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At Samsung Smartphones Showcase, New Consumption Trends Emerge

“2021 has been a very interesting year for the smartphone market. We have seen very unusual purchase trends that have forced us to change our sales strategies. One example is the demand for devices with high memory capacity has increased by over 30%,” Mr Kimari said.

MP D**s in Kisumu Hospital

The Bonchari MP is the fifth politician to pass away in a span of three months after MPs James Lusweti (Kabuchai), Justus Murunga (Matungu), and Senators Boniface Kabaka (Machakos) and Yusuf Haji (Garissa).

50,000 Entrepreneurs, Jobless Kenyans to Benefit from New Microsoft, Stanbic Programme

The digital learning and skilling initiative is purposed to bridge the digital divide across the various counties in Kenya. Training will take place in select institutions and is expected to have a total of 1,000 government employees upskilled and seconded to the program as instructors and eventually place 2,000 youth into employment by the end of 2021.

Ex-Citizen TV Star Omosh Gifted Land, Cash After Painful Change of...

Omosh had in the past week opened up to reporters on his woes, revealing that he was facing eviction from his home in Kayole, Nairobi over rent arrears in excess of Ksh100,000.

Petrol Price Raised by Ksh8 as Kenyans Brace for Tough Times

On February 14, the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) announced a Ksh8.19 increase in the cost of petrol. It will now cost Ksh115.18...

BBI Chairman Yusuf Haji is D**d

Garissa Senator Yussuf Haji died at the Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi On Monday, February 15 at the age of 80. His death followed a long term illness that encompassed multiple organ failures.

Equity Unveils New Congo Brand Identity After Merger

In July 2020, Equity Group through its subsidiary Equity BCDC completed the acquisition of majority shares of BCDC from the family of George Forrest. The move made Equity BCDC the second largest bank in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with a balance sheet of USD2.7 Billion (Ksh295 million).

TV47 News, Soaps Among Kenya’s Most Watched Shows

TV47 shows including its prime time news bulletin, soap operas Destiny and So Much Love and weekend entertainment show Bomba la Sanaa are among...

KenGen Bags Ksh709M Djibouti Contract

The deal worth Ksh709,822, 630 (USD 6,452,933) was signed in Djibouti with Office Djiboutien De Development De lenergie Geothermique (Djiboutian Office of Geothermal Energy Development) (ODDEG) in a ceremony attended by Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter, Djibouti Minister for Energy, Yonis Ali Guedi and KenGen CEO Rebecca Miano among other high-ranking officials.

Janet Mbugua Makes Long-Awaited Screen Comeback

Former Citizen TV news anchor, actress and non-profit founder Janet Mbugua is set to make a long-awaited return to a screen near you. Janet appears...