Wednesday, July 26, 2017

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,...

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...

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 & 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...

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...

VISA launches Mobile Payment Platform ‘mVisa’, Billed as Revolutionary

Visa Inc. has introduced mVisa, a new mobile payment service geared at accelerating digital commerce in Kenya and across Africa. As part of its initial...

Safaricom’s BLAZE BYOB Season Two Revealed

Safaricom this week announced the second season of its youth network BLAZE Be Your Own Boss (BYOB) set to launch with a first regional...

Kenya’s Two Rivers Mall Boasts Luxury and Technology, to Debut in...

‘This can only be called a miracle!’ were the words of prolific businessman and investor Chris Kirubi describing Two Rivers Mall during a media...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Etihad Airway’s Treasury Team Recognised for Global Excellence

Following a string of recent awards for its funding activities and treasury practice, Etihad Airways swept top honours at a global award ceremony that...

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...

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...

For a Limited time only, theres #RentalAmnesty for Landlords

The Kenya Revenue Authority has officially unveiled Tax amnesty for individual or organisational owners of land in the country, until June 2016. Speaking at a...

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,...

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...