Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Why a good job doesn’t guarantee you decent housing

The majority of Kenya’s working class may not be in a position to pay more than Sh3,500 rent, says the Ministry of Housing and...

Former street child escapes poverty through enterprise

Isaac Karimi, a scrap metal dealer in Ongata Rongai, Kajiado, says he is optimistic his children will grow up to achieve the highest education...

YouTube labels state-sponsored news as rules tighten

YouTube on Friday began labeling news broadcasts that get government money as it vowed to be stricter about content at the globally popular online...

150 NBK employees to join growing list of banks lay-off

NAIROBI, KENYA: The National Bank of Kenya (NBK) will send home 150 employees by February 1, 2018 in a fresh round of restructuring aimed...

First commercial credit bureau in SSA to launch [VIDEO]

About 2.2 million micro- small- and medium enterprises have closed in five years, resulting in 1.6 million job losses, the Kenya Bureau of Statistics...

This Kenyan Short Film Has Been Nominated for an Oscar

'Watu Wote' is based on the real-life events of the 2015 Mandera bus attack. Kenyan film Watu Wote has been nominated for an Oscar award for Best...

Kenya’s Nakumatt Supermarkets goes into administration

Nakumatt, which expanded from a mattress shop in a rural town to have branches across Kenya and East Africa, was forced to shut more...

How traders preyed on subsidy to bring in huge stocks of...

Importers took advantage of the Government’s political move to offer subsidies to smuggle in billions of shillings worth of goods without paying taxes. While the Government sacrificed...

Kenya’s Jambojet to start flights to Uganda next month

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Nairobi based budget airline Jambojet is set to expand its wings in East Africa with the launch of a...

Experts warn of Africa’s new debt crisis

Concern is growing that 2018 could be the year that sub-Saharan Africa sees a new debt crisis, nearly 20 years since the last one...