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Wasoko CEO Moves to Zanzibar from Kenya With Developers

Firms including Wasoko under the Silicon Zanzibar program will benefit from Zanzibar Free Economic Zone incentives including exemption from corporate tax for 10 years, work visas for relocating tech workers and availability of working space & accommodation at Fumba town, located 9km from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport.

3 Pros And 3 Cons Of Investing In Initial Coin Offerings

You may have recently observed the rising popularity of cryptocurrency. Compared to fiat currency, crypto is digital and decentralized. When one says that it’s...

StarTimes Secures FIBA EuroBasket 2022 Broadcast Rights

Pay television company StarTimes has acquired the FIBA EuroBasket 2022 broadcast rights. The tournament will be star-studded as ever with the biggest names in...

Why Your Preferred Hospital Could Soon Decline NHIF

“We are in a state of limbo as to whether we should serve NHIF outpatient or not because we run the risk of not being paid adequately,” stated Dr Samuel Mwenda who chairs the Kenya Faith Based Health Services Consortium (KFBHSC).

Kenya Power Shuts Down Token Agents, Unauthorized Paybills

The notice is set to affect several businesses which had emerged as vendors of prepaid electricity tokens. They include digital companies which Kenya Power allowed to sell tokens to consumers via their own platforms and several small businesses which offered the service in highly-populated residential areas.

Kenyans To Pay Ksh3,000 For New Generation Digital Number Plates

The government has launched new generation of digital number plates at the GSU Recce unit Headquarters in Ruiru, Nairobi, that will cost motorists Ksh3,000...

Blunder or Masterstroke? Sakaja Dumps KRA for ‘Kanjo’ Revenue Collection

KRA took charge of the county's revenue collection soon after the national government through the Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) took over a number of county government functions in 2020.

Family Bank Records Ksh2.3B Profit In The First Half Of 2022

Family Bank Group has posted a Ksh2.3 billion Profit Before Tax in the first six months of 2022. This is a 37.4 % increase...

Safaricom Changes How to Buy Bundles With M-Pesa

The Service PIN can only be set or changed by the customer when they attempt to perform a transaction that requires the Service PIN.

Kenya Eyes Malaysia Avocado Market

The local avocado growers and exporters may soon enjoy further market diversification opportunities' in Malaysia as part of ongoing trade facilitation efforts by the...