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One Million Jobs For Youths Up For Grabs In New KEPSA...

The program aims to support the growth of 200,000 small businesses while catalyzing the development of 10,000 start-ups through the creation of 47 County Business Hubs.

Uber Caves in After Drivers Strike, Cuts Its Commission

Drivers had decried the impact of the 25% commission on their earnings, in the context of the rising cost of living, with fuel and food prices at record highs, in addition to macro-economic pressures such as a weakened shilling. The drivers complained that earnings from Uber in Kenya were meager, leading many to struggle - with several even having their vehicles repossessed for failure to pay the loans they took to acquire them.

How To Help Your Children Cope With End-of-year Exam Stress

The exam period is one of the most stressful times for both the students and their parents. With the National exams set to begin...

M-Shwari is Changing – Here’s How

Offered by Safaricom in partnership with NCBA, M-shwari disbursed Ksh42 billion in the six months to June 2022, compared to Ksh44.8 billion disbursed over the same period in 2021. It is dwarfed by another of Safaricom's credit products, overdraft service Fuliza - which is also offered in partnership with NCBA - and disbursed Ksh288 billion in the first half of the year up from Ksh220.38 billion in the same period last year.

14-seater Matatu To Go For Ksh100 During Jumia’s Black Friday

Jumia customers are set to buy hundreds of items on the online shopping app at Ksh100, including a 14-seater van. Among the products with...

KBL’s New Fruit Beer Eyeing New Drinkers

Speaking at the launch event, KBL Managing Director John Musunga said the company's ambition to attract new customers and adapt to their shifting tastes and preferences led to the development of the innovation.

Rising Number Of Snail Eating Kenyans Creates Market For Farmers

In Nakuru County, snail rearing is increasingly becoming an economic activity with a number of farmers taking up the business with the help of Kenya Wildlife Service.

Ruto’s Multi-Million Plan to Host Afcon in Kenya

To host Afcon 2027, Kenya will also need to plough millions into upgrading and possibly building new facilities including stadiums, training facilities, transport and accommodation.

Assembled in Kenya Mercedes-Benz Trucks Roll off Production Line

DT Dobie Kenya Managing Director Chris Ndala stated that the assembly process in Kenya 'met and exceeded' standards set by Mercedes' parent firm Mercedes for assembly of Mercedes Benz prime movers, including Euro emissions requirements.

KCB Woos Women Entrepreneurs With Ksh250 Billion Fund

The Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) has set aside K250 billion to fund women entrepreneurs in the next five years. The funding will be targeted to...