Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Chandarana foodplus apologises over ‘racist marketing strategy’

Shoppers at a supermarket in Mombasa./FILE Chandarana food-plus Supermarket has apologised after an email with racist marketing strategy went viral. The supermarket's latest promotion on free...

China take-over worries Kenyans

China has overtaken the World Bank to become Kenya's single largest creditor, accounting for 72 per cent of the total debt owed to foreign...

Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam manager Simegnew Bekele found dead

The chief of the controversial Grand Renaissance Dam project on the Nile River, a centerpiece of Ethiopia's push to become Africa's biggest power exporter,...

Double debt risk for African countries that turn to China

China has become a generous, ready and easy lender to African countries and a key investor. Researchers say its line of credit to the...

Nigeria’s Dangote arranges $4.5bn financing for world’s single largest refinery

Lagos In Summary: The refinery will have a capacity of 650,000 barrels per day (bpd) to help to reduce Nigeria’s dependence on imported petroleum. Nigeria...

Kenyan start-up wins Sh5m Visa prize

Kenyan technology start-up Mookh Africa has been awarded a Sh5 million prize in the Visa Everywhere Initiative Sub Saharan Africa competition. Besides the cash prize,...

Scientists announce breakthrough in bid to save northern while rhino

Scientists in Europe have announced a major breakthrough in the race to save the northern white rhino from extinction. Researchers from Italy say they have...

Balala suspends six KWS officers over rhino deaths

Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala has suspended six Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officers over the death of 10 black rhinos at Tsavo East Park...

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 25 – She left a high paying job in one of Kenya’s biggest insurance companies to start Bismart Insurance. Armed only with her...

UBA Group unveils Facebook Messenger banking in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 25 – UBA Group has unveiled chat banking in Kenya that enables customers to sign up for accounts, request for a mini...