Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Tax filing lifts Kenya’s business profile

Kenya has improved 19 places to rank at position 61 in attractiveness to investors, the latest World Bank index says. The Bank says in...

Shilling takes a hit after PS announces Sh250bn Eurobond

The Kenyan shilling yesterday weakened to an eight-month low against the US dollar in what market watchers attributed to excess liquidity in the money...

Qatar lifts exit visa system for migrant workers

Hundreds of Kenyan migrants employed in Qatar as domestic workers, cleaners, drivers and chefs can now come back home freely after the Middle East...

Despite low uptake, funeral cover can’t be buried away

“When were you last prepared for an accident?” poses APA Insurance on a giant billboard along Jogoo Road, one of Nairobi’s busiest arteries. Despite data...

KQ workers issue strike notice ahead of US flights

National carrier Kenya Airways’  October 28 maiden direct flight to the United States was yesterday facing turbulence after an aviation workers’ union promised industrial action...

Parliament’s move that gave banks half piece of the cake

Banks bargained for the whole cake — to have a free hand in pricing loans and also deciding on how much to give customers...

Stakeholders seek delay in coffee rules

New coffee regulations will not be operational this year following a request by those who pleaded to be given one year to prepare for...

How Kenya plans to gain from direct flights to US

The government will roll out a programme to market agriculture produce as part of an initiative to make the most from the maiden Kenya...

Sh10bn a year currency print tender goes to Supreme Court

The Sh10 billion-a-year tender for printing new look currency is now headed to the Supreme Court after activist Okiya Omtatah challenged the Court of...

Textile companies fight EPZ local sale

A turf war has erupted among textile manufacturers barely two months after the Treasury granted extension allowing the sale of subsidised fabric in the...