Prince Philip Death: Guns To Mark Passing of The Duke of Edinburgh

    From midday on Saturday, a 41-gun salute will take place for Prince Philip in cities including London, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast, as well as in Gibraltar and at sea from Royal Navy warships, the Ministry of Defence said. They will be broadcast online and on television for the public to watch from home.

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    SMEs and Brighter Monday Sign Pact to Boost Recruitment of Top Talent

    The collaboration will provide a framework for SFA and Brighter Monday Kenya to help strengthen SMEs recruitment efforts, empowering the enterprises to establish strong recruitment processes and attract qualified candidates to help their businesses flourish, especially during and after the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Digital Payments Mogul Commits Sh50Bn to Charity

    A team led by WorldRemit founder Ismail Ahmed has launched Sahamiye Foundation, a philanthropic organisation focused on using technology and innovation to tackle Somaliland’s...

    What You Should Know Before Operating Drones in Kenya

    Drones in Kenya: Drone operations have spurred innovation within the aviation industry globally. In Kenya, drones have captured the interest of individuals and organisations...

    MultiChoice Talent Factory Marks a Successful Second Year

    Despite a challenging year, the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) Academy Class of 2020 has graduated. The year 2020 was tough due to COVID-19, but...

    Abdulkadir Mohamed Haji Takes Garissa Senatorial Seat Unopposed

    Garissa Governor Ali Korane expressed his earnest willingness to support him as he starts to execute his mandate to represent Garissa at the Senate and to protect the interests of the counties as envisaged in Art. 96 CoK. 

    Airtel 5G to Rival Safaricom After Latest Upgrades

    The firm expects the cost of 5G-enabled handsets to fall significantly within the next two years, with Sarma stating: “The 5G handsets right now are obviously very costly and see few buys. We feel that a reasonable price will start coming in one and a half to two years.”

    Raise Ksh792B by Selling Stake in Safaricom, Parastatals – NSE Advises Govt

    NSE noted that the State could potentially raise Ksh150 billion by reducing its stake in Safaricom to 25 per cent from the current 35 per cent. In 2008, the government raised more than Ksh50 billion after selling a 25 per cent stake, or 10 billion shares, in Safaricom.

    Kenyans Reject IMF Loans in Attempt to Curb Corruption

    At the close of April, the Ministry of Health had spent Ksh1.3 billion even though the approved budget was Ksh976.8 million. In similar regard, a report by Auditor General Nancy Gathungu revealed how Ksh2.3 billion was lost in procuring Covid-19 medical supplies.

    Glovo Secures Ksh58B Funding, Slashes Minimum Delivery Prices by 50%

    “Glovo is committed to taking its tech capabilities and systems to the next level. We will use this opportunity to create a smarter and more efficient experience for customers and riders as we aim to reduce delivery time,” said Ms. Muhiu.

    Uber Faces Off With Home-Grown Apps After Launching in Nakuru

    Uber is set to face stiff competition from home-grown ride-hailing services such as Wasili Cabs and Rafiki Cabs - which capitalized on the absence of big players such as Uber and Bolt in vibrant but smaller towns and urban centres such as Nakuru, Eldoret and Kisii.

    Kikuyu Musician Albert Gacheru is Dead

    His music shops and company premises at the Wamaitu Production Studio along River Road were burnt down or vandalised at least three times and expensive equipment stolen.

    I&M Bank Founder Retires After 47 Years at the Top

    His replacement as Chairman, Oliver Fowler, is expected to oversee the next phase of I&M's growth in line with their long term strategy. He is a qualified Kenyan Advocate and an English Solicitor, currently a Senior Partner at Kaplan & Stratton Advocates.

    Rich Foreigners to Buy Kenyan Citizenship in Plan to Spur Investment

    Investors will be required to put their money in high-impact enterprises creating jobs and raising Kenya's export earnings to be eligible. The plan is seen as a way of growing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows into the country.

    Kenya, UK Diplomatic Row Deepens as KQ Suspends Flights

    Kenya UK diplomatic row: KQ has suspended flights to and from the UK effective 9th April until further notice, as the diplomatic tiff between...

    Bank Manager Sued For Fraud Claims Sh200 Million After Winning Case

    Mr Ndegwa had been accused of conspiring to steal Ksh163 million from the bank, and now says their prosecution was made in bad faith and on unfounded claims. Mr Ndegwa says the lender, the DPP and the Inspector General of Police should be made to pay for the suffering he underwent and for loss of earnings. He says the police failed to conduct proper investigations before arraigning them.

    Ogilvy Africa Creates Strategic Initiatives Office

    Ogilvy Africa has announced the creation of a new strategic initiatives office to drive its growth agenda, as part of the agency’s transformation strategy....

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