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Inside Surgeon’s Bid to Stop Bonga Points Expiry

The telco had in November last year announced that all unredeemed Bonga points would expire after three years. Bonga Points accumulated before December 31, 2019, expired effective January 1, 2023.

KQ Passengers Fume as Flights Cancelled

According to the loss-making airline, KQ has found it difficult to bring back into operation planes in scheduled maintenance, due to global challenges sourcing various plane components.

Sarrai Group On The Spot As Mumias Sugar Workers Protest Delayed...

Mumias Sugar Company employees today protested a delay in salary payment and accused Sarrai Group of 'importing' workers from Uganda to the sugar miller....

The Return of Joe Sang’ – Ousted MD’s Unlikely Comeback

Sang was appointed to the helm of the petroleum transportation, storage and handling behemoth in April 2016, but resigned at the end of 2018.

Posta Eyes Delivery Market With 47 New Warehouses

It is also keen on accelerating its digital transformation to take it out of the red, with focus on facilitating logistics for ecommerce in Kenya. The corporation has been unable to leverage its extensive network and infrastructure to drive growth, and by June 2020 had accumulated losses amounting to Ksh5. 9 billion.

US Issues Nairobi Terror Warning

According to the United States, locations frequented by tourists and foreigners in Nairobi and elsewhere in Kenya could be targeted by terror groups "with little to no warning". The embassy noted that the Government of Kenya had enhanced counterterrorism patrols.

Gachagua Secures Ksh200M in ARA U-Turn

Before backtracking, the DCI had told the court that the funds were acquired illegitimately, and presented a paper trail of dealings between Gachagua-linked companies and the Bungoma County government among other government institutions between 2011 and 2016.

Poll Losers, Journalists Scramble for Jobs in Ruto’s Administration

Kenya Kwanza strategist Dennis Itumbi, former KTN News anchor Lindah Oguttu and former Inter Milan star McDonald Mariga are among applicants shortlisted for the Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) roles in President William Ruto's administration.

No Fees for Junior Secondary, But Prepare for New Uniforms

This follows concerns raised by parents and teachers' unions on the potential introduction of school fees for junior secondary despite the Constitution guaranteeing free learning for primary and secondary school students - although secondary school students still pay various other fees.

Kenya’s Economy Projected To Slow Down At 5% in 2023

Kenya’s economy is expected to remain subdued in 2023, growing at a projected 5%, pulled down by a persistent rise in commodity prices, global...