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Gotv announces 6th winner of 'Dunga Milli' promotion

16 April 2015, 14:28

A father of two from Meru was the 6th winner of 'Dunga Milli' promotion that was being run by GoTV.

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UAE recruitment agencies ask govt to lift ban

16 April 2015, 10:37

UAE recruitment agencies have asked the government to lift recruitment ban saying it has affected the Kenyans who had gone to seek employment in Middle East

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Businessmen want Govt to crackdown on counterfeits

14 April 2015, 09:34

The leaders of Nakuru business community have called on the government to tighten its grip on counterfeit goods which they said threaten crippling the manufacturing industry.

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KCB launches Sahl Banking

10 April 2015, 14:40

KCB launched its Islamic Banking unit in order to tap into the growing demand for Islamic financial products.

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GALLERY: Chewing gum firm worth KES 5.7B to be opened in Machakos

10 April 2015, 12:06

Chewing Gum manufacturer, Wrigley, is set to open a firm worth KES 5.7 billion in Machakos. Here are the photos of the groundbreaking ceremony that took place in Mavoko, where the firm will be built.

Government to give more opportunities to investors

09 April 2015, 08:11

Cabinet Secretary for Industrialization and Enterprise Development, Adan Mohamed has said the Kenyan government will give more opportunities to companies that want to invest in Kenya.

Kenyan shilling steady, seen falling on tourism downturn

07 April 2015, 13:38

Kenya's shilling held steady, but traders said it would weaken in coming days as the market saw the full extent of the damage to the country's battered tourism industry from a militant attack on a university.

Africa wants action over falling crude prices

05 April 2015, 08:58

African crude-exporting countries want the world's oil producers to cut output in order to boost prices that have fallen to levels that threaten to spark social unrest.

Airtel Kenya CEO advises on innovation at KIM summit

02 April 2015, 13:08

Airtel Kenya CEO Adil El Youssefi participated as a panelist at the inaugural Annual Leadership Summit at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi.

Nakumatt gives customers chance to watch Champions League final

01 April 2015, 13:45

Kenyans using Nakumatt card to shop now have a chance of winning tickets to watch the UEFA Champions League finals to be held in Berlin, Germany.

Govt may offer tax incentives to boost ICT investment

01 April 2015, 11:32

Kenya may offer tax incentives to firms in the information communication technology (ICT) sector to encourage investment and boost its contribution to economic growth, the Cabinet Secretary for Information has said.

Kenyan inflation rises in March on food prices

31 March 2015, 14:00

Rising prices of vegetables, milk and other foodstuff following a spell of dry weather pushed Kenyan inflation above market expectations.

Companies on digital platforms enjoying brand dominance

30 March 2015, 14:37

Companies that have embraced digital marketing for their products are enjoying brand dominance both online and offline.

Kenyan shilling weakens on dollar demand, travel warnings to weigh

30 March 2015, 11:37

Kenya's shilling weakened as banks bought dollars, while traders said the shilling would remain under pressure due to new travel warnings that could hurt the ailing tourism sector.

Airtel lights up the future of Mathare slum youth

27 March 2015, 11:49

Airtel continues to provide food for breakfast and lunch to every student at Mogra Star Academy in Mathare to enable them to concentrate fully in class, achieve better grades and transform them into leaders of tomorrow.

Govt ready to start work on first berths at northern port

27 March 2015, 12:25

Kenya is ready to begin work on the first three berths at a long-delayed port on its northern coast, next to the historic trading town of Lamu, President Uhuru Kenyatta said in his annual State of the Nation address.

Kakuzi 2014 profit falls after costs rise

26 March 2015, 11:32

Kenyan agricultural firm Kakuzi Ltd said on Wednesday its 2014 pretax profit fell 2.7 percent to 232.8 million shillings ($2.5 million) after costs rose.

Airtel wins global market excellence award

26 March 2015, 11:24

Airtel Kenya receives the go to market excellence award during the 2015 Airtel global leadership conclave in Dubai.

Web giants aim to lock in Africa internet users

25 March 2015, 12:17

Web giants are at the forefront of a scramble to win over new African internet users, offering freebies they say give a leg-up to the poor but which critics argue is a plan to lock in customers.

Board says tea output, exports rise in 2014

25 March 2015, 09:23

Kenya's tea output and exports rose in 2014 from a year before, data from the industry regulator showed.

Kenyans still prefer bank loans despite high rates

25 March 2015, 07:15

Majority of Kenyans who are working go for bank loans because they are easily accessible as long as one presents his/her payslip.

Airtel Kenya to hold customer centricity week

24 March 2015, 11:52

Airtel Kenya will hold its customer centricity week, an initiative which seeks to embed a culture of service excellence among staff members to ensure that the company continues to deliver superior customer experience.

Boost for RVR as it receives 13 locomotives

23 March 2015, 12:02

Rift Valley Railways (RVR) has received four more locomotives adding up to 13 out of the procured 20 to its fleet in an effort to increase its haulage capacity.

Kenya Airways to resume normal operations in Tanzania

23 March 2015, 07:11

Kenya Airways will resume its 42 flights with immediate effect to Tanzania up from 14, which had been imposed by the Dar es Salaam authorities restricting flights entering its airspace.

Britam posts 20 pct jump in 2014 pretax profit

20 March 2015, 09:45

British-American Investments Company (Kenya) Ltd (Britam) said its 2014 pretax profit rose by a fifth, lifted by a jump in revenue from the insurance business.

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