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Bamburi Cement Changes Its Name To Comply With Law 

Bamburi Cement has changed its name from Bamburi Cement Ltd to Bamburi Cement PLC, following registration of the new name in line with provisions...

Safaricom Braced For Ethiopia After Shareholder Nod

Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia PLC was set up early this month after the consortium led by Safaricom was awarded the licence to operate telecommunication services in Ethiopia. The Global Partnership for Ethiopia consortium brings together Vodacom Group, Vodafone Group, Sumitomo Corporation and CDC Group. The companies from Kenya, South Africa, Japan and the United Kingdom have proven experience in telecommunications with large-scale network deployment capabilities, operations and service provision.

Odibets Cash-Out Feature Billed To Be a Game Changer In Betting

Odibets Cash-Out: One of Kenya's leading betting firms Odibets has introduced a new cash-out feature that is set to change the game in the...

MISLEADING: President Kenyatta Not Pointing at Kedong Ranch In Photo Shared...

The image posted by award-winning Kenyan photographer, artist and activist Boniface Mwangi shows President Uhuru Kenyatta gesturing and claims he is pointing at the...

Defamation: Little-Known Businessman Wins Millions Against Star Newspaper

In the article published on 26th September, 2018, titled “EACC Probes Obado’s Sh100m Palatial Home”, The Star, quoting the the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, reported that Mbingo Enterprises was one of the dubious companies registered by Mr Obado and which was used to build his home. It also reported that Omondi received Sh700 million in questionable contracts by the county.

Central Bank Rate Retained At 7% To Keep Stimulating The Economy

The decision to keep the benchmark Central Bank Rate interest rate at 7% after the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) on 28th July was largely based on the fact that leading indicators for Kenya’s economy point to a relatively strong GDP recovery in the first half of 2021, mainly supported by strong performance of construction, information and communication, education and real estate.

INTERVIEW: Private Universities Expanding Access To Higher Education

Even with more than 30 public universities and nearly the same number of private institutions of higher learning in Kenya, the demand for university education still outstrips supply.  “We need to expand the level of opportunities in higher education for Kenyans,” says Prof Simon Gicharu, the chairman and founder of Mount Kenya University (MKU), arguably the leading private university in Kenya in terms of geographical presence and student population.

KASNEB New Syllabus Ushers In a Major Shift In Training

The reviewed syllabuses comprising a five-tier certification from the previous three tier model focusses more on skills and competences rather than knowledge. Much emphasis has been laid on digital literacy, emerging technologies, and data analytics to prepare candidates for real-life scenarios where big data and analytics are critical.

UAP Old Mutual Backs Financial Literacy In New Curriculum

UAP Old Mutual Group and the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) on 21st July announced a partnership worth Ksh21 million to boost the...

What Factors Should You Keep in Mind While Investing In Cryptocurrency?

The cryptocurrency market is highly volatile, and it is full of risks if you dive into it without a plan. There are some basics that you should know before putting your money at stake. You need to be aware of the popular strategies and best timing to invest your money. Therefore, before you jump into investing your money in any cryptocurrency, here are some critical points for you to note: