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Safaricom, Trans Nzoia Partner for Cashless County Payments System

Besides *818#, county payments for Trans Nzoia and other counties are available under the consolidated *334# M-PESA menu, under the Lipa Na M-PESA option. Customers can then select “County Services” and the particular county to make payments.

When Nairobi Construction Approvals Will Resume – NMS Announces

The disruption was blamed on hackers who, working with insiders, infiltrated the e-construction development plans application system and issued at least 18 approvals for projects around the city

NCBA Takes Over Chandaria’s Kaluworks Over Ksh4 Billion Debt

NCBA Group appointed a receiver manager, Pongangipalli Rao,  for the firm which is among the country's biggest manufacturers of aluminium utensils and roofing sheets. Kaluworks Limited is part of Chandaria's Comcraft Group.

Will Recycling Old Presenters Turn KBC Into Gold?

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation flagship brands including KBC Channel 1 TV, Radio Taifa and the English Service have new look complete with a star-studded line up of presenters, as the management seeks to make them refreshing, entertaining, captivating and nostalgic of its flagship brands. KBC has tapped new talent, including a team of legends who dominated the media landscape for years, in an elaborate rebranding strategy that promises to up the stakes in the dynamic broadcast industry.

Wee ni Baba Yao, Kula Thao! Odibets Surprises Customers With Father’s...

Speaking to journalists during the launch of the campaign, Odibets General Manager Dedan Mungai said that the promo was launched in a bid to give back to the company’s loyal customers who had been with them through thick and thin.

Nakuru Automotives Dealer Faces Sh142M Tax  Fraud Case

Mahir Nakuru Automotive: A Nakuru-based automotives dealer, Mahir Nakuru Automotive Ltd, has been charged with 11 cases of tax fraud and other tax-related offences...

DEBUNKED: Bill Gates Neither Funded Nor Planned Covid-19 Pandemic

A poster of Bill Gates being ‘wanted’ for alleged “crimes against humanity’ was recently shared on social media forums in Kenya. The Poster lists...

Unilever’s Sunlight Women in Business Programme to Benefit 100,000 Women

Statistics show that women owned businesses are making a significant contribution to the Kenyan economy, accounting for 48% of all micro-small and medium sized enterprises, which contribute to about 20 % of the GDP.

Civil Servants’ Salary Reviews Frozen for 2 Years by SRC

The body cited the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic  for the decision, stating that constraints to the budget meant that the move was necessary to stabilize the economy. It maintained that public servants would be salaried within the available budgets.

MKU Steps Up Mental Well-being Programmes After Student’s Death

In addition, all the affected students - who were residing outside of the main campus when the incident happened -  have been accorded accommodation in the university hostel for free and for an unlimited amount of time.