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Ambassador Retracts Visa Notice as Kenyans Cry Foul

Citizens had flooded the pages of various European embassies with enquiries over the directive.

Marry Today, Divorce Tomorrow: Judges Who Ruled To Break Marriages

Married recently and want out? You can start processing your divorce papers today, thanks to a court ruling that has nullified a law that...

Kune: After Spending Over Ksh100M in 1 Year, Food Startup Shuts...

Many things could have been done differently, better certainly. The coming months will allow us to reflect on Kune’s failure, and I hope to share about it when the time will be right," founder Robin Reecht shared in a Linkedin post confirming the closure.

Uber is Now in Kisumu, Eldoret and 3 More Towns

"We have soft-launched the cities and we will be going as the product becomes more developed. We see the potential in these cities and are confident that they will grow and become very reliable for us,” he stated.

Mass Exodus? VFS Global Reveals Surge In Outbound Travels From Kenya

VFS Global has announced that application volumes for outbound travels from Kenya between January to April 2022 have neared the total application count for...

James Mwangi’s New 4-Point Plan to Transform Africa’s Economy

Mwangi disclosed that the plan was developed in consultation with leading experts from various public and private sector bodies, including the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the East African Community (EAC).

New Visa Rule Throws Kenyans’ Travel Plans Into Disarray

The new restriction means that a Kenyan travelling to North America or elsewhere with a connecting flight through Amsterdam or Paris, for instance, will have to apply for a Transit Schengen visa before leaving Kenya.

Mandatory Masks Make a Comeback as Covid Cases Spike

Kenyans will be required to wear masks in public service vehicles (PSVs), supermarkets, churches, mosques,  offices and flights.

Telkom Launches Changa Bundle To Enable Customers Share Data, Minutes, Voice...

Telkom has launched the Changa Bundle to enable Kenyans share data, minutes, voice and SMSs. Telkom prepaid customers now have the opportunity to acquire 100 GB of...

Nairobians Hit With Matatu Fare Hikes as Cost of Living Skyrockets

Matatus aren't the only one passing on the cost to consumers. Cab-hailing services including Uber also announced that they would increase fares in response to the higher fuel prices.