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New Chewing Gum With Charcoal Said To Enhance Oral Hygiene

Confectionary giant, Kenafric Industries Ltd, on 22nd July launched  an "activated charcoal chewing gum".  Fresh Active with activated charcoal is being marketed as a...

KTDA: Tea Price Reserve Changing Farmers’ Fortunes

In auction number 29, which took place last week, the absorption rate of offered teas improved to 19%, while the average price appreciated by 22% from 1.99 USD to 2.43USD/KG for the specific gardens that sold, a growth of 0.44 USD (Kes. 47) per Kilogram compared to auction 27 when the reserve price had not been introduced.

Are East Africa’s Data Centers Ready for Accelerated Digital Demand?

So, how do we build a future-ready data center? There’s four points we have to bear in mind to ensure that our data centers are able to cope with our data demands.

Irish Software Firm to Power Senate’s Digital Transformation – Here’s What...

The MoU was signed at an event held at The Trademark Hotel in Nairobi by Senate Majority Leader Samuel Losuron  Poghisio, Sally Kimeu, Cisco’s Country Leader and Regional Manager for its East Africa operations and Kevin  Mugambi, Chief Operating Officer of Synacor Consortium Limited.

Meet Visa: Iconic Brand Gets All-New Look

While Visa continues to shape the physical and digital credit or debit card transaction, it also increasingly sits at the center of enabling money movement. A company built on access to economic inclusion, the Visa network connects 3.6 billion credentials, over 70 million merchant locations, tens of thousands of partners and powers more than $11 trillion in total volume annually.

Oversubscribed Final Tranche of Acorn Green Bond Shows Appetite for Corporate...

The subscription book was well diversified in terms of its funding base with significant interest from Kenyan domestic pension funds, commercial banks, and re-insurance companies.

Ex-KRA Staff Barred from Representing ICEA Lion in Tax Dispute

Having made the objection decision for the Commissioner of Domestic Taxes, Mr. Chege could not represent the company against the Commissioner over the same decision.

Facebook, Ajua Partner to Change How SMEs Use Whatsapp

There has been an upsurge of businesses on the continent taking advantage of the Whatsapp platform to sell goods and provide services. This has created a growing need for social media-based customer support to drive a holistic shopping experience. 

London Distillers Battles Ksh2 Billion Tax Evasion Case

Galot denied a total of 18 counts of omitting key information from tax returns including production volumes and sales amounts, and failure to pay Ksh1.4 billion in taxes.

Kenyans’ Top Travel Destinations in 2021 – Uber Reveals

“The uptake in travel is providing a much-needed lifeline to travel and hospitality industries locally and internationally. As more people take trips for business and leisure, Uber is available to provide safe and reliable on-demand rides in cities locally and across the globe,” says Brian Njao, Head of East Africa, Uber.