Kajuki, Tharaka Nithi County, a growing fruit and vegetable processing factory is proving Kenya can add value to fresh produce, increase farmer’s earnings and reduce post harvest losses.
Kenya in renewed effort to boost passion fruit farming
13-11-2017 | 05:57:15
Kenya exported passion fruits in the 90s and early 2000 but since 2003, decline in production started because of pest management challenges.
[Kenya] Farmer finds fortunes in seed potato shortage
10-11-2017 | 13:45:00
In the quest to quench the thirst of shortage of quality potato seed in Bomet County, the USAID funded Kenya Agricultural Value Chains Enterprises Project working with Deepa Industries.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Why Kenya Needs an Industrial Water Policy
10-11-2017 | 12:38:13
Water is becoming an increasingly paradoxical subject; mainly because it is a universal basic need without which there would be no life, and yet, it is fast becoming the foremost depleted and scarce resource in the world.
[Kenya] Passion fruit farming boosts trader's earnings
10-11-2017 | 10:00:00
Elisha Langat never catches a break in his in farm in Bomet County.He has six dairy cows, tea bushes and is multiplying potato seed.
[Kenya] Vanguard entrepreneur reaps millions from banana seedlings
10-11-2017 | 09:45:00
On the streets of the bustling Kisii town in Kenya, Cyrus Nyakundi can easily pass for an ordinary hustler. He is the proprietor of Agroplant Technologies, the only tissue culture lab in the Nyanza and South Rift region.
[Kenya] Astral Aviation acquires aircraft from Air Atlanta Icelandic to bolster exports
10-11-2017 | 06:05:50
Network Airline Management, a division of the Network Aviation Group and Astral Aviation have signed a long-term wet lease with Air Atlanta Icelandic adding a factory-built, nose-loader B747-400F to their existing managed fleet.
Oracle introduces next gen cloud applications to support Kenya's digital economy
09-11-2017 | 14:30:00
Oracle today hosted its Modern Business Forum in Kenya to help the country's fast-growing and large enterprises accelerate digital transformation and drive business growth with its next generation cloud applications that are now embedded with artificial intelligence.
Aon completes sale of businesses in six sub Saharan African countries
09-11-2017 | 09:00:10
Aon Plc the global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk has confirmed it has completed the sale of its shareholding in its employee benefit, insurance and reinsurance brokerage operations in Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Uganda and Zambia.
[Nigeria] Stanbic named best private bank in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana
08-11-2017 | 14:00:00
Standard Bank was named the best private bank in Kenya in the 2017 Global Private Banking Awards held in Singapore last week, in recognition of its wealth investment and management arms.
[Kenya] JICA, government in partnership to decongest Nairobi and enhance urban transport
08-11-2017 | 12:37:00
Kenya Urban Roads Authority General Manager Daniel Muchiri has told CNN’s Building Bridges programme of the huge financial losses Kenya’s capital is experiencing as traffic jams grind the city to a halt.
[Kenya] KAM, TradeMark East Africa launch online portal for investors
06-11-2017 | 09:12:42
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) in partnership with TradeMark East Africa have launched an online portal in a quest to provide investors in the country with up to date data on the sector.
Marriott International strengthens Kenya presence with Second Four Points by Sheraton Hotel
06-11-2017 | 07:04:00
Marriot International, Inc. has opened its second hotel in the “World’s Wildlife Capital”, Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport, further consolidating its presence in Kenya.
The business of laughter in the words of celebrated Kenyan comedian Eric Omondi
03-11-2017 | 09:00:00
CNN’s African Voices meets acclaimed Kenyan comedian Eric Omondi as he describes his journey to success and shares his thoughts on the power of comedy.