Aretha Franklin, “Queen of Soul”, dies at 76

Aretha Franklin, the preacher’s daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning “Queen of Soul” with such hit songs as “Respect” and “Chain of Fools,” died on Thursday at the age of 76, officials said. Franklin, who won 18 Grammys...

KCB to buy Imperial Bank in September

KCB Group expects to finalise a takeover of smaller rival Imperial Bank by the end of September, Kenya’s biggest bank by assets said on Thursday after reporting higher first-half profits. Imperial Bank Limited was placed in receivership in October 2015,...

Polygamy leaves Kenyan women, children struggling as poverty bites

It was after 21 years of marriage and six children together that Joyce’s husband brought home his second wife, without any discussion or warning. The 38-year-old Kenyan housewife, who married at 17 with no education or skills, had to share...

Taxify switches gears in Uber rivalry

The company is set to invest millions of euros in boda bodas

Good news for oil as Tullow is back at work

British based oil company meets Kenyan government and agrees to resume activities

Computer virus could delay Apple iPhone shipments

TSMC, the world’s largest contract chipmaker, said a number of its computer systems had been infected by a virus

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