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How to use good debt rather than bad debt

23 September 2016, 18:05

Not all debt is the same. Knowing the difference between good and bad debt can change your financial life.

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Yahoo data breach: What to do if you've been hacked

23 September 2016, 13:10

Yahoo’s data theft, involving about half the company’s 1 billion users, is no joke. Here’s what to do if you’re one of the unlucky Yahoo users whose account was compromised.

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CBK cuts main lending rate to 10 pct

21 September 2016, 08:09

Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) cut its benchmark lending rate by 50 basis points to 10 percent on Tuesday on concerns about sluggish credit growth, its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) said.

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Mombasa port cargo up 1.4 pct in first half

20 September 2016, 07:57

Cargo traffic through Kenya's biggest port, Mombasa, increased by 1.4 percent in the first half of this year compared with the same period last year, the port's managing director said on Monday.

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Politics, currencies bedevil African Central Banks

19 September 2016, 15:11

Africa’s major economies are taking diverging approaches to monetary policy as they struggle to cope with volatile currencies, slumping growth and political meddling.

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Samsung struggles with critical Note 7 recall

19 September 2016, 13:35

Samsung said it was doing its best to push through a challenging recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, as it offered a software fix to jolt users into returning defective devices.

WATCH: What it's like to catch a self-driving Uber

19 September 2016, 13:35

Internet ride-sharing giant Uber is rolling out its very first self-driving cars to customers in the US city of Pittsburgh, and the company has given a taste of what the experience is like.

Feature: Processed produce brings more income to Kenyan women farmers

20 September 2016, 14:39

Since little profits can be gained from selling raw farm produce, a number of Kenyan women farmers are ingenuously putting extra money into their pockets through marketing processed products, albeit in small scale.

BOOK REVIEW: Tips to work with virtual teams

15 September 2016, 15:05

Direct, no-frills, straight-talk directions will go a long way to improve the effectiveness of your virtual teams, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: The demand for value

15 September 2016, 15:05

Value as a service is no quick, organisational-restructuring exercise but a culture change that needs to be embedded over time, says Ian Mann.

ERC reduces fuel retail prices

15 September 2016, 08:12

ERC said the price of petrol will from Wednesday midnight drop by 3.74 shillings a litre, diesel by 2.05 shillings, and kerosene by 3.38 shillings.

Sluggish trade at Nairobi bourse on Tuesday

14 September 2016, 22:43

Some 15 million shares valued at 3.7 million U.S. dollars were traded at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) Tuesday, up from 12 million shares worth 2.8 million dollars as the market registered low trading.

Kenya to introduce new currency in 2017

14 September 2016, 18:00

Kenya plans to introduce a new generation currency in the second half of 2017, Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor, Patrick Njoroge, said on Wednesday.

Kenya's soft power key to stamp out terrorism, regional conflicts: expert

13 September 2016, 20:20

Kenya should leverage on diplomatic and military clout to stamp out terrorism and conflicts that have engulfed the greater Horn of Africa region, an international relations expert said.

Kenya develops a national road map on implementation of SDGs

13 September 2016, 19:04

The Kenyan government and partners in the private sector and civil society has finalized development of a national road map to guide implementation of UN sustainable development goals (SDGs), officials said on Tuesday.

African vegetables growing in Kenya gets boost with new varieties

13 September 2016, 17:21

Farming of the hugely popular indigenous African vegetables in Kenya has received a boost as farmers are now growing fast-maturing, high-yielding varieties.

How Cloud Software can help Kenya’s Accounting Practices

13 September 2016, 07:58

Because more businesses are starting up, there is an increased demand for accounting services and an opportunity for accountants to start their own businesses.

Nairobi conference eyes $30M to help Africa "feed itself"

10 September 2016, 08:05

African farmers are set to benefit from tens of billions of dollars pledged by African leaders, development banks, the private sector and international donors at a conference in Nairobi this week.

Apple’s iPhone 7: Copycat or cutting-edge innovation?

09 September 2016, 15:00

Many of the top specs introduced by Apple in its launch of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have already been included in smartphones on the market today.

Sony unveils updated PlayStations: Pro and slim versions

09 September 2016, 10:15

Sony is unveiling a slimmer, lighter, cheaper version of its PlayStation 4, as well as a Pro device targeted at hardcore gamers that features high-resolution images and a 1-terabyte hard drive

All you need to know about Apple's latest launch

09 September 2016, 10:15

At Apple's iPhone 7 unveiling in San Francisco, the tech powerhouse revealed a host of new and updated hardware and software, including a new type of headphone jack and souped-up camera.

Kenya's account deficit to fall to 5.5 pct for 2016/2017

08 September 2016, 15:14

An IMF official attributed the lowering to reduction of the price of oil in the international market.

Apple is betting big on a wireless world

08 September 2016, 13:35

Apple wants to push consumers further into a wireless world

Kenya bets on e-commerce to enhance growth of SMEs

08 September 2016, 11:28

The government is exploring ways to leverage on ICT to enhance the growth of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through e-commerce.

Tanzania urges delay to regional trade deal with EU, says won't sign

08 September 2016, 11:28

The trade deal with the European Union gives EAC member states duty- and quota-free access for their goods to the EU as long as they meet the set health and safety standards.

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