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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...

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...

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...

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

Unga Group takeover by Seaboard fails

US-based hog producer had in February offered to buy the 46.15% of Unga’s shares that are held by minority shareholders

Barclays Africa returns to its roots with Absa rebranding

Barclays Africa changed its name back to Absa on Wednesday, in a rebranding aimed at underlining its South African roots as Britain’s Barclays gradually retreats from Africa. The name change comes almost a year...

Government suppliers go unpaid as graft depletes state coffers

National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich admitted that late payments by the state were an issue

Camel milk ATMs changing lives for Wajir women

By Zoe Tabary, Thomson Reuters Foundation Halima Sheikh Ali is the proud owner of one of the few ATMs in Wajir town in northeast Kenya. But rather...