Monday, April 6, 2020

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...

Investors turn to bonds as a safe bet during election period

NAIROBI, KENYA: Foreign traders at Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) sold shares worth Sh34.2 billion in three months ended September due to heightened political uncertainty. According...

Uber increases taxi service in Ghana as part of expansion plans...

Taxi hiring service, Uber recently launched operations in Ghana’s capital, Accra as part of expansion plans across Africa. The taxi company also wants to convince...

The Property Show Kenya, 2016 Episode 145 La Casa Luxury Apartments

This episode features the pros and cons of alternative building solutions which is an eye opener for anyone embarking on building at home or...

Disruptive taxi app Uber launches in Mombasa

NAIROBI: American taxi hailing firm Uber has launched its operations in Mombasa expanding its global presence to 399 cities. The launch into Kenya’s second biggest...

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...

Nakumatt closes Westgate Mall branch

Struggling Nakumatt Supermarket has announced the closure of its Westgate branch, as the retailer's troubles persist. In a public notice, Nakumatt announced on Saturday that...

Jay-Z’s streaming service Tidal ‘posts huge losses’

Music streaming service Tidal, owned by rap star Jay-Z, posted heavy losses last year and has had trouble making payments on time, Norwegian business...

Optiven Kenya Limited: Diaspora Investors

Who is a Diaspora Investor? At Optiven limited we value our diaspora investors and we are here to ensure that they have a hustle free...

Fighting drought with orange peels: S. African girl, 16, wins Google...

For her scientific innovation aimed at combating drought in her native South Africa, a 16-year old girl, Kiara Nirghin, has been adjudged winner of...