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

Total Gapco takeover shakes up Kenya’s oil market

A least one shilling from every litre of diesel, super or paraffin sold in Kenya will now end up in the bank accounts of...

Total acquires Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s oil firm

BUYOUT: Gapco, majority owned by Reliance Industries, has sold out all its assets in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda

Meet Eldoret’s basket weaver who learnt the ropes from his grandfather

Stubborn student, now 49, weaves baskets to take care of his parents

Glovo Targets Moderate Income Earners With Kibanda Food

Company is exploring different ways to expand

Vision 2030 Medium Term plan to be launched today

Nairobi, KenyaMinister of State for Planning, National Development and Vision 2030, Wycliffe Oparanya, yesterday urged the media to address matters related to realizing Vision...

Another blow for Viusasa as news editor leaves

KTN, nearly crippled by the exit of presenters and reporters, appear to be waking up to the reality that it must act or be...

As Odindo leaves, Standard insiders poised to take over

Editorial Director Joseph Odindo exits in November, setting up the Standard Group's editorial department for another shake-up

Kenya Power demands Standard apology over bills exposé

Utility firm says it was duped by KTN and that story was largely one sided, laced with malice and unfounded allegations made by the customer as part of "inflated bills" campaign

KCB Group posts Sh22.4b pre-tax profit

Kenya's largest lender, by assets, registers a 3.1 per cent growth in third quarter driven by non-interest income which was up 18.4% to Ksh 17.5 billion mainly as a result of growth in fees and commissions

Cooking oil industry soars on counterfeit crackdown

The crackdown on illicit goods has started yielding fruit and its impact is being felt across the manufacturing sector, well that is according to...