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MARTIN SIELE

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Martin K.N Siele is the Content Lead at Business Today. He is also a Quartz contributor and a Baraza Media Lab-Fringe Graph Data Storytelling Fellow. Passionate about digital media, sports and entertainment, Siele also founded Loud.co.ke

CBK Reacts to Gachagua’s Market-Shaking ‘No Forex Reserves’ Comment

The CBK also asserted that its foreign exchange cover remained adequate, in compliance with the CBK Act, EAC Monetary Union Protocol and targets of the IMF-supported economic program.

High Court Scraps Degree Requirement for Governors

"A declaration is hereby issued that pursuant to article 180 sub article 2 as read with section 183 of the constitution, the qualification for the election of a County Governor is similar to the eligibility for election as an MCA," he ruled.

KRA TV: Taxman Launches TV Station

"The "KRA TV" platform will be hosted on the KRA website and drive a demand-based viewership. The station will host customized tax content that the public may consume at their convenience," KRA noted in a statement.

The Money Men: 7 Cabinet Secretaries to Watch in Ruto’s Administration

The team will be tasked with implementation of Ruto's 'Bottom Up' economics among other campaign commitments even as the country finds itself in a precarious economic situation 

Ruto’s Plan to Rescue Blacklisted Kenyans & Make Loans Cheaper

President Ruto stated that millions of Kenyans currently blacklisted by Credit Reference Bureaus (CRBs) from borrowing would be ejected from the list in November as a result of the new credit rating mechanism.

Safaricom Slashes Fuliza Charges – See New Tariff and More Details

The new rates will not apply to existing loans. Fuliza users with existing debts will have to pay the current daily maintenance fees on their outstanding balances.

Ruto Cabinet: Full List of Appointees

ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi will serve as the Prime Cabinet Secretary, putting him in a central role in coordination of government projects.

Content Creators’ Time to Shine as Sakaja Waives Permit Requirements

The decision is in line with campaign commitments by Sakaja who ran for the Nairobi gubernatorial seat on a United Democratic Alliance (UDA) ticket and promised to boost the creative industry in the city by ending the harassment of photographers and videographers as well as the expensive permit fees.

Suspended Cooking Oil Brands: Confusion as Retailers Keep Selling

The brands are Bahari Fri, Fresh Fri, Fresh Fri with Garlic Oil, Fry Mate, Gold n Pure Olive Gold, Postman, Rina, Salit, Tilly and Top Fry. A KEBS analysis of samples found them not to be compliant with requirements on iron levels in fortified edible oils and fats.

KPA Implements Ruto’s Order – See New Options for Importers

After launching operations at the Inland Container Depot (ICD) in Naivasha in 2019, former President Uhuru Kenyatta issued an order for onward cargo at the Port of Mombasa to be evacuated to the ICD via SGR. His administration forced importers to use the standard gauge railway (SGR) in a bid to repay the $3.7 billion Chinese debt taken to build the railway.