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One Town One Bar: Storm Over Rigathi’s Alcoholism Proposal

Gachagua is pushing county governments in the Mt. Kenya region to cut the number of the entertainment joints whose licenses allow them to operate late into the night, as opposed to regular bar licenses requiring them to close at 11 pm.

5 Projects Ruto is in Nyanza to Launch

Ruto is set to commission and launch several projects in the course of the tour, in addition to attending a homecoming ceremony for ICT Cabinet Secretary Eliud Owalo.

John Ngumi is Exiting as Safaricom Chairman. Here’s What You Should...

The government holds a 35% stake in Safaricom, the region's largest and most profitable company. Ngumi, a seasoned investment banker who has sat on the boards of numerous public and private corporations, including the Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC) as chair, has seldom been seen at key Safaricom events including the Ethiopia launches over the past year, fueling speculation that he was on his way out.

5 Mega-Projects in Ruto’s Ksh500B Deal With UK

President William Ruto met UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak at the sidelines of the COP27 conference on climate change currently taking place in Egypt. Sunak took the opportunity to announce that the UK would fast-track financing packages for green energy projects in the country, to the tune of Ksh500 billion.

10 African Countries Minting Maríjuana Millions

Here, Business Today explores some of the African countries that have allowed the commercial cultivation of maríjuana.

Nairobi-Nakuru, Nairobi-Mombasa: Kenyans Clamour for Major Highway Upgrades

Recent snarl-ups on the Nairobi-Nakuru highway at areas such as Gilgil, in particular, have fueled a wave of sentiments from Kenyans online on the highways.

Meet the Kenyan Companies Trooping to DRC in New Wave

At a trade dinner this week hosted by Equity Bank and attended by DRC President Felix Tshisekedi, CEO James Mwangi announced that 26 Kenyan companies had committed to making investments in DRC worth over Ksh184 Billion ($1.6 Billion).  The firms were part of Kenya's delegation in an Equity-led trade mission to DRC last year.

KCB Joins Equity in Scramble for DRC

Like Equity, KCB will be thinking about how to get in the front seat of driving financial inclusion in the populous nation. They are boosted by the confidence drawn from growing regional subsidiaries.

Three Quarters Of CEOs Expect Stronger Global Economy In 2022

CEOs continued to face pressure generated by the ongoing COVID pandemic and market conditions such as rising inflation, supply chain disruptions and the ‘Great...

Zenka Feted For Deepening Financial Inclusion

Zenka Finance has been recognized for making it easier for households and traders to access transformational short-term loans and deepening financial inclusion in the...