Wednesday, January 22, 2020

SHARPENING THE MIND – GEORGE WACHIURI BOOKS SELLING LIKE HOT CAKE...

The human mind thirsts for a good book the same way the sword yearns for a perfect grindstone, if it is to keep its...

Looking to sell your property? Here’s how to up the asking...

Whether it is the house you have lived in for two decades or the parcel of land that is currently a coffee plantation, the...

Capital News: Shilling holds steady on low trading activity

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 12 – The shilling Thursday is trading at Sh103.30 buying against Sh104.10 selling to the dollar.  Commercial Bank of Africa Treasury Department...

Japan to grant Africa Sh1trillion for infrastructure

The PM also pledged to help initiate reforms in the United Nations Security Council. Japan has pledged Sh1 trillion ($10 billion) for infrastructure development in...

SGR pact with China a risk to Kenyan sovereignty, assets

In Summary The Chinese have repeatedly rejected accusations that they were involved in debt-trap diplomacy by burdening poor countries with unsustainable loans. Daly and Inadmar Advocates partner Shitul Shah said lending countries only ask for collateral when they have questions on the “credibility” of the borrower. Auditor-General Edward Ouko is yet to release any report on the SGR as required by law for a project of such magnitude.

Starbucks opens first cafe in sub-Saharan Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AFP) -  Hundreds of coffee lovers queued early Thursday in an upmarket Johannesburg shopping centre as international chain Starbucks opened its first cafe in sub-Saharan...

World Bank in fresh warning as Kenya’s debt hits Sh3.8 trn

In Summary World Bank says borrowing to finance infrastructure projects should be balanced with the dire risks of overborrowing. Kenya has in the past...

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...

Nintendo and Sony do battle with old vs. new console launches

Nintendo on Thursday launched a palm-sized version of its eighties era games console, setting up an old versus new showdown with rival Sony as...

Three telecom firms apply for extension of 4G trial permits

Three telecom companies have applied to the regulator for an extension on their 4G trial licences after the lifetime of the permits expired before they...