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Twelve startups secure Ksh 183M to scale edtech solutions

Twelve local education technology startups have secured Ksh 15.3 million each to fine-tune their solutions and scale them to improve learning outcomes in Kenya. Through...

Insurance regulator cancels licenses of two firms

Two insurance firms operating in Kenya have been prohibited from issuing new insurance contracts with immediate effect. The Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) has directed policyholders...

Ksh 2.8B sugar miller begins operations in Kericho County

West Valley Sugar Company has commenced sugar milling operations in Kericho County with a daily milling capacity of 1,250 tonnes. The Ksh 2.8 billion Kericho...

NCBA, CFAO Motors strike vehicle financing deal

NCBA Bank will offer up to 100pc financing for customers purchasing vehicles from CFAO Motors for private and commercial use. The asset financing deal by...

DP Rigathi opens global consumers congress

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua is expected to lead  government delegation for the Consumers International Global Congress which kicks off today in Nairobi today. The Global...

23 small businesses secure Ksh 175M for growth

The government has extended Ksh 175.9 million to the first group of small and medium enterprises under the Kenya Industrialisation and Enterprise Project (KIEP) 250+. Each...

Govt. hikes cotton farmgate prices to Ksh 65 per kilo

The Ministry of Investments, Trade and Industry has hiked farmgate prices of cotton by 25pc with immediate effect. Farmers in cotton-growing areas will now be...

Jersey Finance to support new investments into Kenya

The British Chamber of Commerce Kenya (BCCK) and Jersey Finance have committed to support new and critical waves of investment that will attract capital...

Kenya expresses interest to join consortium for energy storage

Kenya is among nine African countries that have expressed interest in joining Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) Consortium launched during COP28 in Dubai, United...

BigStore raises funds to expand merchant base

Kenya’s newest online store, BigStore, says it has closed a new round of funding from local and international investors in order to support its...