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Facebook Switches on 600 Wi-Fi Hotspots in Kenyan Towns
Facebook Switches on 600 Wi-Fi Hotspots in Kenyan Towns
Facebook has switched on its low-cost Internet in more than 600 hotspots across the country since… read more...
US Trade Agency Contracts Kenyan Firm in Multi-Billion Electricity Plan
US Trade Agency Contracts Kenyan Firm in Multi-Billion Electricity Pla…
A Kenyan firm has been chosen by a United States trade agency to carry out a feasibility study on a… read more...
US Firm Wins Sh230 Billion Nairobi-Mombasa High Speed Superhighway Project
US Firm Wins Sh230 Billion Nairobi-Mombasa High Speed Superhighway Pro…
Kenya has contracted a US-based firm to construct a multi-billion Nairobi to Mombasa high speed… read more...
US Scouts for Green Energy Projects in Kenya
US Scouts for Green Energy Projects in Kenya
The United States government is looking to fund renewable energy projects in Kenya and across… read more...
4.8 Million Kenyans on the Verge of Losing their KRA PIN Numbers
4.8 Million Kenyans on the Verge of Losing their KRA PIN Numbers
Over 4.8 million Kenyans are on the cusp of having their Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Personal… read more...
US Tells Kenya to Rethink Ban on Second Hand Clothes Imports
US Tells Kenya to Rethink Ban on Second Hand Clothes Imports
A senior US trade official has urged Kenya the other East African Community countries Uganda and… read more...
Asia's Richest Man Jack Ma Makes First Investment in Kenya
Asia's Richest Man Jack Ma Makes First Investment in Kenya
Kenya is set to benefit from the visit of Asia’s richest man Jack Ma, who visited Kenya two weeks… read more...
Kisumu International Airport New Weather Kit Boosts US Direct Flights Plan
Kisumu International Airport New Weather Kit Boosts US Direct Flights…
A Sh200 million Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) has been installed at the Kisumu… read more...
US Firm to Give Kenyans Access to Online Agricultural Data
US Firm to Give Kenyans Access to Online Agricultural Data
A United States firm, Heifer International has unveiled a program that will provide more… read more...
Uber to Give Free Rides to the Disabled to Get to Polling Stations
Uber to Give Free Rides to the Disabled to Get to Polling Stations
Uber has announced that it will be offering free transport to persons living with disabilities in… read more...
ABC Bank Launches new Anti-money Laundering Software
ABC Bank Launches new Anti-money Laundering Software
ABC Bank has unveiled a new anti-money laundering software known as OMNIEnterprise as global… read more...
UK Opens Probe into BAT Scandal Involving Martha Karua and Moses Wetang'ula
UK Opens Probe into BAT Scandal Involving Martha Karua and Moses Wetan…
Authorities from the United Kingdom have launched investigations into claims that cigarette maker… read more...
Tourism Industry to Reap Big from Asias's Richest Man, Jack Ma Tour to Kenya
Tourism Industry to Reap Big from Asias's Richest Man, Jack Ma To…
Kenya is likely to receive increased international tourist arrivals from China starting in… read more...
Google to Train Kenyans on Online Skills
Google to Train Kenyans on Online Skills
Alphabet’s Google Chief Executive Officer has announced plans to train Kenyans to equip them with… read more...
Kenya Airways Faces Flights Disruption
Kenya Airways Faces Flights Disruption
Kenya Airways says that most of its flights could be cancelled or delayed as a result of… read more...
Kenyan-Made New Mobius Car Model to Cost Sh1.3 Million
Kenyan-Made New Mobius Car Model to Cost Sh1.3 Million
Kenyan car manufacturer Mobius Motors has announced it will be launching a second and improved… read more...
Brookside among 20 Companies Blocked by Tanzania in Export Row
Brookside among 20 Companies Blocked by Tanzania in Export Row
Brookside Dairy, a company connected to President Uhuru Kenyatta's family is among 20 Kenyan… read more...
Tanzania Blocks Kenyatta, JKUAT Universities from Admitting Students
Tanzania Blocks Kenyatta, JKUAT Universities from Admitting Students
Two Kenyan universities are among 19 higher learning institutions that have been blocked by… read more...
Harvard, Aga Khan University Partner to Offer Special Courses to Kenyans
Harvard, Aga Khan University Partner to Offer Special Courses to Kenya…
US Ivy League institution Harvard University has entered into a partnership with Aga Khan… read more...
Investigations Show Stolen USAid Free HIV Drugs Being Sold in Nairobi
Investigations Show Stolen USAid Free HIV Drugs Being Sold in Nairobi
An investigation by a Kenyan media outlet has revealed that rent-seeking government officers in… read more...
US Software Firm Oracle Set to Generate Jobs for Kenyans
US Software Firm Oracle Set to Generate Jobs for Kenyans
US giant software firm Oracle has announced that it will provide an undisclosed number of… read more...
M-Pesa Boss Quits Safaricom One Year after Taking Office
M-Pesa Boss Quits Safaricom One Year after Taking Office
Kenya's giant telecommunication firm Safaricom says that it has parted ways with M-Pesa boss Ronald… read more...
Air France Resumes Operations to Nairobi after 18-Year Hiatus
Air France Resumes Operations to Nairobi after 18-Year Hiatus
Air France has announced that it will be resuming operations between Paris and Nairobi beginning… read more...
Sh10 Billion Kenya Airways Aircraft Grounded after JKIA Accident
Sh10 Billion Kenya Airways Aircraft Grounded after JKIA Accident
Kenya Airways was on Sunday night forced to ground one of its aircraft and book the Johannesburg-… read more...
Hong Kong-Based Airline Launches Sh4.6 Million-a-Ticket Luxury Flights to Nairobi
Hong Kong-Based Airline Launches Sh4.6 Million-a-Ticket Luxury Flights…
A Hong Kong-based airline operator will be launching a Sh4.6 million per ticket luxury flight to… read more...
President Uhuru Opens Sh2.5 Billion Isiolo International Airport
President Uhuru Opens Sh2.5 Billion Isiolo International Airport
Kenyans and foreign visitors will now be able to fly to the Northern parts of Kenya after President… read more...
Facebook to Train Young Kenyan Women Enterprenuers on Digital Marketing
Facebook to Train Young Kenyan Women Enterprenuers on Digital Marketin…
Facebook will be rolling out a program to train young Kenyan women from Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru… read more...
Kenya's Giant Betting Firm SportPesa Launches in Italy
Kenya's Giant Betting Firm SportPesa Launches in Italy
Kenya’s giant betting firm SportPesa has continued with its aggressive global spread out as it… read more...
Asia's Richest Man, Jack Ma Promises to Market Kenya Abroad
Asia's Richest Man, Jack Ma Promises to Market Kenya Abroad
Asia’s richest man Jack Ma, who is on a two-day visit to the country, has promised to market Kenya… read more...
Kenya in Row with US Billionaire Bill Gates-Backed Chain Schools
Kenya in Row with US Billionaire Bill Gates-Backed Chain Schools
The Government of Kenya through the Ministry of Education is embroiled in a row with the World Bank… read more...