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Alex Chamwada Signs New Contract With NMG

Mr Alex Chamwada says 'Daring Abroad' has remained relevant over the years purely because of its content, which is entertaining and more informative.

Return Of Ezra Chiloba: Former IEBC CEO Gets High-Profile Gov’t Job

Mr Chiloba found himself on the receiving end after the annulled 2017 presidential elections which was blamed on malfunctioning of voting kits. Prior to Chiloba’s exit, IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati had suspended him over procurement issues at the commission.

African Peer Review Mechanism Launches Governance Report

The Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) on 28th September launched a baseline survey on the implementation of the UN Committee of Experts on Public...

Equity Boss James Mwangi Recognized Among 50 Most Reputable Bank CEOs...

Reputation Poll International, a global reputation-management firm, has listed Equity Group Managing Director and CEO, Dr James Mwangi among the 50 Most Reputable Bank...

MKF: Who are the Billionaire Power Brokers Meeting Raila?

The Mount Kenya Foundation comprises an influential group of businesspeople from Central Kenya who put their billions to work for Presidential candidates as a matter of routine.

From CBK, Another Fat Dividend Cheque For Gov’t

The latest payout adds to the Ksh5 billion the National Treasury received seven months ago from the banking sector regulator, bringing the total this year to Ksh10.5 billion from CBK’s General Reserve Fund (GRF).

KBL, Enda Sportswear Launch Kenya’s First Locally Made Running Shoe

Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL), through its Tusker brand has partnered with Kenya’s first running shoe company, Enda Sportswear, to produce a high-performance running trainer...

Weakened Prime Office Rents Drive Up Appetite For New Office Space...

New office space requirements increased by 29 percent in Q2 2021 compared to Q1 across Africa according to Knight Frank. This increased office market activity...

KRA Ends Nairobi Parking Fees Relief, Matatus Cry Foul

The increase has been vehemently opposed by matatu operators who argue that it puts immense strain on their business forcing them to pass on the cost to passengers through higher fares.

Mombasa-Kisumu Passenger Train Set for December Comeback

The line from Nakuru passing through Njoro, Londiani, Kisumu and terminating at Butere has not been in use while the line from Naivasha to Malaba, though operational, has been in bad shape making it unattractive for transportation of cargo or passengers.