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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

Ruto, Bill Gates Cozy Up as Regional HQ Comes to Kenya

The announcement followed a meeting with President William Ruto, who spoke glowingly on the foundation's initiatives in areas including health, agriculture, innovation and climate change.

You Can Fly Mombasa to Dubai Non-Stop This Christmas

KQ currently operates ten weekly flights to Dubai from Nairobi using a mix of B737-800 and the Dreamliner B787-800. For the Mombasa-Dubai trip, KQ will operate a Boeing 737-800 and the addition will bring its total number of weekly flights from Kenya to Dubai to 14.

Second Act: Joshua Oigara Takes Over at Stanbic Bank

The 47-year old Oigara will be taking from Mudiwa who spent five years at the helm of Stanbic, part of South Africa's Standard Bank Group. As he exited, the bank credited him with leading the bank's digital transformation in Kenya and unlocking growth in profitability.

Direct Flights to Tokyo On The Cards as Kenya, Japan Cozy...

You could soon fly direct to Tokyo from Nairobi after Japan and Kenya disclosed aspects of their plan to enhance ties between the two countries, intended to promote trade, tourism and cultural exchange.

Kibaki’s Ksh150Bn Estate and the Man Who Wants Him Exhumed

In a second and alternative prayer to the court, Ocholla and a woman codenamed JNL , had asked the court to order the exhumation of Kibaki’s body - to enable extraction and collection of samples for use in a DNA paternity test.

6 Things Bill Gates is in Kenya to Do

Microsoft founder and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation co-chair, Bill Gates, will be in Nairobi, Kenya from Tuesday, November 15 to Thursday, November 17.

Kenyans Taken Off CRB, Outstanding Mobile Loans Halved in CBK Deal

"I am very happy that between four to five million Kenyans will be out of CRB blacklist by the beginning of November," President William Ruto had promised at a forum with bank and mobile money executives in September.

Value of Nairobi’s Hot Properties Grows Faster Than London, Hong Kong

With 2.9% growth compared to Q3 2021, Nairobi was the only African city listed among 45 global cities that recorded annual growth in the third quarter of 2022. Globally, prime price growth dipped for the second consecutive quarter. In the period under review the average annual growth dropped from 10 per cent in Q1 to 7.5 per cent in Q3.

Judy Waruiru: Payments Giant Names Kenyan Woman as Africa MD

DPO develops payment gateways for businesses of various sizes, and counts over 50 African banks including Equity Bank, KCB Bank Kenya, UBA, EcoBank and Absa among its partners, as well as airlines, ecommerce providers, schools and insurance firms among others.

Ruto Promises ‘Cheapest Smartphone in Africa’ by Next Year

Reiterating his desire to grow the digital economy, improve connectivity and empower Kenyans, particularly low-income earners, traders and business people, Ruto disclosed plans to manufacture 'the cheapest smartphone in Africa'.