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Fruit vendors who live like kings

Christopher Ngugi and Peter Njine quit their jobs for various reasons to venture into green grocery and fruit vending business and several years later, they have no regrets. They tell us their secrets to success

TPG Growth leads investment in agricultural data firm, Gro

TPG Growth’s investment was sourced through its strategic relationship with EchoVC, which targets early to growth stage deals in the technology sector in Sub Saharan Africa

Sarova hotels chairman dies in road clash

MS Vohra was first taken to Sultan Hamud County Hospital before he was flown to Nairobi for specialised treatment

Kenya drops to second in fresh world athletics ranking

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has relegated Kenya to the second overall position after United States in the just concluded 15th World...

Absa Half-Year Profits Plunge to Sh588 Million

The lender says it has restructured Ksh57 billion worth of loans since the onset of COVID-19

African nations renew pledge on slum upgrading

NAIROBI, Kenya: July 11 (Xinhua) -- East African governments are committed to speedy implementation of slum upgrading initiatives to secure affordable shelter for...

It’s over: Robert Mugabe finally resigns

The surprise announcement came as lawmakers debated an impeachment motion against the 93-year-old leader in a joint sitting of Parliament

SportPesa to float IPO at NSE next year

Betting firm declined to comment on the listing plans though it had said in 2016 it’s mulling a listing in two years

Odibets Launches Free Browsing on its Betting Platform

Feature allows betting fanatics to place bets without bundles on the Odibets platform after the firm signed a partnership with Safaricom.

CBK retains benchmark lending rate at 10%

Monetary Policy Committee says inflation expected to decline due to lower food prices with the expected short rains and the Government subsidies on some food items