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Online shopping website Rupu gets an upgrade

Kenya’s leading online shopping website, Rupu.co.ke, has undergone a revamp. The new website features a redesigned user interface powered by state-of-the-art technology with new...

Planning To Buy A Business? Here’s Some Important Advice

When someone decides to acquire a business, there are several factors to consider, especially if it is their first. We will attempt to reveal...

How Sh15,000 Fix Gave Birth to Online Auctioning Firm

A year after quitting employment from Homeboyz Entertainment Group to become a freelancer, Kevin Rakama was hit by a financial fix. This is a challenge...

Lake Turkana Wind Power wins Reuters award

Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) project has been awarded the Thomson Reuters Project Finance International (PFI) African Renewable Deal Award 2014 in recognition for...

5 Things to Avoid When Starting a New Business

You have probably heard that college is the best time to start a business because you have abundant resources and many partnership opportunities. Partnering...

New Entrant Strives to Bring Technology to Competitive LPG Industry

As the competition intensifies, new companies enter the market bringing different catchy products to lure in customers.

Top 100 Women Entrepreneurs in East Africa

2X Invest2Impact, which seeks to increase women-owned businesses, was organized and launched by the development finance institutions.

Car Rental Startup Unveils Intelligent App

The company’s chief executive officer Rawlings Otini said Zuru has signed up more than 100 car owners and is aiming to increase transparency.

At 21, Kenyan ‘Makaa’ Entrepreneur Eyes Sh2.5 Million Continental Prize

Founder of Eco Makaa makes it to top 20 list of young entrepreneurs in Africa

Mombasa Trainees Receive Toolkits to Establish Construction Microenterprises

Sixty- two trainees from the Coast Region have received construction toolkits to enable them establish their individual and group-based microenterprises in the building and construction sectors.