This section offers a critical and insightful take on various issues in the news – economy, business, markets and politics.

NIC Group records 9.2% drop in pre-tax profit

Lender reports a gross profit of Ksh 5.6 billion compared to Ksh 6.2 billion in 2016 mainly due to reduced interest income on loans and advance, election jitters and interest rates cap

Two Kenyans among best social entrepreneurs on child health

GE’s healthymagination Mother and Child Programme has graduated its second cohort of social entrepreneurs who completed training and mentorship designed to scale impact and improve...

Viusasa sinks deeper into financial crisis

Artists who have gone for seven months without pay set to hold demo to push for their dues as subscriptions fall sharply

Firm to Train 20,000 Youth in Hairdressing and Beauty

The two new training centres will be based in Mutomo Vocational Training Centre and Mwingi Baptist Vocational Training Centre

KQ turns to branding planes to attract customers

Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala has urged the government officials and other Kenyans to support Kenya Airways (KQ) business. Speaking during the unveiling of...

Dar to auction 10,000 Ugandan, Rwandan head of cattle

Livestock and Fisheries Minister Luhaga Mpina said the cattle would be sold in a similar manner as the ones recently seized from Kenyans on the Tanzania-Kenya border

CBK shines spotlight on 12 bad banks

There was a sharp increase in the number of banks that violated the Banking Act and Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Prudential Guidelines last...

Roads Board mulls Sh150b bond to fund repairs

 The Board is seeking approval from the Treasury to begin a July offering of the first tranche of debt that’ll be backed by a tax on fuel imports that provides a steady income

New dawn for Kenya’s soccer team

NAIROBI - Not many players called up by Kenya head coach Francis Kimanzi had cemented their careers in football when Harambee Stars last featured...

Former PS elected Kenya Re chairman

Re-insurer Kenya Re's board of directors has announced the election of former East African Community Principal Secretary Chiboli Induli Shakaba as chairperson effective August...