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Uber, Bolt Drivers to Switch Off and Delete Apps in Protest

Taxi drivers are complaining that many of them have found it difficult to stay afloat as a result of the changes, particularly those servicing commercial loans for their vehicles.

How Tech Firms Can Reverse Talent Drain in Rural Communities

By Andrew Bourne, Regional Manager, Africa, Zoho Corporation For decades, companies, especially tech providers, have followed a certain operational pattern. They start out in a...

KDF Moves to Stop Privatization of Kenya Meat Commission

The Privatization Commission confirmed receipt of a letter from the Ministry of Defence asking for the removal of KMC from the list of parastatals approved by the Cabinet for sale. The KDF is expected to inject cash into the struggling parastatal after the Treasury allocated Ksh4 billion under a supplementary budget.

Airtel Faces Deadline to Sell 30% Stake to Kenyans

Airtel Kenya was in 2013 granted the exemption from the local ownership rule without a defined period for compliance. This allowed billionaire investor and Kencell founder Naushad Merali to sell a large portion of his stake in the business without breaking any rules.

Beat Deadline by Filing Tax Returns on New KRA M-Service App...

January 1st, 2021 marked the beginning of the tax return filing season for the 2020 year of income. All annual tax returns for the year 2020 for individuals and for entities with a December year end should be submitted online through the iTax platform on or before 30th June 2021.

SuperSport Bags 2022 FIFA World Cup Pay TV rights

All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup 2022™, to be held in Qatar, will be broadcast live on SuperSport after the World of Champions...

How to Grow Manufacturing in Kenya: PZ Cussons MD on Business,...

PZ Cussons East Africa has under its umbrella some of Kenya's most well known personal and homecare brands - staples in many homes such...

KenGen Banks Ksh440 Million from Ethiopia Drilling Deal

The operations are a key part of the organization's diversification strategy - representing a shift away from reliance on revenue from generating and selling electricity to distributors such as Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC).

Ex-Nakumatt Boss Atul Shah Loses Lavington Mansion to Auctioneers

By the time the supermarket chain collapsed in January, it had racked up debts amounting to over Ksh30 billion - including Sh18 billion to suppliers, Sh4 billion to commercial paper holders and the rest to banks.

NBK Offers Customers Emergency Medical Evacuation in Partnership With Amref

The Maisha Air Ambulance Plan is available for the bank’s retail, corporate and MSME clients. It also grants them direct access to the AMREF Flying Doctors’ 24-hour control centre for medical advice provided by qualified practitioners.