Regional Data Centre Company To Establish Second Campus In Nairobi

Due diligence is currently underway to determine the exact size of the data centre campus, with initial estimates pointing to an impressive 30MW+ facility.

Platform That Empowers Casual Workers Financially

The Barizi platform is designed to leverage cloud technology while allowing casual workers to access their wages in real-time.

Bustling Githurai Market Latest To Go Digital In Ruto’s WiFi Rollout

The Wi-Fi points can serve more than 4,000 users are are expected to benefit traders at the Githurai Market, which was officially opened on 5th August.

High-End Retail Chain Carrefour Reserves Senior Jobs For Kenyan Graduates

Under the programme, selected candidates will undergo an intensive 24-month on-the-job training, which includes rotations across in-store operations, e-commerce and merchandise functions.

Kenyan Company To Start Manufacturing High-Capacity Electric Buses

Like the K6 Electric Bus introduced by BasiGo last year, the E9 Kubwa features an upgraded passenger experience with leather seats, WiFi, CCTV cameras, and USB phone charging at every seat.

Make HR Audit Reports Mandatory For NSE Listed Companies

Mandating HR audit reports to be presented at AGMs by independent HR firms would introduce a new level of transparency and accountability for listed companies.

CA Director General Ezra Chiloba Turns Into Online Defender For Children

As much as the internet is a gateway to limitless opportunities, child online safety is key in ensuring children harness the benefits of the net, says Ezra Chiloba.

Quitting Safaricom, Michael Joseph Shows More Love For Ethiopia And Kenya Airways

Michael Joseph resigns as a director of Safaricom board, with effect from 1st August 2023, touching off speculation that he could be headed for a bigger role at Safaricom Ethiopia.

How We Can Make Kenyan HR Professionals Globally Competitive

To gain a competitive edge when seeking international opportunities, potential candidates require exposure to global HR practices.

Online Study Has Elevated Certification For HR Professionals

HRMPEB is now providing prospective HR professionals with the innovative option of pursuing self-study for the CHRP-K tests, with the added convenience of online testing facilitation.

Debate On International Certification For HR Professionals Rages On

While Nicholas Kanisa seeks to promote the local certification, he does so at the expense of dismissing the potential benefits of foreign certifications for HR professionals.

Cloud Services, AI Enhance Customer Experience

NTT Ltd, a leading IT infrastructure and services company and parent company of Dimension Data, has launched its 2023 Global Customer Experience Report, which reveals that customer...

Samsung Shakes Up Tablets Market With Galaxy Tab S9

Samsung Electronics has announced its new Galaxy Tab S9 series, a premium product portfolio that redefines the tablet landscape and sets new standards for immersive viewing and creative freedom.

Retooling HR Professionals In This Highly Dynamic World

To thrive in this rapidly transforming job market, HR Professionals need to develop diverse skills sets that can be readily applied in different contexts.

Safaricom Raises M-Pesa Charges, Call Rates

The announcement by Safaricom comes a day after the Court of Appeal lifted an order issued in July suspending the implementation of the controversial act.

Why Foreign Certification For Kenyan HR Professionals Is Not Necessary

HRMPEB (Human Resource Management Professionals Examination Board) has revised the CHRP curricula which incorporates competencies required by current HR professionals locally and globally.

Safaricom Establishes Two New Companies To Invest In Tech Startups

Safaricom shareholders have approved two new subsidiaries, one dedicated to investing in seed-stage and another in growth-stage start-ups.

Identity Thieves Increasingly Targeting Kenya’s National ID

The half-year 2023 KYC Report shows that Biometric verification is emerging as a powerful tool in combating fraud, reducing fraudulent users by a staggering 50%, and keeping off identity thieves.

Doctor Takes Over Nairobi Women’s Hospital After Acquiring Majority Stake

Dr Samuel Maina Thenya, the founder and group CEO of Nairobi Women's Hospital, has acquire Evercare Health Fund majority shareholding in Nairobi Women's Hospital, giving him absolute control.

Manager Who Has Worked For All Big Banks Takes Charge At KEBS

Newly appointed Chairman of the National Standards Council (NSC) at the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), Mr Peter Munyiri, has outlined his vision, aligning with the organisation's aspiration to become a global leader in standards-based solutions for trade and sustainable development.

How Corporate Directors Can Protect Themselves Against Liability Risks

Corporate Directors and officers’ insurance is an essential tool in today's business world and should be seriously considered by all companies and their directors and officers.

Five Reasons HR Professionals Need Foreign Certification

R professionals who continuously enhance their skills and knowledge will stand out in the competitive arena. One effective way to achieve this is by studying and sitting for HR examinations offered by foreign examination bodies.

Milestone For Safaricom As M-Pesa Enters Market With 200 Million People

Safaricom has announced a partnership with TerraPay (Mobex Kenya), empowering more than 32 million M-PESA customers to send and receive money to more than 200 million people across Bangladesh and Pakistan.

How Elon Musk Disappointed Kenyans

The satellite internet service is expected to offer competition to market-leading Internet Service Providers (ISPs) including Safaricom and Wananchi Telcom-owned Zuku.

Tanveer Nandhra Appointed Head Of Financial Markets At Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered Bank has announced the appointment of Tanveer Nandhra as the Head of Financial Markets, Standard Chartered East Africa with immediate effect.

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