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Nutritional Shock: Eating Fish Linked To Skin C****r Risk

A new study in Cancer Causes and Control could just burst the long-held belief. The study suggests a link between eating fish and skin cancer, particularly since the biggest known risk factor for melanoma is not dietary ­— it’s sun exposure.  

New Data Reveals Number Of Kenyans Who Own Cars Still Tiny

On retail buying in Kenya, market segmentation based on relationship status showed that 15% of those who buy baby products (food, formula and/or diapers) on a monthly basis are single, while only 11% of those surveyed are in relationships or engaged.

Supermarket Introduces Electric Bikes For Shopping Deliveries

The initiative is part of Carrefour Kenya’s agenda to increase the sustainability of its services and become net positive in carbon and water by 2040. The fleet will initially consist of female riders, promoting gender equality in the mobility industry.

15-year-old Leads Campaign To Support Children With C****r In Kenya

15-year-old Bianca Wanjiku has extended her support for the children who are cancer patients at Kenyatta National Hospital. While donating ward beds and necessities...

Why I left Safaricom Board – Michael Joseph

Outgoing Safaricom board chairman Michael Joseph has come out to explaithe reasons for his unexpected exit as a director and chairman of the board. In...

Digital Banking Startup Buys Daraja Microfinance Bank

Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Umba is an African digital bank founded in 2018. It aims to displace traditional banks and promises lower fees, income-based lending, and full banking services accessible digitally.

Startimes Unveils A Dedicated Women’s Sports Channel

Pay Television Company StarTimes Media has launched a dedicated women’s sports channel for its Kenyan subscribers. The channel, to be known as W-Sport will...

John Ngumi Appointed Safaricom Chairman

Safaricom has appointed Mr John Ngumi as a director and Chairman of the Board with effect from August 1, 2022, subject to regulatory approval. Mr...

KenGen Shakes Up Fertilizer Market With New Manufacturing Venture

“(KenGen) now invites proposals to provide the following consulting services to undertake a feasibility study for green hydrogen, ammonia and fertiliser production and its pilot plant at Olkaria, Naivasha – Kenya,” the firm disclosed in tender documents.

How I Became A Senior Distiller At 26 – Ian Cheruiyot

At the African Originals factory in Baba Ndogo area in Nairobi, no distillation happens without his approval, as he commands every process that gives...