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Kenya launches platform to coordinate migration issues

22 July 2016, 21:13

Kenya said on Wednesday that it has launched a government-led inter-agency coordination platform that will be in charge of migration issues in the East African nation.

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EU delegation visits Kenya over trade deal

22 July 2016, 21:13

A delegation of European Union (EU) parliamentarians has embarked on a series of meetings with Kenyan officials on alternatives to an outstanding dispute over the signing of an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), allowing barrier-free trade, the lawmakers said Wednesday.

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Safaricom woos foreign investors back to bourse

22 July 2016, 17:46

Kenya's leading telecom operator, Safaricom edged up 0.32 percent to trade 25 million shares on Wednesday at a new high of 0.18 U.S dollars as the telecom lifted turnover at Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) for the second day running.

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Roundup: Trade ministers making good progress at UN trade talks in Nairobi

22 July 2016, 16:27

Trade ministers from 194 countries attending the UN trade and development talks are making good progress to shape the future of trade rules and regulations, a senior official said on Wednesday.

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Kenya, Japan to enhance collaboration in the medical field

22 July 2016, 15:22

Kenya and Japan plan to enhance collaboration in the medical field in order to boost Kenya's research capacity, officials said on Thursday.

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Car sales plunge 30 pct in first half

22 July 2016, 08:53

Sales were not expected to pick up soon due to political uncertainty over an election set for next August and a new 20 percent excise duty on new vehicles imposed by the Treasury last month.

Kenya Airways Loss Widens as Higher Costs Mar Turnaround Plan

21 July 2016, 13:11

Kenya Airways’ full-year loss widened as the airline part-owned by Air France-KLM said increased foreign exchange and borrowing costs marred efforts to turn around sub-Saharan Africa’s third-largest carrier.

Kenya Airways posts KES 29.71 billion loss

21 July 2016, 10:20

The carrier, which is part-owned by Air France KLM, had posted a pretax loss of 29.71 billion shillings ($292.6 million) in the previous year.

WATCH: How cyber crooks create malicious Pokemon GO apps

20 July 2016, 17:02

The Pokemon GO smartphone craze has taken the world by storm, but cyber crooks can repackage the app, turning it into malware that can steal messages, photos, and more.

5 tips on how to use Pokemon GO safely

20 July 2016, 16:11

Smartphone gaming application Pokemon GO has taken the globe by storm, but the app has digital and real-world risks.

Financial advisors – Should you get one?

18 July 2016, 19:17

Everyone would like to feel financially secure and financially free. There are many ways to reach this goal, amongst these wise investing, committed saving and remaining out of bad debt.

Bill Gates: Africa’s youth can change the future

18 July 2016, 16:54

If Africa’s tech-savvy youth are given their basic needs it will enable them to change the future, says Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates.

This is the key to Kenya's economic growth

18 July 2016, 13:11

Japan has spearheaded human resource development activities in the country through the introduction of management productivity concepts like Kaizen.

How to save on your insurance premium

18 July 2016, 12:33

There are simple things one can do to bring down insurance premiums, which can result in long-term saving benefits.

Kenya's bourse indicative index falls below 3,600 points

17 July 2016, 21:45

Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) key index fell 91 points this week to close the five-day trading session below the 3,600 mark.

Kenya’s Coffee Crop Seen Benefiting From Rains Boosting Yields

17 July 2016, 11:36

Kenya, Africa’s third-biggest arabica-coffee producer, may get a bumper harvest later this year as rains in key growing areas boost yields.

Shakeout Looms for Kenyan Insurers Squeezed by Capital Rules

15 July 2016, 17:52

A push by Kenyan regulators to clean up the East African country’s insurance industry is poised to trigger stake sales or exits by underwriters unable to meet the new capital requirements, according to an industry group.

Kenya Pipeline Co. Mulls Storage-Leasing Plan for Idled Refinery

15 July 2016, 16:30

State-owned Kenya Pipeline Co. said it’s considering leasing out storage tanks at the country’s only oil refinery, and isn’t currently looking at restarting fuel-processing at the idled plant that was acquired by the government this year.

How to bring down your tax burden

12 July 2016, 18:24

No one can escape the taxman's noose, but there are ways to lessen your tax liability. An expert gives some tips and advice on how you can do this.

Oil prices rise up but supply worries temper gains

12 July 2016, 18:24

Oil prices have recovered but stayed near two-month lows as increased US drilling, a strong dollar and hints of higher production brought worries about a global glut.

Liberty Considers Acquisition Targets Among Kenyan Insurers

11 July 2016, 19:32

Liberty Kenya Holdings Ltd. is considering as many as 10 acquisition targets as part of the insurer’s five-year strategy to increase its foothold in East Africa’s biggest economy.

Innovative water storage helps Kenyans thrive in drought

11 July 2016, 13:35

Even after the heavy rains that drenched East Africa in April, Makueni County in eastern Kenya remains dry - and it's not clear when increasingly elusive rainfall will come again.

Kenya Airways halts flights to South Sudan capital Juba

10 July 2016, 14:08

Kenya Airways said on Sunday it was suspending flights to South Sudan's capital Juba after a flare-up of fighting between rival factions in the unity government.

Why people buy things they don’t need

10 July 2016, 04:43

Nothing wipes out your ability to save money quite as much as buying things you don’t need. Here are seven reasons we buy things we don’t need.

Drought-hit Kenyan herders turn to new money-maker: hay

08 July 2016, 15:08

As a boy, Abdirahman Hillole Musa would spend long hours roaming the scrubland of Kenya's northeast with his father's cows and goats, often venturing into neighbouring Ethiopia and Somalia in search of fodder for the animals.

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