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

Kenyans losing the appetite for stocks

NAIROBI – Investing in the stock market has become an unattractive venture for most Kenyans as inflation continues to rise and prices of various...

Safaricom shakes up Kenya’s technology market with cloud computing solution

The new internet-based networking solution launched by Safaricom today opens a new frontier of business for the leading mobile services operator. The service –...

Electoral Commission says it’s ready for elections

  NAIROBI, Tuesday - The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is ready to conduct the next general election either in August or December next...

Diabetes forecast to hit one in 10 adults by 2030

One in 10 adults will have diabetes by 2030, posing a huge challenge to healthcare systems around the world, according to a report on...

Executioner says job not ‘complicated’

BEIJING - Hu Xiao says his job as one of China's executioners is usually not very complicated, except for the time when a prisoner...

Kenya seeks to boost small businesses

NAIROBI, Tuesday – The Kenyan government will adopt Credit Guarantee Schemes before 2012 to enable the development of a transformative national risk-sharing solution to...

Africa Exim Bank enters Kenya

NAIROBI, Tuesday  –  The Africa Export-Import Bank has announced plans to open a regional office in Nairobi next month as it seeks to decentralize...

Private equity fund scouts for investments in East Africa

NAIROBI, Tuesday – Private Equity fund, Catalyst Fund, plans to scale up investments in East Africa, buoyed by strong consumer spending...

Digital broadcast faces legal hurdles as switch deadline draws closer

Kenya's efforts to go digital from the analogue broadcast of television signals has run into legal setbacks amid pressure from the East African Community...

Tourism stakeholders take marketing to schools

Stakeholders in the tourism industry in Kenya, and their counterparts across the world, have partnered to promote tourism and travel in secondary schools in the country. Kenya Airways, Iberia Lineas Aereas Espanolas (Spanish airlines), Amadeus IT Group and Global Travel and Tourism Partnership (GTTP), have all united to promote online tourism education in schools across Kenya.