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Uhuru’s Ban on Scrap Metal Trade – What You Should Know

“As of today, we will no longer allow, and we have put a moratorium on the export or the buying or selling of any scrap material until we have put in place proper guidelines that will ensure that material is not coming from the hard-won investments that the Kenyan people have made,” he stated.

Kenya’s Biggest Online Scams & How to Avoid Them

Soon enough, however, as they were blocked across all platforms by those who invited them to sign up and social media pages also went missing, it became apparent even to the staunchest of believers that Amazon Web Worker Africa was the latest in a long list of lucrative online scams Kenyans have fallen victim to in recent years.

15 Inspiring Women in Corporate Africa

According to McKinsey's Women in the Workplace 2020 study, women make up 48% of entry-level employees, but only 38% of managers, 34% of senior managers or directors, 29% of VPs, 23% of SVPs, and just 22% of C-suite executives. We kick off with our top 15 list of African women in the Corporate world. These women have torn down gender bias in the workplace by taking up SHE-EO (CEO), founders, head officers, and managerial seats in some of the continent's leading companies.

Multichoice Set To Demolish Sh900M Office Building Over Safety Concerns

The Pay-TV service provider has dismissed claims by the building's contractor, Cementers Ltd, that the condemned is an exhibit in a court case. It argues that it is merely obeying an order by the county government.

Vehicles You Can No Longer Import in Kenya – Full List...

The move represents the implementation of the National Automotive Policy aimed at supporting locally assembled and manufactured vehicles.

Former Safaricom CEO Takes A Swipe At Fuliza

Fuliza, an overdraft facility offered by NCBA Bank and KCB through Safaricom's M-Pesa is one of the fastest-growing overdraft facilities in Kenya. According to...

Revealed: 12 Banks Slapping Kenyans With Hidden Charges

It is hoped that the push to ensure compliance will result in more affordable home loans for consumers, devoid of hidden costs.

From Studios in Toilets to Multi-Billion Media Empire: How SK Macharia...

Companies manufacturing common house-hold goods, such as detergent, tea leaves and flour started selling smaller packages of their products in a bid to target the masses. Their marketing strategies had to change as well, and SK Macharia's 'common mwananchi' focused stations were right there to capitalize on the opportunity.

10 Kenyan Firms Ranked Among Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies

Companies on the list were ranked based on the highest annual compounded growth in revenues (CAGR) between 2017 and 2020.

Hana Kuma Company Name Causes Nightmares For Kenyans

Japanese tennis superstar Naomi Osaka launched her own media company as she diversifies from the court to Hollywood. The company, whose name Hana Kuma...