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What You Need To Know About Online Gambling Industry

In this modern time, people are becoming more and more reliant on the internet. Not only do they leverage online channels to find any...

6 Mobile Apps For Managing Your Money, Investing And Improving Your...

Budgeting Apps: Everyone wants to improve their financial literacy by managing their money efficiently. The daily commitment of life is often overwhelming, which makes...

Mwananchi Credit Cuts Interest Rates, Waives Covid Penalties

Mwananchi Credit is reviewing downwards its risk profile to accommodate more people in the emergency financing solutions. Mwananchi Credit was the first and currently the only micro-finance institution to adopt the risk-based lending model. This way, customers negotiate interest rates based on their risk profiles.

Tenants in Control as Nairobi Offices Drop Rents Under Pressure

Across Africa, the performance of office rents remained mixed. Financial services and technology sectors have been the most notable sectors driving up occupier demand, a trend mirrored around the world.

Adaptis: Kenyan Firm to Link Investors to US Financial Markets

Adaptis Capital seeks to be the bridge that connects aspiring investors from emerging markets to invest in the world’s biggest economy.

Sh200M Funding Boost For Affordable Private Schools

Ed Partners is targeting affordable private schools that provide education to the low-income population and charge school fees of between $150 (Ksh16,000) and $500 (Ksh54,000) per year. Additionally, these schools are looking for loans of between $2,000 (Ksh200,000) and $70,000 (Ksh7 million) payable up to six years. Ed Partners CEO Amos Mwangi said the company is focusing on Kenya’s affordable private school sector, which is typically starved of credit by mainstream lenders.

Markets Regulator Wades Into Cytonn Investments Saga

Cytonn Investments Saga: In line with its investor protection mandate, the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has cautioned investors against investing through unlicensed and unapproved entities....

Kenya Raises Ksh108 Billion in Fresh Eurobond, Eyes More Debt

The bond was over-subscribed with over Ksh582 billion (USD 5.4 billion) offered by investors. The raise followed a 3-day virtual Eurobond roadshow where Kenya's delegation included Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yattani and Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor Patrick Njoroge.

Micro-Finance Lender Plans Nationwide Rollout

Mwananchi Credit Limited has announced an ambitious plan for a nationwide branch rollout to widen credit access to thousands of Kenyans especially in the...

What To Expect When You Settle Debts

Managing Debt: Until you learned about debt settlement, you had zero idea what you were going to do to relieve yourself of all that...