Tuesday, May 30, 2017

EMA awards recognizes green businesses, Chandaria Industries win big

The Energy Management Awards were held last night at Safari Park Hotel. Chandaria Industries emerged winners of the Overall Management prize in a night...

Safaricom Expands 4G Network, Reduces Data Bundle Prices

Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) on Friday launched an expanded 4G network which will be fully available in seven cities across Kenya: Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru,...

Emirates Marks Nairobi as One of Busiest Routes in Africa with...

Thursday, January 19, 2017 — Nairobi, Kenya – Passenger demand in Africa's air hub seems to have led to the largest international airline in the world,...

Former ICT PS Dr. Bitange Ndemo Appointed to Safaricom Board of...

Former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Communication, Dr. Bitange Ndemo, has been appointed to the Safaricom Board as a non-executive and...

Studio Mashinani project set to boost the creative industry at county...

C.S Joe Mucheru launched an initiative by the government under the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation in support of the creative industry. Dubbed Studio Mashinani, the...

Safaricom’s New ‘Flex’ a Stab at Reeling in Kenyan Entrepreneurs

Kenya's telcoms service provider Safaricom has launched a new product named ‘FLEX’, aimed at giving customers some flexible options in selecting how they allocate...

Resolution Insurance Launches KES 70 Accident Emergency Cover for Commuters

Leading East African general insurer, Resolution Insurance, has launched an affordable accident emergency medical cover for commuters in Public Service Vehicles (PSV) which will...

Airtel Kenya Gifts Customers born in 1963 over Madaraka Day

Bharti Airtel in Kenya yesterday gifted its Premier customers born in 1963, as Kenya celebrated Madaraka Day, the day that the country attained internal self-rule, preceding...

Commercial Bank of Africa Launches Savvy Millenial-Centered Banking with ‘Loop’

The Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) has unveiled a new digital money management and consumer banking service called Loop. CBA has defined it as...

Mahindra Launches ‘The Big Bolero’ Pick-Up in Kenya

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), India’s leading SUV manufacturer this week unveiled the Big Bolero Pickup for the first time in Kenya. Boasting a...

Resolution Insurance Launches Marine Cargo Cover

Kenyan firm Resolution Insurance has launched a comprehensive marine insurance cover ‘Resolution Marine Cargo’ in what's aimed to offer affordable on sea transit policy...

Oman Air Launches First Ever Flights to Nairobi’s JKIA

The national carrier for the Sultanate of Oman, Oman Air, celebrated the launch of its inaugural flight WY721 to Nairobi, Kenya on March 28,...

Sharp Rise in Online Purchases in Kenya in Valentine’s Day Period

Kenya's Valentine’s Day spending has risen by 94 percent since 2014, noting a 163 percent rise in e-commerce transactions acording to the 'Mastercard Love...

Safaricom to Boost its Customer Care Service ‘Up to Four Times...

Speaking at the telecommunications company's AGM meeting which was held this past weekend at the Bomas of Kenya, Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore announced that...

Safaricom & Google launch new Mobile Traffic App ‘Waze’ in Kenya

Telecommunications service provider Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) has partnered with Google to locally launch mobile application Waze, that offers motorists access to accurate and real-time...

Kenya’s Economy to Grow at 5.9% in 2016 – World Bank

World Bank forecasts a 6 percent GDP growth in 2017 NAIROBI, October 31, 2016 — Kenya’s economy is projected to grow at 5.9 percent in 2016...

Barclays Launches ‘Ready to Work’ Graduate Programme in Kenya

Barclays Bank of Kenya last week launched the ReadytoWork programme, a free online platform through which college students and graduates aged between 18 and 24...

Kenya well Represented at Inaugural 2017 African Fintech Innovators Unconference

Kenyan fintech innovators who took part in the 2017 Africa Fintech Unconference held in Ghana this past week, had the chance to learn from...

Chinese Aviation Corp AVIC offers Scholarships to Kenyans in bid to...

Nairobi, Tuesday 25th October 2016 AVIC International Holding Corporation, a global diversified holding business group affiliated with Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), last...

New Report Explores Why Women Don’t use Formal Financial Services like...

New Report Highlights How Providers Can Help Close the Financial Gender Gap In brief: Using behavioral data the study reveals some of the causes of...