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KEBS Launches One-Stop Import-Export Approvals Platform

“We anticipate that the new single window system will eradicate the past operational inefficiencies associated with trade documentation and approval processes. This will enhance customs efficiency and boost national competitiveness in the import-export market through simplified cross border trade processing,” says Lt Col (Rtd) Bernard Njiraini, Managing Director, KEBS.

Amazon Ad Revenue Projected To Almost Double By 2023 To $30B...

As further evidence of Amazon’s dominance within this format, the next largest share belonged to Walmart which accounts for just 6.5% of the e-commerce channel ad market. The remaining 11% of Amazon’s ad revenue comes from ads on its video platforms and off-property ads sold through Amazon Delivery Service Program (DSP.)

5,600 Nyeri Residents to Get Electricity in New REREC Projects

In Kieni Constituency alone, the Corporation has implemented a total of 179 projects. This includes 104 public primary schools that have already been connected to electricity, 28 projects which are under the Matching Fund Programme, and a total of 47 projects under the Transformer Maximization and Public Facility projects.

Trader Fined Ksh80, 000 for Possession of Fake Excise Stamps

Principal Magistrate David Ndunge found Francis Kariuki Macharia guilty of being in possession of 6000 bottles of 300 ml Azam energy drinks that were uncustomed and of a customs value of KShs.155,000. He also faced a charge of being in possession of excisable goods without excise stamps which is contrary to regulation 30(1)(b) as read with regulation 30(2) of the Excise Duty(Excisable Goods Management System Regulations, 2017).

Absa Kenya to Empower 1 Million Women Entrepreneurs With Absa She...

“We need to encourage as many entrepreneurs as possible to register their businesses, formalize their operations and maintain good records of their transactions. These are important factors that determine entrepreneurs’ ability to attract investment, credit, and other business opportunities. These lessons are an integral part of our new proposition and I encourage you all to talk to us as you sign up,” Ms Wasunna said.

Why Faster Connectivity Means Faster Economic Growth for Kenya

If the COVID-19 crisis taught us anything, it’s that quality Internet is an incredible enabler in societies and economies everywhere. From improved education through digital learning to agile entrepreneurs and companies boldly creating innovative business models and unique employment opportunities for thousands who had lost their jobs, connectivity played (and continues to play) a critical role in our world’s resilience.

Supporting the Women Who Fuel Africa’s Future

My work affords me the privilege of meeting and listening to some very inspiring women who are helping bring about significant changes using technology. As I interact with them and watch them, I realize that we all need to be intentional about promoting women at the workplace. That is an important start, but for full and effective participation we first have to make sure our young women develop a keen interest in technology and science-related subjects at an early age.

New Standard Chartered-Telkom Customized Bundles Promise Value

A Telkom customer will get 30GB of mobile data for KShs1200.The offer will give the Telkom customer access to 100 per cent cashback on all transactions for a period of 3 months, when they open a Current Account from Standard Chartered Bank, as well as a one-month Showmax Pro Mobile subscription with access to premium streaming content, including live sports events, as well as live local news and music channels. This bundle also presents another sweetener – the customer will have access to 4 free rides a month with a value of up to KES 260 each, from leading ride-hailing app, Bolt.

Liquor Store Crackdowns: KRA Seizes Counterfeit Alcohol Worth Ksh1.4 Million

KRA carried out simultaneous operations in various parts of Nairobi including Kariobangi, Ruai, Kiserian, Dandora, Pipeline, Kasarani and Kenyatta market, and western, & Central regions part of Kenya. The operation happened on Saturday and KRA officers seized various brands of illicit liquor estimated to have a market value of KShs. 1,430,900 and tax value of KShs.657,343.

Kaspersky Expands West Africa Footprint With Strategic Partnership

“DataGroupIT is a well-known distributor in Africa with a clear value-add when it comes to generating focused business growth, especially in the enterprise segment. It also has the capacity to support the Kaspersky business logistically and provide valuable technical expertise on Kaspersky solutions,” says Lehan van den Heever, Enterprise Cyber Security Advisor for Kaspersky in Africa.