This section give a comprehensive coverage of business news in Kenya – ranging from companies, industry, economy, markets, agriculture and the NGO world.

Posta, NTSA Team up to Provide Logistics & Delivery Services

The partnership comes at a time when PCK is establishing itself as an ideal delivery partner for government agencies. The corporation is mandated to provide accessible, affordable, and reliable Postal Services to all parts of Kenya as per the PCK Act (1998).

Crackdown: Police Take on ‘Lawless’ Boda Boda Industry

Members of the public were urged to report any accidents or security-related incidents involving boda boda riders to the nearest police station.

Safaricom Signs up 400 City Matatus to Cashless Fare Platform

Safaricom was among 29 companies licensed by the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) to establish a digital payments platform for over 200,000 matatus across the country.

Absa Plots Ksh1.6B Tech Investment as Bank Celebrates One Year in...

Among other things, the bank plans on introducing an instant loan top-up service allowing borrowers to take on more debt at the touch of a button provided they meet certain requirements.

Debra Mallowah: The Corporate Leader On a Roll

A highly accomplished leader with a wealth of experience gained in leading multi-national companies across sub-Sahara Africa and the United Kingdom, Ms Mallowah has a proven track record of delivering growth at international, regional and local levels. In her various leadership roles, she says she has successfully collaborated with Board of Directors and senior leadership teams to create new products and markets, and profitable business models.

Standard Group’s External Auditor Resigns Amid Management Shake-up

The disclosure came as the firm continues to effect major changes to its management team and structure.

Trailblazing KWAL Increases Leave Months, Provides for Adoption & Surrogacy

The newly introduced policies entrenching leave for surrogate and adoptive parents make KWAL a trailblazer among Kenyan firms. A bill that would have compelled employers to give leave to parents of adopted children or those born through surrogacy was rejected by President Uhuru Kenyatta in February 2021, as he returned it to Parliament with a memorandum citing the absence of a substantive legal and regulatory framework governing surrogacy in Kenya.

Britam Sends 138 Workers Home as Restructuring Begins

The firm, which recently appointed strategy expert Tavaziva Madzinga as CEO following the retirement of Benson Wairegi after 40 years at the firm, stated that the restructuring would be complete by May 2021. The new structure is designed to drive enhanced digital innovation in Britam's solutions and product development.

SMEs and Brighter Monday Sign Pact to Boost Recruitment of Top...

The collaboration will provide a framework for SFA and Brighter Monday Kenya to help strengthen SMEs recruitment efforts, empowering the enterprises to establish strong recruitment processes and attract qualified candidates to help their businesses flourish, especially during and after the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Credit Bank Named Top Tier III Lender

For the third year running, Credit Bank received recognition as the Best in Customer Responsiveness and Digital Experience.