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Adrian Kenya Wins Big On Fibre Infrastructure Relocation Project

Awarded through the State Department of ICT and Innovation, the project will see the relocation of fibre optic infrastructure ahead of the expansion and construction of the Nairobi-Mau Summit dual carriageway.

IBM Appoints Saad Toma General Manager for Africa, Middle East

During his tenure at IBM, Mr. Toma has held several leadership roles including Global Chief Operating Officer of GTS, in which he was responsible for the management of GTS business operations and adopting a more cognitive business model in support of IBM's clients’ needs.

NCBA Bank Launches Solution To Design And Build Houses

NCBA Bank on July 28th launched a product that will provide home buyers with a one-stop shop that will offer construction solutions. Through NCBA...

Central Bank Rate Retained At 7% To Keep Stimulating The Economy

The decision to keep the benchmark Central Bank Rate interest rate at 7% after the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) on 28th July was largely based on the fact that leading indicators for Kenya’s economy point to a relatively strong GDP recovery in the first half of 2021, mainly supported by strong performance of construction, information and communication, education and real estate.

Kirubi’s Influential Son-in-Law Musangi Appointed to Centum Board

He is the son of Professor Richard Musangi, a scholar who became the pioneer Vice-Chancellor of Egerton University in 1987, and was in 2013 appointed Chancellor of Kabianga University by former President Mwai Kibaki.

Bitcoin Miners Return to Profit With 180% Revenue Surge in 30...

The Bitcoin mining revenue increased amid the asset's price volatility. As the asset struggled to trade around the $30,000 support level, the revenue remained low. Elsewhere, with Bitcoin showing signs of resurgence towards the $40,000 mark, the mining revenue has increased.

New Tax And Investment Plan Opens Idyllic Zanzibar Island To The...

With the introduction of the new investor programme, announced by the Government on 1st July 2021, foreign buyers will now be afforded the opportunity to enjoy a number of benefits, thereby luring investment and boosting Zanzibar as well as the broader Tanzania’s economy. A real estate investor is now able to acquire a residency permit as an investor, meaning he/she will be allowed to live in Zanzibar as a non-citizen. They are also not required to live in Zanzibar permanently.

6 Kenyan TV Series and Movies to Watch on Showmax

When it comes to local TV shows and movies, Showmax boasts an impressive slate of over 200 Kenyan titles that you can stream or binge-watch on the platform

How Abel Mutua Spun Profits from P******c Woes

He cites one comment in particular in which someone who had been on the verge of suicide told him that his stories had gotten them through a dark period.

INTERVIEW: Private Universities Expanding Access To Higher E*******n

Even with more than 30 public universities and nearly the same number of private institutions of higher learning in Kenya, the demand for university education still outstrips supply. “We need to expand the level of opportunities in higher education for Kenyans,” says Prof Simon Gicharu, the chairman and founder of Mount Kenya University (MKU), arguably the leading private university in Kenya in terms of geographical presence and student population.