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Fintech in Kenya propels East Africa’s soaring economy

East Africa region's gross domestic product is forecast to grow to 6.3%, reinforced by the development of Kenya's financial technology (fintech) scene, a recent...

Kenya Airways Seeks Sh7 Billion State Bailout

In February, the airline received Ksh5 billion from the government. Now it wants Ksh7 billion.

Kenyan smallholder farmers to benefit from new Sh5.7b facility

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced a new Ksh 5.7 billion (EUR 50 million) agriculture sector financing programme to support small holder farmers...

Former K24 anchor over the moon after joining BBC

VIDEO: TV host and anchor breaks into an odd dance style to celebrate her first day at the giant media house studios in Nairobi

17-year-old runs poultry business in the slums

Sirjeff Dennis was five when he witnessed a neighbour lose her seven-month old son. Living in the slums of Tanzania’s capital city Dar es...

Lenovo laptop owners beware: your device may have preinstalled malware

Computer maker Lenovo has been shipping laptops pre-packaged with malware that makes you more vulnerable to hackers.Made by a company called "Superfish," the software...

Eight family members k****d in road a******t

Central CID boss Gideon Kibunja said the deceased were coming from a burial event in Murang'a when the driver of the bus they were in lost its control before it rolled along the Nyeri-Nyahururu road

Brand Kenya CEO Mary Luseka kicked out

She has previously been accused of insulting employees and interdicting staff who were opposed to her management style

UK Government Consortium Led by Bharti Wins Bid For OneWeb

OneWeb to provide high speed, low latency wireless broadband connectivity to billions in rural areas across the globe

Kitui women to get water tanks through Okapi

Partnership with Tisuka Federation will see over 200 women groups benefit from the initiative which has seen 10 tanks with a capacity of 10,000 litres loaned in the first phase