Gov’t to increase focus on cassava farming

By Benson Rioba Kenya plans to increase the support to traditional food crops such as cassava to ease the pressure on maize in the wake of reduction in production. Cassava farmers and those in the...
Food Prof Oniang'o

Kenya’s Prof Oniang’o scoops African Food Prize

Kenyan Professor Ruth Oniang’o has won this year’s African Food Prize. She jointly won the award, with MmeMaimouna Coulibali of Mali, which was announced at the ongoing African Green Revolution Forum in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Oniang’o...

Stanlib launches trading of first REIT shares

By Melline Myendo Stanlib Kenya Limited has officially launched the trading of the Stanlib Fahari I-REIT shares on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The I-REIT’s initial public offering has raised 3.6 billion shillings which is 1 billion...

Politics cost hoteliers in Kisumu Kshs 200m

The hospitality industry in Kisumu County is counting huge loses as political tensions persist. Hoteliers say they have lost over 200 million shillings in the last one month as organizations cancel conference bookings on...
Power

Kenya Power contracts IFC to support energy loss reduction

Kenya Power targets to cut energy loss in its network by below 10 percent in two years. This follows a financial boost from the International Finance Corporation(IFC) in a deal reached by the two...

Million sign petition for new EU referendum

By BBC A petition calling for a second referendum on UK's membership of the EU has gained more than one million signatures following the vote to leave. The petition will be considered by Parliament as it...

Kenya Airways sells B777-200ER aircraft

By KNA Kenya Airways has entered into a sale agreement with Omni Air International for two of its Boeing 777-200 ER aircraft, following approval from its board. Omni Air International is a US based airline providing...

Family Bank posts Ksh2.6 b in pretax profits

By Melline Myendo Family Bank recorded a 32.8 percent increase in pretax profits to 2.6 billion shillings during the first nine months of this year up compared to the 2 billion shillings recorded in a...

AAR insurance launches Marine insurance

By Caroline Njenga Local insurers should develop value added products and create awareness if they are to fully benefit from a government directive that the marine cargo cover is taken from Kenyan underwriters. This is...

Connected Summit 2017 names cybersecurity as key agenda

By Beth Nyaga Cyber security will be one of the main agendas of the Connected Summit 2017. The summit themed “Shaping the future,” will bring together senior government officials, county representatives, private sector players and authorities...
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