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Moonlighting: A Shorter Leash For Popular Citizen TV, Radio Anchors

In a surprise move that’s likely to hit celebrity incomes, RMS management on 12th May released a communication that requires staff to get approval before taking up such private assignments as moderating conferences and seminars, master of ceremony, and featuring in adverts and other promotions. While acknowledging the individual brands within its radio and TV platforms, the management argues that the use and deployments of specific talents, whether in personal or corporate activities, greatly affects and influences the overall brand of the company and thus needs regulation.

Amazon Web Worker Scam: Kenyans Lose Millions to Online Ponzi Scheme

Amazon Web Worker falsely claimed to be an affiliate of Amazon Inc. and was accessible via a mobile and web application. Users were paid for referring other users to the platform, a hallmark of similar pyramid schemes which have scammed Kenyans in recent years such as Public Likes and Live Auction.

Analysts Place BUY Recommendation On These 4 NSE Shares

The Nairobi Securities Exchange has lately been cold, thanks to a drought of IPOs and the exit of thousands of retail investors who entered the market riding the IPO wave over a decade ago. Yet still stocks remain one of the key revenue earners for investors who keenly invest in listed companies.

Vedic House Owners Face Sexual Harassment Suit

A former employee of a Hindu religious group, Arya Samaj Nairobi, is seeking to have the chairman and vice-chairman of the organisation barred from...

How to Earn from Spotify as an Artist in Kenya

The superstars rake in millions of dollars from Spotify every year. It is estimated that Drake made $52.5 million (Ksh5.6 billion) from 21 billion streams on the platform in 2020 making him the platform's highest earner.

Safaricom Record Profit Run Hits a Speed Bump

The company recorded flat growth in the financial year ending March 2021, hit by the tough economic conditions triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic. During this period, Safaricom enabled Kenyans to reduce the impact of the pandemic by waiving fees for transactions below a Ksh1,000, which saw free transactions worth KES 4.4 billion processed.

Larry Madowo Returns To Nairobi as CNN Correspondent

Madowo most recently served as the BBC’s North America Correspondent in Washington, D.C., covering major U.S. news stories including the Covid-19 outbreak, the 2020 presidential election and the protests following the death of George Floyd and the trial of Derek Chauvin. He also was a fill-in anchor for the network’s flagship BBC World News America show that airs globally and on PBS stations across the United States. This assignment marks a return to Nairobi for the Kenyan-born Madowo, who started his broadcasting career at Kenya Television Network at the age of 20.

RMS Sends Home Professor Hamo Under Cloud of Scandal

The situation led to a back-and forth that has only gotten messier with every turn, tarnishing the once squeaky-clean image of the "professor" whose wacky scholar act endeared him to millions across the country - landing him spots on some of the biggest shows and endorsement deals with the likes of Startimes.

PwC Releases VAT Guide in Africa 2021

PwC has released the seventh edition of its VAT Guide in Africa 2021, comprising updates on VAT regimes in 41 African countries. PwC’s 2021...

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