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Towards a Circular Economy for Plastics, Where it Does Not Become...

Plastic is a doubled edged sword. It is very much a part of our lives, being a packaging material for many of the products we consume and also being a primary or secondary raw material for many items including electronics, furniture, motor vehicles, planes and ships.

CBK Joins Efforts To Woo Investors To Konza Technopolis

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has lauded the Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) for its establishment of the National Data Centre and pledged...

Pest Control: Used Car Importers Slapped With New Inspection Fees

The new draft regulations would also see each container packing tyres, wires or disassembled equipment attract an inspection fee of Ksh3,000. Inspection fee for an aircraft, motorised boat or yacht stands at Ksh20,000 each.

KEPSA Partners With UN, Govt to Launch Decade of Action and...

During the launch, KEPSA affirmed private sectors commitment to accelerate and strengthen private sectors participation in integration, implementation and reporting of SDGs for “Building Back Better” through green business strategies and models.

Co-op Bank Taps Into Diaspora Remittances

By the close of May 2021, diaspora remittances had hit Ksh122 billion over the four-month period under review. In the 12 months to May 2021, the cumulative inflows yielded Ksh363.3 billion.

Mobile Loans: StanChart Takes on Big Boys With New App

Unlike platforms such as NCBA-backed M-Shwari or KCB M-Pesa, Standard Chartered is pursuing a notably different strategy with its mobile credit facility - with less focus on mass-market penetration.

Churchill Launches Arts School Ahead of TV47 Debut

"We realized that so many youth have untapped talents in performance and creative arts. We aim to reactivate and rejuvenate their talents through this Churchill Institute of Performing Arts," he observed.

The Role of Technology in Unlocking Trade Value in East Africa

Trade in East Africa has already picked up: according to the Brookings Institute, after an initial drop in trade in Kenya during the early months of the pandemic

Kenyan Plastics Recycler Mr Green Africa Receives Boost From Investors

Mr Green Africa, a Kenyan plastics recycling pioneer, has been boosted by a major round of investment by impact-driven investors and key industry stakeholders...

Smartphone Games Accounted for Nearly Half Of Global Gaming Market In...

Revenue from Browser PC Games is expected to have the largest contraction in 2021 at -18% YoY, with projected earnings to be less than $3B this year. Console Games are also expected to dip in 2021 after having a big year in 2020 with the release of the next generation consoles of both Playstation and Xbox.